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Go to Hell Audiobook by Pab Sungenis
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2018-03-13 07:33:56 UTC 05:25:00
Go to Hell Audiobook by Pab Sungenis

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Go to Hell Author: Pab Sungenis Narrator: Jason Lovett Format: Unabridged Length: 5 hrs and 25 mins Language: English Release date: 10-08-13 Publisher: Pab Sungenis Ratings: 4 of 5 out of 1 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Not only is there life after death, there is employment. When high school senior, football star, and all around jerk Ryan Harper is accidentally killed, the man he thought was a talent scout hands him a card: "Go to Hell, go directly to Hell, do not pass Go, do not collect $200.00." Once there, he is offered a fascinating opportunity: instead of burning down below, he can opt to join a new employment program they're launching to compete with the whole "guardian angel" thing. He tentatively agrees, and wakes up in a new body, transferred to a new school, and with his first assignment: just stay close to his new classmate Amanda. That's all he has to do, just stay close and let things happen naturally. However, as he fends off bullies who make his new life as difficult as he made other kids' before, deals with a bunch of goth kids who fawn all over him when he drops a pamphlet entitled "So You're Dead, Now What?" near them accidentally, and faces the unintended consequences of a budding romance with his assignment, he discovers that he might just be along the wrong career path. Only Heaven, and a few lucky Community Chest cards, can save him now. Members Reviews: Perfect Light Reading, Easy Entertainment I didn't know what to expect when reading this book, but once I was a few chapters in I found myself reading the entire book in one sitting. It was a surprisingly easy read, keeping me entertained in a light-hearted fashion consistently while progressing a story that kept me interested in how things were going to work out. This is a fantastic book to read on an airplane trip-- far more entertaining than an in-flight movie! For potential buyers: get this book if you want a story that's easy to read, entertaining enough to watch it play out but without taking itself too seriously (but seriously enough). The story manages to tread pretty common themes that are relevant to pop-culture (especially teen and young adult culture) while making sufficient nods to some classic literature, never once seeming trite despite a few tactical uses of cliche and not at all snooty despite an obvious knowledge of classic literature displayed by the author. A very clever story This is a very clever story, with twists and turns that were completely unexpected. The plot flows nicely and there is enough intrigue to keep you reading to see will happen next. The author has done a nice job mixing a little classic literature and theology into a timely, somewhat humorous and somewhat horrifyingly serious, story about bullying. This is a classic battle of good versus evil using high school boys and their egos as a vehicle, and of course the game of Monopoly. I only recall one typo in the whole story, They should have been The and it was towards the end of the book. This was very well written and formatted. edited for spelling error :( A Pleasant enjoyable adventure This book to use an expression from my own generation "blew me away". I have to be honest however and say that I was biased.. I love board games;, Monopoly probably being my favorite, but also I have known the author for around 20 years (in my case I don't like to count them) so I started out with a bias towards an author who has made a significant contribution to community theater through his talents as an actor; one who shines in his perfect portrayal of some of of my favorite Shakespearean characters.

American Heart Audiobook by Laura Moriarty
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2018-03-13 07:33:56 UTC 11:02:00
American Heart Audiobook by Laura Moriarty

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: American Heart Author: Laura Moriarty Narrator: Luci Christian Bell Format: Unabridged Length: 11 hrs and 2 mins Language: English Release date: 01-30-18 Publisher: Harper Audio Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: A powerful and thought-provoking YA debut from New York Times best-selling author Laura Moriarty. Imagine a United States in which registries and detainment camps for Muslim-Americans are a reality. Fifteen-year-old Sarah-Mary Williams of Hannibal, Missouri, lives in this world, and though she has strong opinions on almost everything, she isn't concerned with the internments because she doesn't know any Muslims. She assumes that everything she reads and sees in the news is true and that these plans are better for everyone's safety. But when she happens upon Sadaf, a Muslim fugitive determined to reach freedom in Canada, Sarah-Mary at first believes she must turn her in. But Sadaf challenges Sarah-Mary's perceptions of right and wrong, and instead Sarah-Mary decides, with growing conviction, to do all she can to help Sadaf escape. The two set off on a desperate journey, hitchhiking through the heart of an America that is at times courageous and kind but always full of tension and danger for anyone deemed suspicious. Members Reviews: Moriarty has done a wonderful job creating a world Moriarty has done a wonderful job creating a world, that while different from ours, isn't that far from ours. I loved her characters and the literal and figurative journey they each went on. While this book is marketed as YA, it's a story that will resonate with both adults and young adults. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Down and Across Audiobook by Arvin Ahmadi
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2018-03-13 07:33:56 UTC 07:02:00
Down and Across Audiobook by Arvin Ahmadi

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Down and Across Author: Arvin Ahmadi Narrator: Assaf Cohen Format: Unabridged Length: 7 hrs and 2 mins Language: English Release date: 01-30-18 Publisher: Listening Library Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Discover the secret to success in this incisively funny debut, for fans of John Corey Whaley, David Arnold, and Ned Vizzini! Scott Ferdowsi has a track record of quitting. Writing the Great American Novel? Three chapters. His summer internship? One week. His best friends know exactly what they want to do with the rest of their lives, but Scott can't commit to a breakfast cereal, let alone a passion. With college applications looming, Scott's parents pressure him to get serious about a career path like engineering or medicine. Desperate for help, he sneaks off to Washington, DC, to seek guidance from a famous professor who specializes in grit, the psychology of success. He never expects an adventure to unfold out of what was supposed to be a one-day visit. But that's what Scott gets when he meets Fiora Buchanan, a ballsy college student whose life ambition is to write crossword puzzles. When the bicycle she lends him gets Scott into a high-speed chase, he knows he's in for the ride of his life. Soon, Scott finds himself sneaking into bars, attempting to pick up girls at the National Zoo, and even giving the crossword thing a try - all while opening his eyes to fundamental truths about who he is and who he wants to be. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

The Upside of Falling Down Audiobook by Rebekah Crane
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The Upside of Falling Down Audiobook by Rebekah Crane

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: The Upside of Falling Down Author: Rebekah Crane Narrator: Alana Kerr Collins Format: Unabridged Length: 7 hrs and 47 mins Language: English Release date: 01-30-18 Publisher: Brilliance Audio Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: For Clementine Haas, finding herself is more than a nice idea. Ever since she woke up in an Irish hospital with complete amnesia, self-discovery has become her mission. They tell her she's the lone survivor of a plane crash. They tell her she's lucky to be alive. But she doesn't feel lucky. She feels...lost. With the relentless Irish press bearing down on her, and a father she may not even recognize on his way from America to take her home, Clementine assumes a new identity and enlists a blue-eyed Irish stranger, Kieran O'Connell, to help her escape her forgotten life...and start a new one. Hiding out in the sleepy town of Waterville, Ireland, Clementine discovers there's an upside to a life that's fallen apart. But as her lies grow, so does her affection for Kieran, and the truth about her identity becomes harder and harder to reveal, forcing Clementine to decide: Can she leave her past behind for a new love she'll never forget? Members Reviews: Intense and incredibly well written, great read!! A wonderful escape into the world of Ireland. This roller coaster of a ride leaves you breathless but satisfied. Highly recommended! ADORABLE and so yummy ADORABLE and so yummy! It transported me to another place. It was such a joy to read. Highly recommend! Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Cease & Desist Audiobook by Stephen David Hurley
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Cease & Desist Audiobook by Stephen David Hurley

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Cease & Desist Author: Stephen David Hurley Narrator: Cristin Rivera Format: Unabridged Length: 8 hrs and 2 mins Language: English Release date: 10-03-16 Publisher: stephen david hurley Ratings: 3 of 5 out of 1 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Cease & Desist is a dark, psychological thriller with a supernatural twist. Members Reviews: Excellent read with strong teen girl character, dark but with Christian message--and not just a young adult novel! I downloaded the Kindle edition of Stephen David Hurleyâs young adult novel, âCease & Desistâ, for my daughter because its publisher is known for promoting novels with strong female characters. Well, it would be quite an understatement to say she thoroughly enjoyed it! She couldnât stop talking about the central character and narrator, Cease, who lands a major role in a cutting edge reality show and how all these religious and supernatural themes begin to emerge as the story progresses. Iâve never seen my daughter âmainlineâ a novel like she did this one, and I decided to read it myself once she finished it after just a couple of days. Itâs the first âyoung adultâ novel Iâve ever read, and considering some of the interwoven themes, like child abuse and, without giving anything away, the nature of the reality program in which Cease is involved, âCease & Desistâ, in my opinion, should certainly be considered a cross-over work between young adult and regular fiction. Thereâs so much I enjoyed about it. From the first paragraphs, itâs clear what an amazingly strong character, force even, Cease is going to be. But itâs only as you read on that you come to see that there are dark elements in the story with which she must contend. But at the same time there is a great Christian message that becomes stronger and stronger as the storyline moves on. Separate from these elements but, for me important to my enjoyment of the book, were the clear signs of the authorâs personal knowledge of the novelâs setting, New York City. There are quite a few details of the city and life there that Iâve never come across, adding to the atmosphere of reality to my reading experience. The same was true of the authorâs depiction of the making of aâyou just have to read it to believe it!âsurreal, yet still still ârealâ reality television programming. So all in all, a great read! I noticed that Mr. Hurley has a blog called fictionfaithandyoungpeople.com, and Iâll be taking a look at it, especially to see if my daughter might be interested in following it regularly. Sheâs already told me to be on the lookout for his next book! Intriguing and Original Plot Warning: May Contain Spoilers. The author of Cease and Desist, Stephen David Hurley, knows that while my reading tastes are eclectic and varied, I absolutely adore a good dystopian novel. Dystopian literature holds up a mirror to our society. It reveals to us who we are in danger of becoming if we go too far. Above all, it makes us examine our values and choices, so we can make better choices both as individuals and as members of our communities. Although this novel has paranormal elements, it is equally dystopian in nature. All too often today, we see news stories about teenagers publishing their crimes to social media for the world to see. We live in an over-connected world, where to be heard, to be seen, is a shouting match. That which shocks, humiliates, and disturbs is the quickest way to win the match, to stand out, to get noticed and gain fame. Ironically, we often feel less human connection as a result.

Girl in Pieces Audiobook by Kathleen Glasgow
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2018-03-13 07:33:57 UTC 10:43:00
Girl in Pieces Audiobook by Kathleen Glasgow

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Girl in Pieces Author: Kathleen Glasgow Narrator: Kathleen Glasgow, Julia Whelan Format: Unabridged Length: 10 hrs and 43 mins Language: English Release date: 08-30-16 Publisher: Listening Library Ratings: 4.5 of 5 out of 258 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: For fans of Girl, Interrupted, Thirteen Reasons Why, and All the Bright Places comes a novel Nicola Yoon, author of Everything, Everything, calls "a haunting, beautiful, and necessary book that will stay with you long after you've read the last page". Charlotte Davis is in pieces. At 17 she's already lost more than most people do in a lifetime. But she's learned how to forget. The broken glass washes away the sorrow until there is nothing but calm. You don't have to think about your father and the river. Your best friend, who is gone forever. Or your mother, who has nothing left to give you. Every new scar hardens Charlie's heart just a little more, yet it still hurts so much. It hurts enough to not care anymore, which is sometimes what has to happen before you can find your way back from the edge. A deeply moving portrait of a girl in a world that owes her nothing and has taken so much and the journey she undergoes to put herself back together. Kathleen Glasgow's debut is heartbreakingly real and unflinchingly honest. It's a story you won't be able to look away from. Includes an author's note read by the author. Critic Reviews: "Equal parts keen-eyed empathy, stark candor, and terrible beauty. This book is why we read stories: to experience what it's like to survive the unsurvivable; to find light in the darkest night." (Jeff Zentner, author of The Serpent King) "Raw, visceral, and starkly beautiful, with writing that is at times transcendent in its brilliance.... An unforgettable story of trauma and resilience." (Kerry Kletter, author of The First Time She Drowned) "A breathtakingly written book about pain and hard-won healing.... I want every girl to read Girl in Pieces." (Kara Thomas, author of The Darkest Corners) "Narrator Julia Whelan's initial portrayal of Charlie reveals her unwillingness to speak - as well as her pain, fear, and fury.... Gradually, Whelan recounts the changes Charlie experiences in a treatment center as she reaches out and hopes for healing. On release, Whelan contrasts the safety Charlie has come to know with her mother's coldness and desertion, but Charlie's grit is impressive as she makes faltering steps to support herself financially, artistically, and emotionally. Whelan's portrayals of minor characters aid the realism of the optimistic ending." ( AudioFile) Members Reviews: Touching, Sobering, Fascinating Girl in Pieces is a work of art. Our Heroine Charlie is a cutter and she's trying to find her own way, working in a dumpy coffee shop. Her struggle with sobriety is difficult because the new characters in her life are junkies. She is focused on trying not to drink but more importantly, trying not to cut. Her scars make her a prisoner of her body and they make people want to stay out- but she's really very lonely and wants to be loved. This book is honest, raw, endearing, frightening, all encompassing and tragic- yet beautiful. I recommend it to anyone. This book is a work of art. -Wendi Older teen/young adult/early 20's What made the experience of listening to Girl in Pieces the most enjoyable? I was hooked! I couldn't save this book just for my commute and found myself listening to it up until I went to bed. Very catching storyline and the way it is read makes it feel like a movie.

Löcher: Die Geheimnisse von Green Lake Hörbuch von Louis Sachar
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Löcher: Die Geheimnisse von Green Lake Hörbuch von Louis Sachar

Hören Sie sich dieses volle Hörbuch kostenlos bei http://hotaudiobook.com/free Titel: Löcher: Die Geheimnisse von Green Lake Autor:: Louis Sachar Erzähler: Konstantin Graudus Format: Abridged Spieldauer: 3 hrs and 4 mins Sprache: Deutsch Veröffentlichungsdatum: 09-08-17 Herausgeber: Verlagsgruppe Beltz Kategorien: Teens, Fiction & Literature Zusammenfassung des Herausgebers: Stanley Yelnats ist einfach ein Pechvogel. Kein Wunder also, dass er sich eines Tages in der Besserungsanstalt Camp Green Lake wiederfindet, weil er angeblich die Turnschuhe eines Baseball-Helden geklaut hat. Und hier, mitten in der Wüste, soll Stanley nun täglich tiefe Löcher in den harten texanischen Wüstenboden buddeln, um seinen Charakter zu festigen. Doch bald schon wird ihm klar, dass es im Camp eigentlich um ganz andere Dinge geht... ©1998 Louis Sachar (P)1998 Beltz & Gelberg Kritik Bewertungen: Vorgetragen von Konstantin Graudus, entwickelt diese ebenso düstere wie lustige, spannende und kunstvoll komponierte Story auch für Erwachsene einen Sog, wie es vorher allenfalls die Harry-Potter-Bände geschafft haben. -- BRIGITTE Mitglieder Bewertungen: Five Stars Spannend! Good book to read. Good book to read, a little bit longer than i am used to. I liked the main character, Stanley, and his adventures. Kontaktieren Sie mich für Fragen: inforeq17@gmail.com

Kat and Meg Conquer the World Audiobook by Anna Priemaza
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2018-03-13 07:33:57 UTC 09:15:00
Kat and Meg Conquer the World Audiobook by Anna Priemaza

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Kat and Meg Conquer the World Author: Anna Priemaza Narrator: Jorjeana Marie, Sisi A. Johnson Format: Unabridged Length: 9 hrs and 15 mins Language: English Release date: 11-07-17 Publisher: Harper Audio Ratings: 4.5 of 5 out of 3 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: For fans of Nicola Yoon's Everything, Everything, Emery Lord's When We Collided, and Rainbow Rowell's Fangirl, Anna Priemaza's debut novel is a heartwarming and achingly real story of finding a friend, being a fan, and defining your place in a difficult world. Kat and Meg couldn't be more different. Kat's anxiety makes it hard for her to talk to people. Meg hates being alone, but her ADHD keeps pushing people away. But when the two girls are thrown together for a yearlong science project, they discover they do have one thing in common: They're both obsessed with the same online gaming star and his hilarious videos. It might be the beginning of a beautiful friendship - if they don't kill each other first. Critic Reviews: "Kat and Meg Conquer the World will hit home for anyone who has ever been waist-deep in fandom, doubt, or new relationships; Kat's and Meg's unique voices are outstanding, and their friendship brings this story to vibrant life." (Francesca Zappia, author of Made You Up and Eliza and Her Monsters) Members Reviews: Kat and Meg Conquer the World Kat and Meg Conquer the World by Anna Priemaza has a bright, fun cover that entices readers. Kat has just started at a new school. Meg attends this school and the two of them become partners for their class Science Project. Neither one of them has any truly good friends and, little by little they grow a friendship beginning with their mutual love of a certain video game. Through the ups and downs of growing up and building relationships, Kat and Meg discover how to cope and enjoy their lives and accept themselves just as they are. You never know when youâre going to find a friend! The maturity level of the two main characters didnât always feel consistent, but otherwise, this book is a fun read that young teens will be able to relate to. 3.5 stars for this realistic fiction written for teens. I loved the way the author brought little peculiar nuances into ... Kat and Meg were two girls on two different, anxiety ridden paths until they collided. They were quirky but very likable, believable, and relatable. Both girls learned they can be strong and independent, even while helping each other face and conquer their challenges. I loved the way the author brought little peculiar nuances into almost every description in the book. Also though the topic was a little uncomfortable, it was handled with care and humor. Well done. video games and friendship, perfect I love Kat and Meg together: bonding over video games, fandom, supporting each other through struggles, understanding the messiness of each other . . . and being hilarious. Whenever these two are on the page together this book is magical. To the Rift! I thoroughly enjoyed this novel, particularly the honest portrayal of friendship between the titular characters. This is a fast, warm, and true read. A Fantastic Friendship story I hate people. "Even me?" Meg asks, which could mean she's a mind reader, but probably just means I accidentally said that out loud. "You're not people. You're Meg." And something about the way she grins at that makes me feel the tiniest bit better. Give me every book about friendship ever written. No lie but stories with strong friendships are some of my favorites. Kat and Meg Conquer the World is an incredible story of friendship and connection.

Is That You, Miss Blue? Audiobook by M.E. Kerr
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Is That You, Miss Blue? Audiobook by M.E. Kerr

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Is That You, Miss Blue? Author: M.E. Kerr Narrator: Taylor Meskimen Format: Unabridged Length: 4 hrs and 49 mins Language: English Release date: 12-09-14 Publisher: Audible Studios Ratings: 4 of 5 out of 1 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: A teenager whose parents have separated tries to adapt to life at a boarding school and make a fresh start in a strange new place. After her mother runs off with her much-younger boyfriend, 14-year-old Flanders is shipped off to a boarding school in Virginia. On the train, she meets Carolyn Cardmaker, a preacher's daughter who will become her best friend. She also meets Ernestine Blue. Miss Blue is Flanders' faculty advisor at the Charles School, where each residence hall is named after a Charles Dickens novel. But Miss Blue's strict disciplinarian persona may be concealing a tragic past. As Flanders adjusts to life at school - which includes a deaf roommate and a terrifying blind date - she discovers surprising things about Miss Blue... and herself. A coming-of-age novel that transcends the ordinary in its perceptive, empathetic depiction of Flanders and the people in her life, Is That You, Miss Blue? takes us into a world where not everyone can be taken at face value - and where strangers can become unexpected friends. Members Reviews: Not the greatest, but very funny in parts. I read a lot of M.E. Kerr books as a teen in the 70s and this, along with "Dinky Hocker", is one that stuck with me the best. The narrator, Flanders, has been sent off to a girl's boarding school because her mother has run off with another man and Flanders is "in the way". At the boarding school, Flanders meets all kinds of characters including her impoverished and cynical friend Cardmaker; a gorgeous hillbilly girl from a nouveau riche family; another gorgeous girl who is deaf and incredibly loud; and Miss Blue, a reclusive teacher who spends a lot of time visiting with a large portrait of "her pal" Jesus. Flanders eventually develops an odd attachment to Miss Blue, who may be eccentric, but is at least quietly eccentric. Although this book doesn't have much of a consistent theme or plot, and may be a little arcane to those of us who haven't attended boarding schools, there are some very hilarious parts - many years later I can still remember how hard I laughed at the chapter where the girls attend a school dance. Cardmaker's dyed formal stains her neck blue and Flanders gets a crush on a gorgeous rich boy who's the equivalent of Jethro from Beverly Hillbillies and talks about steaks as big as "toilet seats". Religion and belief in God come into play in the book, as the hypocritical school authorities (the school is nominally Episcopal) disapprove of the "atheist club" started by some of the girls but also disapprove of the seemingly genuine and personal faith of Miss Blue. Miss Blue is perhaps an even more interesting character in the 2000's than she was in the 1970s for the simple reason that she professes her religious faith quietly, personally and a little eccentrically, in contrast to today's evangelical styles. As with Tucker in "Dinky Hocker", Flanders is presented as the more "normal" foil to the wackier students and teachers all around her and it's likely that some readers will relate to her feelings of loneliness and insecurity. I personally didn't relate but I still thought it was an OK book. A teens review on the book Is That You Miss. Blue? Is That You Miss. Blue? is a mediocre book about a young girl named Flanders Brown.

A Certain October Audiobook by Angela Johnson
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A Certain October Audiobook by Angela Johnson

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: A Certain October Author: Angela Johnson Narrator: Harlie Vaughn Format: Unabridged Length: 2 hrs and 51 mins Language: English Release date: 07-16-13 Publisher: Listening Library Ratings: 1 of 5 out of 1 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Three-time Coretta Scott King Award winner Angela Johnson writes a wrenching, honest audiobook about surviving the unimaginable and finding a way to go on. Scotty compares herself to tofu: no flavor unless you add something. And its true that Scottys friends, Misha and Falcone, and her brother, Keone, make life delicious. But when a terrible accident occurs, Scotty feels responsible for the loss of someone she hardly knew, and the world goes wrong. She cannot tell what is a dream and what is real. Her friends are having a hard time getting through to her and her family is preoccupied with their own trauma. But the prospect of a boy, a dance, and the possibility that everything can fall back into place soon help Scotty realize that she is capable of adding her own flavor to life. With artfully spare prose, acclaimed and award-winning author Angela Johnson explores the ramifications of unexpected death in this compelling coming-of-age story. Members Reviews: Five Stars Good Granddaughter loved it I bought the book for my granddaughter based on the reviews. She loved it and read it in one day. Five Stars A+ A Little Too Disjointed, But Interesting Main Character Had A Certain October been written in a more linear fashion, I would have easily given it four stars. The author takes too long to get to the heart of the story, namely a tragedy that shakes Scotty to her very core. Although this book is very short, the character of Scotty is exceedingly well developed. Her anguish, then jubilation, comes through very clearly and the small snapshot into her life definitely had me interested. The author uses the flashback method, as well as the "it was just a dream" one, which takes away from the believability of the story. As a reader, it is hard to rely on the recollections of the main character when some of which that is presented as fact initially is explained away. I am interested to read more by author Angela Johnson, especially if the book is longer and has more plot line possibilities. For fans of her other works Like Angela Johnson's other works, she writes about a tough topic, stays true to life, and makes the most mundane parts of our daily lives into a whisper of poetry. Some parts hit hard, and the ending was realistic, beautiful, and satisfying. I especially enjoyed the camaraderie between Scotty and her two best friends. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

This Brave Balance Audiobook by Rusalka Reh, Katy Derbyshire (translator)
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This Brave Balance Audiobook by Rusalka Reh, Katy Derbyshire (translator)

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: This Brave Balance Author: Rusalka Reh, Katy Derbyshire (translator) Narrator: Kirby Heyborne Format: Unabridged Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins Language: English Release date: 12-10-12 Publisher: Brilliance Audio Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Dipper isnt sure of many things. When he goes to school his grades are terrible. When he works construction he makes decent money but doesnt enjoy it. And the only time he sees his mom is in the middle of the night when neither of them can sleep. However, the one thing he is sure of is his training as a parkour athlete. With friends Corone, Skylark, and Jay, training to become awesome at parkour is the only part of Dippers day that he enjoys. When Corones ex-girlfriend Kite joins the group and becomes close to Dipper, however, everything changes, and a series of events threatens to tear the group apart forever. Raw and intense, Rusalka Rehs portrayal of the cold isolation of an adolescent subculture and the comfort provided by finding a group to belong to attacks stereotypes with a hard, edgy truth. These are kids who face choices that will define who they are as adults, yet they lack the experience needed to make them. They dont know the system. They dont know the rules. What they know instinctively, however, is that parkour is teaching them ways of seeing life that will help them survive. When the tasers start flying, they learn the power of their instincts and how serious their choices truly are. An accurate depiction of life at the cusp of the monumental change from adolescence to adulthood, This Brave Balance is as daring as the sport of parkour itself. Members Reviews: Kept me reading even though I don't usually like slice-of-life Slice-of-life featuring a young German traceur and his fellow parkour practitioners. I'm not normally a fan of slice-of-life, but since my son is an avid traceur, I had to at least try this. Although it was slow in places, Reh skillfully wove several storylines through descriptions of the parkour training, and kept me wanting to know what would happen next in spite of some heavy-handed "if I had only known" foreshadowing, which I despise. The characters felt real and faced real problems, and Reh even managed to avoid a pat ending. Kindle formatting was fine. Average A decent YA novel. The translation is a bit rough in places, but not horrible. I enjoyed it enough to not caution against it totally but there are probably better books worth your time. Great story This book was well written and a pleasure to read. It was fun watching the charactors develop and grow and go through the changes life brings. "RAW, INTENSE, AND POWERFULLY MOVING!" Parkour Training is home away from home for Dipper, Corone, Skylark, and Jay. They look forward to their meetings with the group more-and-more as the world outside the group is uninviting. In the minds of these young boys, it's a place they can go to as an escape from isolation, a place where they are accepted, where freedom is found. Dipper never gets to see his mom, he doesn't like his job, and his grades in school are poor. Jay has no relationship with his dad, and things at home for all the boys aren't the greatest of circumstances. In fact, the more the guys train, the worse things get at home. Despite the differences the boys experience, they realize that they only have each other. Parkour Training is a group of conformity, friendship, and comfort. What changes when Kite joins the group, and is Corone's sister accepted? I highly recommend this book to parents, teachers, and teenagers. Rusalka Reh penned a powerful story, based on the cold, harsh reality of the isolation of an adolescent subculture.

