Study Break: 11 College Tales from Orientation to Graduation by Aashna Avachat

Study Break: 11 College Tales from Orientation to Graduation

Aashna Avachat with Jake Maia Arlow (Contributor), Christina Li (Contributor), Michael Waters (Contributor), Joelle Wellington (Contributor), Racquel Marie (Contributor), Laila Sabreen (Contributor), Arushi Avachat (Contributor), Boon Carmen (Contributor), Ananya Devarajan (Contributor), Camryn Garrett (Contributor), Oyin (Contributor)

288 pages first pub 2023 (editions)

fiction contemporary short stories young adult emotional funny lighthearted fast-paced


This collection of interconnected contemporary YA short stories, written by Gen Z authors, explores different parts of "the college experience," from questioning your major to questioning your identity.College...the best time, the worst time, and ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 43 reviews


lighthearted 71%
inspiring 64%
hopeful 57%
emotional 50%
funny 42%
reflective 42%
adventurous 14%
informative 14%
relaxing 14%


fast 58%
medium 41%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 58% | A mix: 25% | N/A: 8% | Plot: 8%

Strong character development?

Yes: 70% | It's complicated: 10% | N/A: 10% | No: 10%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 92% | It's complicated: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 62% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 12% | No: 12%

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