Learning to Fly Audiobook by Dana Burkey
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Learning to Fly Audiobook by Dana Burkey

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Learning to Fly Subtitle: TNT Force Cheer, Book 1 Author: Dana Burkey Narrator: Emily Holz Format: Unabridged Length: 4 hrs and 35 mins Language: English Release date: 03-06-17 Publisher: Dana Chauvin Ratings: 5 of 5 out of 3 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Max Turner is a tomboy through and through. Her favorite activities include hunting, fishing, playing sports, and running around with her neighbors Peter and Kyle. But when Max meets some girls at the local trampoline park she gets introduced to a whole new world. With her dad's encouragement, Max finds herself in a place she never imagined she would be: an all-star cheerleading gym. TNT Force is one of the best cheerleading gyms in North Texas, and between the glitter, massive hair bows, and over the top dance moves, Max is sure she had no place in the gym. But, as she soon learns, she has skills that even top cheerleaders work years to develop. Will Max tough it out and give cheerleading a chance, or will she ignore her natural talent to stay in her comfort zone? Members Reviews: Amazing Cheer Book If you could sum up Learning to Fly in three words, what would they be? Glitter, Cheer, Amazing What did you like best about this story? I like the Max isn't your "typical" cheerleader. She also isn't doing the kind of cheer most people know about. It make for a fun and unique story What about Emily Holzs performance did you like? She was really believable as Max. I felt like I really was listening to Max talking the whole time!! If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be? "Cheer just got a lot tougher" Any additional comments? A great book, a well done audio book, and I can't wait for more! Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Somebody Up There Hates You Audiobook by Hollis Seamon
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Somebody Up There Hates You Audiobook by Hollis Seamon

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Somebody Up There Hates You Subtitle: A Novel Author: Hollis Seamon Narrator: Noah Galvin Format: Unabridged Length: 6 hrs and 19 mins Language: English Release date: 09-03-13 Publisher: HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books Ratings: 4.5 of 5 out of 18 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Smart-mouthed and funny, sometimes raunchy, Richard Casey is in most ways a typical 17-year-old boy. Except Richie has cancer, and he's spending his final days in a hospice unit. His mother, his doctors, and the hospice staff are determined to keep Richie alive as long as possible. But in this place where people go to die, Richie has plans to make the most of the life he has left. Sylvie, the only other hospice inmate under 60, then tells Richie she has a few plans of her own. What begins as camaraderie quickly blossoms into real love, and this star-crossed pair is determined to live on their own terms, in whatever time they have left. Hollis Seamon creates one of the most original voices to appear in young adult literature, narrating a story that is unflinching, graphic, heartbreaking, funny, and above all life-affirming. Members Reviews: Moving yet entertaining! Noah Galvan nailed his narration as usual. He brought the characters to life in a way that painted visual pictures in my mind. Almost as good as if it were a movie. Different, but catching Not many words to say, this book is incredible! First of all Noah Galvin has an amazing voice for audio books, speaks the scenes, he makes you feel like you can see whats happening. And what is happening is this fantastic story about young love. Ill definitely be recommending it to all my friends... This isnt my usual genre but, I loved it and will no doubt listen to it again sometime in the future! Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

6X - The Uncensored Confessions Audiobook by Nina Malkin
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6X - The Uncensored Confessions Audiobook by Nina Malkin

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: 6X - The Uncensored Confessions Subtitle: The Uncensored Confessions Author: Nina Malkin Narrator: Carla Capretto, Simone Tetrault, Alicia Harding, Ben Bartolone Format: Unabridged Length: 7 hrs and 19 mins Language: English Release date: 05-24-13 Publisher: Audible Studios Ratings: 3 of 5 out of 1 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Sex. Fame. Rock 'n' Roll. Four kids on the fast track to pop-rock superstardom reveal the uncensored truth about the glamorous, backstabbing world of sudden celebrity. Introducing...The Voice: Sweet, trusting Kendall sings like an angel--and is about to discover her devilish side. The Body: Rich, spoiled Wynn can't keep a beat to save her life. But with curves like that...who cares? The Boss: No-nonsense Stella is all confidence, attitude, style, and smarts. But her relationship with the band's manager makes her more vulnerable than she thinks. The Boy: A/B has got real talent. Now if only he can keep his mind on the music...instead of on the girls.6X: Idolize THIS! ©2005 Nina Malkin (P)2013 Audible, Inc. Members Reviews: Whoa! I love these characters so much. Hilarious, really moving and cool. And just extraordinarily sensational writing. 6x The Uncnsored Confessions is a exciting book about a band called 6X. Nina Malkin wrote this book giving each of the band members a stero-type that decribes how they fit into the band. The four main characters that live in New York are The Voice, The Body, The Boss, and The Boy. The Uncensored Confessions decribes the behind the scenes of a rock band in the starting up until they are famous. Throughout the book every band member has troubles, some troubles include other people in the band. I enjoyed reading this book because it showed me what it would be like to be in a band as a teenager. In some ways being in a band sounds like it would be fun. All the shows and becoming close friends with people you see every day sounds like fun. It also shows that it would be hard and a lot of work to become famous. This interesting book that is best suited for older teens tought me many things about starting bands and how they become famous. What a great book! Everyone should read this book! I couldn't put it down until I was completely done, and I can't wait for the sequel! The characters are so real and anyone can relate! I just wish that the book was longer so it would last me more than tow days!The book is still worth every penny, so just get it! What a great book! Everyone should read this book! I couldn't put it down until I was completely done, and I can't wait for the sequel! The characters are so real and anyone can relate! I just wish that the book was longer so it would last me more than two days!The book is still worth every penny, so just get it! What a great book! Everyone should read this book! I couldn't put it down until I was completely done, and I can't wait for the sequel! The characters are so real and anyone can relate! I just wish that the book was longer so it would last me more than two days!The book is still worth every penny, so just get it! Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

What Christmas Is As We Grow Older Audiobook by Charles Dickens
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What Christmas Is As We Grow Older Audiobook by Charles Dickens

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: What Christmas Is As We Grow Older Author: Charles Dickens Narrator: David DuChene Format: Unabridged Length: 12 mins Language: English Release date: 01-23-08 Publisher: PC Treasures, Inc. Ratings: 4 of 5 out of 7 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: A beautiful essay by Charles Dickens that reflects on the real meaning of Christmas, and the joy, the love, and the remembrances of those gone and those yet to come. Filled with warm understanding and a real appreciation of the meaning of the season, this is a delightful addition to everyone's Christmas queue. ©2006 PC Treasures, Inc.; (P)2006 PC Treasures, Inc. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Wish You Were Italian Audiobook by Kristin Rae
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Wish You Were Italian Audiobook by Kristin Rae

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Wish You Were Italian Subtitle: An If Only Novel Author: Kristin Rae Narrator: Sandy Rustin Format: Unabridged Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins Language: English Release date: 05-06-14 Publisher: Audible Studios for Bloomsbury Ratings: 4.5 of 5 out of 13 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: It's the summer before senior year of high school. It's supposed to be one of the biggest summers of her life, but Pippa is headed to an art program she has no interest in. The one saving grace is that it's in Italy. And when the opportunity strikes, she decides to ditch the program and travel around Italy accomplishing her own list of goals - things like swimming in the Mediterranean Sea, eating a whole pizza in one sitting and falling in love with an Italian boy! As she explores the famous cities of Rome and Pompeii, Pippa finds herself falling for two boys: a local guy she knows is nothing but trouble and a cute American archaeology student who keeps disappearing and reappearing at the strangest moments. Will Pippa find her true love before her parents find out the truth about her summer program? Members Reviews: Makes me want to fall in love and go to Italia! If you could sum up Wish You Were Italian in three words, what would they be? Magical, Special & Entertaining What was one of the most memorable moments of Wish You Were Italian? There are many in this book. From how the author describes Italy, the relationship of the main character with her family and friends. The surprise ending! What does Sandy Rustin bring to the story that you wouldnt experience if you just read the book? The way she narrates the story makes you want to come back to it if you put the story down for a seconds. It makes you think you are there with the characters. Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting? I didn't in the sense that I didn't want it to end, I was so engaged in the story and wondering how the love story would end. This is a TEEN book but it was just what I was looking for. A bit of eat pray love in a TEEN novel. Any additional comments? Wish the author did part 2, so we know how the love story ends :) Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Redemption Audiobook by Stephanie Tyler
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Redemption Audiobook by Stephanie Tyler

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Redemption Subtitle: A Defiance Novel Author: Stephanie Tyler Narrator: Emma Taylor Format: Unabridged Length: 8 hrs and 18 mins Language: English Release date: 01-06-14 Publisher: Carina Press Ratings: 4.5 of 5 out of 22 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Mathias Robichaud is looking for an alliance. The Defiance motorcycle club is a stronghold in the dangerous world that's become the new norm and he's driven to prove he's tough enough to be sworn in as a full member. But when he sees a beautiful, spirited girl abducted by a rival MC, rescuing her jeopardizes all he's worked for. Politician's daughter Jessa Everson knows what's expected of her - obedience, loyalty and silence - but that doesn't mean she doesn't fight when she's kidnapped by the Lords of Vengeance. Having Mathias save her is like gaining an avenging angel in leather and tattoos. But Defiance is known for brutal justice, and she may have just traded one bad situation for another. Mathias's urge to protect is too strong to ignore, no matter how much trouble Jessa brings to Defiance's gates. There's no room in the post-Chaos world for weakness so if Mathias and Jessa have any chance of surviving, they'll need to put their full strength behind the MCand hope that the MC will do the same for them. Members Reviews: Story was good, but the narration was not So I decided to give the Defiance series another try with book 2, Redemption. Although this story was much better than the first book (and not a blatant rip-off of SOA) it still lacked "something". I suppose I just didn't feel the romance between Mathias and Jessa. It could have been that the narration was just awful. I really didn't like the voice Emma Taylor used for Mathias. Instead of sounding like a 20 year old hot guy he sounded like a 50+ year old man with a horrible accent. Narration is a personal preference, but this one just didn't work for me. In fact, I think it really ruined the book in my opinion. I also don't understand why this is classified under teens? This is not a YA listen and was more in-line with book 1 which was properly classified as romance. Awesome book 2! This was an awesome second book... I really like that Tru and Kasper was in this too... their POVs... was good to hear after book 1. Now Mathias.... Ok... I love the fact his girl is a new chick... not one of the girls from the Defiance MC... but the VP daughter... what a stretch there... This book was good... but I think it had far less action, suspense and overall smexyness that book 1 had. I am looking forward to Bishops book... Hope he is next! Totally worth a credit, buy or sale. Especially if you have book 1. Narration was great... same as book 1, so all the characters voices sounds the exact same... Kudos Taylor! Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

The Corner of Bitter and Sweet Audiobook by Robin Palmer
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The Corner of Bitter and Sweet Audiobook by Robin Palmer

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: The Corner of Bitter and Sweet Author: Robin Palmer Narrator: Emily C. Michaels Format: Unabridged Length: 9 hrs and 28 mins Language: English Release date: 06-27-13 Publisher: Audible Studios Ratings: 4 of 5 out of 11 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Gilmore Girls meets Postcards from the Edge crossed with L.A. Candy! Sixteen-year-old Annabelle Jacobs never asked to be famous, but as the daughter of Janie Jacobs, one of the biggest TV stars in the world, she is. Growing up is hard enough. Having to do it in public because your mother is a famous actress? Even harder. When your mom crashes and burns after her DUI mug shot is splashed across the internet? Definitely not fun. Then your mom falls for a guy so much younger than she that it would be more appropriate for you to be dating him? Thats just a train wreck waiting to happen. From Robin Palmer, author of Geek Charming and Wicked Jealous, this is a novel about the most complicated relationship a girl ever has: that with her mother. Members Reviews: The reasons for keeping on going Circumstance dictate who we are and what we are going through, but it the comportment of those who are around us and glose to us that brings out our potential to be someone different. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Breathing Under Water Audiobook by Sophie Hardcastle
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Breathing Under Water Audiobook by Sophie Hardcastle

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Breathing Under Water Author: Sophie Hardcastle Narrator: Edwina Wren Format: Unabridged Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins Language: English Release date: 12-02-16 Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: An evocative and emotionally powerful debut novel of life, death and learning to breathe in between. Nineteen minutes and eleven seconds separated us at birth. On the official documentation, he is older.... Although it really has nothing to do with age. What it really means is that I am, and have always been, second. Ben and Grace Walker are twins. Growing up in a sleepy coastal town, it was inevitable they'd surf. Always close, they hung out more than most brothers and sisters, surfing together for hours as the sun melted into the sea. At 17, Ben is a rising surf star, the golden son and the boy all the girls fall in love with. Beside him, Grace feels like she is a mere reflection of his light. In their last year of school, the world beckons, full of possibility. For Grace, finishing exams and kissing Harley Matthews is just the beginning. Then, one day, the unthinkable. The sun sets at noon, and suddenly everything that was safe and predictable is lost. And everything unravels. Members Reviews: a love of surfing Breathing Underwater is the second book by Sophie Hardcourt, this is her first work of fiction as her first book was a memoir on her experience with having Bipolar 1, and now having read this one I am looking forward to going back and reading the first book. Ben and Grace are close, they share everything, a love of surfing, their friends with most of their time being spent together. Ben is the sun and Grace is the moon, Ben is the light and Grace the shadow. Through the book you meet their parents and close friends, another major character for me is the surf itself, it is a beautiful, intense and looming character through the book. From the blurb you know something is going to happen that there will be some trauma, I got to about 30% of the way through the book and was like its coming now isn't it, there was a teaser where i thought oh god this is it.. But nothing and then when I had just started to relax BOOM it hit me. There was much weeping though the book for me once the tumult had happened and you see the impact that grief has on a family and friends. The way each person deals with it and they ways they try to escape it, I just wanted to give Mia a big hug again and again, and wanted to shake some of the adults and go, remember her, that beautiful girl you still have, lover her and take care of her. The book, Mia and her family make it to where they need to be, it felt natural and as it should be. The last part of the book really lifted and healed my spirits, no spoilers here but I felt much lighter by the end of the book. The style of the writing is beautiful, it is lyrical and wonderful and it was such a pleasure to read. Worthwhile I felt that the writing was a little immature - to someone not ally into surfing, some of the descriptions seemed repetitive and a bit boring. Still a good effort by a young writer. Worth reading loooooooove i seriously loved this book. it is such a great read and the characters are planned and created really well. although i was seriously hating grace and her decisions for a while there. i really enjoyed reading it and i think its definitely worth your while! :) Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Summer State of Mind Audiobook by Jen Calonita
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Summer State of Mind Audiobook by Jen Calonita

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Summer State of Mind Subtitle: The Whispering Pines Series, Book 2 Author: Jen Calonita Narrator: Eileen Stevens Format: Unabridged Length: 6 hrs and 57 mins Language: English Release date: 04-22-14 Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc. Ratings: 4 of 5 out of 7 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: This fresh and funny companion novel to Jen Calonita's hit Sleepaway Girls brings listeners back to Whispering Pines with a whole new cast! Fifteen-year-old Harper McAllister thinks her summer plans are ruined when her parents receive her latest heart-stopping credit card bill and ship her off to camp at Whispering Pines. Suddenly Harper is at the bottom of a social ladder she can't climb while wearing wedge sandals and expensive clothes. Slowly but surely, she starts to find her place, though, even winning over super cute camp "lifer" Ethan. But when she ruins the camp's chance to have a pop star film a music video on campus, Harper becomes an outcast once again. With the help of a few good friends she tries to make things right - and manages to find a whole new summer state of mind along the way. Members Reviews: same old same old this book is just like the other and ends like the others to. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Decked with Holly Audiobook by Marni Bates
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Decked with Holly Audiobook by Marni Bates

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Decked with Holly Author: Marni Bates Narrator: MacLeod Andrews, Cassandra Morris Format: Unabridged Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins Language: English Release date: 10-29-13 Publisher: Audible Studios Ratings: 4 of 5 out of 8 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Holly Dayton is about to go way out of her comfort zone. . .Spending Christmas vacation on a cruise with her two cousins from hell isn't Holly's idea of a good time. And when, in a moment of seasick-fueled desperation, she lurches into an open suite - she's greeted with an eyeful of pepper spray. The culprit? A gorgeous guy calling himself Nick. But when Holly goes to make her exit, she gets the shock of her life: a corridor crammed with screaming teenage fans. Because Nick just happens to be Dominic Wyatt, drummer for ReadySet - one of the hottest bands in America. Suddenly, rumors are swirling and Holly's face is captured on countless phones and plastered all over the Internet. But the band can't risk a scandal destroying their family-friendly image, so Dominic convinces Holly to be his fake girlfriend - just for two weeks. How bad could it be to be fauxmantically involved with one of the cutest rock stars on the planet? Holly's about to find out. . . "Fans of Meg Cabot will find Marni's voice equally charming and endearing." (Julie Kagawa, New York Times best-selling author) Editorial Reviews: In Decked with Holly, narrated earnestly by a very young-sounding Cassandra Morris, our early teenage heroine, Holly, is doing her best to endure the unendurable - spending Christmas vacation adrift at sea on a cruise with her two obnoxious cousins. Hollys life on the dull sea liner is forever changed when she has an unintentional encounter with a beautiful guy, Nick, who also happens to be the drummer for the one of most popular boy bands on the planet. Young Holly proceeds to brush up against celebrity and the lifestyles of the rich, famous, and gorgeous. Will she survive its crush? Members Reviews: A Quick Read For Christmas Well that was a nice quick read .. I didn't expect to finish it this fast but honestly the plot was moving so flawlessly that I really enjoyed how it all played out so we Holly who is basically the Cinderella of her family who finds herself stuck into a fake relationship with a famous rock star Dominic and how will she deal with it in a pan of four days .. I liked the friendship between those two although it was full of banter and quick witted conversations but it was really enjoyable to see their relationship .. I didn't have a huge problem with the story it's just the romantic development wasn't convincing for me .. it was all about how they hated each other and suddenly they like each other .. just like that, so yeah .. it was a nice quick read and I really would suggest making this into a cute Hallmark movie :) The Narration was amazing and I liked it very much .. both the guy and the girl made an excellent impression on the character and I liked it that I finished the whole book in one sitting .. a very cute story Christmas, Christmas Time is Here.... First off, the female narrator sounds like a chipmunk. It quickly becomes VERY grating and distracting after being initially laughable. I have teenaged daughters, and if they or their friends sounded like this, I would sit them down and explain to them how having a ridiculous voice will do them no favors in life. The male narrator is OK, definitely nice to get a break from Miss Squeak since she only needs to be endured every other chapter, The story itself was lighthearted and cute, but it would have been better if the female lead had been 20ish instead of 17.

Shadows Beyond the Gate Audiobook by Beverly Lewis
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Shadows Beyond the Gate Audiobook by Beverly Lewis

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Shadows Beyond the Gate Subtitle: SummerHill Secrets, Volume 2, Book 5 Author: Beverly Lewis Narrator: Tavia Gilbert Format: Unabridged Length: 2 hrs and 17 mins Language: English Release date: 04-22-10 Publisher: christianaudio.com Ratings: 4 of 5 out of 9 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Join Merry Hanson, a very modern 16-year-old living in Pennsylvania's Amish country, as she faces the true-to-life struggles and heartfelt triumphs of growing up to be the best she can be in God's eyes. Can Merry count on her friends to understand as she at last attempts to come to grips with a years-old tragedy? Members Reviews: Hard to put down Would you listen to Shadows Beyond the Gate again? Why? I think I would, it keep me wanting to read more to see what happened next. I enjoyed the message in this book. What did you like best about this story? The book kept me want more. I didn't want to put it down. Have you listened to any of Tavia Gilberts other performances before? How does this one compare? I enjoy listening to Tavia Gilbert. She makes you feel each scene. Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry? Both, I could see and feel each character through out the book. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Dark Horses Audiobook by Cecily von Ziegesar
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Dark Horses Audiobook by Cecily von Ziegesar

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Dark Horses Author: Cecily von Ziegesar Narrator: Luis Moreno, Sandy Rustin Format: Unabridged Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins Language: English Release date: 09-13-16 Publisher: Recorded Books Ratings: 4 of 5 out of 4 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: From the internationally best-selling author of Gossip Girl comes a dark, psychologically complex update of Black Beauty replete with jealousy, romance, mystery, and redemption. Merritt Wenner has been self-destructing ever since the tragic deaths of her grandmother and her horse, and after an epic all-night bender she walks out of the SAT and disappears. Her parents, looking for a quick fix, ship her off to a residential equine therapy program. At Good Fences, Merritt meets Red - a failed racehorse and a terror in the barn. Red has never bonded with anyone, but Merritt is not afraid of him, which makes all the difference. Soon they're sneaking rides after curfew, which catches the attention of Red's owner. Recognizing their potential, he funds their launch into the competitive hunter/jumper circuit. Against the cutthroat backdrop of competitive riding, Merritt and their groom, Beatrice, develop an attraction. Merritt also finds herself drawn to Carvin, a rival rider. But in Red's mind, Merritt belongs to him alone. Anyone else poses a threat. And Merritt can't foresee what he'll do to keep her to himself. Members Reviews: interesting its a great book but its lacking in the part of the horse quoting songs Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

True Love Way Audiobook by Mary Elizabeth
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True Love Way Audiobook by Mary Elizabeth

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: True Love Way Author: Mary Elizabeth Narrator: Jeff Hays Format: Unabridged Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins Language: English Release date: 08-17-16 Publisher: Mary Elizabeth Literature Ratings: 4.5 of 5 out of 20 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Some days are brighter than others, but Penelope Finnel has been taught she can be invisible behind the colored lenses of her heart-shaped sunglasses. Her mind is her worst enemy, and simply waking up in the morning is risky. For a kid like her, staying in bed is easier, especially when the day has come to start school in a new town with new kids who dont understand that the clouds are not the only reason everything is so gloomy. Dillon Decker is a typical boy from a typical small town who radiates light and happiness. Under the hovering glare from her father, Dillon leads Penelope around on his bicycles handlebars, hoping he is the cure to her madness. But when friend turns to lover, and lover turns to caretaker, how much can either of them tolerate before theyre swallowed whole? A story about moving trucks and rollerblades, candy for smiles, and notes across lawns. First loves and the struggle to keep it sane. The true love way. Members Reviews: 1st True Love Where does True Love Way rank among all the audiobooks youve listened to so far? Top 5Beautifully written, it took me back to those early days when your first love was everything. When you thought your life would end if you couldn't be with that person forever. What other book might you compare True Love Way to and why? As far as that first love aspect I would say Bully & Revil by Penelope Douglas, that young special pure first love. Which character as performed by Jeff Hays was your favorite? Honestly I can't choose just one, I am blown away by Jeff Hays talent I can't believe how many charators he performed in this book. He was outstanding, ok maybe Penelope's mum and dad, no can't choose I loved them all. Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you? Yes when Dillon came to the realisation that he couldn't live without Pen,not matter what had happened between them in the past. And most importantly knowing what he would have to endure by wanting her in his life/future Any additional comments? This audiobook was given by the author, narrator, or publisher at no cost in exchange for an unbiased review via Audiobook Boom. Audio that shines First the story... Mary Elizabeth wrote a beautiful book about parental struggles, childhood sweethearts, mental illness and unconditional love. I laughed and I cried as I rode this emotional roller coaster. My favorite parts were the way Pen's dad protected her. I laughed every time he would yell at Dillon. There was a lot of uncomfortable moments as the reader is exposed to mental illness and the difficult choices that Pen's parents have to make and how much Dillon would accept. I absolutely loved every minute of this audio. I have read the book previously and sometimes I get nervous that the audio won't live up to the written word. I didn't need to worry with this book. Jeff Hays does an amazing job, especially with how many different characters he had to portray.

The List Audiobook by Siobhan Vivian
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The List Audiobook by Siobhan Vivian

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: The List Author: Siobhan Vivian Narrator: Madeline Rose Format: Unabridged Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins Language: English Release date: 04-07-16 Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: It happens every September - the list is posted all over school. Two girls are picked from each year. One is named the prettiest, one the ugliest. The girls who aren't picked are quickly forgotten. The girls who are become the centre of attention, and each reacts differently to the experience. With The List, Siobhan Vivian deftly takes you into the lives of eight very different girls struggling with issues of identity, self-esteem, and the judgments of their peers. Prettiest or ugliest, once you're on the list, you'll never be the same. Critic Reviews: "Vivian explodes the beauty myth in a 'whodunit' that reveals the wars waged every day between girls and their images in mirrors." (E. Lockhart, author of We Were Liars) "Siobhan Vivian is funny and sharp, and she nails the little details and big truths that matter." (Maureen Johnson, Queen of Teen 2012) "Offering a well-differentiated cast of complex characters and a thoughtful focus on femininity, sisterhood, relationships, eating disorders, and what it means to be singled out, Vivian proves that beauty and ugliness aren't always a matter of appearance." (Publishers Weekly) "Smart, snappy writing." (New York Times Book Review) Members Reviews: Dragged. Disappointing. I realise in retrospect that it may be partly my fault that I didn't enjoy this book. I enjoy a bit of young adult literature from time to time but this was just too "teen" focused. The girls were all irritating, none of the characters was particularly engaging or interesting, and although the narrator was okay, she was a bit too high-pitched for my ear. Perhaps of interest to a pre-teen girl - 12 or thereabouts. Incredible I loved this book- It's unique ideas grip you and never let you go throughout. I loved the easy to read style of writing and the different points of view. It makes you think of the pressures on a 'popular' teenage girl- being a teenage girl myself. I especially loved - to my surprise- the readers voice. Almost therapeutic, it eased my worries and calmed me. Very good read- I listened to this whole book in a long weekend... utterly gripped, obsessed even. The one thing that did not satisfy me was the ending- IT WAS TERRIBLE!!! I mean, it left billions of questions unanswered and leaves the reader desperately hopping their would be another book, but no. I am heavily depressed. It makes you question why you read the book in the first place if it was for THAT! Other than that slight critique .... incredible book and even though the ending is an utter cliff hanger, it is a good read and is definitely worth it. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Margos Spuren Hörbuch von John Green
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Margos Spuren Hörbuch von John Green

Hören Sie sich dieses volle Hörbuch kostenlos bei http://hotaudiobook.com/free Titel: Margos Spuren Autor:: John Green Erzähler: Robert Stadlober Format: Abridged Spieldauer: 4 hrs and 26 mins Sprache: Deutsch Veröffentlichungsdatum: 03-06-13 Herausgeber: HörbucHHamburg HHV GmbH Bewertung: 4 von 5 von 1 Stimmen Kategorien: Teens, Fiction & Literature Zusammenfassung des Herausgebers: Solange Quentin denken kann, ist er in Margo verliebt. Doch je näher er ihr kommt, desto rätselhafter wird sie. Plötzlich verschwindet Margo - und hinterlässt geheimnisvolle Spuren. Quentin ist verwirrt: Sind die Spuren für ihn? Soll er die Suche aufnehmen? Bevor er weiß, wie ihm geschieht, steckt er plötzlich inmitten eines aufregenden Abenteuers - irgendwo zwischen Roadmovie, Detektiv- und Liebesgeschichte. ©2010 Carl Hanser Verlag Gmbh, München (P)2013 Hörbuch Hamburg HHV GmbH, Hamburg Kritik Bewertungen: Tiefschürfend, ernsthaft, unterhaltsam, spannend, poetisch und berührend. -- Süddeutsche Zeitung Mitglieder Bewertungen: Excellent book, my granddaughter is reading it now Excellent book, my granddaughter is reading it now, I encourage other to read this book, I will read another Margos Spuren books. Kontaktieren Sie mich für Fragen: inforeq17@gmail.com

Happy Camper Audiobook by Renee Riva
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Happy Camper Audiobook by Renee Riva

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Happy Camper Subtitle: Volume 1 Author: Renee Riva Narrator: Deborah Haroun Format: Unabridged Length: 4 hrs and 16 mins Language: English Release date: 03-02-12 Publisher: StoneHouse Ink Ratings: 5 of 5 out of 1 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: A delightful romantic comedy! Allie Jaskie, recent fashion school graduate, needs a job. Charlie Braun, editor of Happy Camper Magazine, needs a field reporter. The clock is ticking for an article about summer snow camping on Mount Rainier. Allie is not fond of camping, much less, snow. But she's down to her last can of tomato soup. What's a hungry girl to do? She changes her name to Sage Forester, and shows up for an interview in a comical ensemble of old camping attire, courtesy of Goodwill. Something about Sage Forester doesn't quite add up, but Charlie is intrigued enough to give her a chance. When Sage returns from Mount Rainier with her article: Fashions in the Forest, the editorial staff roars hysterically until their boss says run it. Sage is an instant hit with the ladies. Who would guess so many would love the idea of trading in their army green camping gear for pink tents, and bright hiking attire? Sage's celebrity continues to soar until Charlie discovers that Sage Forester is not who she says she is, nor is she spending those invigorating nights sleeping in the snow, as all were led to believe. Readers of all ages are in for an avalanche of fun in this heartwarming adventure as Sage and Charlie battle it out in Paradise on Mount Rainier. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Lucky Girl Audiobook by Amanda Maciel
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Lucky Girl Audiobook by Amanda Maciel

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Lucky Girl Author: Amanda Maciel Narrator: Brittany Pressley Format: Unabridged Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins Language: English Release date: 04-25-17 Publisher: HarperAudio Ratings: 4 of 5 out of 4 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Lucky Girl is an unflinching exploration of beauty, self-worth, and sexual assault, from the author of the acclaimed Tease. Rosie is a beautiful girl - and it's always been enough. Boys crush on her; men stare at her; girls (begrudgingly) admire her. She's lucky, and she knows it. But it's the start of a new school year, and she begins to realize that she wants to be more. Namely, she's determined to be better to her best friend, Maddie, who's just back from a summer program abroad having totally blossomed into her own looks. Rosie isn't thrilled when Maddie connects with a football player Rosie was hooking up with - but if it makes her friend happy, she's prepared to get over it. Plus, someone even more interesting has moved to town: Alex, who became semifamous after he stopped a classmate from carrying out a shooting rampage at his old high school. Rosie is drawn to Alex in a way she's never experienced before - and she is surprised to discover that, unlike every other guy, he seems to see more to her than her beauty. Then, at a party one night, in the midst of a devastating storm, something happens that tears apart Rosie's life and sets her on a journey of self-discovery that forces her to face uncomfortable truths about reputation, identity, and what it means to be a true friend. Members Reviews: Kept My Interest This book should really belong in the YA category but I found it enjoyable just the same. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Piper Perish Audiobook by Kayla Cagan
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Piper Perish Audiobook by Kayla Cagan

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Piper Perish Author: Kayla Cagan Narrator: Erin Bennett Format: Unabridged Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins Language: English Release date: 05-16-17 Publisher: Audible Studios Ratings: 4.5 of 5 out of 6 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Piper Perish inhales air and exhales art. The sooner she and her best friends can get out of Houston and get to New York City, the better. Art school has been Piper's dream her whole life, and now that senior year is halfway over, she's never felt more ready. But in the final months before graduation, things are weird with her friends and stressful with three different guys, and Piper's sister's tyrannical mental state seems to thwart every attempt at happiness for the close-knit Perish family. Piper's art just might be enough to get her out. But is she brave enough to seize that power when it means giving up so much? Debut author Kayla Cagan breathes new life into fiction in this dynamic, utterly authentic work. Piper will have listeners asking big questions along with her. What is love? What is friendship? What is family? What is home? And who is a person when she's missing any one of these things? Members Reviews: and how that self-determination can change the comfortable dynamics of friends and family I'm not a huge YA reader, but I couldn't put this book down! It's a must read for any artsy, creative teen and a really enjoyable title for the adults who once were them. Filled with relatable perspective of teens who have aspirations for greatness, despite others trying to hold them back. Learning to grow up, trust your gut with relationships, and how that self-determination can change the comfortable dynamics of friends and family. The synopsis speaks for itself so I won't give any spoilers, but you won't regret giving this one a read. Inspired and inspiring!!!! What a breath of fresh air! Piper Perish is such a lovely read, full of humor and art, and it captures that unique feeling of being a teenager on the brink of adulthood so well. I'm buying this for all the teenagers in my life -- I can't recommend this book highly enough! Just buy it --- you won't regret it! Beautiful piece of book art, mediocre story I can't lie, I bought this book because it's gorgeous. Possibly one of the most beautiful jackets and covers that I've seen. I also am a sucker for a book in diary format, but.... I wish I had t read some reviews before I read. But I did, and many are correct. I want to like so many of the characters but I can't, and it comes off very cliche and cheesy and over the top. It was pretty mature, I think a 14-18 year old might really enjoy it, but I was bummed. I was hoping to be wowed. Five Stars Great characters and a genuine story that feels all the feels. LOVE!!!!! this book very well describes how i felt during my senior year in high school this book describe the struggle of wanting to escape so well. this has all the feelings that i've had for the last few months and counting. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Saving Montgomery Sole Audiobook by Mariko Tamaki
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Saving Montgomery Sole Audiobook by Mariko Tamaki

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Saving Montgomery Sole Author: Mariko Tamaki Narrator: Rebecca Lowman Format: Unabridged Length: 5 hrs and 55 mins Language: English Release date: 04-19-16 Publisher: Listening Library Ratings: 4 of 5 out of 8 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: A beautiful, offbeat novel from Mariko Tamaki, cocreator of the best-selling Printz Honor and Caldecott Honor Book This One Summer. Montgomery Sole is a square peg in a small town, a girl with two moms forced to go to a school full of homophobes and people who don't even know what irony is. Her saving grace: her two best friends, Thomas and Naoki. Monty's obsessed with paranormal mysteries like ESP, astrology, superpowers, and the healing powers of frozen yogurt, but when strange things actually start happening to Monty, she realizes that the greatest mystery of all is herself. Thoughtful, funny, and honest, this book will make you want to laugh and cry over a big cup of frozen yogurt with extra toppings and your best friends at your side. Members Reviews: Magical Realism and the Power of Anger Montgomery has two best friends who are the reason that she can make it through high school at all. They have a Mystery Club at school where they are the only members and they explore the mysteries of the universe. Thomas loves to talk about superheroes and Naoki focuses on crystals. With Montyâs two moms and Thomas being bullied for being gay, Monty knows there is hate in the world, something made even clearer when a preacher arrives in town putting up signs against people who are gay. When Monty buys The Eye of Know online, she doesnât expect it to work any better than their other experiments, but soon the Eye seems to be channeling Montyâs personal anger and exacting revenge. Tamaki captures the anger of a teenager with precision here. It all feels deeply organic, often not being logical at all, lashing out at those she loves, and withdrawing into her room. The issues that Monty is furious about are so tangible both in her life and in her friendships, yet she goes much farther than those who love her would want her to. There is a sense of her reaching a cliff of anger and having to make a choice of how she is going to be in the world. Itâs a powerful place to set a YA novel and works well. The magical realism in the book is done well too. It strikes a balance between being entirely believable but also allowing readers to see it as something that could be unrelated too. Readers will get to see what their own opinions of mysteries of the universe are in this well-written novel. A novel about anger and its positive and negative sides, this book will speak to young teens navigating their own issues. Appropriate for ages 12-14. Unique This started off as a really fun, quirky read about some high schoolers and their paranormal mystery club. Then it shifted into something, hm, strange? But not unenjoyable. I liked it. I liked reading about a girl willing to lose herself in order to defend her family which happens to have two moms. TWs: homophobia, r-word slur, some weird eating disorder comments that didn't gel well with me, brief sexual assault Quick and Easy Read Actual Rating: 3.5* This was a quick and easy read and I really enjoyed it. I thought Monty was a really great character and super relatable. I really liked that she had a diverse friend group and that we got to see from her perspective all the things that were affecting them - slurs, people in general, religion, etc. etc.

The Last Time We Say Goodbye Audiobook by Cynthia Hand
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The Last Time We Say Goodbye Audiobook by Cynthia Hand

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: The Last Time We Say Goodbye Author: Cynthia Hand Narrator: Julia Whelan Format: Unabridged Length: 9 hrs and 20 mins Language: English Release date: 02-10-15 Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd Ratings: 4.5 of 5 out of 3 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: There's death all around us. We just don't pay attention. Until we do. The last time Lex was happy, it was before. When she had a family that was whole. A boyfriend she loved. Friends who didn't look at her like she might break down at any moment. Now she's just the girl whose brother killed himself. And it feels like that's all she'll ever be. As Lex starts to put her life back together, she tries to block out what happened the night Tyler died. But there's a secret she hasn't told anyone--a text Tyler sent that could have changed everything. Lex's brother is gone. But Lex is about to discover that a ghost doesn't have to be real to keep you from moving on. Critic Reviews: "Evocative and insightful." (Kirkus Reviews) Members Reviews: lovely story lovely story though could be quite sad in places with a lot of suicide. I did really like the people and could relate to a lot of the plot like mum and dad separating. I really enjoyed the book but it's not the happiest of reads Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

The Orange Houses Audiobook by Paul Griffin
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The Orange Houses Audiobook by Paul Griffin

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: The Orange Houses Author: Paul Griffin Narrator: Robin Miles Format: Unabridged Length: 3 hrs and 31 mins Language: English Release date: 11-16-11 Publisher: Recorded Books Ratings: 4 of 5 out of 4 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Hearing impaired and way too smart for her West Bronx high school, Tamika Mik Sykes copes by reading lips and selling homework answers. She's a tough girl who never gets close to anyone, until she meets Fatima, a teenage refugee who sells newspapers on Mik's block. Members Reviews: The Orange Houses Great book, characters draw you in immediately. Sheds light onto the strength of love and friendship in the midst of hardship and exposes us to our universal existential queries with honesty and poignancy. My kids and their friends loved it This book might be a bit mature for some adolescents, but it deals with topics that are important to them in a sensitive way. Griffin knows and loves his characters, so he is able to deliver what any teen or adolescent requires: authenticity. Themes of friendship, loyalty, alienation, family, achievement, conflict, and love are wrapped in a page-turner of a plot. My 12-year-old and his friend loved this book. They want to know when the movie is coming out! NO NO Tedious! Halas h seiche e ek k. k I I I I kk cj h h h hk l h k k I Not Everything I Was Hoping For I was very excited for The Orange Houses by Paul Griffin after reading his novel Stay With Me. Sadly, this one did not live up to the expectations I had for it. I was not crazy about The Orange Houses being told in third person. It made the story very hard to get into as it was so disjointed. The story was also told from 3 POVs, and that was too much for this book. I liked the idea of it, but considering the book was only 150 pages, it was too little for each character. Most of the characters were great. I had a bit of an issue with Tamika, as to me, it felt like she didn't have the strength and courage to keep going. There was nothing holding her back but her own attitude, and because of that I was not too keen of her. I really liked both Fatima and Jimmi. They were definitely my two favorite characters of the book. Fatima was such a good soul. There was definitely a plot, but there wasn't much to it in my mind. The characters all had a worthy story to be told, but there wasn't a lot of continuity between the plot points. The Orange Houses by Paul Griffin was a book that had a lot of good things about it, but was not executed the best. I had a hard time getting past the writing, as it was just so disjointed that I couldn't get into the story. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

She's So Dead to Us Audiobook by Kieran Scott
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She's So Dead to Us Audiobook by Kieran Scott

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: She's So Dead to Us Author: Kieran Scott Narrator: Keith Nobbs, Rebecca Soler Format: Unabridged Length: 7 hrs and 59 mins Language: English Release date: 05-25-10 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio Ratings: 4 of 5 out of 16 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: When having money is all that matters, what happens when you lose it all? Perfect, picturesque Orchard Hill. It was the last thing Ally Ryan saw in the rear-view mirror as her mother drove them out of town and away from the shame of the scandal her father caused when his hedge fund went south and practically bankrupted all their friends - friends that liked having trust funds and new cars, and that didn't like constant reminders that they had been swindled. So it was adios, Orchard Hill. Thanks for nothing. Now, two years later, Ally's mother has landed a job back at the site of their downfall. So instead of Ally's new low-key, happy life, it'll be back into the snake pit with the likes of Shannen Moore and Hammond Ross. But then there's Jake Graydon. Handsome, wealthy, bored Jake Graydon. He moved to town after Ally left and knows nothing of her scandal, but does know that he likes her. And she likes him. So off into the sunset they can go, right? Too bad Jake's friends have a problem with his new crush since it would make Ally happy. And if anyone deserves to be unhappy, it's Ally Ryan. Ally was hoping to have left all the drama in the past, but some things just can't be forgotten. Isn't there more to life than money? Members Reviews: Really Great. I loved this book! It was fun and entertaining. The narrators where fantastic which was refreshing because an annoying narrator can really ruin an audio book- no matter how good the story is (and this story is pretty great). I'm anxious for the sequel! Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Maj Audiobook by Viveca Lärn
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Maj Audiobook by Viveca Lärn

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Maj Author: Viveca Lärn Narrator: Ida Olsson Format: Unabridged Length: 4 hrs and 51 mins Language: English Release date: 03-29-17 Publisher: Lindhardt og Ringhof Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Flickan Maj föds 1945 i Göteborg. Vi fr följa hennes uppväxt p västkusten genom ett föränderligt 1950-tal. Här ryms glädje och vemod liksom drömmar om Paris och poesiskrivande. Redan i de yngre ren känner hon sig lite utanför, ligger och tänker och umgs inte s värst mycket med sina jämnriga. Men tillsammans med sin frejdiga väninna Birgitta fr hon änd vara med om en hel del. Snart börjar de spana p killar och tiden rullar fort mellan vänskapen, familjen, studierna och semestervikariatet p Göteborgs-Posten. Var den tar vägen är inget som Maj hinner tänka p. "Maj" är en ungdomsroman om de första decennierna efter andra världskriget och ger en färgstark rundmlning av livet i Göteborg ur en ung framtblickande kvinnas perspektiv. Viveca Lärn, tidigare Viveca Sundvall (född 1944), är författare och journalist. Hon debuterade 1975 och har sedan dess publicerat mer än 40 barnböcker samt mnga romaner. Hennes berättelser om människorna p Saltön ligger till grund för TV-serien med samma namn. Viveca Lärn har ftt ett antal utmärkelser för sitt författarskap, bland annat det prestigefyllda Astrid Lindgren-priset, och hennes böcker har översatts till ett tiotal sprk. Boken fick delat pris för bästa Göteborgskildring i en tävling anordnad av Stegelands förlag 1977/78. ©2017 Lindhardt og Ringhof (P)2017 Lindhardt og Ringhof Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Dead Ends Audiobook by Erin Jade Lange
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Dead Ends Audiobook by Erin Jade Lange

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Dead Ends Author: Erin Jade Lange Narrator: Jed Drummond Format: Unabridged Length: 6 hrs and 47 mins Language: English Release date: 11-07-13 Publisher: Audible Studios for Bloomsbury Ratings: 4.5 of 5 out of 5 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: A riddle rarely makes sense the first time you hear it. The connection between Dane, a bully, and Billy D, a guy with Down Syndrome, doesn't even make sense the second time you hear it. But it's a collection of riddles that solidify their unlikely friendship. Dane doesn't know who his dad is. Billy doesn't know where his dad is. So when Billy asks for Dane's help solving the riddles his dad left in an atlas, Dane can't help but agree. The unmarked towns lead them closer to secrets of the past. But there's one secret Billy isn't sharing. It's a secret Dane might have liked to know before he stole his mom's car and her lottery winnings and set off on a road trip that will put him face to face with Billy's dad. Members Reviews: One of the best literary friendships ever Originally reviewed at: http://www.shaelit.com/2013/09/review-dead-ends-by-erin-jade-lange/ Dead Ends is definitely a character-first story. Though the plot itself is cute (Downs boy tries to find his dad by way of clues in an old atlas), it would be nothing without Dane and Billy D. Dane is our narrator, a tough-as-nails kid with a quick wit and quicker punches. He has all the trappings necessary to pull off the bully stereotype: an absent father, a low socioeconomic status, and a hair-trigger temper. Heâs a big kid with bigger fists who loves taking from the haves and making them have-nots. Of course, itâs not that simple, as Dane proves on page one, the very first time he meets Billy D. Billy accidentally interrupts Daneâs beat-down on the sidewalk of his neighborhood, and though Dane threatens him if he doesnât keep moving, our resident bully acknowledges itâs an empty threat. He might be a punk with an attitude problem but hey, heâs got standards. No matter how far Dane might sink, he doesnât beat up girls, and he doesnât beat up special ed kids. He runs Billy off, but not for long. Billy is fascinated by his new neighbor, this tough, swaggering kid that no one dares mess with. He starts following Dane to and from school, convinced that if he walks with Dane, no one will pick on him. (That Dane might pick on him never seems to cross his mind, even as Dane does just that.) When the principal hears about their walks, he offers Dane a deal: watch out for Billy and Dane will remain on the principalâs good side until graduation. Refuse, and itâs only a matter of time until Daneâs fighting gets him kicked out. So Dane and Billy D form a reluctant partnership (reluctant on Daneâs end only) that grows from walks home and fighting lessons to interstate hunts for lost fathers and so much more. I fell in love with Billy D from his first appearance. It would be so easy to turn the one Downs character in the book into a freaking angel with childish innocence and homespun moral advice for every occasion. Instead, what we get is a sometimes awkward, always sassy boy with something to prove. ---- I turned toward my own house and was halfway there when his voice rang out again. âYour clothes donât match!â What? I spun around. He had his arms folded across his chest in a smug gesture. This, he must have thought, was the final word in insults. ---- As the book progresses, we learn more about both boys, a process that I thoroughly enjoyed.

Fake ID Audiobook by Walter Sorrells
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Fake ID Audiobook by Walter Sorrells

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Fake ID Subtitle: Hunted Author: Walter Sorrells Narrator: Walter Sorrells Format: Unabridged Length: 6 hrs and 5 mins Language: English Release date: 05-27-08 Publisher: Penguin Group USA and Audible Ratings: 4.5 of 5 out of 12 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Sixteen-year-old Chastity and her mother have been on the run since Chass was a baby, assuming new identities in every town. She doesn't know why they are running, who her father is, or even her real name. But then, on the night of Chass's sixteenth birthday, her mother disappears. The cops find her abandoned car, blood matching her DNA, and a purse containing six ID cards. Chass can't believe her mother is dead; she knows that her mom just had to go on the run again, this time to protect Chass. Chastity has only six days to find her mother before she's put into foster care - but someone else is looking for Chass. Someone deadly. ©2006 Walter Sorrells; (P)2008 Penguin Critic Reviews: "A terrific read! Sorrells masterfully sustains suspense throughout." (Booklist) Members Reviews: Good teen suspense Even though I am an adult, I enjoy listening and reading young adult fiction. This was a good action/suspense novel. A lot of loose threads are neatly pulled together and by the end I could see how everything was woven together. Even though, throughout the book, it seemed like there couldn't be any correlation from previous events to current ones I think the author did a good job of explaining the connections. This is one book with a lot of puzzles to figure out. The solutions aren't obvious so you're really anxious until the end, to find out the answers. I surprisingly liked it. More like 3 1/2 Honestly I'd give it 3 1/2 stars, but where is that ever an option? I originally bought this for my teenage daughter, thinking it would appeal to her, but I ended up liking it myself. Nice story, and I think it would DEFINITELY make a great movie. All kinds of rooting for the good guy feeling running through it. Adults will like it also, in case they assumed it was for young adults. I think that's where the title came up, in a search under that classification. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Wallaconia Audiobook by David Pratt
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Wallaconia Audiobook by David Pratt

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Wallaconia Author: David Pratt Narrator: David Pratt Format: Unabridged Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins Language: English Release date: 07-28-17 Publisher: Beautiful Dreamer Press Ratings: 4.5 of 5 out of 2 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: High school senior Jim Wallace faces the approaching Christmas holidays with a mixture of hope and dread. This could be the week he and his girlfriend Liz finally have sex, putting to rest any lingering doubts Jim has about what kind of guy he really is. But then Pat Baxter, a neighbor, asks him to help out in his bookstore during the holiday rush, and Jim starts making new connections - and rediscovering an old one. Members Reviews: good book about knowing yourself This is the journey of Jim 18y/o who is dying to be normal and basically straight. He tends to hide in his made up country "Wallaconia". Hiding from the world and himself. This isn't a romance book, its a self discovery one. I didn't care much for Nate I think he could've found an easier "escape". I thought Pat was awesome. We spend the length of the book watching him accept who he really is; his sexuality and self-worth. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Run from Diablo Audiobook by Richard L. Easley
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Run from Diablo Audiobook by Richard L. Easley

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Run from Diablo Subtitle: Wanted Boy with Stolen Horse Author: Richard L. Easley Narrator: Christian Prentice Format: Unabridged Length: 3 hrs and 38 mins Language: English Release date: 03-06-17 Publisher: Windflower Audio Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Luke Landry comes to San Francisco after the death of his cowboy grandfather in Texas and accidentally winds up in the complicated juvenile justice system. His toughness and basic goodness help him overcome the dilemma of finding his place in a corrupt system that uses extended jail time as a tool for control. Luke Landry stands alone, makes his choices, and lives with the consequences. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Destination Unknown Audiobook by Amy Clipston
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Destination Unknown Audiobook by Amy Clipston

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Destination Unknown Author: Amy Clipston Narrator: Aimee Lilly Format: Unabridged Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins Language: English Release date: 02-17-14 Publisher: Oasis Audio Ratings: 4 of 5 out of 6 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Some journeys dont come with a map. Its senior year, and Whitney Richards is tired of the constant pressures to be perfect. When she gets a D in calculus, her mother immediately worries Whitney wont get into the right college - Moms alma mater - and hires Taylor as tutor. Taylor is a quiet, mysterious boy unlike anyone Whitney has ever met, but his upbringing has her mother and friends discouraging any type of relationship. Tired of having to play a part for everyone else, Whitney quits the activities that once defined her social identity and begins spending more time with Taylor. Is Whitney making a huge mistake, as everyone seems to think? Even Taylor begins to question some of her choices, but for the first time, Whitney is in the drivers seat of her life. Will she be able to find her identity - and Gods plan for her life - before she throws everything away? Members Reviews: Mixed bag of tricks The book was ok. The story was actually more for a teen reader. I finished it anyway. It was predictable. some of the characters were vibrant, while others were throw always. The narration was very good at times and irritating at others. There were times when the shrill of her voice cuts right through you. Other times were laughable, like when she did the voice of the mom. Other voices were quite pleasant. I found the overall book odd. There were times when I couldn't wait to hear more, then it would drag. In the end, there were lose ends that never quite got tied up in a neat little bow. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

The Pearl Diver Audiobook by S. Elliot Brandis
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The Pearl Diver Audiobook by S. Elliot Brandis

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: The Pearl Diver Subtitle: Seven Worlds Saga, Volume 1 Author: S. Elliot Brandis Narrator: Kristen G. Johnson Format: Unabridged Length: 8 hrs Language: English Release date: 08-31-15 Publisher: Aberrant Minds Publishing Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: The Pearl Diver is the story of a young woman named Elsie. She lives on Caelum, one of six known habituated planets (or seven, depending on who you ask). The missionaries say that all sentient life has descended from the same root species, diverging to adapt to life on each planet. Caelumans have rudimentary gills, which enable them to breathe underwater for limited stretches of time. Each year, an official from the system's head planet, Dunamis, visits Caelum to host the dive. A single black pearl is dropped into a section of the ocean, and contestants from the graduating year compete to find it. The winner is crowned the Pearl Diver and allowed to travel to Dunamis, where a better life awaits. Elsie longs to win, her competitive streak runs deep, but there is much in her way. She's haunted by the memory of her brother, who drowned in the dive five years earlier. Her parents are overbearing, not wanting to see the same grim outcome repeated. With her jaw clenched and her gills open, Elsie must fight for her dreams. She will become the Pearl Diver or die trying. Members Reviews: A Pearl of a YA Novel THE PEARL DIVER is an imaginative light-dystopian science fiction novel featuring better than average prose. What sets the book apart is the tone and atmosphere far more than the plot (which is interesting if a bit too similar to other YA dystopian offerings). Vast oceans, tiny pinpricks of land, humans that have evolved gills--no, this isn't a rehash of the terrible Kevin Costner movieWaterworld. Nor is it a rehash ofThe Hunger Games, though it shares some notable similarities with the best seller in the genre. As they say, good artists borrow, great artists steal. THE PEARL DIVER steals a few things, borrows a few others, and wraps them up with a great deal of original imagination to make a pleasing story. Like many YA dystopias, THE PEARL DIVER introduces a contest (though far less barbaric than the one featured in THE HUNGER GAMES) that the heroine must win: locating the illusive black pear. Dropped into the ocean by the enigmatic ruling class Dunamians, students graduating from their school (17-18-year-olds) may take their chances scouring the ocean floor to find the pearl. Elsie is one such diver--a girl with a tragic past and a keen desire to become The Pearl Diver--she's fairly standard fare for YA dystopia: strong but a touch fragile, eager but reluctant, in love but troubled. She's likable, and gains a good bit of gravitas as the story unfolds. She grew on me in the back third of the book. Without getting into spoilers, suffice it to say that the more she learns about the larger universe she occupies, the more likable and interesting she becomes. THE PEARL DIVER is a bit incoherent in terms of world building. Certain aspects delighted me, such as the numerous colony worlds occupied by distinctive offshoots of humanity, the ecology of the water planet that Elsie calls home, and the format of the diving contest. Less well-handled are elements of culture, which feel more "western" than they should. THE PEARL DIVER doesn't delve into the deep waters in terms of showing how a post-human culture of island-dwelling humans with gills might differ from the suburban life of your average adolescent girl.

Sam Audiobook by Francine Pascal
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Sam Audiobook by Francine Pascal

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Sam Subtitle: Fearless, Book 2 Author: Francine Pascal Narrator: Elizabeth Evans Format: Unabridged Length: 4 hrs and 27 mins Language: English Release date: 01-20-15 Publisher: Audible Studios Ratings: 5 of 5 out of 5 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: There's somebody who wants me dead.And he's probably going to succeed.Very soon. There is something I have to do before I go.And there's only one person I want to do it with. Sam. No rules. No limits. No fear. Members Reviews: To much back story The reason I got this book in the first place was that it was a fantastic premise. In my opinion, it never (let me rephrase) hardly ever lived up to it's promise. the first of the series I read was 17 or 27- cannot remember but it does not matter. I then bought NO. 1 and No. 2 for the back story except that had already been done quite adequately in book 27. There is so much repetition in all the books ( I have read 2 1/2) and the plot progresses at such a snail's pace that it just was not worth the bother. Two thoughts come to mind -- 1. the author is stringing the series out as long and as far as she can (more books = more money) or 2. and this is more likely - since there are at least 27 out now- she gives a detailed back story so that all the books can stand alone. I figure I have read the first and the 27th now I will just wait until the last one comes out - read that - and it will all be good It is a shame though, If the author would just let go of the reins and give horse it's head, (gunned it and let the plot take off, she and her readers would have been much better served.(I would have been better served) Remember, this is just an opinion- mine, and should not really inform anyone as to yea or nay. This is just my problem with these books. So, pick up no. 1 and no. 27. Start with 27 and then read 1. If you still want to pick up no.2 then my problem is not yours and the above should be dismissed out of hand. Will Book Review I bought this book for my daughter and she absolutely loved it. She loves to read and goes through books nearly ever couple of weeks. This is a great book and I (and she) would recommend it. Rip off series: author and publisher should be ashamed These aren't really book length and they are definitely not creative. They are repetitive and finally reach quite boring by book 6. They aren't worth 90 cents much less almost 9 dollars EACH. Save yourself some money. Seller ok, book not the seller was good, the book was not! Ok story not worth money This is a series of a lot of books. They are very short for what they are priced at. Wish they were longer. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

The Six Rules of Maybe Audiobook by Deb Caletti
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The Six Rules of Maybe Audiobook by Deb Caletti

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: The Six Rules of Maybe Author: Deb Caletti Narrator: Teri Clark Linden Format: Unabridged Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins Language: English Release date: 04-20-10 Publisher: Brilliance Audio Ratings: 3 of 5 out of 4 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Scarlett Hughes is overly involved in the lives of everyone around her, especially her neighbors, including: a young goth girl who chalks her very traditional wishes on the sidewalk; a forgetful mailman; and an older couple whose main excitement in their lives are the formal-sounding scam emails from foreign lands promising large sums of money. But when Scarlett's sister, Juliet, returns home from school - pregnant and surprisingly married to a sweet, handsome boy who she seems to have no interest in, but who is hopelessly in love with her - Scarlett is thrust solidly into her own life and forced to take a look inward for the first time. The Six Rules of Maybe is about the necessity of dreams, as well as the necessity of facing reality and speaking the truth. Critic Reviews: "Reminiscent of the best of Sarah Dessen's work, this novel is beautifully written, deftly plotted, and movingly characterized." (School Library Journal) Members Reviews: Terrible reader Would you be willing to try another one of Teri Clark Lindens performances? NO. Only the main characters were given normal voices; everyone else sounded like a cartoon version of a teenage girl, a nerd, or a dumb dude. It made it practically unlistenable and really effected how I enjoyed the book. Any additional comments? I really don't know if I would have like the story with a different reader, but as a whole, I've liked Deb Caletti's books (Stay, in particular, is great). But the reader of this book really made it hard to enjoy listening. Try another Deb Caletti book with a different reader! Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

These Things Happen Audiobook by Richard Kramer
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These Things Happen Audiobook by Richard Kramer

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: These Things Happen Subtitle: A Novel Author: Richard Kramer Narrator: Richard Kramer Format: Unabridged Length: 7 hrs and 54 mins Language: English Release date: 02-06-14 Publisher: Audible Studios Ratings: 4 of 5 out of 12 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: A domestic story told in numerous original and endearing voices. The story opens with Wesley, a tenth grader, and involves his two sets of parents (the mom and her second husband, a very thoughtful doctor; and the father who has become a major gay lawyer/activist and his fabulous "significant other" who owns a restaurant). Wesley is a fabulous kid, whose equally fabulous best friend Theo has just won a big school election and simultaneously surprises everyone in his life by announcing that he is gay. No one is more surprised than Wesley, who actually lives temporarily with his gay father and partner, so that he can get to know his rather elusive dad. When a dramatic and unexpected trauma befalls the boys in school, all the parents converge noisily in love and well-meaning support. But through it all, each character ultimately is made to face certain challenges and assumptions within his/her own life, and the playing out of their respective life priorities and decisions is what makes this novel so endearing and so special. Members Reviews: More screen play than novel Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not? At the end of the novel, I learned that the author who is also the narrator is a former screen play writer for some pretty successful TV shows. That made perfect sense then, as the story read like the script for a movie throughout, heavy on descriptives as if I needed to see what I was hearing and reading. It was difficult for me to really emerse myself into this story as the narrator wasnt really a narrator or a storyteller. He simply read the words from the book. And at times I couldnt differentiate which character was speaking because of the lack of emotion in his voice. I would like to see what a true narrator like Paul Morey, or a storyteller like Sean Crisden could do with this novel. Would you recommend These Things Happen to your friends? Why or why not? Perhaps. Too each his own, and while this wasn't the book for me, it could be the best book ever for someone else. Would you be willing to try another one of Richard Kramers performances? Doubtful. Could you see These Things Happen being made into a movie or a TV series? Who should the stars be? YES! Now that is what I think this story was intended for as it read more like a screen play than a novel. Cord Overstreet could be Wesley and Matt Bomer can play George. Any additional comments? This story is told from multiple perspectives throughout, but the majority of the time the reader is hearing from Wesley himself and George, his father's significant other. Wesley is at a turning point in his life it seems, completely unsure of which fork in the road to take. He is living temporarily with his father Kenny and his father's partner, George. While Kenny is an established gay rights activist and lawyer, throughout the story he is completely emotionally distant with both his son and his partner. George fits the older, self aware gay man persona to a 'T'. He is successful in his own right as the owner of the restaurant they live above, Echo, and wants nothing more than to connect with his step son Wesley and reconnect with the love of his life, Kenny. Wesley's best friend Theo has won the class election for President, and announced to the entire school that he is gay. Now he wants his best friend Wes to talk to his two dads about the implications of Theo's confession.

Historia de dos Ciudades [A Tale of Two Cities] Audio Libro por Charles Dickens
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Historia de dos Ciudades [A Tale of Two Cities] Audio Libro por Charles Dickens

Escuche este audio libro completo gratis en http://hotaudiobook.com/free Título: Historia de dos Ciudades [A Tale of Two Cities] Autor: Charles Dickens Narrador: Guillermo Piedrahita Formato: Abridged Duración: 2 hrs and 57 mins Idioma: Español Fecha de publicación: 10-05-05 Editor: Yoyo USA, Inc Calificaciones: 3 de 5 de 8 votos Categorías: Teens, Fiction & Literature Resumen del editor: The two cities of the title are London and Paris during the French Revolution. Don't miss this fascinating, classic story. Opiniones de los miembros: Historia entretenida Es una historia que entretiene. Pero por momentos sentía que todos los motivos y personajes ya estaban predestinados y los sentía muy artificiales. El lector se escuchaba claramente. El narrador No entiendo si la historia está mal escrita o el narrador no habla bien español. Pareciera que quien narra no habla bien español. Es muy incomodo de escuchar Malo No es leal al libro, es un resumen de la historia... No se puede seguir la lectura! Contáctame para cualquier pregunta: inforeq17@gmail.com

The Gospel of Winter Audiobook by Brendan Kiely
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The Gospel of Winter Audiobook by Brendan Kiely

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: The Gospel of Winter Author: Brendan Kiely Narrator: Nick Podehl Format: Unabridged Length: 7 hrs and 22 mins Language: English Release date: 04-07-14 Publisher: Audible Studios Ratings: 4.5 of 5 out of 3 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: A fearless debut novel about the restorative power of truth and love after the trauma of abuse. As sixteen-year-old Aidan Donovans fractured family disintegrates around him, he searches for solace in a few bumps of Adderall, his fathers wet bar, and the attentions of his local priest, Father Gregthe only adult who actually listens to him. When Christmas hits, Aidans world collapses in a crisis of trust when he recognizes the darkness of Father Gregs affections. He turns to a crew of new friends to help make sense of his life: Josie, the girl he just might love; Sophie, whos a little wild; and Mark, the charismatic swim team captain whose own secret agonies converge with Aidans. The Gospel of Winter maps the ways love can be used as a weapon against the innocentbut can also, in the right hands, restore hope and even faith. Brendan Kielys unflinching and courageous debut novel exposes the damage from the secrets we keep and proves that in truth, there is power. And real love. Critic Reviews: "'We live in a world of consequence and effect,' says the 16-year-old narrator of The Gospel of Winter, a book that will be as satisfying to literary readers as it will to young adults. This is a novel that captures the pulse of a contemporary wound, a truth that needs to be told about the shameful issue of abuse within our society. It is also a novel that examines the faultlines of love, family, adolescence, faith and belonging. Brendan Kiely has written a novel that is both unflinching and redemptive." (Colum McCann, NYT Bestselling author and National Book Award winner for Let the Great World Spin) Members Reviews: Mostly good, but... I enjoyed the story but found the ending lacking. the main characters mother is a horrible parent but this is never addressed, which was disappointing. otherwise I found this an interesting portrayal of the issue of child sexual abuse in the Catholic Church (as someone who was raised Catholic) i also (as a gay woman) had issue with the portrayal of the main characters gay best friend, who is shown as desperate for the main character's affection. it would've been a fine gay character otherwise, without resorting to the "gay man falls for his straight best friend" trope. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

You Don't Even Know Me Audiobook by Sharon Flake
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You Don't Even Know Me Audiobook by Sharon Flake

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: You Don't Even Know Me Subtitle: Stories and Poems about Boys Author: Sharon Flake Narrator: Corey Allen, Muhammed Cunningham, JD Jackson Format: Unabridged Length: 4 hrs and 38 mins Language: English Release date: 05-27-14 Publisher: Recorded Books Ratings: 5 of 5 out of 3 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: In nine stories and 13 poems, Sharon G. Flake gives listeners insight into the minds of a diverse group of adolescent African-American males. Theres Tow-Kaye, getting married at age 17 to the love of his life, whos pregnant. He knows its the right thing to do, but hes scared to death. James writes in his diary about his twin brothers terrible secret, which threatens to pull James down, too. Tyler explains what its like to be a player with the ladies. In a letter to his uncle, LaRon confesses that hes infected with HIV. Eric takes us on a tour of North Philly on the Fourth of July, when the heat could make a guy go crazy. Still, he loves his hood. These and other unforgettable characters come to life in this poignant, funny and often searing collection of urban male voices. Members Reviews: Book club material Very interesting, somewhat unique view written in a way that kids will read and perfect for a book club discussion for junior high. Great book I really liked this book!! The book consist of a lot of short stories, I usually don't like books like that but each one of these stories was so interesting. Sharon flake is a really good writer, I like how she makes each character seem so realistic and completely different even though the book is fiction. My favorite character is Tow-kaye from the short story "scared to death". He's a sixteen year old boy who got has gotten his girlfriend pregnant and now is marrying her, but during the ceremony he realizes he isn't ready to get married. Overall the book was good and I would recommend it to a friend. I will probably be reading more of Sharon g. flakes books ... freshmen for the first time last fall & they loved it! Both male and female students I taught this to my freshmen for the first time last fall & they loved it! Both male and female students. I'm definitely going to keep this text a part of my curriculum in the classroom. Interesting Departure Our students have a history with Ms Flake's books. I have already had one copy "borrowed" and not returned. I like the idea of writing stories and poems from a teenage boy's perspective. Often they are forgotten or seen as troubled kids. Ms Flake does indeed write about these boys, but she also includes the confused, scared, sensitive, and loving boys that we all know. ... book for my 14 year old son and he enjoyed reading it I bought this book for my 14 year old son and he enjoyed reading it. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Torn Audiobook by David Massey
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Torn Audiobook by David Massey

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Torn Author: David Massey Narrator: Saskia Maarleveld Format: Unabridged Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins Language: English Release date: 11-01-13 Publisher: Recorded Books Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Afghanistan. In the heat and dust, young British army medic Elinor Nielson watches an Afghan girl walk into a hail of bullets. But when she runs to help, Ellie finds her gone. Who is she? And what's happened to her? What Ellie discovers makes her question everything she believes in - even her feelings for the American lieutenant who takes her side. Members Reviews: Better Check for Shrapnel After Reading What was she thinking? Nineteen year old Brit Elinor Nielson finds herself working as a medic in Afghanistan, warily partnered with American soldiers in the hinterlands. It's hotter than Hades during the day and cold enough to make her teeth chatter at night. Nobody's sure who the enemy is or whether they're making progress toward gaining trust and restoring peace. Her first morning finds her being spied upon by a bunch of male soldiers while showering and encountering inexplicable hostility from her tent mate corporal Heidi Larson, another medic. This book doesn't waste any time. Right after breakfast, Ellie is sent out on patrol with her fellow soldiers, having achieved some sort of truce with the peeping toms. She realized very quickly that getting along and ignoring her anger over the shower incident is trumped by the need for everyone to have each others' backs. This is emphasized big time when they come under sniper fire right after her fellow grunt, Yugi realizes he's stepped on an IED and if he moves, it will blow him to bits. Ellie remembers how she and her dad used to play guessing games relating to how much things weighed back home. She doesn't stop to figure out what the rulebook says, but drops her rifle and starts looking for something that she can weigh down so it will approximate Yugi's body weight. She's successful, but in the midst of the firefight, she sees a burka clad girl in a bright blue dress with flowers on it. She tries warning her off, but the girl seems to be unaware that she's in the middle of a fire fight. When the dust settles following the skirmish, Ellie is in hot water, even though she saved Yugi. Heidi seems intent on getting her disciplined. The rest of her squad are in her corner, though and the base commander lets her off lightly, something that incenses Heidi even more. Once she's calmed down, Ellie starts wondering about the mysterious girl. She seemed surreal, but Heidi saw her and really freaked out. The next patrol lands Ellie and her comrades in another fire fight. This time she sees the mystery girl take a stray bullet to the head. Determined to do what she can, Ellie and one of her fellow soldiers find a trail of blood. When Ellie climbs into the attic where the bloodstains lead them, she finds the girl, unscathed, crouching next to a boy who is dying from multiple chest wounds. He's beyond help, but Ellie tries comforting him while he dies. She learns that the girl's name is Aroush and that she and the boy are connected. While Ellie is comforting the boy whose name is Farshad, Aroush vanishes, but not before Ellie learns that both kids are part of The Young Martyrs who hate both westerners and the Taliban. Their goal is to rid Afghanistan of anyone threatening them, including their own government. Ellie finds a photo in Farshad's pocket that shows a family in front of a farmhouse with distinctive mountains in the background. There's an inscription on the back in English: "My angel.

Art Girls Are Easy Audiobook by Julie Klausner
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Art Girls Are Easy Audiobook by Julie Klausner

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Art Girls Are Easy Author: Julie Klausner Narrator: Julie Klausner Format: Unabridged Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins Language: English Release date: 05-31-13 Publisher: Hachette Audio Ratings: 4 of 5 out of 8 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Fifteen-year-old Indigo Hamlisch is an art prodigy looking forward to her last summer at the Silver Springs Academy for Fine and Performing Arts for Girls. But her BFF Lucy Serrano is a C.I.T. this year, and that means she doesn't have to hang out with Indigo and the other campers anymore: she can mingle with the counselors - including Indigo's scandalous and unrequited crush, paint-splattered art instructor Nick Estep. But it's not like anything is going to happen between Lucy and Nick... right? As Indy becomes more and more paranoid about what's going on between her best friend and her favorite counselor, Indy's life - and her work - spin hilariously out of control. Funny and bold, Art Girls Are Easy is a comedy of errors filtered through the wry, satirical eyes of a girl who's been there, done that, and is just looking for a little inspiration. Members Reviews: Love Julie Klausner--this is NOT narrated by her What disappointed you about Art Girls Are Easy? I was really looking forward to this but it's read by someone named Kate Russell, not Julie Klausner herself. I got a few sentences in and just couldn't reconcile her voice with the story when I was expecting Julie's. Please change the info on this audiobook to have the correct narrator listed. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Party Audiobook by Tom Leveen
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Party Audiobook by Tom Leveen

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Party Author: Tom Leveen Narrator: Oliver Wyman, Anthony Bowden, Kevin Free, Kevin T. Collins, Suzy Jackson, Josh Hurley, Fred Berman, Stephen Dexter, Vikas Adam Format: Unabridged Length: 6 hrs and 26 mins Language: English Release date: 04-07-13 Publisher: Audible Studios Ratings: 4.5 of 5 out of 7 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: It's Saturday night in Santa Barbara and it seems like everyone is headed to the same destination. The reason is simple: To celebrate the end of school. But for eleven different people the motives are bit more complicated - to be noticed, to hook up, to make friends, to numb the pain, to get over an ex, to say goodbye. As each character takes a turn and tells his/her story, the eleven individuals intersect, reconnect, and combine in ways that none of them ever saw coming. Combine the poignancy of Thirteen Reasons Why with the energy of films like American Graffiti, Dazed and Confused, and Sixteen Candles and you get Party - a sneak peek into the lives of contemporary teens over the course of a single night. Alternating points of view and the timeless setting of an end-of-school party make this a compelling listen. Those who download it cannot stop listening. Narrated by: Members Reviews: Well Handled and Enjoyable I grew up in the 90s so I'm a sucker for teen party movies. You know the ones that always take place on the last night of school where the geek gets the cheerleader, the jock gets humiliated and the quirky girl finds her perfect quirky guy? Well I picked up The Party expecting something along those lines but The Party wasn't a raucous teen comedy throw-back though. Instead we meet a diverse group of teenagers dealing with issues like death, religious conflict and racism. The conflicts are modern, fresh and well handled. There are no easy fixes for the wide social, financial and political barriers isolating our characters and the author doesnt undercut the fact. The characters were deftly drawn, the stories interwoven smoothly and the brought to life by the full cast recording. The Party wasnt a wild rager, it was an intimate gathering and Id recommend it to anyone looking for something a little different in YA. Surprisingly Heartfelt, Interesting, and Inspiring I guess it is kind of like a Breakfast Club story for this generation. It takes place all in one day, but from each character's perspective, without going backwards in time, so that made for a fast paced read. All the main characters seemed to have a great deal of depth to them, even though on the surface you think that they will be completely shallow. My only small compliant would be that there should have been extra follow-up with a couple of the character's, as one was let off the hook a bit too easy, with too quick of a wrap up of that particular story line. Overall, I couldn't stop listening. The readers were all fantastic. I hope there is more like this to come from this author in the future! Can't Hardly Wait... Of this decade Any additional comments? Not bad. I actually liked how each perspective was so clear and their thoughts made their actions so understandable. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Catcher, Caught Audiobook by Sarah Collins Honenberger
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Catcher, Caught Audiobook by Sarah Collins Honenberger

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Catcher, Caught Author: Sarah Collins Honenberger Narrator: Nick Podehl Format: Unabridged Length: 8 hrs and 24 mins Language: English Release date: 11-16-12 Publisher: Brilliance Audio Ratings: 4 of 5 out of 5 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: A few months after doctors tell him he has only a year to live, a precocious fifteen-year-old from a small town in Virginia has an intense reaction to The Catcher in the Rye. Deriving inspiration from J. D. Salingers narrative, Daniel Landon begins to question the intentions and authority of those around him in his own search for identity in the face of death. Tired of his cramped surroundings and parents alternative approaches to his treatment, he follows the footsteps of Holden Caulfield to New York City in search of the same eternal truths, only to discover the importance of home. A coming-of-age story, a love story, and a new classic, Catcher, Caught will engage the imagination of more than one generation searching for lasting values. Members Reviews: Stands on its own Best part of this book was the frequent contrast between the existential teen misery (compelling to the miserable, but generally cured by time and finding your own place in the world) that is the topic of the original Catcher, and a true life and death crisis. Voice was unique, not a copy. Characters were real (read imperfect, but really no villains either). And Landon is a real teenager with a more mature perspective due to his diagnosis. Still, a girlfriend is as important as mortality, and running away to NY to ask for medical care seems like a good plan. I especially liked the understated, untold story of Mack. How much of his drug experimentation was influenced by Landon`s medical issues, if any? I like that the author doesn't take a position. Good read, I'd buy another book by this author on the strength of this one. Leukemia, Adolescence, and Holden Caulfield Come Together The premise of this story is to see the world from the eyes of a 16 year old who has just been diagnosed with stage 4 leukemia. Daniel is the middle son of three sons to a mom and dad who are a product of the hippie culture of the 1960s. They live on a houseboat in tidal waters of Virginia, and really are backwoods folks with anti government ideas feathering their nest. When they discover the leukemia in their son, they eschew traditional medical treatment, and instead turn to a herbalist who prescribes concoctions of herbs and natural products to hopefully cure Daniel. In the meantime, Daniel has the normal teenage raging hormones coursing through his veins, and he meets Meredith, who is a twin sister of Julianne. Meredith becomes Danielâs girlfriend, and Julianne becomes Mackâs (Danielâs best friend) girlfriend. Daniel is obsessed with Salingerâs story, the Catcher in the Rye, and he constantly patterns his life around answering the question: âWhat would Holden Caulfield do in this situation?â Holden is, of course, the 16 year old protanganist and narrator in the story. Like his hero Holden, Daniel is intelligent and sensitive, and he narrates in a cynical and jaded voice. He finds the hypocrisy and ugliness of the world around him almost unbearable, and through his cynicism he tries to protect himself from the pain and disappointment of the adult world. It is beyond interesting to view a terminal disease referred to as âThe Diseaseâ from Danielâs point of view. He is direct with his mortality, and he narrates some poignant insights as to how people begin to treat someone who has terminal cancer.

Toby Tyler or, Ten Weeks with a Circus Audiobook by James Otis Kaler
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Toby Tyler or, Ten Weeks with a Circus Audiobook by James Otis Kaler

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Toby Tyler or, Ten Weeks with a Circus Author: James Otis Kaler Narrator: Amon Purinton Format: Unabridged Length: 4 hrs and 38 mins Language: English Release date: 12-15-99 Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc. Ratings: 3 of 5 out of 1 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Who hasn't dreamed of running away to a more exciting life? Toby Tyler is one boy who did just that, spending 10 weeks working for the circus as it toured New England in the 1870s. But was this great adventure everything he dreamed it would be? Toby Tyler or, Ten Weeks with a Circus is a classic story beloved by generation after generation of children. Author James Otis Kaler actually traveled with the Phineas T. Barnum Circus as a young reporter, and he used his firsthand knowledge to acquaint children with the behind-the-scenes details of what the circus is really like, while introducing the unforgettable character of Toby Tyler. (P)1997 Audio Bookshelf Members Reviews: fun story and makes me smile. If you love the old Disney movie this book is a Fun story to read. We'd all like to run away to the circus Otis's *Toby Tyler* is *not* a "sentimental" book, despite that Otis wrote in the Victorian era. The icky reputation this novel owes among people not familiar with it stems from a stupid movie by the vile Disney, who turned Toby's South American monkey into a chimpanzee, refused to keep the tragic ending, and otherwise gelded Otis's book. Remember that the late Victorian era in literature was the era of Mark Twain and the much younger Rudyard Kipliing, two people who held high standards in truthful and correct prose. *Toby Tyler* cleaves close to the conditions of the time. I take it that the "Guilford" of the novel is indeed Guilford, Connecticut, which I know, and on that assumption I can calibrate the social tensions. I would advise the prospective reader to read the novel and be assured that the author is doing his best accurately to describe conditons. And, it is a good story. Enjoy. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

But Then I Came Back Audiobook by Estelle Laure
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But Then I Came Back Audiobook by Estelle Laure

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: But Then I Came Back Author: Estelle Laure Narrator: Jessica Almasy Format: Unabridged Length: 6 hrs and 57 mins Language: English Release date: 04-04-17 Publisher: Recorded Books Ratings: 3 of 5 out of 1 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: From the author of This Raging Light comes the story of Eden Jones, a 17-year-old girl who feels lost after surviving a near fatal accident. Unable to connect with her family and friends, Eden forms an unlikely relationship with Joe, a boy who comes to the hospital to visit Jasmine, a friend who may soon be gone forever. Eden is the only person who can get through to Jasmine, but is she brave enough to face a world that's bigger and more magical than she ever would have allowed? Lyrical, unexpected, and romantic, Estelle Laure's new novel is about interwoven lives, long good-byes, and the imperfect beauty of young love. Members Reviews: Started as a partner read with my daughter My daughter read the first book for her book club and I read along. I was drawn in and couldn't wait for this follow up. I was not disappointed. Very good read. I loved it just as much This is a worthy companion novel to Laure's debut This Raging Light! I loved it just as much, if not more. Again, Laure brilliantly explores matters of the heart. Five Stars Excellent sequel! A powerful story about a girl who has to lose a lot before she can find herself again "Time served on planet earth is yours to use as you see fit. It keeps spinning, and just because someone's life ends or pauses doesn't mean we have to do the same." --- "We do have to rescue ourselves in the end, no matter how much we learn to lean on other people." Eden Jones fell in the river and hit her head. She was in a coma for a month. But then she woke up. That's when the real recovery begins as Eden has to teach her body how to walk, talk, and even eat again. All easy compared to trying to fit herself back into a life that moved on without her. Eden struggles to reconnect with her twin brother who used to know her better than anyone, her best friend who saved her, and her parents. But maybe she isn't the person they remember anymore. Maybe she isn't the person she remembers either. Eden still feels a pull to wherever she was while she was in a coma--to the In Between place filled with flowers and a girl trying to tell her something that she can't hear. The flowers follow Eden back into the real world where they start appearing everywhere. It turns out the girl followed Eden back too. Jaz is in the hospital room next to Eden, comatose and unresponsive except that Eden still feels a pull toward her. As she tries to understand their connection, Eden also forms a surprising friendship with Joe--the boy who is desperate for Jaz to wake up. Eden might be the only person who can get Jaz to come back. Helping Jaz could mean losing a piece of herself. Or it could help Eden find something she's been missing all along in But Then I Came Back (2017) by Estelle Laure. But Then I Came Back is a companion to Laure's debut novel This Raging Light. It begins a few weeks after the end of This Raging Light and tells Eden's story. Although she is facing a lot of external change most of Eden's journey and development is internal as she tries to make sense of her interpersonal relationships--both new and old--and figure out who she is now and who she wants to become. For most of her life, Eden has defined herself as a ballet dancer with big plans.

In the Mind of Revenge Audiobook by Liv Hadden
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In the Mind of Revenge Audiobook by Liv Hadden

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: In the Mind of Revenge Subtitle: The Shamed, Volume 1 Author: Liv Hadden Narrator: Shame Format: Unabridged Length: 7 hrs and 1 min Language: English Release date: 11-17-16 Publisher: Alodia Offbeat Creative, LLC Ratings: 4 of 5 out of 3 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Mine is a tale of pain, hate, lies, murder, injustice, vengeance, and love unreturned. My story began much like yours; a hopeful innocent born to a world of endless possibilities. But my journey has rarely been paved with opportunities of light. Confronted by those who sought to eclipse what light I had found, the darkness came for me. Wrapped in its intoxicating embrace, I have risen from the dead to reclaim my dignity and the life that was taken from me. I have begun my journey into the mind of revenge. Revenge for me. Revenge for those like me. Those who are shamed. This is a story for the shamed, by the shamed. The question is, are you ready for it? In the Mind of Revenge, book one of The Shamed Series, takes a deep look at how monsters are born. Set in a society that glorifies "normal" and demonizes different, this dark tale takes its listeners on an emotionally wild ride of vengeance, murder, pain and desperation. Though the listener is warned by its main character, Shame, not to develop an attachment, the first person narrative combined with Shame's uninhibited vulnerability makes it nearly impossible not to do so. Raw, vivid, honest, fast-paced and beautifully vulgar, In the Mind of Revenge is sure to have you emotionally twisted from beginning to end. Members Reviews: Knew chapters Keep them coming Liv! The second book can't be released soon enough! So much suspense,and I had no problem picking up the story where we had left off! Oh all the twists of this character! Five Stars great suspense novel by up and coming author! Original and unique 4.5 stars ! After an accumulation of years being treated like a freak because of his androgynity, one big act of horrific violation finally leads to the big rupture of life as he knows it. I say he but the main characterâs gender is left open throughout the entire book and in my mind he feels male. But just how unique is that? What a brilliant move! When asked for his name, he tells people itâs Shame because after all these years this is who he is, he even wears it with proud embroidered on his vest. Shame was certainly an interesting character and although we are warned by Shame several times not to sympathize and not see him as a victim, it is exactly what I did. Shame is out for revenge but before he knows it, even more and bigger trouble comes looking for him. In his search for his youth friend Cassie, Shame made a victim, although he canât help it. I kind of forgave him, again, for his acts of violence. Someone sprung on him, what is he to do right? But his actions have unforeseen consequences. He suddenly finds himself tied into a gang war between the Chinese on one side and a certain Big D and his goonies on the other. But itâs not all doom and gloom, he also meets the utterly positive JB, the kind Margaret who really sees him and who he loves to be with, and the tattoo-artist Shadow who can see what colour his soul is. Did you know that most people have two colours, where one morphs into the other as we go from childhood into adulthood? Those little âfun factsâ make the book all the more interesting. Anyway, the inevitable fall of him originates from a feeling of responsibility and caring for someone else. It has a cliffhanger ending that really makes you want to start on the sequel right away.

The Motherless Child Project, Book 1 Audiobook by Janie McQueen, Robin Karr
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The Motherless Child Project, Book 1 Audiobook by Janie McQueen, Robin Karr

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: The Motherless Child Project, Book 1 Author: Janie McQueen, Robin Karr Narrator: Wendy Pitts Format: Unabridged Length: 4 hrs and 36 mins Language: English Release date: 03-13-15 Publisher: Burning Sage Publishing Company Ratings: 4 of 5 out of 10 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: In her 16-year-old upscale Charleston, South Carolina life, the biggest problems Emily Amber Ross has had to face run along the lines of designing alternative Halloween costumes, losing five pounds before school pictures, sourcing aromatherapy candles, and finding a bridesmaid dress out of season. Until she hears an old gospel song that leads her to wonder who she really is. A dangerous crush, a disturbing world of police, judges, phony mental evaluations, and disappearing parents. How can a routine school assignment go so wrong? Critic Reviews: "The Motherless Child Project presents a powerful story told from a teen's perspective and tells of teen Emily, who has grown up without her mother and is long used to this absence in her life. But it takes a school project, which she tailors around her experience of being motherless, to really bring her feelings to the forefront, and her journey is the subject of a story investigating why her mother left.... Much of her life up to the point this story begins has been one of comfortable ignorance. Now she's venturing into the realm of investigation and filling in the blanks and, more so than other books on the topic of motherless children, The Motherless Child Project documents this process of discovery and what it does to a child's psyche and self-image." (Midwest Book Review) Members Reviews: Compelling topic This is a young adult novel exploring the issues surrounding single-parent (specifically father) households and related legal issues. It is insightful and provides a unique look into the topic. I didn't care for the narration of the Audible edition. The narrator has a nice voice, but often sounds sarcastic. It didn't work for me. I received this title for free in exchange for an unbiased review. great concept I loved it. another great performance by Wendy. I'm looking forward to more in this series and more from Wendy Pitts. These things really happen I am a grandmother watching the pain as my daughter and grandchildren goes through this nightmare. Wonderful book Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not? Yes I would. It's a very beautiful written book even though I listen to it. Some books are better as a audio. Yes yes yes go listen Was The Motherless Child Project, Book 1 worth the listening time? YES! Compelling! This is my first story that I've heard by either author, Janie McQueen and Robin Kart but it was a fantastic story and I'm pleased I was given the opportunity to listen to it. The story is quite compelling and filled with truth, even though it might be scary to face. The authors created a brilliant story that should me made for students to read in school and do an assignment on their thoughts as teenagers as they read this story. This is the work of what I think some call realistic fiction and I do look forward to the next story by this awesome duo. I do hope the authors add the next story to Audible as well as the others that follow. Narrator Wendy Pitts did a great job with her telling of the story. I don't feel her voice was too childish as others have written. I feel her voice for each character was age appropriate. I felt she did a great job with distinguishing accents of each character and I didn't have any trouble identifying the character that was speaking at the time. She did an amazing job bringing this story to life.

We Are the Goldens Audiobook by Dana Reinhardt
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We Are the Goldens Audiobook by Dana Reinhardt

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: We Are the Goldens Author: Dana Reinhardt Narrator: Julia Whelan Format: Unabridged Length: 4 hrs and 37 mins Language: English Release date: 05-27-14 Publisher: Brilliance Audio Ratings: 4 of 5 out of 30 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Nell worships her older sister, Layla. They're one unit, intertwined: Nellayla. As Nell and her best friend, Felix, start their freshman year in high school, on Layla's turf, there's so much Nell looks forward to: Joining Layla on the varsity soccer team. Parties. Boys. Adventures. But the year takes a very different turn. Layla is changing, withdrawing. She's hiding something, and when Nell discovers what it is, and the consequences it might have, she struggles. She wants to support Layla, to be her confidante, to be the good sister she's always been. But with so much at stake, what secrets should she keep? What lies should she tell? Award-winning young adult author Dana Reinhardt explores questions of loyalty, love, and betrayal in this provocative and intimate novel. Members Reviews: ok read I love the narrator. however the book leaves you hanging, no real ending. The rest of the book is OK. Wish there was more, yet it was perfect Would you listen to We Are the Goldens again? Why? I would and I will. It is a beautifully written book, beautifully narrated What other book might you compare We Are the Goldens to and why? I can't think of another book i could compare it to Which scene was your favorite? Although I didn't want the book to end so abruptly, the scene that led to Nell's decision. If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be? Strong sister bond Any additional comments? Buy this audiobook Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Perfected by Girls Audiobook by Alfred C. Martino
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Perfected by Girls Audiobook by Alfred C. Martino

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Perfected by Girls Author: Alfred C. Martino Narrator: Jen Taylor Format: Unabridged Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins Language: English Release date: 01-12-12 Publisher: Listen & Live Audio, Inc. Ratings: 4 of 5 out of 4 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Navigating high school isn't easy for Melinda Radford. She's the lone girl on the Ashton High wrestling team, grappling with opponents who refuse to compete against her, a few who want to crush her, and a coach who's less-than-pleased having a female in his practice room. At home, Mel's parents forbid her from seeing her new boyfriend, her grandmother insists she start preparing for her future by taking a dready office internship, and her infuriating older brother, who's the varsity team captain, flirts with her best friend, Jade. Just when it seems things can't get any more complicated, an off-handed comments puts Mel at odds with her teammates, her brother, and, worst of all, her coach. But through a strange twist of tragedy and fate, Mel is given an unexpected opportunity to accomplish something no girls in her school's history has ever done - something that just may redeem herslef in the eyes of her detractors. But is she strong enough to handle the pressure? Author Alfred C. Martino has written two highly-acclaimed sports novels, Over The end Line and the Jr. Library Guild Selection and 'Best Books For Young Adults' nominee, Pinned. Narrator Jen Taylor is a regional actress based in Seattle, WA. She has voiced nearly thirty audiobooks, received several AudFile awards and was nominated for an Audie Award in 2008, 2009 and 2012. Critic Reviews: Perfected by Girls is a fine pick for young adult readers about the crushing weight of being a teenager. (Midwest Bookwatch) Members Reviews: It was a pretty good read It was a pretty good read, even if it feels like they took the character and plot development several steps back from the first book and made the main character a bit more of a "teen drama queen" than I remember her being in the first book. Still, overall this is a great read. Five Stars Loved it! Great book especially for girl wrestlers! Girl Wrestlers Ruls I love this book. I know how the main character feels. I'm a girl wrestler as well. If you love wrestling and your a girl, or your just someone who loves a girl as the main character, you'll love Perfected By Girls. enjoyed, quick easy read nice story- girls wrestling..... perfected by girls review from ashlie I am a girl wrestler so I can relate to a lot of the feelings and problems she has.and my dig brother and sister wrestal so I have to keep up with them Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Everything's Fine Audiobook by Janci Patterson
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Everything's Fine Audiobook by Janci Patterson

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Everything's Fine Author: Janci Patterson Narrator: Katherine Billings Format: Unabridged Length: 5 hrs and 9 mins Language: English Release date: 09-18-17 Publisher: Garden Ninja Books Ratings: 5 of 5 out of 3 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Kira thought she knew everything about her best friend, Haylee. But when Haylee commits suicide immediately after her first date with her longtime crush, Bradley Johansen, Kira is left with nothing but questions, and a gaping hole in her life where Haylee used to be. Kira is sure that the answers to her questions must be written in Haylee's journal, but she's not the only one searching for it. The more Kira learns about Haylee's past, the more certain she is that other people grieving for Haylee are keeping secrets - especially Bradley, and Haylee's attractive older cousin Nick. Kira is desperate to get to Haylee's journal before anyone else finds it - to discover the truth about what happened to Haylee. And to hide the things that Haylee wrote down about her. Members Reviews: Really good! I got turned on to this book from a friend because the narrator and I have the same last name. It started as a joke, but...jokes on them! It was a great book. I really enjoyed the seriousness of it. A lot of teen books are just frilly girly things that focus solely on the girl getting the guy or vice a versa. This one has much more substance. The narrator did really well differentiating between the characters and especially well in the final scenes, where the writing gets really intense. All in all, a good listen. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Tina and the Teenage Mom Audiobook by Rita Hestand
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Tina and the Teenage Mom Audiobook by Rita Hestand

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Tina and the Teenage Mom Subtitle: Tina Stories Author: Rita Hestand Narrator: Lauren Stansell Format: Unabridged Length: 16 mins Language: English Release date: 03-17-16 Publisher: Rita Hestand Ratings: 1 of 5 out of 1 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: This is a short story, the third in the Tina Stories series. When Tina finds her friend, Jennifer, on the bathroom floor at school, sick and crying, she wants to help her. Jennifer tells her she's pregnant with Zach's baby. Zach, however, wants nothing to do with the responsibility of a baby and feels trapped. How can Tina help her friend? Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Generation Next Audiobook by Oli White
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Generation Next Audiobook by Oli White

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Generation Next Subtitle: The Takeover Author: Oli White Narrator: Thomas Judd, Oli White - introduction Format: Unabridged Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins Language: English Release date: 04-06-17 Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Ratings: 5 of 5 out of 2 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: The sequel to YouTube sensation Oli White's best-selling debut Generation Next. School has finished for good, and Jack and his friends - Ella, Austin, Ava and Sai - are giving their online social media platform, Generation Next, the ultimate relaunch: a stage takeover at the world's biggest musical festival. When you're interviewing famous stars and streaming the footage all over the globe, what could possibly go wrong? The takeover is the gang's most epic task yet, and when they meet TV producer Ethan, he seems like the perfect person to help out. Everyone loves Ethan: he's smart, talented and a natural addition to the group. But Jack isn't so sure. Ethan seems to be hiding something...and why can't the rest of GenNext see it? If Jack isn't careful, his dreams for Generation Next - and his relationships with his closest friends - are about to go up in smoke.... Members Reviews: Four Stars Interesting ,dynamic, with various teen problems but does not "live up" to the first book Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Skin Audiobook by Donna Jo Napoli
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Skin Audiobook by Donna Jo Napoli

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Skin Author: Donna Jo Napoli Narrator: Whitney Dykhouse Format: Unabridged Length: 7 hrs and 23 mins Language: English Release date: 09-03-13 Publisher: Brilliance Audio Ratings: 3 of 5 out of 4 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: My lips are white. Sixteen-year-old Sep stares into the bathroom mirror. Its not some weird lipstick (she never wears lipstick). Her lips are just - white. In a panic, she digs up an old lipstick and smears it on her colorless lips. But soon, more and more white spots begin to bloom, spreading their chalky tendrils across her olive brown skin. Does she have a disease? Is she turning into some kind of freak? Sep is usually the one who knows all the answers. With a quicksilver mind and a supple body, shes happiest when shes delving into the mysteries of animal biology or giving herself over to sweet, hot moves in Jazz Dance Club. Unlike her best friend, Devin, shes never been in a rush to get a boyfriend. But as the white blotches spread, her dating days - like the endangered species she studies - seem numbered. So when Joshua, a boy shes always liked, makes a flirty advance, she wonders: Why not grab pleasure while she can? Frank, funny, and full of passion, this is the empowering story of a strong gifted teen who, as her life spins out of control, desperately tries to prove to the world - and herself - that she is deeper than skin. Members Reviews: Vitiligo Totally unpredictable story that I recommend highly for teenagers. As an adult, I learned several interesting things that I missed in high school - biological, literary, mathematical, musical, philosophical and scientific factors. And it is realistic. Unafraid, raw, visceral This is a book not afraid to take the reader by the hand and say, "Look. These are the issues that a teen with a devastating illness like vitiligo faces." If you're looking for a soft read, something couched in pleasantries and "fade to black" situations, this isn't for you. If you're looking for something raw and visceral, brutally honest and captivating, do yourself a favor and pick this up. I love Napoli's writing style and recommend this to anyone interested in social issue fiction. Five stars. Skin I enjoyed the depth in details. Great book. The way the book ended with her being in love with Owen this whole time. Unexpected but yet great ending. Great read! I loved this book. It has a good story, kept me wanting to turn the pages. But it touches on a very important subject that doesn't get enough exposure. I think Napoli did an awesome job with this book. Good read! really good book about a situation made famous by Michael Jackson. Nothing's worse as a teen than being different in a bad way. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Las lágrimas de Shiva [The Tears of Shiva] Audio Libro por César Mallorquí del Corral
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Las lágrimas de Shiva [The Tears of Shiva] Audio Libro por César Mallorquí del Corral

Escuche este audio libro completo gratis en http://hotaudiobook.com/free Título: Las lágrimas de Shiva [The Tears of Shiva] Autor: César Mallorquí del Corral Narrador: Daniel Gonzalez Formato: Unabridged Duración: 6 hrs and 4 mins Idioma: Español Fecha de publicación: 08-18-17 Editor: Audible Studios Calificaciones: 5 de 5 de 1 votos Categorías: Teens, Fiction & Literature Resumen del editor: En cierta ocasión, hace ya mucho tiempo, vi un fantasma. Sí, un espectro, una aparición, un espíritu; lo puedes llamar como quieras, el caso es que lo vi. Ocurrió el mismo año en que el hombre llegó a la Luna y, aunque hubo momentos en los que pasé mucho miedo, esta historia no es lo que suele llamarse una novela de terror. - Todo comenzó con un enigma: el misterio de un objeto muy valioso que estuvo perdido durante siete décadas. Las Lágrimas de Shiva, así se llamaba ese objeto extraviado. A su alrededor tuvieron lugar venganzas cruzadas, amores prohibidos, y extrañas desapariciones. - Hubo un fantasma, sí, y un viejo secreto oculto en las sombras, pero también hubo mucho más. Please note: This audiobook is in Spanish. Opiniones de los miembros: Algunos sentimientos son tan intensos que duelen Excelente novela de fantasmas en un marco romántico. Con muy buena caracterización de los personajes. La narración es muy buena. Contáctame para cualquier pregunta: inforeq17@gmail.com

Am I Normal Yet? Audiobook by Holly Bourne
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Am I Normal Yet? Audiobook by Holly Bourne

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Am I Normal Yet? Author: Holly Bourne Narrator: Charlie Sanderson Format: Unabridged Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins Language: English Release date: 04-07-16 Publisher: Jammer Audio Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: All Evie wants is to be normal. And now that she's almost off her meds and at a new college where no one knows her as 'the girl who went nuts', there's only one thing left to tick off her list...a boyfriend. But relationships can mess with anyone's head - something Evie's new friends, Amber and Lottie, know only too well. The trouble is, if Evie won't tell them her secrets, how can they stop her making a huge mistake? Critic Reviews: "One of the most honest voices Ive ever read." (Books for YA) "An involving look at feminism, friendship and the secrets we hide even from those who know us best." (The Observer) "Wow, just finished Am I Normal Yet?, which was absolutely fantastic! What a well needed, moving, and brill book!" (Foyles) Members Reviews: mental health brought to life Terrific novel. I applaud the author for shining light on OCD and handling the topic with sensitivity yet balancing with humour and an unashamedly honest account of being a young women. Voice v story The voice was absolutely lovely - but at times I felt sounded too young for the character and didn't fit right. good book deals with some deep issues it is a good book the only thing that i would criticise is how the narrator towards the beginning of the book makes everything sound like a question and it really annoys me. if you can persevere though the storyline is good and the issues brought up or significant. Fantastic read If you are going to read this book, or perhaps you have already read it once and thinking of a second read, I'd seriously recommend giving the audible version a go. Bourne has done a fantastic job of writing this book, and Charlie Sanderson has done an amazing job at bring Evie's story to life. There are several scenes, filled with emotion and tension and I dont doubt that they would eevoke strong feelings from the author, but when you can hear Sandersons emotion behind Evies words it tugs at the heart more and gives the scene an extra depth. This is a fantastic look in to mental health and the way we perceive people and their illnesses, and whilst this is a serious subject which Bourne handles fantastically, she softens the seriousness with humour without dismissing the message. This is one of my favourite passages from the book and I feel it gives you an idea of Bourne's approach. Mental illnesses have gone too far the other way. Because now mental health disorders have gone mainstream. And for all the good its brought people like me who have been given therapy and stuff, theres a lot of bad its brought too. Because now people use the phrase OCD to describe minor personality quirks . Oooh, I like my pens in a line, Im so OCD. NO YOURE FUCKING NOT! Oh my God, I was so nervous about that presentation. I literally had a panic attack. NO YOU FUCKING DIDNT! Im so hormonal today. I just feel totally bipolar. SHUT UP, YOU IGNORANT BUMFACE!" My biggest worry about this book was that after dealing with all her ups and downs, the author would allow Evie to become miraculously cured because she had found some great friends and a boy who liked her. Because that is just not how it works. Thankfully that wasn't the case. You don't suddenly become normal, the way Evie wanted to be because as her therapist Sarah says Everyones on the cliff edge of normal. Everyone finds life an utter nightmare sometimes, and theres no normal way of dealing with it.

Neues von den Penderwicks (Die Penderwicks 4) Hörbuch von Jeanne Birdsall
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2018-03-13 07:34:05 UTC 06:20:00
Neues von den Penderwicks (Die Penderwicks 4) Hörbuch von Jeanne Birdsall

Hören Sie sich dieses volle Hörbuch kostenlos bei http://hotaudiobook.com/free Titel: Neues von den Penderwicks (Die Penderwicks 4) Autor:: Jeanne Birdsall Erzähler: Sascha Icks Format: Abridged Spieldauer: 6 hrs and 20 mins Sprache: Deutsch Veröffentlichungsdatum: 03-13-15 Herausgeber: HörbucHHamburg HHV GmbH Bewertung: 3 von 5 von 1 Stimmen Kategorien: Teens, Fiction & Literature Zusammenfassung des Herausgebers: Es ist Zeit vergangen bei den Penderwicks. Rosalind studiert, aber Skye und Jane wohnen noch zu Hause und Batty ist mit fast elf längst nicht mehr die Jüngste. Denn da sind ja noch Ben und die kleine Lydia, die die Geschwisterschar komplett machen. In diesem Frühling entdeckt Batty, dass sie singen kann und wartet sehnsüchtig auf Jeffreys Besuch, um ihr großes Geheimnis mit ihm zu teilen. Und sie versucht über den Verlust von Hound hinwegzukommen, dem geliebten Hund der Penderwicks. Rosalind und Skye wiederum schlagen sich mit Liebesdingen herum, während Jane das Leben nach wie vor als Romanvorlage betrachtet. Und auch die beiden Kleinsten sind nicht untätig: Ben gräbt ohne Unterlass nach Schätzen oder Steinen, und immerhin von letzteren gibt es in Maine jede Menge. Und Lydia trägt ihre löwenzahngeschmückte Krone mit ebenso viel Stolz wie Batty früher ihre Schmetterlingsflügel. Einem neuen Abenteuer mit den Penderwicks steht also nichts im Wege! ©2015 Carlsen Verlag GmbH, Hamburg. Übersetzung von Sylke Hachmeister (P)2015 Hörbuch Hamburg HHV GmbH, Hamburg Kontaktieren Sie mich für Fragen: inforeq17@gmail.com

File Under: 13 Suspicious Incidents Audiobook by Lemony Snicket
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2018-03-13 07:34:05 UTC 03:01:00
File Under: 13 Suspicious Incidents Audiobook by Lemony Snicket

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: File Under: 13 Suspicious Incidents Subtitle: All the Wrong Questions, Book 3 Author: Lemony Snicket Narrator: Jon Scieszka, Terry Gross, Sarah Vowell, Libba Bray, Ira Glass, Jon Klassen, Holly Black Format: Unabridged Length: 3 hrs and 1 min Language: English Release date: 11-07-14 Publisher: Audible Studios Ratings: 4 of 5 out of 1 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Paintings have been falling off of walls, a loud and loyal dog has gone missing, a gurgled message is being transmitted by walkie-talkie - strange things are happening all over the town of Stain'd-by-the-Sea. Called upon to investigate these suspicious incidents, young Lemony Snicket collects clues, questions witnesses, and cracks every case. A delicious read that welcomes listeners into Lemony Snicket's world of deep mystery, mysterious depth, deductive reasoning, and reasonable deductions Members Reviews: Fun book that can promote executive functioning skills My 12 y/o daughter received this for Christmas. She and her 10 y/o brother love to act out "spy"-type scenarios - they are now pretending to be forensic scientists using the "case files" in this book as the basis for their work. She also received a microscope and he a special journal with a lock - it is quite the operation they have going. They are normal siblings who bicker - I am always so pleased when they get this excited to play together. I know these moments are fleeting! As for the first case, the 12 y/o figured it out, while the 10 y/o was reviewing his "notes." I think the difficulty level was just about right, as she was super excited she got it. I love my children reading books, but I have a special fondness for the ones that promote interactivity, teamwork and problem solving. Great book Kids read and reread this book. Multiple short stories Super awesome for the classroom. Read the story, students come up with their own conclusions and you reveal the truth. Perfect for 2-5 You know, for kids! Great for kids, not for adults. I've enjoyed reading the other books in this series, and I had hoped this would be equally engaging, but found it lacking. It's very much like the Encyclopedia Brown books I enjoyed as a kid, but, very much against my will, I have become an adult. Four stars because I think kids would love this book. Lemony Snicket lets you solve it... albeit some are a little obvious, but my 6 year old really likes discovering the solution to the so-called crimes. The pictures are fun, stories and vocabulary great for a budding reader and always a little funny and dark enough for the adult reader/listener. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

The Chance You Won't Return Audiobook by Annie Cardi
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2018-03-13 07:34:05 UTC 08:39:00
The Chance You Won't Return Audiobook by Annie Cardi

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: The Chance You Won't Return Author: Annie Cardi Narrator: Jessica Lauren Ball Format: Unabridged Length: 8 hrs and 39 mins Language: English Release date: 04-22-14 Publisher: Candlewick on Brilliance Audio Ratings: 3.5 of 5 out of 3 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: When your mom thinks shes Amelia Earhart, navigating high school, first love, and family secrets is like flying solo without a map. Drivers ed and a first crush should be what Alex Winchester is stressed out about in high school - and she is. But whats really on her mind is her mother. Why is she dressing in Dads baggy khaki pants with a silk scarf around her neck? What is she planning when she pores over maps in the middle of the night? When did she stop being Mom and start being Amelia Earhart? Alex tries to keep her budding love life apart from the growing disaster at home as her mother sinks further into her delusions. But there are those nights, when everyone else is asleep, when its easier to confide in Amelia than it ever was to Mom. Now, as Amelias flight plans become more intense, Alex is increasingly worried that Amelia is planning her final flight - the flight from which she never returns. What could possibly be driving Moms delusions, and how far will they take her? Members Reviews: Sometimes you're breaking through, not cracking up Figuring out normal teen stuff is complicated enough for most kids, but what do you do when there's a boatload of stuff the guidebooks never mention overwhelming you? That's what Alex Winchester is facing. Her dad works for the post office. Her mom works at a dentist's office, but does she any more? It wasn't that long ago when Alex's baby sister was born too prematurely to breathe on her own. She died shortly after birth, setting in motion events that leave Alex way over her head. Add in that every time she gets behind the wheel of the aging Volvo used for driver's education, she loses it and can't breathe or remember which does what. This panic results in her tearing up the end of the football field and becoming a hallway laughingstock at school. That would be bad enough, but there's something even scarier happening at home. Her mother is becoming Amelia Earhart. Alex can't deal with her feelings of being overwhelmed. The more she reads about Amelia Earhart's life, the more frightened she is that her mom is slipping away into doing something drastic. Worst of all, Alex can't tell anyone about how crazy her life has become. When Jim, a high school senior who drove through the corner of his parent's house the year before and was exiled to his grandparents' farm recognizes a kindred spirit, he offers to take her practice driving. Their driving sessions become a lot more, something Alex desperately needs, but even then, she can't tell him what's going on at home because she's too afraid. It takes some personal melting down on her part to allow cracks in attempt at controlling her messed-up world to form before she and the rest of her family begin the healing process. This is a sad book that ends on a hopeful note. It's one geared for mature teens, particularly those who are wrestling with grief or family mental health issues. It's a worthy addition for both school and public libraries. Protagonists gotta protag. I'm generally a fan of characters that get deemed "unlikeable" -- stubborn characters, characters making bad decisions, classic antiheroes... bring them all on! But protagonist Alex Winchester in Annie Cardi's debut novel, THE CHANCE YOU WON'T RETURN, never really endeared herself to me, on either the hero or antihero level.

Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock Audiobook by Matthew Quick
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2018-03-13 07:34:05 UTC 06:14:00
Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock Audiobook by Matthew Quick

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock Author: Matthew Quick Narrator: Noah Galvin Format: Unabridged Length: 6 hrs and 14 mins Language: English Release date: 08-15-13 Publisher: Headline Digital Ratings: 4 of 5 out of 8 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: The incredible new novel from the author of Oscar-nominated The Silver Linings Playbook. For fans of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and The Perks of Being a Wallflower. How would you spend your birthday if you knew it would be your last? Eighteen-year-old Leonard Peacock knows exactly what he'll do. He'll say goodbye. Not to his mum - who he calls Linda because it annoys her - who's moved out and left him to fend for himself. Nor to his former best friend, whose torments have driven him to consider committing the unthinkable. But to his four friends: a Humphrey-Bogart-obsessed neighbour, a teenage violin virtuoso, a pastor's daughter and a teacher. Most of the time, Leonard believes he's weird and sad but these friends have made him think that maybe he's not. He wants to thank them, and say goodbye. In this riveting and heart-breaking book, acclaimed author Matthew Quick introduces Leonard Peacock, a hero as warm and endearing as he is troubled. And he shows how just a glimmer of hope can make the world of difference. Members Reviews: A troubled teenage mind in all its glory The narration falters at places but I think its for clarity. Otherwise, a great read. salinger/green loved this book Leonard was an amazing character to write this kind of stuff you must have had some of the experiences Leonard had reminds me of looking for alaska or catcher in the Rye which for me is a big compliment. Forgive me leonard peacock An interesting exploration of mental health, i will recommend this to all teens and young adults as it is a book that will help us understand others better! Took ages to listen to This short book took weeks to get through. The narrator was great but I just found myself avoiding listening to this book for days at a time Dark, suicidal teenager tale What did you like most about Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock? This was an intersting take on the shoot-out phenomena that is afflicting the US, as it tooka first person narrative style look at preparations for a teenage shooting rampage. What does Noah Galvin bring to the story that you wouldnt experience if you had only read the book? Noah brought Leonard Peacock and all his insecurities to life in a most brilliant way. Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you? Leonard experiences of abuse by his friend were addressed with sensitivity and care for a touching delicate subject matter. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Kid Appeal Audiobook by David Lubar
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Kid Appeal Audiobook by David Lubar

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Kid Appeal Subtitle: A Story from Guys Read: Funny Business Author: David Lubar Narrator: Bronson Pinchot Format: Unabridged Length: 36 mins Language: English Release date: 10-04-10 Publisher: HarperAudio Ratings: 4 of 5 out of 1 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Its here: Volume One of the official Guys Read Library. Jon Scieszkas Guys Read initiative was founded on a simple premise: that young guys enjoy reading most when they have reading they can enjoy. And out of this comes a series that aims to give them just that. Ten books, arranged by theme, featuring the best of the best where writing for kids is concerned. Each book is a collection of original short stories, but these arent your typical anthologies - each book is edgy, inventive, visual, and one-of-a-kind, featuring a different theme for guys to get excited about. Funny Business is based around the theme of - what else - humor, and if youre familiar with Jon and Guys Read, you already know what youre in store for: 10 hilarious stories from some of the funniest writers around. Before youre through, youll meet a teenage mummy; a kid desperate to take a dip in the worlds largest pool of chocolate milk; a homicidal turkey; parents who hand over their sons room to a biker; the only kid in his middle school who hasnt turned into a vampire, wizard, or superhero; and more. And the contributor list includes best-selling authors, award winners, and fresh new talent alike: Mac Barnett, Eoin Colfer, Christopher Paul Curtis, Kate DiCamillo (writing with Jon Scieszka), Paul Feig, Jack Gantos, Jeff Kinney, David Lubar, Adam Rex, and David Yoo. Guys Read is all about turning young readers and listeners into life-long ones - and with this book, and each subsequent installment in the series, we aim to leave no guy unturned. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Blink & Caution Audiobook by Tim Wynne-Jones
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Blink & Caution Audiobook by Tim Wynne-Jones

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Blink & Caution Author: Tim Wynne-Jones Narrator: MacLeod Andrews Format: Unabridged Length: 9 hrs and 56 mins Language: English Release date: 03-08-11 Publisher: Brilliance Audio Ratings: 3.5 of 5 out of 7 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Blink, man, what were you thinking? Sneaking into the hotel for a hot breakfast - hot scraps of someone elses breakfast, really. Couldnt you just feel that it was a wrong place/wrong time scenario? Even before you heard the banging and saw those dudes in suits jet it out of room 1616? Now youre not only witness to a crime; youre linked to it, thanks to the smartphone you were stupid enough to jack from the room. And then theres Caution. As in Caution: Contents Under Pressure. Shes also on the run, from a skeezy drug-dealer boyfriend and from a nightmare in her past that wont let her go. The last thing she needs right now is some skinny-ass street punk spouting crazy conspiracy theories, but something about Blink tugs at her heart - a heart she thought deserved not to feel. Charged with suspense and intrigue, this taut novel follows two compelling characters as they forge a fated, tender partnership. Members Reviews: Good Writing, Lost Plot I considered giving BLINK & CAUTION three stars, then blinked. I thought a lot of the writing was five star, but grew cautious. Like the double-billed title, I'm of two minds. First, you should know that this tale of two street kids, one boy and one girl, in Toronto, is nicely written, especially for the YA genre. The characterization is solid, too. You feel as if you know both characters well -- especially Caution (real name: Kitty), who's a hard luck girl capable of playing hardball with the big boys. What hurts the book is the plot. The Blink side of the story is the main driver, as young Blink witnesses the fake abduction of a business executive, then finds his leftover cellphone and calls the exec's daughter. She suggests he go to the family's mountain retreat to see if Dad truly is faking it, Blink does so and meets Caution, and then he runs into the bad guys. Trouble is, the "bad guys" aren't so bad and the whole gimmick of the kidnapping doesn't resonate truthfully. In short, deep into the book, the entire plot gets lost and the characters seem to bump into each other on stage looking for direction. Wynne-Jones brings it home, but his solution to the plot holes is to throw loose strings through them. For the reader, it all adds up to a shrug. Adding to my ambivalence is the inclusion of a few edgy elements -- language and scenes -- early in the book. As is often the case in YA, they are frankly gratuitous. Oddly, the whole second half of the book, spare one brief scene where our heroes hold each other, reads clean as a middle-reader book. In the end, you have to appreciate the book for stylistic points and character charisma because they amount to the cavalry coming over the hill to rescue a muddled plot. Blink & Caution, by Tim Wynne-Jones I bought this looking for reading material for junior high age, and thought this might be a bit advanced for them. However, I really enjoyed it, and think it would be a great read for high schoolers. Some fairly heavy subjects and situations are introduced (drugs, sex, homelessness) but not in a gratuitous, sensationalist way. The main characters are very well drawn and easy to emphathize with, and in the end the main theme that came through for me is that of the value of friendship. Really good book! :D To me, it is like real life and I actually felt like I truly was in the story.

The Entertainer and the Dybbuk Audiobook by Sid Fleischman
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The Entertainer and the Dybbuk Audiobook by Sid Fleischman

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: The Entertainer and the Dybbuk Author: Sid Fleischman Narrator: Banna Rubinow Format: Unabridged Length: 1 hr and 57 mins Language: English Release date: 08-03-09 Publisher: Full Cast Audio Ratings: 4 of 5 out of 6 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Unfortunately for Freddie, Avrom has other things in mind besides just making people laugh. He's on a quest for revenge, and despite the sometimes hilarious havoc it wreaks on Freddie's personal life, the dybbuk plans to track down his Nazi murderer and bring him to justice. Critic Reviews: "Avrom's wisecracking will counterbalance matter-of-fact accounts of Nazi cruelty for young readers, but it's likely to be older ones who will best appreciate the novel's eloquent "inner voice" of conscience, which takes on a definite symbolic cast, and the way in which Freddie's public and private identities shift as the story progresses." (Booklist) Members Reviews: L'Chaim! What an epic of a little novel. Heart-breaking, yet witty. Beautifully written. A dybbuk is not a demon, but a tortured soul with unfinished business in life and a desperate need to right a grave injustice. This is the story of Avram, who was slaughtered along with his family in the Shoah, but who cannot rest until he completes a monumental achievement in the life of any Jewish boy and bring his and his sister's murderer to justice. And how he accomplishes both made me cry. He could stand in for any of my family that was massacred in Europe. The dybbuk is an angel, and he transforms the life of an aimless man he chooses to help him finish his short life's work. Sid Fleischman died in 2010, but to him I say L'chaim (to life)! Compelling, captivating, a bit disturbing SId Fleishman is a supurb writer. This story obviously involved his emotions profoundly so it is not his usual light humor. I would have liked to know that it wasn't his usual genre. The story has a setting relating to the holocaust. Children need to know about this tragic part of our world history, but not at a young age, and many of Fleishman's readers are young because of his imaginative appeal. I have purchased multiple copies of many of his books for distribution to grandchildren. I have not done so with this book. Like Mark Twain's Joan Of Arc, the author intended it to be one of his best works. He addressed the issue well, and resolved it in an amazing way. Dybbuk Brings the horrors of WWII down to a level that kids/tweens can understand and accept without having to dive too deep into the uglyness of the war and death. The Story is about a Preteen Jewish boy and his need to bring his killer to light. Shows how his love for his sister and how he tried to keep her alive. A Fantastic Read A wonderful read. I finished it an afternoon. A wonderfully written book that introduces the Holocaust and the atrocities committed against children during WWII. The perfect mix of friendship, humor, history, and horror. Read it all day Couldn't stop reading it and I did this for a book report this book was so so so so good Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Beyond the Cabin Audiobook by Jared Nathan Garrett
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Beyond the Cabin Audiobook by Jared Nathan Garrett

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Beyond the Cabin Author: Jared Nathan Garrett Narrator: Bill Nevitt Format: Unabridged Length: 10 hrs and 8 mins Language: English Release date: 10-04-17 Publisher: Jared N Garrett Ratings: 5 of 5 out of 5 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Born into a controlling, abusive cult and betrayed by those he trusted, Josh hungers for freedom from the Fundamental Faith in God. After his first escape attempt fails, Josh takes even more solace in a rustic cabin he and his oldest brother made, finding peace in isolation. After unspeakable tragedy strikes, Josh flounders for hope and anything that will soften the grief threatening to destroy him. Determined to escape the cult that offers only heartbreak and loneliness, he's stunned by an unexpected connection with one of the other kids in the cult orphanage. That doesn't stop him and he continues to prepare for a final escape. But when the other kids in the cult need him to protect them and be part of their family, is Josh betraying them by trying to get away? Members Reviews: A boy without a mother comes of age inside a cult The story follows Joshua, a teen boy who wants nothing more than to leave the cult he grew up in. Children of the cult have no mother or father figure but are raised in a strange loveless community. As older siblings run away, Joshua must decide if he will stay or go. I found his coming of age struggle inspiring. His voice was very true to a sometimes young fifteen-year-old attitude, sometimes kind and thoughtful, and sometimes annoying with the character grumbling about things. All in all it was a thought-provoking read. Shocking and Heartwarming at the same time! This book will leave you feeling all kinds of emotions: anger, sadness, love, friendship, and joy. The author did an excellent job of showing about the cult that Joshua lived in, but making the book about relationships and overcoming hard things. At times I wanted to strangle characters and other times hug them. Listen to/read this if you're looking for a unique perspective on growing up. Engaging and thought provoking Interesting read about a young boy and his experience growing up in a cult. It's not so much about the cult but about the lessons that we can learn from life. Joshua's experiences teach morals such as perseverance, forgiveness and self control. We are who we make ourselves to be, in spite of our surroundings. I really enjoyed this coming of age story and the engaging with the main character as he turned from boy to man. Couldn't stop listening From the beginning I was hooked and I wanted to know what was going to happen next. I finished it in a couple of days. I loved all the feelings the main character goes through. Also, part of what made it even more intriguing was the fact that the author really was raised in a cult and has seen some of the things in the storyline. The only problem with the book is that I need to know what happens next in the main character's life. We need a sequel! Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Everything Must Go Audiobook by Jenny Fran Davis
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Everything Must Go Audiobook by Jenny Fran Davis

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Everything Must Go Subtitle: A Novel Author: Jenny Fran Davis Narrator: Brittany Pressley Format: Unabridged Length: 9 hrs and 22 mins Language: English Release date: 10-03-17 Publisher: Macmillan Audio Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: This warm, lighthearted audiobook debut from Jenny Fran Davis will bring a smile to every listener's face. Flora Goldwasser has fallen in love. She won't admit it to anyone, but something about Elijah Huck has pulled her under. When he tells her about the hippie Quaker school he attended in the Hudson Valley called Quare Academy, where he'll be teaching next year, Flora gives up her tony Upper East Side prep school for a life on a farm, hoping to woo him. A fish out of water, Flora stands out like a sore thumb in her vintage suits among the tattered tunics and ripped jeans of the rest of the student body. When Elijah doesn't show up, Flora must make the most of the situation and will ultimately learn more about herself than she ever thought possible. Told in a series of letters, emails, journal entries, and various ephemera, Jenny Fran Davis' Everything Must Go lays out Flora's dramatic first year for all to see, embarrassing moments and all. Members Reviews: Really Fabulous First Novel This was one of the best and most fun and books I have read in awhile. I have already recommended it to two people, one Miss Tulip, and another heavy reader of women's literature. I'm somewhat burning with former English major jealousy, although very impressed, that it was written by an undergraduate. The second half of the book really picks up with complex themes like the commodification of sex that really resonated with me. I love the characters and the settings, particularly Quare, the Quaker run boarding school. Promising, but lacking in execution.. The first thing that intrigued me about this novel, was the fact that Floraâs already in love. Most stories focus on the love story, instead this is a novel that promises to give you something else, something more unique. Add to that the out-of-the-ordinary format of letters, emails and journal entriesâ Well, it looked promising! At about 25% in the novel I started to get doubts. Flora felt very focused on the way she looks and I still didnât get a lot of details on her life at Quare. Certain events are laid out, but it all feels very detached, even though youâre reading parts of her journal â but mostly emails that have been send back and forth between Flora, her friends and her sister. But then the turn-around came and I started liking Everything Must Go. Actually. Started. Liking. It. Flora turns out to be the funny feminist and, even though I couldnât really connect with her, I didnât feel like it was essential to love this story. This novel is unique in the way that Flora has already fallen in love and she needs to find her way coping with that love. By going to Quare â somewhere a materialistic person doesnât really âfit inâ â she takes on multiple battles at once. She has to fight to keep on to hope, love and, in a way, even friendship. She has to find her place in a little tight-knit community where standards areâ Well, completely different than the standards she lives by. Even though the feminist-aspect in this novel is clearly portrayed, it was the âno shell-speakâ rule at Quare that grabbed me most. Really, that rule should be present everywhere. At Quare, the students are practically forbidden â but not really â to comment on the appearances of their fellow peers in any way.

Cynthia Has a Secret Audiobook by P. D. Workman
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Cynthia Has a Secret Audiobook by P. D. Workman

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Cynthia Has a Secret Author: P. D. Workman Narrator: Lauren Ezzo Format: Unabridged Length: 9 hrs and 30 mins Language: English Release date: 01-26-17 Publisher: pd workman Ratings: 3.5 of 5 out of 2 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: One day, 15-year-old Carmina Knight's life was perfect, and the next, she'd lost everything. Her family, her home, almost everything that she knew. Alone on the streets, she can't trust anyone, but she also can't make it alone. Neil Crowther is the investigator on the Knight case. He knows that he has to unravel the web of deceit and track Carmina down quickly, or there will be no one left to save. Members Reviews: A great read This book had up and down emotions. I loved book and thought the characters were awesome. The last part of the book was a bit of a surprise but I loved it ! PD strikes again! Awesome book as usual!!! I just love this author's style!! Five Stars Great book! ! Love it!! Surprising story, full of twists and interesting characters This novel says the story of a smart young girl, Carmenia, who finds herself in the situation of taking care of herself after the arrest of her overprotective parents. The narrative follows Carmeniaâs journey, her evolution from a smart but uninformed teenager to a state of wakening awareness. The story is balanced. The author doesnât rush through the scenes and the suspense is preserved almost up to the end. The characters are interesting enough and in continuous evolution. Both Carmenia and Neil, the FBI agent, grow and influence each other. I think the author does a very good job in fleshing out not only these two characters but also the secondary ones. There are enough twists in the story to keep the readerâs curiosity high. There are a few things that are a little too hard to believe and that is why I couldnât give the story five stars. However, I would recommend this book to anyone interested in mysteries, especially to teenagers and young adults. Great story of a young girl's struggle to survive Carmenia is a scared, young girl, who witnesses the arrest of her overprotective parents. She doesnât trust authority figures because her father has drilled it into her head the belief they canât be trusted. Therefore, when sheâs left on her own, sheâd rather hit the streets than trust an FBI man. Neil is an FBI agent who is overcoming a grave injury. Heâs having trouble forgiving the person responsible for this injury. He learns a great deal from Carmenia about forgiveness. Neil is desperately searching for Carmenia. Fearful for her safety, he hits the streets trying to find her before something dreadful happens. You have to admire his compassion and determination. While on the streets, Carmenia learns a great deal about living among the homeless, and discovers just how poorly they are treated. Itâs also a thought-provoking glimpse for the reader. It takes a while to learn Cynthiaâs secret. The author keeps us in suspense, which keeps us riveted to the story. I would recommend this book to boys and girls from upper grade school to high school. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Finny and the Boy from Horse Mountain Audiobook by Andrea Young
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Finny and the Boy from Horse Mountain Audiobook by Andrea Young

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Finny and the Boy from Horse Mountain Author: Andrea Young Narrator: Luci Christian Bell Format: Unabridged Length: 7 hrs Language: English Release date: 06-01-13 Publisher: Audible Studios Ratings: 4.5 of 5 out of 9 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: A thrilling novel for tweens and teens. Against the backdrop of the high-stakes and intensely competitive equestrian sport of show jumping, Finny, a fifteen-year-old girl in California, adopts an emaciated, untrained horse without her parents' knowledge. Soon after adopting Sky, Finny meets Joe, a sixteen-year-old, who has run away from his cruel uncle in Montana. His love for horses and desire to be a trainer matches Finny's dream of competing in the show jumping arenaagainst rich girls on fancier horsesand together, they train Sky to become a first-rate show jumper. But the path is fraught with danger. Sky is not like other horses and is so destructive and difficult he gets them kicked out of the barn where Finny has been working and training. Helped by a kind woman who owns a horse rescue, Joe is able to prove both his and Sky's incredible talents. When Joe is kidnapped by his violent uncle, Finny and Sky are the only ones who can save him. In a breathtaking finale, Sky and Finny must enter the underworld of the rodeo circuit, an after-hours, illegal race, where they will risk their lives to save the boy they love. Young demonstrates a masterful ability to set a breakneck pace and keep it up until the end of the book. Finny and Joe are enduring characters who are sure to appear in upcoming sequels. Editorial Reviews: In this classic tale of girl-and-horse-against-world, 15-year-old California girl Finny adopts Sky, a skinny, untrained, bad-tempered horse with the intent to train him for show jumping - all with the help of a 16-year-old runaway, Joe. Narrator Luci Christian Bell brings a youthful vigor to Finny's words, enlivening her character with a cheerful go get 'em spirit, and vividly channeling her courage when Joe is kidnapped, with only Finny and Sky to save him. An uplifting, empowering story about a young girl's perseverance in training and audacity in love, Finny and the Boy from Horse Mountain is a must-listen for any teen who adores horses. Members Reviews: A most excellent book! Andrea Young has written a perfect book for pre teen and teen readers. The prose is engaging, the dialogue is natural and clearly is derived from many years listening to and talking with teens. The plot line develops well and climaxes with action and excitement. I especially appreciated that, in spite of the main character living in a split family, there are no villains among the family members. Mom, dad, step parents and half siblings are all presented as kind and caring, even in the periods when they are distracted and Finny feels neglected. There is a smattering of romance - we're dealing with teenagers, after all - but nothing inappropriate and it is a back drawer sub plot. The story is primarily about friendship growing, dealing with difficult relationships outside the family, and the love of the horse while training him. Finny and Joe handle problems with grace and they are hard workers. Not as the author's artificial and moralizing artifice, but as part of their having set goals for themselves that they are willing to work to attain. A highly recommended read! A Can't-Put-Down Read A friend gave me this book for my daughter. I started reading it while I was waiting to pick her up at school and couldn't put it down. I was so engrossed in Finny and Joe and Sky that I'd finished the story in no time.

Permanent Record Audiobook by Leslie Stella
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Permanent Record Audiobook by Leslie Stella

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Permanent Record Author: Leslie Stella Narrator: Nick Podehl Format: Unabridged Length: 7 hrs and 53 mins Language: English Release date: 03-05-13 Publisher: Brilliance Audio Ratings: 3.5 of 5 out of 6 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Being yourself can be such a bad idea. For 16-year-old Badi Hessamizadeh, life is a series of humiliations. After withdrawing from public school under mysterious circumstances, Badi enters Magnificat Academy. To make things "easier", his dad has even given him a new name: Bud Hess. Grappling with his Iranian-American identity, clinical depression, bullying, and a barely bottled rage, Bud is an outcast who copes by resorting to small revenges and covert acts of defiance, but the pressures of his home life, plummeting grades, and the unrequited affection of his new friend, Nikki, prime him for a more dangerous revolution. Strange letters to the editor begin to appear in Magnificats newspaper, hinting that some tragedy will befall the school. Suspicion falls on Bud, and he and Nikki struggle to uncover the real culprit and clear Buds name. Permanent Record explodes with dark humor, emotional depth, and a powerful look at the ways the bullied fight back. Members Reviews: Authentic Coming of Age Lucy @ The Reading Date's review roused my affinity for stories about bullying and Iranian-Americans. Being a social studies teacher-reader, PERMANENT RECORDs mix of rich topics that could use an open dialogue and empathy led to my purchase of the book and then the audio. It does not disappoint. PERMANENT RECORD has a similar feel of favorites, like Looking for Alaska, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, and the The Silver Linings Playbook, but LESLIE gives a unique and authentic lens to experience all the frustrations of Badi's coming of age. Some of his struggles with friends, love, bullying and family are similar to any other teen, which makes him completely connectable to the reader. But he does have the additional issues of cultural expectations and nuances that make things harder for Badi. You enter Badi's life in the wake of his attempted suicide. Though I agreed with Badi's anger about his parents changing his name to Bud Hess, I was hopeful for his new start at Magnificat's Academy. And in the beginning it was promising, he found friends that appreciated his wit and quirks. It doesn't take too long for things to seemingly spin out of control. Badi has found a home on the newspaper, but this emboldens him to speak his mind and not remain invisible. The problem is this coincides with the traditional chocolate bar sales that support only a portion of the student body, obviously not his particular slice of Magnificat. As Badi's refusal to participate in the fundraiser becomes known, someone decides to throw super octane fuel on the fire. A series of anonymous letters lambasting the Academy's treatment of lesser clubs has everyone pointing the finger at Badi. NICK PODEHL captured Badi's experience. He took me there. I could see and feel Badi's frustration, outrage, angst and teenage indifference. NICK didn't lose sight of the lighter and hopeful moments either. But as things became more volatile, his pace and tension matched it. I wasn't going anywhere. He also beautifully portrayed Badi's family, their accents and their dynamic within their unit. NICK dialed in on the particular douchiness of Badi's terrorizers and concern of his friends. His females didn't lack either. I'll be looking for more of his narrations in the future. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Otherkin Audiobook by Nina Berry
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Otherkin Audiobook by Nina Berry

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Otherkin Author: Nina Berry Narrator: Kathleen McInerney Format: Unabridged Length: 9 hrs and 40 mins Language: English Release date: 12-21-12 Publisher: Audible Studios Ratings: 4 of 5 out of 30 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: In her fresh, inventive debut, Berry introduces a teenage feline shapeshifter coming to terms with her strange powers. Otherkin the first in a mesmerizing new series that deals with such teen issues as body image and the strength to be found in friendship. Members Reviews: What a fun new twist. Love it! This was an amazing new twist on shapeshifters. it had a perfect blend of mystery, selfdiscovery, romance and action. We really see the charactor grow and become comfortable in all her skins, animal or human. this book is fun and flirty but never loses track of the story. The narator does a great job and brings it in to a perfect world. you will not want to put it down and i can not wait for book two! great book I loved it! The story is truly captivating. Lots of twists. can't wait to read next book. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Shift Audiobook by Jeri Smith-Ready
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Shift Audiobook by Jeri Smith-Ready

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Shift Subtitle: Shade, Book 2 Author: Jeri Smith-Ready Narrator: Khristine Hvam Format: Unabridged Length: 9 hrs and 55 mins Language: English Release date: 05-03-11 Publisher: Audible Studios Ratings: 4.5 of 5 out of 77 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Aura's life is anything but easy. Her boyfriend, Logan, died, and his slides between ghost and shade have left her reeling. Aura knows he needs her now more than ever. She loves Logan, but she can't deny her connection with the totally supportive, totally gorgeous Zachary. And she's not sure that she wants to. Logan and Zachary will fight to be the one by her side, but Aura needs them both to uncover the mystery of her past - the mystery of the Shift. As Aura's search uncovers new truths, she must decide whom to trust with her secrets and her heart. Members Reviews: Second book, as good as the first! If you havent read the first book in the series yet, go back and start with Shade! This is not one of those series where you can skip around. I enjoyed this book as much as the first. Its very hard to talk about this story without giving too much away! The love triangle continues, and Zachary isnt willing to sit back and play second fiddle (pun intended) to a ghostly rocker. The level of emotion continues from the first book, as does the level of threat from assorted government agencies. They dont seem to be willing to take a back seat either! We also learn more about the background of the Shift, and some of Auras mothers secrets. The story ends at a reasonable stopping point, but Im chomping at the bit to read the next book. Still think the narrator does a great job too. Fun older YA series! Good. Is there anything you would change about this book? I think the author could be describe a little more about the Shadows. How would you have changed the story to make it more enjoyable? I don't know. The relationship between Aura and Ben is boring sometimes. The moments of action are goods, but i don't know how explain. Was Shift worth the listening time? Yes, I think the triology worth to be listening. The story is good, but there is something missing that I can't explain. Loved it! What did you love best about Shift? Everything! The story kept building and left you always wanting more. What was one of the most memorable moments of Shift? Aura and Zachary's time away. What about Khristine Hvams performance did you like? She did a great job. Loved the accents she gave for the different characters Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you? The whole story. Grabbing Story Would you consider the audio edition of Shift to be better than the print version? Love this mix of ghosts and people. The romance interests kept you wanting to see more between people and ghosts and between Zachary and Aura. A third book would be great. Because there is still alot of mystery to be explained around the shift concept. Also control of people's lives or non lives by agencies during the story was a scarey idea that inspires all rebels. What about Khristine Hvams performance did you like? Loved the use of a scottish accent when needed for Zachary. Her voice was soothing for listening. Definitely better than a print version. Great 2nd Book Another great book in this series.. I normally don't review books on here but instead on Goodreads under Wendalyn if you want to read any of them but I definately loved this series and narrator. Can't wait for book 2 Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

A Room on Lorelei Street Audiobook by Mary E. Pearson
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A Room on Lorelei Street Audiobook by Mary E. Pearson

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: A Room on Lorelei Street Author: Mary E. Pearson Narrator: Natalie Ross Format: Unabridged Length: 6 hrs and 42 mins Language: English Release date: 03-20-10 Publisher: Brilliance Audio Ratings: 2 of 5 out of 1 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: A room is not much. It is not arms holding you. Not a kiss on the forehead. Not a packed lunch or a remembered birthday. Just a room. But for 17-year-old Zoe, struggling to shed the suffocating responsibility of her alcoholic mother and the controlling guilt of her grandmother, a rented room on Lorelei Street is a fierce grab for control of her own future. Zoe rents her room from Opal Keats, an eccentric old lady who has a difficult past of her own, but who chooses to live in the possibility of the future. Zoe tries to find that same possibility in her own future, promising that she will never go crawling back. But with all odds against her, can a 17-year-old with a job slinging hash make it on her own? Zoe struggles with this worry and the guilt of abandoning her mother as she goes to lengths that even she never dreamed she would in order to keep the room on Lorelei Street. Critic Reviews: "Pearson paints a compelling portrait of a teen, easily recognizable to most YAs, who is simultaneously intent on survival and self-sabotage." (Booklist) Members Reviews: more than just a room Zoe is determined not to be like her mother. So she sets out on her own and rents a room in an attempt to get away from the things that drag her down...then she becomes that which she despises. This happens so often in families. Kids are always saying "I'm not going to be anything like my parents." Yet, that's what they know, so that's what they become. And most don't even know it. The real beauty of this story is that Zoe sees what she's become, acknowledges it, then takes steps to change. She's heading into the unknown, and has no idea whether she'll be okay. But she takes comfort in knowing that this is the right direction. Such a stunning and courageous message to send to kids. Well done, Ms. Pearson. Richie's Picks: A ROOM ON LORELEI STREET "All I know is something like a bird within her sang, All I know she sang a little while and then flew on" --Jerry Garcia/Robert Hunter, "Bird Song" " 'You going to stand there, or you going to come up and take a look?' "Zoe jumps, her cigarette tumbling from her fingers into the gutter. Pay stubs and figures disappear from her vision, and she focuses on the person who appeared out of nowhere. A brown grocery bag is in her arms. " 'Excuse me?' she says to the wild-haired woman she saw in the garden five days ago. " 'I've seen you here three or four times now. Guessed you were checking out the neighborhood. You must've figured out by now that we don't have any roving gangs around here--a couple folks whose cheese has slid off their cracker but that's about it. So, you ready to see the room?' "Zoe thinks the old lady's voice doesn't match her attitude. She is assertive, almost snippy, confident in a crazy, old-woman way, but she is smiling, and her voice is soft, lyrical. It reminds Zoe of a bird. I'm a sucker for cool old ladies in children's and YA literature. No, not just in literature. I also love knowing cool old ladies in the real world.

Club Dread Audiobook by Walter Sorrells
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Club Dread Audiobook by Walter Sorrells

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Club Dread Subtitle: Hunted Author: Walter Sorrells Narrator: Walter Sorrells Format: Unabridged Length: 5 hrs and 52 mins Language: English Release date: 05-23-08 Publisher: Penguin Group USA and Audible Ratings: 3.5 of 5 out of 3 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Sixteen-year-old Chastity and her mother have been on the run ever since she can remember. They've just settled down in San Francisco, where Chass is reclaiming her phenomenal musical talent and finally starting up her own band. But then Chass witnesses the murder of pop star Josh Emmit and gets involved in the secret and dangerous underground club scene in San Francisco. If Chass can solve Josh's murder and prove to the police that she's not involved, then she and her mom can stay in San Francisco. But if her cover is blown, the man who has been hunting them will find them again. And this time, they may not be lucky enough to escape. ©2005 Walter Sorrells; (P)2008 Penguin Critic Reviews: "...a well-crafted story that's filled with sympathetic, colorful characters." (School Library Journal) Members Reviews: Exciting action; convoluted plot After listening to Fake ID I thought I would really enjoy Club Dread. By the end though, the plot became so totally twisted and implausible that it was almost beyond belief. The action was good and the reader was ok. By the end I had a hard time trying to figure out what was supposed to be real and what was a set-up by VanEpps. And really I'm ready to just get rid of VanEpps. He really needs his comeuppance. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Appaloosa Summer Audiobook by Tudor Robins
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Appaloosa Summer Audiobook by Tudor Robins

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Appaloosa Summer Subtitle: Island Trilogy, Book 1 Author: Tudor Robins Narrator: Cody Schreger Format: Unabridged Length: 5 hrs and 14 mins Language: English Release date: 02-20-17 Publisher: Tudor Robins Ratings: 4.5 of 5 out of 7 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Sixteen-year-old Meg Traherne has never known loss, until the beautiful, talented horse she trained herself, drops dead underneath her in the show ring. Jared Strickland has been living with loss ever since his father died in a tragic farming accident. Meg escapes from her grief by changing everything about her life; moving away from home to spend her summer living on an island in the St. Lawrence River, scrubbing toilets and waiting on guests at a B & B. Once there, she meets Jared; doing his best to keep anything else in his life from changing. When Jared offers Meg a scruffy appaloosa mare out of a friend's back field, it's the beginning of a journey that will change both of them by summer's end. Members Reviews: Sweet! I really enjoyed this book. Come give it a try. I will be watching for more by this author. A Splendid Summer Read!! What did you love best about Appaloosa Summer? What a sweet story!! Who was your favorite character and why? LOVED the main character! What a super likable girl! What about Cody Schregers performance did you like? SO easy to listen to! Great storytelling! If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be? Sweet Summer Love Cute I found this first book in the series CUTE! I enjoyed the book and will probably listen to the 2nd in the series. I recommend this book to anyone who loves YA. Narrator was great for the characters and I enjoyed the voice reading the book to me. "I was voluntarily provided this free review copy audiobook by the author, narrator, or publisher." Cute story. I was really excited about this book because I have such a love for horses. The overall story was cute. Unfortunately, they felt like they needed to throw in some language that just ruined the story for me. I know this won't bother some people, but it's a deal breaker for me. I was voluntarily provided this free review copy audiobook by the author, narrator, or publisher. Appaloosa Summer Appaloosa Summer: Island Trilogy, Book 1 : Tudor Robins A sweet clean YA book about learning to live your life while you are grieving and after. Frienships, responsibilities, and more are featured for the horse lover or anyone in general. Even after a sad beginning the story makes you want to know what's next. The narration was well done.The characters were well portrayed. Cody Schreger gave an exciting performance. "I was voluntarily provided this review copy audiobook at no charge by the author, publisher and/or narrator." Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

The Christmas Journal Audiobook by Kimberly B. Jackson
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The Christmas Journal Audiobook by Kimberly B. Jackson

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: The Christmas Journal Author: Kimberly B. Jackson Narrator: Barbara Nevins Taylor Format: Unabridged Length: 1 hr and 34 mins Language: English Release date: 11-23-15 Publisher: PRISM BOOK GROUP Ratings: 4 of 5 out of 1 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Ashley Moore's life forever changed the day her mother died, and she was sent to live with relatives. Now, 10 years later, Ashley returns home, hoping to connect with her estranged father. When she learns he's decided to reopen the family's Christmas lodge for the upcoming holiday season, Ashley volunteers to help. While cleaning, she discovers her mother's journal detailing the last month of her life. Will the book hold the answer as to why her dad sent her away? Who is the mysterious Adam her mother keeps mentioning in the diary? Can the words of her mother reconcile father and daughter in time for Christmas? Members Reviews: Christmas Journal and Christmas Lodge.. Any additional comments? The Christmas Journal is about the "relationship" between an estranged father and daughter. Upon her mother's death Ashley, the female lead, was sent to live with her aunt. Several years later she returns home to find a Father, home, and lodge, she hardly recognizes. Ashley works with her father and a handyman, Cy, to reopen the lodge in time for Christmas. This was a Good Well written short story. Barbara Nevins Taylor did really well with this Heart Warming Holiday story. Note: "This audio book was provided by the author, narrator, or publisher at no cost in exchange for an unbiased review." Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Only Ever Yours Audiobook by Louise O'Neill
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Only Ever Yours Audiobook by Louise O'Neill

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Only Ever Yours Author: Louise O'Neill Narrator: Emma Weaver Format: Unabridged Length: 9 hrs and 30 mins Language: English Release date: 09-03-15 Publisher: Quercus Ratings: 4 of 5 out of 5 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Winner of the Sunday Independent Newcomer of the Year Award. Eves are designed, not made. The School trains them to be pretty. The School trains them to be good. The School trains them to Always be Willing. All their lives, the eves have been waiting. Now they are ready for the outside world. Companion...concubine...or chastity. Only the best will be chosen. And only the Men decide. Critic Reviews: "Deserves to be read by young and old, male and female, the world over in the same way Harry Potter and The Hunger Games were." (Sunday Independent) "Utterly magnificent...gripping, accomplished and dark." (Marian Keyes) "The Handmaid's Tale meets Mean Girls." (The Vagenda) Members Reviews: Absolutely Frightful This book left me stunned at both the frightfulness of the society one gets to glimpse at and the eerie similarities to our own. If you intend to sleep soundly or feel at peace ever again, then stay far away. If however you value an incitement to compassion and empathy this book will give you that in spades. Disappointed the last few chapters felt like the author didn't know where they were going with the story. it was a real disappointment as I felt so invested and then it was a huge build up for a quick dull solution that didn't live up to the quality or writing style of the rest of the book which left me thinking....is that it? the narrator stumbled over pronunciation in places but was pleasant to listen to otherwise. Enjoyable but poorly read I quite enjoyed this - well enough written to keep me listening until the end - and will buy a copy for my 12 year old niece. I found the narrator lacked nuance and regularly mispronounced words so I was taken out of the story and became frustrated. Story is fine, narrator is terrible I though the story was interesting enough, though I did get bored and found myself not really caring about all the girl drama at several points. The ending was really chilling though, so that saved it for me. The narrator has very weird intonation, she put emphasis on certain words that didn't really work, plus she would often SHOUT something and then say, "I whispered," and vice versa, which really took me out of it. Some very weird choices there which rubbed me the wrong way. Narrator is the worst! What made the experience of listening to Only Ever Yours the most enjoyable? The story is good, the characters are interesting and quite well developed. I think it gives a good portrayal of teenage girls and their relationships. How would you have changed the story to make it more enjoyable? It's a little shallow, so maybe some more exploration of the dystopian world they live in and how it came to be. How did the narrator detract from the book? I honestly cannot believe how bad the narrator was. She mispronounces things, trips up over her words constantly and is extremely irritating. I don't understand why they didn't re-record all her mistakes. She is also very shrill. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

The Notorious Pagan Jones Audiobook by Nina Berry
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The Notorious Pagan Jones Audiobook by Nina Berry

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: The Notorious Pagan Jones Author: Nina Berry Narrator: Elizabeth Evans Format: Unabridged Length: 11 hrs and 15 mins Language: English Release date: 05-26-15 Publisher: Harlequin Enterprises, Ltd. Ratings: 4 of 5 out of 10 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Pagan Jones went from America's sweetheart to fallen angel in one fateful night in 1960: the night a car accident killed her whole family. Pagan was behind the wheel and driving drunk. Nine months later she's stuck in the Lighthouse Reformatory for Wayward Girls and tortured by her guilt - not to mention the sadistic Miss Edwards, who takes special delight in humiliating the once-great Pagan Jones. But all of that is about to change. Pagan's old agent shows up with a mysterious studio executive, Devin Black, and an offer. Pagan will be released from juvenile detention if she accepts a juicy role in a comedy directed by award-winning director Bennie Wexler. The shoot starts in West Berlin in just three days. If Pagan's going to do it, she has to decide fast - and she has to agree to a court-appointed "guardian", the handsome yet infuriating Devin, who's too young, too smooth, too sophisticated to be some studio flack. The offer's too good to be true, Berlin's in turmoil, and Devin Black knows way too much about her - there's definitely something fishy going on. But if anyone can take on a divided city, a scheming guardian, and the criticism of a world that once adored her, it's the notorious Pagan Jones. What could go wrong? Members Reviews: Very entertaining! The Notorious Pagan Jones was absolutely delightful! I don't know what I liked the most: Miss Jones' sarcastic drawl, the slang, the various accents brought to life by a skillful narrator, or the cloak and dagger circumstances which led to the building of Berlin wall Pagan Jones is a talented Hollywood starlet whose name was tarnished by a huge scandal. On her sixteenth birthday she got roaring drunk and drove her car off the cliff taking life of her father and younger sister. Now she is spending her days at a reform school dreaming of escape until Universal Studios representative puts an irresistible offer on the table: Pagan agrees to replace an actress in a comedy which starts filming in three days in West Berlin, and she will be released on parole under the supervision of the court appointed guardian. This is Pagan's chance to come back, but she is paranoid and suspicious of her so-called guardian. Mysterious, suave Devin Black is barely twenty himself, and he has a hidden agenda. Not only Pagan is delightfully quick witted, gifted as an actress and sarcastic as hell, she has a taste for danger, which in the atmosphere of conspiracies, spies and old secrets serves her well. Instead of a pawn in men's games, she becomes a lead player and saves the day with fantastic flourish. At the same time, Pagan doesn't feel like a cartoonish character. She is afraid and under an enormous amount of pressure to perform. She is a recovering alcoholic and suffers from flashbacks to her crash. She has ups and downs, and feels very real. Secondary characters of Devin Black, Thomas and even Nicky Raven (Pagan's ex-flame) are multidimensional and only add to the rich flavour of this story. Overall, I was enormously entertained and am looking forward to more books from Nina Berry.

Conni, Phillip und ein Kuss im Schnee (Conni & Co 9) Hörbuch von Dagmar Hoßfeld
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2018-03-13 07:34:08 UTC 02:29:00
Conni, Phillip und ein Kuss im Schnee (Conni & Co 9) Hörbuch von Dagmar Hoßfeld

Hören Sie sich dieses volle Hörbuch kostenlos bei http://hotaudiobook.com/free Titel: Conni, Phillip und ein Kuss im Schnee (Conni & Co 9) Autor:: Dagmar Hoßfeld Erzähler: Ann-Kathrin Sudhoff Format: Abridged Spieldauer: 2 hrs and 29 mins Sprache: Deutsch Veröffentlichungsdatum: 11-19-13 Herausgeber: HörbucHHamburg HHV GmbH Kategorien: Teens, Fiction & Literature Zusammenfassung des Herausgebers: Phillip hat Conni einen Adventskalender geschenkt. Dass dahinter ein kleines Herz aus Schokolade zum Vorschein kommt, nimmt sie als gutes Zeichen für eine romantisch-verliebte Weihnachtszeit. Doch dann erfährt sie, dass Phillips Ferienpläne alles andere als romantisch sind. Kann Conni das Weihnachtsfest noch retten? ©2013 Carlsen Verlag GmbH, Hamburg (P)2013 Hörbuch Hamburg HHV GmbH, Hamburg Kontaktieren Sie mich für Fragen: inforeq17@gmail.com

Das Schicksal ist ein mieser Verräter Hörbuch von John Green
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2018-03-13 07:34:08 UTC 07:01:00
Das Schicksal ist ein mieser Verräter Hörbuch von John Green

Hören Sie sich dieses volle Hörbuch kostenlos bei http://hotaudiobook.com/free Titel: Das Schicksal ist ein mieser Verräter Autor:: John Green Erzähler: Jodie Ahlborn Format: Unabridged Spieldauer: 7 hrs and 1 min Sprache: Deutsch Veröffentlichungsdatum: 06-01-14 Herausgeber: HörbucHHamburg HHV GmbH Bewertung: 3 von 5 von 2 Stimmen Kategorien: Teens, Fiction & Literature Zusammenfassung des Herausgebers: Die 16-jährige Hazel hat Krebs. Aber sie will auf gar keinen Fall bemitleidet werden und kann mit Selbsthilfegruppen nichts anfangen. Bis sie genau dort auf den intelligenten, gut aussehenden und umwerfend schlagfertigen Gus trifft. Der geht offensiv mit seiner Krankheit um. Hazel und Gus diskutieren Bücher, hören Musik, sehen Filme und verlieben sich ineinander - trotz ihrer Handicaps und ihrer Unerfahrenheit. Gemeinsam erfüllen sie Hazels großen Traum und fliegen nach Amsterdam... ©2012 Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH, München. Übersetzung: Sophie Zeitz (P)2014 Hörbuch Hamburg HHV GmbH, Hamburg Mitglieder Bewertungen: Excellent in that is was sent quickly as arrived in ... Excellent in that is was sent quickly as arrived in great condition. Already the book is fascinating and in good taste Five Stars Book is great :) Kontaktieren Sie mich für Fragen: inforeq17@gmail.com

Capturing Faith Audiobook by Victoria G. Schwimley
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Capturing Faith Audiobook by Victoria G. Schwimley

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Capturing Faith Subtitle: Volume 1 Author: Victoria G. Schwimley Narrator: Randi Larson Format: Unabridged Length: 6 hrs and 32 mins Language: English Release date: 05-29-14 Publisher: Victoria Schwimley Ratings: 4.5 of 5 out of 23 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Chelsea Warren is the most popular girl in school, and the leader of the tightest clique on campus. The most important things to her are her looks and the respect of her followers. But Chelsea has a secret she doesn't want anyone to know. Amber Walker is compassionate, trustworthy, and the most well-adjusted girl in school. The most important thing to her is serving God and her community. When an argument between Chelsea and her best friend occurs, she runs straight to Amber for help. Amber discovers Chelsea's secret and turns to Pastor David Owens for assistance. Ryan Evers is the smartest boy on campus, but when a careless accident leaves one of the girls clinging to life and Ryan the object of hate, he also turns to David. Can David help these three troubled teens before it's too late? Members Reviews: Great Story FOR ALL AGES!! This Is an amazing story for all ages!! It says YA as the Genre BUT I LOVED IT!! Victoria Did an amazing Job!! This book touches on "REAL LIFE SITUATIONS"(including Religion HOWEVER ITS NOT OVER BEARING)I DIDN'T SEE THE PLOT TWIST COMING so that was cool that this story IS NOT Predictable!! I loved the Characters & could relate to them! Randi Larson Did a Good job Reading the story!! I WOULD RECOMMEND THIS BOOK!! GREAT JOB!! I CAN'T WAIT TO READ MORE BY YOU VICTORIA!! Capturing Faith Took me awhile to really get into this novel, but after it hooked me I was easily committed to wanting to know how it would all end. I recommend this to others Amazing story that every teenager needs to read The perfect book for my teenage daughter to listen to. I loved each character and there Christiananity that they werent shy of announcing. It showed us readers it doesnt matter what you believe in that everyone goes through something in there life and need that one person to help. Definitely a amazing audio book. Narrator did amazing job! A refreshing Listen. Just what I needed! Capturing Faith By Victoria Schwimley Capturing Faith was refreshing; just what I needed to hear! I love that I could listen to this book with my daughter in the car. She loved the story too, which was a plus. She was actually in a hurry to get in the car with me so she could see what happen to! I loved how Schwimley introduced and developed each character. She executed the story perfectly; not over or under written. Theres just the right amount of suspense. I found Capturing Faith to be a smooth and pleasant read. I give it 5 Stars and cant wait to read (or listen to) the next book. Great story good narration What an inspiring story. It had all the right feels and the narrator did a great job telling the story. I felt a part of their world physically and emotionally. Job well done Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

The Secret of Isobel Key Audiobook by Jen McConnel
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2018-03-13 07:34:08 UTC 06:09:00
The Secret of Isobel Key Audiobook by Jen McConnel

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: The Secret of Isobel Key Author: Jen McConnel Narrator: Carolyn Bonnyman Format: Unabridged Length: 6 hrs and 9 mins Language: English Release date: 12-19-13 Publisher: Audible Studios for Bloomsbury Ratings: 3.5 of 5 out of 19 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Lou is in the middle of a quarter-life crisis. Fresh out of college, shes unemployed and unsure of herself. But when she gets the chance to escape to Scotland with her best friend, it could be the answer to her quest for self-discovery. The trip is not at all what she expected, especially when her tour guide turns out to be the dreamy historian Brian, and together they embark on a hunt for information about Isobel Key, a woman accused of witchcraft in the seventeenth century. They set out to learn the truth of the condemned witch, but Lou isnt prepared for the knowledge that awaits her. She must face her own demons if she has any hope of righting the wrongs of the past. Flashing between the seventeenth century and modern day Scotland, The Secret of Isobel Key is a mystery that will please readers of all ages. Members Reviews: The Secret of Isobel Key blends mystery, romance and two story lines from different time periods. Fun read! I enjoyed The Secret of Isobel Key because it blended mystery, romance and two story lines from different time periods. The two stories are great and easy to follow as we go from the past to the present. Isobelâs story intertwines nicely with the main characterâs (Louisa) story. We watch both characters develop and mature throughout the book as they struggle to overcome the boundaries set by society and their families. One of the stories is about Isobel Key, who lives in Scotland during the 1600s. She learns the art of healing from her mother and uses that gift to help the people of her community. Isobel experiences some familial struggles that cause her to slowly pull away from her community. She ends up a recluse and is eventually accused of witchcraft. No one that Isobel has helped in the past steps forward to help her; they are all too afraid that the same fate will befall them. After years of helping others, Isobel is powerless to help herself. The other story is about Louisa, who is frustrated with her life. She has obediently lived her life for her parents, but now that sheâs a woman, sheâs ready to take charge and make her own decisions. In a fit of desperation, she quits her job and leaves for Scotland with her outgoing friend, Tammy. While on a tour in the Highlands, she feels pulled to the witch stories that haunt the land. When Brian, the handsome tour guide, offers to help her with her research, they discover two truths that pertain that she cannot ignore. These truths alter Louisaâs future and change her perception of the past. Can we right the wrongs of the past? Louisa will sure try! Maybe itâs the starkly beautiful landscape, the tumultuous history or the kilt clad ... With Outlander coming to our T.V. screens, I got the hankering for some more tales from Scotland. Thereâs just something about Scotland. Maybe itâs the starkly beautiful landscape, the tumultuous history or the kilt clad men but Scotland has an undeniable pull for me. So I decided to check out The Secret of Isobel Key by Jen McConnel. Reasons why I particularly enjoyed Isobel Key: 1. It seems like a lot of new adult books are about sex and while I love a sexy story, those pivotal new adult years are about far more than just sexual exploration and thatâs what you get with Isobel Key. You have a main character, Lou, who is struggling to find herself.

Kidnapped Audiobook by Diane Hoh
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Kidnapped Audiobook by Diane Hoh

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Kidnapped Author: Diane Hoh Narrator: Tara Sands Format: Unabridged Length: 4 hrs and 58 mins Language: English Release date: 02-11-13 Publisher: Audible Studios Ratings: 4 of 5 out of 4 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Framed for a crime she didnt commit, Nora must prove her innocence.... For Nora Mulgrew, the days between the end of Salem Universitys summer session and the start of fall semester are the 'dead time'. The campus is deserted, and Nora is the only resident in eerie old Nightingale Hall, a ramshackle dorm whose dark past has earned it the nickname 'Nightmare Hall'. Nora hasnt heard any of those rumors, but her own nightmare is about to begin. An education major, Nora has spent the summer working at a day care where her favorite pupil is a darling child named Mindy. When Mindy goes missing, campus security suspects Nora. As she battles migraines and the suspicions of the police, Nora hunts the campus for the child. Someone has framed her for a terrible crime, and Nora must find out who it is before its too late. Members Reviews: The adventure of a lifetime. This is my favorite Nightmare Hall book. It's about a girl accused of kidnapping an adorable child from a day care center. Everything suggests that she is guilty and she is determined to get to the bottom of it. Who would frame her? More importantly, why? Romance and mystery are mixed together in this thriller for all ages. You'll love it Suspect or Framed In this book, you will experince tragidy and horro. Nora, an orphan,was framed of kiddnapping a child from the day-care center she works at. Will Nora be able to find the real kidnapper, or be sent to jail for something she didn't do? Read and find out. It's worth it. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Le avventure di Tom Sawyer [The Adventures of Tom Sawyer] Audiolibro di Mark Twain
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Le avventure di Tom Sawyer [The Adventures of Tom Sawyer] Audiolibro di Mark Twain

Ascolta questo libro audio completo gratuitamente su http://hotaudiobook.com/free Titolo: Le avventure di Tom Sawyer [The Adventures of Tom Sawyer] Autore: Mark Twain Narratore: Silvia Cecchini Formato: Unabridged Durata: 7 hrs and 33 mins Lingua: Italiano Data di pubblicazione: 01-31-11 Editore: Collina d'oro Valutazioni: 4 su 5 su 1 voti Categoria: Teens, Fiction & Literature Riepilogo Editore: Il libro nasce come libro per ragazzi nel 1876. Attraverso il racconto delle avventure di Tom Sawyer, che insegue i suoi sogni, la sua fantasia, e la libertà dagli schemi, ritroviamo le superstizioni, la magia, il modo di vivere dei piccoli paesi lungo il Mississipi. E dunque, basta credere che si troverà un tesoro nascosto, per poi trovarlo? Sembra proprio di sì, secondo Mark Twain. Ma il tesoro più importante, che si trova nelle pagine di questo libro, è lamicizia , che ispira Tom in tutte le sue scelte, e che fu una così grande risorsa nellalleviare gli ultimi anni di sofferenza della vita di Mark Twain. Traduzione e lettura di Silvia Cecchini. Musica di Kevin Mac Leod. Please note: This audiobook is in Italian. Recensioni dei membri: excellent If you could sum up Le avventure di Tom Sawyer [The Adventures of Tom Sawyer] in three words, what would they be? modern and interesting What did you like best about this story? good picyure of that time society What does Silvia Cecchini bring to the story that you wouldnt experience if you just read the book? Very valuable help due to my difficulty to read Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting? No Any additional comments? No Contattami per qualsiasi domanda: inforeq17@gmail.com

Streams of Babel Audiobook by Carol Plum-Ucci
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2018-03-13 07:34:09 UTC 12:34:00
Streams of Babel Audiobook by Carol Plum-Ucci

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Streams of Babel Author: Carol Plum-Ucci Narrator: Julia Whelan, Paul Michael Garcia, Eddie Lopez, Neil Shah, Kirby Heyborne, Tai Sammons Format: Unabridged Length: 12 hrs and 34 mins Language: English Release date: 12-28-10 Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc. Ratings: 4 of 5 out of 19 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Whatever you do, dont drink the water. When Cora Holmans mother dies, she assumes the inevitable: that her mother overdosed on the painkillers shed been taking for years. So shes shocked to learn that her mother and a neighbor both died of a brain aneurysm the same night. When Cora and other neighborhood teens become ill with a mysterious flu, and government-type strangers arrive in her small town, they all fear the unthinkable - a terrorist attack. Meanwhile, a world away in Pakistan, a 16-year-old computer genius named Shahzad is working as a virtual spy. Hes alarmed to see an influx of chatter about a sub-stance called Red Vinegar that will, as he reads, lead to many deaths in Colony One. Can Shahzad sift through the babble of the chat room, find the location of the attack, and warn the victims in time? And if so, at what cost to him? A Printz Honor Award winner and two-time Edgar Allan Poe Award finalist, Carol Plum-Ucci explores disturbing new terrain in this riveting novel that examines the heroes and victims involved in a terrifying act of bioterrorism. Carol Plum-Ucci is the author of numerous novels for teens, including The Body of Christopher Creed, a Michael L. Printz Award Honor Book that was also nominated for the Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Young Adult Mystery. She lives in southern New Jersey. Critic Reviews: The charactersare well drawn and have unique voices. Ultimately, this is a tautly paced thriller that will force readers to think about the complexities of living in a post-9/11 world. (School Library Journal) GrippingFans of suspense will discover a thrilling ride." (VOYA) Rich with unanswerable questions and timely urgency, the book captures the frailty of post-9/11 American life. (Horn Book) Members Reviews: Fits the times-- scary but possible! What did you love best about Streams of Babel? Modern setting What was the most interesting aspect of this story? The least interesting? the reality of this type of terrorism Which character as performed by the narrators was your favorite? Scott If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be? never underestimate what a terrorist group is willing to do such a great story! The narrators were amazing at bringing each character to life! I couldn't stop listening! Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Wired Audiobook by Robin Wasserman
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Wired Audiobook by Robin Wasserman

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Wired Author: Robin Wasserman Narrator: Kate Reinders Format: Unabridged Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins Language: English Release date: 09-14-10 Publisher: Brilliance Audio Ratings: 4 of 5 out of 20 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: One year ago Lia Kahn died. A few days later she woke up. She had a new body: mechanical, unfeeling, inhuman. She had a new family: mechs like her, who didnt judge her for what she could no longer be. She had a new life, one that would last forever. At least, it was supposed to. But now everything Lia thought she knew has turned out to be a lie; everyone she thought she loved has been stolen away. And someone is trying to get rid of the mechs, once and for all. Lia will risk everything to save herself and the people she cant live without. But not before facing one final truth: She cant save everyone. Members Reviews: Leaves a lot to be desired This series had an interesting concept and I was eager to read this book after the first 2, but, the ending really fell flat with me.... Very predictable at times and the conclusion just left me with questions. Very Good If you could sum up Wired in three words, what would they be? Adventure filled, futuristic, engaging Who was your favorite character and why? Lia Kahn Which character as performed by Kate Reinders was your favorite? Lia Kahn, i could picture her saying and doing things. Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you? At the end, when she decided to give up her life for the good of everyone else Terrible Ending The ending is terrible, basically a poster child for a world run by worst elements of humanity; a rule by a single person, the oppressed raising to leadership over the oppressors, and absolute power consolidated to one entity. That this book would be run as a Children's book is terrifying. That kids might come away thinking everything would be perfect if only they could run the world alone. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Little Vampire Women Audiobook by Louisa May Alcott, Lynn Messina
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Little Vampire Women Audiobook by Louisa May Alcott, Lynn Messina

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Little Vampire Women Author: Louisa May Alcott, Lynn Messina Narrator: Caitlin Davies Format: Unabridged Length: 8 hrs and 36 mins Language: English Release date: 05-04-10 Publisher: HarperAudio Ratings: 3.5 of 5 out of 16 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: "Christmas wont be Christmas without any corpses." The dear, sweet March sisters are back, and Marmee has told them to be good little women. Good little vampire women, that is. Thats right: Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy have grown up since you last read their tale, and now they have (much) longer lives and (much) more ravenous appetites. Marmee has taught them well, and so they live by an unprecedented moral code of abstinence...from human blood. Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy must learn to get along with one another, help make society a better place, and avoid the vampire hunters who pose a constant threat to their existence. Plus, Laurie is dying to become a part of the March family, at any cost. Some things never change. This horrifyingand hilariousretelling of a timeless American classic will leave readers craving the bloodthirsty drama on each and every page. Members Reviews: Not the best book I have ever heard I really wanted to like this book and adored the original Little Women. I tried to give it a chance with an open mind, but soon grew tired of it and didnt finish. There was just not enough about this book vampire wise to make it interesting. The narrator tries to change voices with each character and unfortunately it soon becomes annoying. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Stork Audiobook by Wendy Delsol
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Stork Audiobook by Wendy Delsol

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Stork Author: Wendy Delsol Narrator: Julia Whelan Format: Unabridged Length: 8 hrs and 31 mins Language: English Release date: 10-12-10 Publisher: Brilliance Audio Ratings: 4 of 5 out of 26 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Moving from L.A. to nowhere Minnesota, 16-year-old Katla Leblanc expected the local fashion scene to be frozen in time. What she didnt expect was induction into the Icelandic Stork Society, an ancient order of women charged with a unique mystical duty. Not only is Katla the youngest member, but Hulda, the societys omen-guided leader, immediately bestows the coveted Second Chair on her -a decision that ruffles a few feathers. As if that wasnt enough, Katla also has to deal with her parents divorce and the social aftermath of a bad date with popular but creepy Wade. Katla, however, isnt one to sit on her designer-jean-clad behind, and soon shes assigned the fashion column for the school paper and is making new friends. Things would be looking up if it werent for editor in chief Jack. Even though they argue every time they meet, Katla is inexplicably drawn to him. Juggling her home life, school, and Stork duties, will Katla be able to unravel the mystery surrounding Jack? More importantly, will she find a dress in time for Homecoming? Folktales collide with reality in Wendy Delsols debut novel, in which one girl finds herself tail-feathers deep in small-town life. Members Reviews: A Charming Sarcastic Whiner? Yes they do exist. This isn't so much a book review as a "read this book now!" thing. When I downloaded the sample of Wendy Delsol's debut novel Stork to my Kindle, I whipped through it and clicked "Buy Now!" without hesitation. But then I decided to hold off reading it as I had promised myself I'd read something in Spanish first (living in Spain, I really need to improve my Spanish). Then I broke that promise. On the bus home the day I downloaded the book, not having anything else to read, I started in on Stork and couldn't stop. I normally try to limit my reading to bus rides so that I'm not spending ALL my time in English (too much time in English does a lot of harm to my already iffy Spanish). However, I couldn't resist. The story pulled me in and didn't let me go. The main character goes from sarcastic whiner to caring young adult without it being too much of a stretch. By nature she's obviously happy and giving - she's just pissed off at her change in circumstances - so it only takes the friendliness of a few people around her to to bring her out of her sulk. Of course, gaining a (semi?) boyfriend doesn't hurt. This growth mirrors the progression of her powers. She's forced to act as a responsible adult when choosing a vessel for the next baby that's to come to the community which can't help but flow out into other areas of her life. The supporting characters are all believable and each has enough of a unique voice that they don't all merge into one. Plus although I had guessed the true villain early enough on, Delsol threw in enough distractions to make me doubt my guesses. I have just one complaint - it wasn't long enough. As the final confrontation came upon me I looked down at the progress bar in my Kindle and realized I was almost done. No! It wasn't just because I was enjoying the book and the characters though. I feel the final conflict could have had an even stronger impact if I had been given a few more mini conflicts before the biggie.

Sink or Swim Audiobook by Anne Lutz
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Sink or Swim Audiobook by Anne Lutz

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Sink or Swim Author: Anne Lutz Narrator: Cassandra Morris Format: Unabridged Length: 5 hrs and 43 mins Language: English Release date: 11-07-17 Publisher: Hachette Audio Ratings: 5 of 5 out of 1 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Sink or Swim is a new release from Hachette Audiobooks: Powered by Wattpad - an innovative collaboration between Hachette Book Group, a leading publisher, and Wattpad, a passionate storytelling community of over 45 million people. Your favorite online stories, now available in your headphones! Seventeen-year-old Finn Delson has lived her life in the shadows of her older half sister, Cassi. With Cassi monitoring her every move, Finn doesn't know what it truly means to be free, to be her own person. So when 18-year-old Elliot Parker moves to town from England, Finn already knows he and Cassi will end up together. Except Elliot doesn't seem interested in Cassi. Sometimes it even feels like Elliot's interested in her. For the first time, it's Finn's turn to fall in love, to be happy. But with Cassi's jealousy-ridden betrayals and a dangerous secret lurking in the background, Finn might not get her happily ever after at all. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Essential Maps for the Lost Audiobook by Deb Caletti
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Essential Maps for the Lost Audiobook by Deb Caletti

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Essential Maps for the Lost Author: Deb Caletti Narrator: C. S. E Cooney Format: Unabridged Length: 9 hrs and 19 mins Language: English Release date: 08-09-16 Publisher: Tantor Audio Ratings: 5 of 5 out of 1 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: There are many ways to be lost. Sometimes people want to be lost. Madison - Mads to everyone who knows her - is trying her best to escape herself during one last summer away from a mother who needs more from her than she can give and from a future that has been decided by everyone but her. Sometimes the lost do the unimaginable, like the woman - the body - Mads collides with in the middle of the water on a traumatic morning that changes everything. And sometimes the lost are the ones left behind, like the son of the woman in the water, Billy Youngwolf Floyd. Billy is struggling to find his way through each day in the shadow of grief. His one comfort is the map he carries in his pocket, out of his favorite book, The Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler. When three lives (and one special shared book) collide, strange things happen. Things like questions and coincidences and secrets, lots of secrets. Things like falling in love. But can two lost people telling so many lies find their way through tragedy to each other and to solid ground? Critic Reviews: "Billy and Mads' romance is tender and sweet, and Caletti's lyrical, sometimes witty narration pulls readers close to both teenagers' tangled emotions in a complex exploration of grief, mental illness, the redemptive power of storytelling, and the hope found in unexpected places." (Publishers Weekly) Members Reviews: The story is good, but I was distracted by the overload of ... The story is good, but I was distracted by the overload of "inner thoughts" of both characters. Found myself "skimming" a lot. Also took a long time to flesh out some of the more prominent secondary characters (had a hard time with Mads mother). I'm an avid Caletti fan, and this one didn't disappoint with storyline or concept, and despite the minor issues (which are only according to my personal taste) I'd definitely recommend this book. Major Hit for Gal and Guy Fans This is another major hit from Deb Caletti for her fans. Once again, I fell madly in love with the characters and could easily identify with Mads and Billy. This book is one of the few that is equally a hit for both teen boys and girls. Five Stars Wonderful, profound, heartfelt, and beautifully written book, just like all of Deb's. An absolute pleasure from start to finish. Disappointment A couple of years ago, I would have blindly recommended Deb Caletti's novels to anyone who asked. I even greatly liked her last publication, so I was excited for this novel and anticipated it for over a year. However, as soon as I started reading it, I realized painfully that it wasn't like anything I had expected. To be honest, I had to put down the book before I even got into the first few chapters. The character made trite and tired statements constantly, and the writing seemed immature and silly for an experienced writer like Caletti, whom I've loved for many years due to her rich and beautifully detailed descriptions. This novel seemed like it was done out of a different place than the others, like it was forced out to meet a deadline. I can't say I'm ever going to pick it up again, and I'll be wary of buying another one of her novels if it comes out the same way. Essential Maps for the Lost is Essential Reading Deb Caletti has done it again, in what is perhaps her best book yet - and that says a lot.

Thizz, a Love Story Audiobook by Nicole Loufas
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2018-03-13 07:34:09 UTC 11:29:00
Thizz, a Love Story Audiobook by Nicole Loufas

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Thizz, a Love Story Author: Nicole Loufas Narrator: K. F. Lim, Ben Fontana, Samuel Cole Format: Unabridged Length: 11 hrs and 29 mins Language: English Release date: 04-27-16 Publisher: Nic Lou Publishing Ratings: 4.5 of 5 out of 5 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Dani is in love, that she much she knows. Now if she could just figure out who or what she loves. Is it the blue pill that masks her depression and helps her float through the last few months of high school? Is it Nick, the boy that won her heart and keeps her from feeling completely alone in the world? Or is it Matt, the blue-eyed boy that makes her feel alive and keeps her veins filled with drugs? When the horrors of her past resurface, Dani is forced out of the euphoric world she's created to face a deadly reality. Unsure who to trust, Dani turns to the one thing she knows will never let her down. Thizz. Thizz, A Love Story contains drug and alcohol use by minors and contains strong language. Members Reviews: This book made me late for work everyday. The story was very entertaining and I liked the female and male POV changes. The story unfolds nicely and leaves lots of nice cliff hangers throughout. I couldn't wait to get back in the car to hear what happened next. Kacey- Reading Tree Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why? Yes I would because of the brilliant! What was your reaction to the ending? (No spoilers please!) I was genuinely suprised What does the narrators bring to the story that you wouldnt experience if you just read the book? The narrator nick is Amazing as for dani and will ESD kinda annoying Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting? Yeds Any additional comments? Nicole you writer brilliantly amazing work love! I would recommend you to every one! I need more of your work! BEWARE In all honesty, I'm not done yet... but im trying to save you from a horrible purchase. I don't know if the narrator is worse OR how whiny the main character seems is worse. It's just bad. SO BAD. I can listen to almost any book quickly... I can't even get through the first five chapters... trying to finish.... sigh, if I ever do, I'll give a more comprehensive review. in the meantime, BEWARE. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Resist Audiobook by Tracy Lawson
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Resist Audiobook by Tracy Lawson

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Resist Subtitle: The Resistance Series Author: Tracy Lawson Narrator: Sarah Rogers Format: Unabridged Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins Language: English Release date: 04-07-16 Publisher: Tracy Lawson Ratings: 5 of 5 out of 1 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Knowledge comes with a price. Tommy and Careen no longer believe the Office of Civilian Safety and Defense's miracle antidote can protect them from a terrorist's chemical weapons. After accidentally discovering the antidote's real purpose, they join the fight to undermine the OCSD's bid for total control of the population. Being part of the Resistance brings with it a whole new set of challenges. Not everyone working for change proves trustworthy, and plans to spark a revolution go awry with consequences far beyond anything they bargained for. Tommy and Careen's differing viewpoints threaten to drive a wedge between them, and their budding relationship is tested as their destinies move toward an inevitable confrontation with the forces that terrorize the nation. Where does love fit in when you're trying to start a revolution? Members Reviews: The Resistance Is Growing 4.75 out of 5 stars The continued story of Careen and the Resistance as they continue to grow their support and numbers while fighting against the never-ending power of the OCSD. They will stop at almost nothing to bring down the OCSD once and for all. The narration for Resist was done by Sarah Rogers who narrated the first book in the Resistance series also. She does a great job and actually does an even better job narrating this story than the first. I think that I was either used to the type of voice she was using, or she used less of an innocent teenage voice. Regardless, Rogers does a great job narrating the story and I cannot wait to hear her narrate the third book! Resist picks up right where Counteract leaves off, throwing the reader right back into the story of Careen and the others in the Resistance. Lawson throws a little more romance into this book (it is a YA book which typically feature a love interest or even a love triangle). This seems to have those typical elements, but they didn't feel forced. Young adults are very keen on finding true love right away and this seems to play on that feeling. The actual story is really well thought out and explained. Granted, I think you need to read or listen to Counteract so that you fully understand what is going on in Resist, but inside of Resist, I think that Lawson has drawn out a really interesting Dystopian society. There were many times where I was drawing parallels to other Dystopian stories both old and new like 1984 and The Hunger Games. Overall, Lawson does a great job grabbing your attention from the beginning and not letting it go. She writes a wonderfully thought out and explained dystopian full of characters that you want to get to know better. The story feels extremely believable which makes it even more enjoyable. I was given a free copy of this book in exchange for my honest and unbiased opinion. If you want to see more book reviews like this, please check out BriansBookBlog DOT com. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Anna und der Schwalbenmann Hörbuch von Gavriel Savit
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Anna und der Schwalbenmann Hörbuch von Gavriel Savit

Hören Sie sich dieses volle Hörbuch kostenlos bei http://hotaudiobook.com/free Titel: Anna und der Schwalbenmann Autor:: Gavriel Savit Erzähler: Laura Maire Format: Unabridged Spieldauer: 6 hrs and 17 mins Sprache: Deutsch Veröffentlichungsdatum: 02-29-16 Herausgeber: Der Hörverlag Kategorien: Teens, Fiction & Literature Zusammenfassung des Herausgebers: "Menschen sind die größte Hoffnung des Menschen, zu überleben." Krakau, 1939. Anna ist noch ein Kind, als die Deutschen ihren Vater mitnehmen, einen jüdischen Intellektuellen. Sie versteht nicht, warum. Sie versteht nur, dass sie allein zurückbleibt. Und dann trifft Anna den Schwalbenmann. Geheimnisvoll ist er, charismatisch und klug. Er kann Vogelgeräusche imitieren und eine Schwalbe für sie anlocken. Und er kann in einer Welt überleben, in der plötzlich alles und alle voller tödlicher Feindseligkeit zu sein scheinen. Anna schließt sich dem Schwalbenmann an, lernt von ihm, wie man jenseits der Städte wandert, sich im Wald ernährt und verbirgt. Wie man neue Identitäten annimmt und dabei doch nicht vergisst, was wahr ist. Aber in einer Welt, die am Abgrund steht, kann alles gefährlich werden... ©2016 cbt. Übersetzung von Sophie Zeitz-Ventura (P)2016 der Hörverlag Kontaktieren Sie mich für Fragen: inforeq17@gmail.com

Blind Audiobook by Francine Pascal
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Blind Audiobook by Francine Pascal

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Blind Subtitle: Fearless Author: Francine Pascal Narrator: Elizabeth Evans Format: Unabridged Length: 5 hrs and 8 mins Language: English Release date: 02-06-14 Publisher: Audible Studios Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Gaia is again forced to choose between her father and her uncle in the next installment of this edgy, urban series. Has the impossible happened? Can Gaia at last feel fear? Having been injected with a serum by her uncle, Loki, Gaia is now experiencing some strange emotions, but being unfamiliar with certain feelings she is not sure whether this is fear. Heather, on the other hand, is more than willingly to give up her own fear gene. Even though she is unsure whether or not she can trust Josh, when she is offered the chance to participate in an experimental protocol to suppress the fear gene, Heather jumps at the opportunity. This is what she has always wanted - this is her chance - a chance to be like Gaia. Meanwhile relationships and alliances are shifting. Ed and Tatiana grow closer as Gaia pushes Ed further away. But the more Gaia learns about Tatiana and her mother, the more certain she is that she and her father are in danger. Until, that is, a startling revelation from Loki leaves her wondering whether she even knows who her father really is Members Reviews: wonderful books My granddaughter just loves the series and now her sister is reading the books. Thank you very much for getting them here so fast. Utter frustration! Gaia is STILL avoiding Ed, knowing that if she gets near to him, Loki, her evil uncle, might just kill him like every other person who ever got close to her. But this time Gaia is taking some action to change her fate. When her old foster father, George, a former CIA agent, comes to Gaia telling her that her that someone close to her father might be leaking information about him to Loki, and the main suspect is Natasha, Gaia decides to stay at her new foster home, and spy on her new family. Thus Gaia begins to set her trap for Loki... Ed still can't figure out why Gaia just walked out of their relationship after the best night of their lives. All he knows is that he has to move on, even if he is still desperately in love with her. He begins spending more time with Tatiana, but the more time he spends with her, the more he thinks she is Gaia. He doesn't LOVE Tatiana, he just LIKES her as a friend, but Tatiana seems to think differently... Heather is getting MORE obsessed with Josh.(UGH!!) But she is still very bothered by what Gaia said about Josh, that he is a KILLER. Of course, Josh comes up with the excuse that he used to date Gaia but then dumped her, and that is why Gaia is saying all this stupid stuff about him. Heather, of course believes him, and when Josh offers her a serum that can make her fearless, just like Gaia, will she accept? Ugh, what can I say? I have been hooked on this series since the beginning but since Sex everything has gone downhill. I wish that Gaia would just get some sense into herself. She DESERVES some happiness here! The ending was quite exciting and I REALLY wish Gaia would just kill Loki once and for all. Even though I desperately love this series, I think the series should come to an end soon so it doesn't turn out to be a drag. Get On With It!!! Continued from book 20 Gaia is still avoiding Ed because she fears that if Loki knows she still cares about him he'll kill Ed and Gaia cant bear for that to happen. George reappears to tell Gaia that someone close to her father is a spy for Loki and is leaking information. He suspects it's Natasha. Gaia while spying on Natasha finds some letters from her father in Natasha's room.

Cold Hands, Warm Heart Audiobook by Jill Wolfson
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Cold Hands, Warm Heart Audiobook by Jill Wolfson

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Cold Hands, Warm Heart Author: Jill Wolfson Narrator: Evan Greenberg, Luci Christian Bell Format: Unabridged Length: 5 hrs and 17 mins Language: English Release date: 06-11-13 Publisher: Audible Studios Ratings: 4.5 of 5 out of 3 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Dani was born with her heart on the wrong side of her body. In her 15 years of life, shes had more doctors appointments, X-rays, and tests, and eaten more green hospital Jell-O than she cares to think about. Fourteen-year-old Amanda is a competitive gymnast, her body a small package of sleek muscles, in perfect health. The two girls dont know each other, dont go to the same school, dont have any friends in common. But their lives are about to collide. Acclaimed author Jill Wolfson tackles this fascinating story with her trademark honesty and wit. Members Reviews: Chronic Heart Defects This is the story of a young gymnast who gave up her heart on the operating table and gifted it to another, who was going to die without it. An amazing story of the organ transplant process, as seen through the eyes of two teenagers, one who lost a sister, and the other who gained a chance at life, written beautifully for the YA audience. Luci and Evan are like Romeo and Juliet, so beautifully matched here. If there was an award for duet, Id nominate them. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Food, Girls, and Other Things I Can't Have Audiobook by Allen Zadoff
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Food, Girls, and Other Things I Can't Have Audiobook by Allen Zadoff

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Food, Girls, and Other Things I Can't Have Author: Allen Zadoff Narrator: Mark Weatherup Jr. Format: Unabridged Length: 6 hrs and 48 mins Language: English Release date: 04-16-13 Publisher: Audible Studios Ratings: 4 of 5 out of 7 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Whats worse than being fat your freshman year? Being fat your sophomore year. Life used to be so simple for Andrew Zansky - hang with the Model UN guys, avoid gym class, and eat and eat and eat. Hes used to not fitting in: into his family, his sports-crazed school, or his size-48 pants. But not anymore. Andrew just met April, the new girl at school and the instant love of his life! He wants to find a way to win her over, but how? When O. Douglas, the heartthrob quarterback and high-school legend, saves him from getting beaten up by the school bully, Andrew sees his chance to get in with the football squad. Is it possible to reinvent yourself in the middle of high school? Andrew is willing to try. But hes going to have to make some changes. Fast. Can a funny fat kid be friends with a football superstar? Can he win over the Girl of his Dreams? Can he find a way to get his mom and dad back together? How far should you go to be the person you really want to be? Andrew is about to find out. Members Reviews: A hidden gem!!! With the success of YA writers like John Green, it's a wonder that this book is not better-known. The characters are witty, articulate, and completely lack the artificial, smarmy character that sometimes infects young people when adults try to write about them. The football players reminded me of the bad boys in Holes-- loved them so much. Terrific read and I will seek out more from this gifted author! A Must Read What a wonderful book! This extraordinary young adult novel can be read on many levels and has as much to offer its adult readers as its younger ones. The story is compelling, humorous, and always honest. The characters are vividly brought to life with a truth and complexity that is engaging from first page to last. The story is strongly universal but also has several twists that separate it from more common literature of the genre. A cross between HOW I PAID FOR COLLEGE and THE CHOCOLATE WARS, this is the perfect follow-up to Zadoff's memoir HUNGRY. Another winner If you enjoy Zadoff's writing, this book won't disappoint. I quite enjoyed it and am considering purchasing his other works. My teen son and I both loved it The story in a nutshell: A fat teenage boy finds acceptance on the football field. I'm not fat, a teenager, male, or a football fan, but I loved this book. The main character is three-dimensional, as are many of the secondary characters. There's also a lot of great humor and a plot twist I didn't see coming. My thirteen-year-old son, who's a football fan and a very picky reader, also really enjoyed this book. Great Insite This should be made into a movie that would be required by every teen and pre-teen. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

The Breakaway Audiobook by Michelle Davidson Argyle
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The Breakaway Audiobook by Michelle Davidson Argyle

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: The Breakaway Author: Michelle Davidson Argyle Narrator: Rachel Anslover Format: Unabridged Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins Language: English Release date: 10-02-12 Publisher: Rhemalda Publishing Ratings: 3.5 of 5 out of 17 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: When Naomi Jensen is kidnapped, it takes her parents two days to realize she's missing. Escape isn't high on her list of priorities when all she has to return to is an abusive boyfriend and parents who never paid much attention to her. For the first time in her life she's part of a family - even if it is a family of criminals. But she's still a captive. In a desperate attempt to regain some control in her life, Naomi embarks on a dangerous plan to make one of her kidnappers think she's falling in love with him. The plan works too well, and when faced with the chance to escape, Naomi isn't sure she wants to take it. Members Reviews: a bit twee Ideally I would rate this book 3.5. Considering the subject matter of a kidnap, I was expecting the plot to be a little grittier than it turned out to be. The main character/the victim, is very weak, as were the criminals' motivations. I liked the reader's voice except she tended to make Naomi sound quite winey. On the positive side, I found the Stockholm element to be quite realistic. Not a bad book on the whole but if you are a thriller/suspense lover like myself, you might find this title a little "nice". Great story I loved this book. The story line kept me guessing and I love the characters. I found it had to understand Niomi though as she is a very complex character and had lots of mixed emotions. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

The Girl Who Could Silence the Wind Audiobook by Meg Medina
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The Girl Who Could Silence the Wind Audiobook by Meg Medina

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: The Girl Who Could Silence the Wind Author: Meg Medina Narrator: Cristina Panfilio Format: Unabridged Length: 4 hrs and 58 mins Language: English Release date: 03-13-12 Publisher: Candlewick on Brilliance Audio Ratings: 4 of 5 out of 4 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Though everyone in the village of Tres Montes thinks Sonia Ocampo is blessed, she knows she is nothing but a fraud. Shes spent her life listening to the hopes and wishes of her neighbors and family, but when a classmate dies despite her prayers, she is forced to realize that she has no special powers - no way to prevent bad things from happening. Rather than disenchant her friends and embarrass her family, she leaves home to work in the house of a wealthy woman in the city. There she is finally what she wants to be-just a girl like any other. But when misfortune falls upon her family, she must confront the truth, no matter how difficult. With a hint of magical realism and romance, Meg Medina weaves a poignant tale about a girl who dares to face lifes harsh truths and find power within herself. Members Reviews: A must read, and not just for children. Met the author more than once. Liked Milagros, The Girl from Away. Purchased two copies of that one directly from her (one to read and one to lend). The Girl Who Could Silence the Wind was right up there with Milogras. Highly recomend both ---- and this is coming from an adult reader! Five Stars My grand daughter will love this. Five Stars Read this before sending to my granddaughters- wonderful writing, beautiful story- I loved the mix of magic and realism. I had a difficult time getting into the plot of ... I had a difficult time getting into the plot of the story - stop reading about 75 pages into it. Using The Girl Who Could Silence the Wind in the Classroom I had no trouble getting into Medinaâs novel. I finished it quickly in one sitting, but I found myself disappointed when I reached the end, not because I didnât like it, but because I was sad to see it end. I enjoyed the characters sheâd created and wanted more. While itâs set in the imaginary Latin American village of Tres Montes, the story connects to many important contemporary issues, most notably immigration. Opportunity is all but gone in the small village of Tres Montes. For the men, employment is all but limited to working in the mines. Young boys watch their fathers work their lives away in the mines, only to watch them grow old and increasingly weak from the toll the mining work has taken on their bodies. Sonia travels to the capital as a hired employee for the wealthy Masón family, but her brother Rafael risks paying someone, much like a coyote, to get him north. An easy target, Rafael falls prey to the many dangers that continue to claim so many immigrants trying to make it to the United States for a better life. Kidnapped and ransomed, Rafael ultimately dies. Medinaâs novel could easily be paired with the documentary Which Way Home that follows several unaccompanied child immigrants as they journey through Mexico en route to the U.S. on a freight train they call âThe Beast.â While quite different from The Queen of Water, the two novels share some common themes and would complement each other well. Both address issues of classism and racism through looking at the ways in which urban society is considered progressive and refined, while rural society is viewed as backwards and uneducated. Gender also plays an important role in the novel, as the reader sees the multiple ways in which the women of the story find themselves at the mercy of men with power.

Three Rivers Rising Audiobook by Jame Richards
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Three Rivers Rising Audiobook by Jame Richards

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Three Rivers Rising Subtitle: A Novel of the Johnstown Flood Author: Jame Richards Narrator: Eileen Stevens, Joshua Swanson, Elisabeth Rodgers, Joe Barrett, Suzy Jackson, Jame Richards, Kevin Pariseau Format: Unabridged Length: 3 hrs and 48 mins Language: English Release date: 04-13-10 Publisher: Audible Studios Ratings: 3.5 of 5 out of 28 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Sixteen-year-old Celstia spends every summer with her family at the elite resort at Lake Conemaugh, a shimmering Allegheny Mountain reservoir held in place by an earthen dam. Tired of the society crowd, Celestia prefers to swim and fish with Peter, the hotel's hired boy. It's a friendship she must keep secret, and when companionship turns to romance, it's a love that could get Celestia disowned. These affairs of the heart become all the more wrenching on a single, tragic day in May 1889. After days of heavy rain, the dam fails, unleashing 20 million tons of water onto Johnstown, Pennsylvania, in the valley below - the town where Peter lives with his father. The town where Celestia has just arrived to join him. This searing novel in poems explores a cross-class romance and a tragic event in U.S. history. Editorial Reviews: Set in the late 19th century, Jame Richards debut novel Three Rivers Rising focuses on a community of aristocrats vacationing on Lake Conemaugh at an exclusive retreat near Johnstown, PA. When 16-year old Celestia is seduced by Peter, a hired hand working at the South Fork Fishing and Hunting Club, gossip fires throughout the community as the young couple watches their secret romance become public scandal. Listening to Eileen Stevens and Joshua Swanson narrate Celestia and Peters forbidden relationship is an emotional journey one that illustrates the difficulties of class relations in this coming-of-age tale. The quiet lives of this community are further disrupted when the South Fork dam fails, flooding Johnstown and the surrounding communities and claiming over 2,000 lives. You feel each characters terror and pain as the grounds of Lake Conemaugh were destroyed underneath their feet. There are five parallel narratives Celestia, Peter, a young mother named Maura, nurse Kate, and Celestias father Whitcombe. Each experiences the flood individually and with difficulty, which is highlighted by the affecting, emotive narration. To hear this story from five different voices makes the Johnstown Flood all the more real and horrifying. Three Rivers Rising is an enchanting fictional love story laid over the backdrop of the Johnstown Flood of 1889, an event that is remembered as one of the worst disasters in American history. Richards book is written in verse, which makes the narration all the more complementary to her writing style, as the performances skillfully emphasize the rhythm and sound intended for each line. In the midst of tragedy, the characters struggle to reclaim the tranquility in their lives before their ill-fated vacation on Lake Conemaugh. The scandal of Celestias affair with Peter fades as the catastrophe of the flood intensifies. Three Rivers Rising is a captivating character study that really pulls the listener into its characters conflicts. Members Reviews: Beautifully connects reader with American history Highly Recommend! I loved listening to this book. The writing is beautiful and dramatic. It felt lovely and real. I felt like I could feel joy, sorrow, pity, love, and frustration with all the characters.

You Audiobook by Charles Benoit
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You Audiobook by Charles Benoit

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: You Author: Charles Benoit Narrator: David Baker Format: Unabridged Length: 3 hrs and 54 mins Language: English Release date: 10-12-10 Publisher: HarperAudio Ratings: 4 of 5 out of 5 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: This wasn't the way it was supposed to go. You're just a typical 15-year-old sophomore, an average guy named Kyle Chase. This can't be happening to you. But then, how do you explain all the blood? How do you explain how you got here in the first place? There had to have been signs, had to have been some clues it was coming. Did you miss them, or ignore them? Maybe if you can figure out where it all went wrong, you can still make it right. Or is it already too late? Think fast, Kyle. Time's running out. How did this happen? You is the riveting story of fifteen-year-old Kyle and the small choices he does and doesn't make that lead to his own destruction. In his stunning young-adult debut, Charles Benoit mixes riveting tension with an insightful - and unsettling - portrait of an ordinary teen in a tale that is taut, powerful, and shattering. Critic Reviews: "This is a brutal, fast, and satisfying read." (Booklist) "Benoit creates a fully realized world where choices have impact and the consequences of both action and inaction can be severe." (School Library Journal) Members Reviews: You Will Not Use My Weakness for Your Fun and Games Wow this book was really good... definitely plays on the decision making of a loser character who's trying to find himself that he's created around him. The book is also written in the second-person tense, which is different for me, since I don't read books besides the first and third person. Kyle Chase is a 15 years old who attends Midlands HS. He hates school and home equally, but the only thing that seems to make him happy, is his school crush for a Italian descent beauty Ashley. After an incident that almost gets him physically beat up by the school's bully/jock, he meets Zack. Zack is a transfer from a private school that has an eccentric personality. Kyle doesn't warm up to him right away, but ends accepting him, since they both play off each other's yin-yang personalities. Zach though isn't as kind or sweet as one would hope for -- he's a master motivator who doesn't care who hurts. It's not until Kyle is pushed the brink when his usual friend makes a play for his school crush and proves to be deathly circumstances that cause Kyle to do the unthinkable by the end of this story. I supremely enjoyed this book. It's a fast paced and easy read but the story is whether realistic and shows that one's anger and choices can come back to haunt one sure enough. The story is powerful and keeps you hanging at the edge of your sit. It also reminds me of Larry Clark'sBullyin a lot of way's especially when it comes to Kyle and Zach in comparsion to Marty and Bobby. I know some will probably not be too fond of the ending because it gives a "incomplete" finish, but sometimes with stories of this magnitude, I like an open-ended finish and I was greatly satisfied. Good book, Mr. Benoit! You...mesmerizing and so sad... You By Charles Benoit Kyle Chase is a loser...in his own mind. He has dropped out...he has made poor choices, he doesn't care, he doesn't like the way his parents treat him, he doesn't respect his teachers, he doesn't really even like his friends. He knows if he had made other choices he would be in a different school doing very different things. And yet he is not. And there is nothing he can do about it. He has everyone figured out.

Oliver Twist Hörbuch von Charles Dickens
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Oliver Twist Hörbuch von Charles Dickens

Hören Sie sich dieses volle Hörbuch kostenlos bei http://hotaudiobook.com/free Titel: Oliver Twist Untertitel: Originalfassung der legendären Übersetzung von Gustav Meyrink Autor:: Charles Dickens Erzähler: Frank Stöckle Format: Unabridged Spieldauer: 13 hrs and 46 mins Sprache: Deutsch Veröffentlichungsdatum: 08-17-11 Herausgeber: 123Classic Kategorien: Teens, Fiction & Literature Zusammenfassung des Herausgebers: Der kleine Weltbürger Oliver Twist, Sohn unbekannter Eltern, wächst im Armenhaus einer Kleinstadt unter dem harten Regiment des selbstgefälligen Mr. Bumble auf. Er kommt zu einem Leichenbestatter in die Lehre, flieht ohne einen Pfennig nach London und gerät in die Fänge des Hehlers Fagin, der eine Bande jugendlicher Taschendiebe anführt. Und es gibt jemanden, der ein ganz spezielles Interesse daran hat, Oliver in Verbrechen zu verwickeln und dadurch zu vernichten. Die Figur des Oliver Twist berührt, weil er trotz den elenden und menschenunwürdigen Bedingungen, die ihn fast unweigerlich ins Verderben hätten führen müssen, sich sein großes Herz, seinen Willen zu überleben und sein Mensch-Sein bewahren kann. Im Roman von Dickens stecken zwei Ebenen: Die ergreifende Erzählung und Beschreibung der gesellschaftlichen und sozialen Zustände im damaligen England, aber auch die aufrüttelnde Mahnung an uns Heutige, unseren Kindern das unbedingt notwendige seelische und geistige Rüstzeug mit zu geben, das sie befähigen kann, vertrauensvoll und stark in dieser Welt zu bestehen. Kontaktieren Sie mich für Fragen: inforeq17@gmail.com

Finding Your True North Audiobook by Thomas A. Russell
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Finding Your True North Audiobook by Thomas A. Russell

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Finding Your True North Subtitle: A Bullied Teen's Journey of Hope Author: Thomas A. Russell Narrator: Ray Cole Format: Unabridged Length: 5 hrs and 21 mins Language: English Release date: 01-28-15 Publisher: Revival Waves of Glory Books & Publishing Ratings: 5 of 5 out of 1 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: One in four students is bullied every day. Fourteen-year-old Charlie has suffered repeatedly from other kids making fun of him. Add to that the fact that he lives in a dysfunctional family with an alcoholic father who constantly berates him, and it makes for a life of low self-worth. So he decides to escape his misery by running away. Thinking it will solve all of his problems, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery in the small town of Tanner, while learning life-changing, soul-searching lessons from the residents. Members Reviews: Very good read about a very sad situation in today's world Very good read about a very sad situation in today's world. Bullying is a huge problem and sadness many of our teens and preteens face. The author did a fantastic job on this issue by taking you on a journey with a young boy named Charlie who faced bullying, both at home and school and found answers to his bullying. I would recommend this book to educators, middle school students and all parents. I wish middle schools would have this on a have to read list. We need to stop the bullying I thank the author and any others that have a heart and desire to help out young people Sheila Aust This is a MUST read for any Middle or High Schooler guy or girl, and their parents, whether they are going through bullying or not. Maybe read this together, as family time. Well worthwhile Finding your True North : A Bullued Teens Journey of Hope Author Thomas Russell has done great job in allowing us to journey with Charlie as he finds himself and learns to nurture himself so that he can grow and blossom into a happy, confident person. The lessons in this book are for young and old alike - and should become required reading for school students. I sensitive and honesty perspective on the challenges those being ... I sensitive and honesty perspective on the challenges those being bullied face. This often overlooked and under reported problem can have life long consequence for many. Thank you Thomas for bringing this issue to the spot light. It was long over due and very much needed. Excellent book. I found it refreshing to have a ... Excellent book. I found it refreshing to have a story focusing on how the victim of the bullying can respond to their circumstances rather than trying to get bullies to stop bullying. This gives hope. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Tattooed Teardrops Audiobook by P.D. Workman
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Tattooed Teardrops Audiobook by P.D. Workman

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Tattooed Teardrops Author: P.D. Workman Narrator: Keylor Leigh Format: Unabridged Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins Language: English Release date: 10-21-16 Publisher: Kemah Bay Marketing, LLC Ratings: 5 of 5 out of 3 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Hoping for a fresh start, 15-year-old Tamara thought that when she got out of juvie, life would be easier. But things don't go as planned, and before long, it seems like her life is spiraling into chaos. If she can't prove to her probation officer that she is innocent of the allegations against her, she's going back to prison, and Tamara just can't let that happen. Download a copy today. Members Reviews: Compelling Reading This book was very compelling reading. The characters were real and full of depth and the storyline was realistic as well. I liked Tamara who had grown up in a juvenile detention centre and was placed into a foster home on parole, and I felt sorry for her as she tried hard to adapt to being in normal society and tried to fight the temptations that would break her parole conditions and send her back to juvie. Tamara got a reasonable start at her new life until her cell mate from juvie makes an appearance and then Tamaraâs life quickly unravels with devastating consequences. I really enjoyed this book and couldnât put it down. A very powerful true to life story of people making the wrong decisions and how they deal with the fall out. Highly recommended. Adjusting Tamara had to deal with so many bad situations at a young age, but wanted to do the right thing. Which didn't work out the way she wanted. She learned the hard way that "friends" and "role models" aren't always what they seem. It was hard at times to read about the betrayals she went thru. Would have liked to see more good at the end. Felt like I needed to know more. Some situations seem like overkill This book was another of Workmans that I really felt was not as realistic as some of the others- Tamara is well developed and I was truly attached but some of the situations & hardships really felt like overkill to me- however the book is generally a good read & I would probably buy it again but it will not be one that I can read over & over as I have many of PD Workmans other novels! Gripping Wonderful story - it pulled me in and didn't let me go. Tamara's struggles, doubts and desires are just like anyone else's yet hers have been tainted by loss and abuse. This is a riveting story. A must read. Four Stars another thought-provoking teen read from a great storyteller. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Awkward Audiobook by Marni Bates
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Awkward Audiobook by Marni Bates

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Awkward Author: Marni Bates Narrator: Cassandra Morris Format: Unabridged Length: 8 hrs Language: English Release date: 11-12-13 Publisher: Audible Studios Ratings: 4.5 of 5 out of 8 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: I'm Mackenzie Wellesley, and I've spent my life avoiding the spotlight. But that was four million hits ago... Blame it on that grade school ballet recital, when I tripped and pulled the curtain down, only to reveal my father kissing my dance instructor. At Smith High, I'm doing a pretty good job of being the awkward freshman people only notice when they need help with homework. Until I send a burly football player flying with my massive backpack, and make a disastrous - not to mention unwelcome - attempt at CPR. Just when I think it's time for home schooling, the whole fiasco explodes on YouTube. And then the strangest thing happens. Suddenly, I'm the latest sensation, sucked into a whirlwind of rock stars, paparazzi, and free designer clothes. I even catch the eye of the most popular guy at school. That's when life gets really interesting... Editorial Reviews: Think you're awkward? Compared to Mackenzie Wellesley, you're as smooth as the Queen of England. Clumsiness is a way of life for this charming heroine, and what's worse, she's about to become a YouTube sensation...for tripping a football player and unnecessarily giving him mouth-to-mouth. Cassandra Morris gives a smash performance as this all-too-adorable teen. She embodies Mackenzie's wide-eyed innocence in that pitch-perfect teen cadence. Being a high school student isn't easy for anyone, and young adult listeners will certainly identify with this story while they laugh out loud at - or with? - Mackenzie. Members Reviews: Awkward Fantastic book!!!! Another high school love story and it is amazing! So if you love that kind of books than you should listen to this one! Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

The Sweet Revenge of Celia Door Audiobook by Karen Finneyfrock
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The Sweet Revenge of Celia Door Audiobook by Karen Finneyfrock

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: The Sweet Revenge of Celia Door Author: Karen Finneyfrock Narrator: Erin Moon Format: Unabridged Length: 6 hrs and 40 mins Language: English Release date: 06-03-13 Publisher: Audible Studios Ratings: 4.5 of 5 out of 11 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: That's the day the trouble started. The trouble that nearly ruined my life. The trouble that turned me Dark. The trouble that begs me for revenge. Celia Door enters her freshman year of high school with giant boots, dark eyeliner, and a thirst for revenge against Sandy Firestone, the girl who did something unspeakable to Celia last year. But then Celia meets Drake, the cool new kid from New York City who entrusts her with his deepest, darkest secret. When Celia's quest for justice threatens her relationship with Drake, she's forced to decide which is sweeter: revenge or friendship. This debut novel from Karen Finneyfrock establishes her as a bright, bold, razor-sharp new voice for teens, perfect for fans of The Perks of Being a Wallflower and Will Grayson, Will Grayson. Critic Reviews: Finneyfrock gives Celia a drily funny voice that keeps the narrative zipping along. (Publishers Weekly) Revenge may be sweet, but the joys of friendship and following your own star prove even sweeter in this engagingnovel about a creative, rebellious youngster. (Kirkus) narrator Erin Moon asserts the singular personality of "Celia the Dark." Moon balances Celia's focused rage toward her judgmental classmatesMoon has an ear for Celia's lyricism, revealing Celia's self-awareness and vulnerability. (AudioFile) Members Reviews: Great Teen Lit for Young and Young at Heart Would you consider the audio edition of The Sweet Revenge of Celia Door to be better than the print version? I did not read the book, I only listened to the audio. But I really liked the spunk in the narrators voice. What other book might you compare The Sweet Revenge of Celia Door to and why? The Perks of Being a Wallflower. I really liked that one too. The movie is good too. Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting? If only I had time. :) Took me about 4 days, but I listened at every free moment I had. Any additional comments? Listening to teen lit like this allows me to remember what it was like being 13. I didn't have the internet and cell phones in high school (early 90s). I cannot imagine how hard it is to navigate social scenes now. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

A Trick of the Light Audiobook by Lois Metzger
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A Trick of the Light Audiobook by Lois Metzger

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: A Trick of the Light Author: Lois Metzger Narrator: Walter Gray Format: Unabridged Length: 4 hrs and 5 mins Language: English Release date: 06-18-13 Publisher: HarperAudio Ratings: 3 of 5 out of 5 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Mike Welles had everything under control. He was a good student, an outfielder on the baseball team, a good son, a loyal friend. But that was before. Now things are rough at home, and they're getting confusing at school. He's losing his sense of direction, and he feels like a mess. Then there's a voice in his head. A friend, trying to help him regain control. More than that: The voice can guide him to become better and stronger than he was before, to rid his life of everything holding him back. To figure out who he is again. If only Mike will listen. Writing with devastating power and precision, acclaimed author Lois Metzger gives us the story of one young man's battle with his own shadows - a spare, stark, and vital tale of the way in which the things we build to protect ourselves can threaten to destroy us. Members Reviews: Magnificent! I thought this book was magnificent! Nobody thinks boys might suffer from eating disorders. It really showed how peer pressure can contribute to this silent killer. Delving into the emotions that lead to this sort of thing was done so well; as someone who went through this sort of thing in my 30's (when I really should have been old enough to know better) I recognized a lot of the feelings I was going through at the time. Just because it is about a teen-aged boy, it is very good for adults as well, especially those with teen-aged children. i Found this book realy good, i think it was very interesting to see ... i Found this book realy good, i think it was very interesting to see a diferent point of view. It has a good pace, i couldn't stop reading and i realy liked how everything start so slow and the way the conduct escalades, the way the dissease interferes Mike's thoughts and how he sees himself. I can't help thinking some of the conducts describe on the book might be a bit risky on the hands of a confussed teenager that might be able to used them in a harmful way, but then again, i don't think the book said something (meaning "tips" ) that it can't be find on the internet if is looking for it; because of that, i think that that the books is not harmful, just the contrary, i think is very useful to get to know how easily things can get out of control. I also think is very useful for a parent who might be looking information on the dissease. I'm very glad that this book is about a boy and not a girl because it makes people open the eyes on the fact that is not a girl's dissease not even a teenager's and if is ignore it can lead to death. I'm so glad i read this and i'll recommend it to anyone looking for information on eaing disorders. I like that the time frame seems to be realistic I am having mixed feelings about this one. I like that the time frame seems to be realistic. It starts out in summer, and half way through is already October. The scene sets Mike up for the development of his eating disorder. His family structure falling apart, his problem with overeating, hints that he might have been getting overweight, etc. And Mike does seem very real. As someone who has struggled with an eating disorder themselves, I can see a lot of myself in Mike. The problem I am having is Amber. She paints this bad image of people with eating disorders, and being that she is the only female in the book with an eating disorder this is not a good message to send.

Stop That Girl Audiobook by Elizabeth McKenzie
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Stop That Girl Audiobook by Elizabeth McKenzie

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Stop That Girl Author: Elizabeth McKenzie Narrator: Elizabeth Evans Format: Unabridged Length: 5 hrs and 24 mins Language: English Release date: 04-16-13 Publisher: Audible Studios Ratings: 3 of 5 out of 5 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: From the start of Elizabeth McKenzies beguiling fiction debut, we are drawn into the offbeat worldview of sharp-eyed, intrepid Ann Ransom. Stop That Girl chronicles Anns colorful coming-of-age travails, from her childhood in a disjointed family through her tender adolescence and beyond. Along the way, she discovers the absurdities that lurk around every corner of a young womans life, by way of oafish neighbors, overzealous boyfriends, prurient vegetable salesmen, sour landlords, and an iconoclast grandmother, known even to her family as Dr. Frost. Keenly funny and highly original, Stop That Girl is a brilliant examination of the exigencies of love and the fragile fabric of family, and heralds the emergence of a remarkable new voice in fiction. Members Reviews: Capturing Adolescence Like a Photograph Elizabeth McKenzie has written one of those rare books that seems to capture adolescence like a photograph. Stop that Girl gets it all right; outsized action that rings true, gnarled family relationships that are at once damaging and fortifying, and emotional showdowns both ridiculous and cathartic. Ann Ransom, the narrator, is a classic child heroine. Brave, sarcastic, and just a bit precocious. She's driven to please her family members even when those around her have competing demands and takes on the role of confidant and caregiver from an early age. Like anyone who's found themselves in this situation, she does her best to cope, but it's not always what the adult world would expect-- Running off with her new baby sister in a crowded airport to get away from the arguing adults, for example. Ann's family moves around throughout her life looking for a place where they feel they belong, and California becomes an unstated character in the book. The oil fields, the swimming pools and cul-de-sacs. I felt the presence of my home sate in every line. I know narrator Elizabeth Evans from "Mermaids" and "Jesus Land." She does such a nice job with adolescent heroines. She gives them tenderness and an iron core. Worst book that I have encountered in a long time A disjointed story that wanders aimlessly with none of its parts connected to any extent. Characters are introduced and few are developed to any extent. Those that are are not believable. I listened to the end hoping for a recovery but none turned up. About as much pleasure as banking your head against the wall. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Baby Audiobook by Joseph Monninger
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Baby Audiobook by Joseph Monninger

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Baby Author: Joseph Monninger Narrator: Ali Ahn Format: Unabridged Length: 4 hrs and 17 mins Language: English Release date: 02-13-17 Publisher: Recorded Books Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Baby is a teenager in trouble, and her last chance is a foster home with a husband and wife whose idea of fun is dogsledding. Still, it beats going to the juvenile detention center. Baby comes to love the dogs and takes naturally to sledding, but when her old boyfriend, Bobby, shows up, she can't stop herself from running off with him. Life with Bobby goes bad, and Baby has to make some hard decisions. Members Reviews: The story just comes alive Baby is about a very intelligent 15 year old girl who is "in the system". She has her last chance at the Potters house and is determined to blow it. But the Potters have a secret weapon. They have sled dogs. The story unfolds without gratuitous sex or language and without any tricks or sudden inventions to make the character do what the author wants. The story just comes alive. Great read! Home is where your story begins... Baby is a warm and wonderful story of the power of acceptance by foster parents to a teenage, angry youth. The characters are beautifully defined and the need of a forever home Is in the depths and heart of this authors writing. Another well-written novel by my favorite author. Writing is clean Another well-written novel by my favorite author. Writing is clean, the story is delightful and believable, with lots of extra information included. Courtesy of Teens Read Too It's Baby's last chance with foster parents before she's shipped off to a juvenile detention center. Baby may believe that meeting Bobby is the best thing that ever happened to her. But it happens when Baby's finally at a wonderful place in her life, and Bobby starts to take her away from it all. Under Bobby's influence, Baby will do just about anything, even take her foster parents, Mary and Fred's, most prized possession -- a sled dog. Her life is spiraling out of control, and drug dealings and addictions eventually lead Bobby straight behind bars. Baby is once again abandoned, this time with nothing but a pack of cigarettes to her name. What path is Baby going to take? Her new life of safety, or a life of running and sleeping on the streets, using drugs? BABY tells a great story of real life adventure. I recommend it to everyone, especially those who are interested in stories dealing with important "What if?" issues. Reviewed by: Holly Simply Splendid! "Baby" is simply splendid. She grabs your attention, then she grabs your emotions. State agencies, sled dogs, gargoyles and a girl very much on her own--a girl with the will and determination to make her own decisions no matter what. This story is one unique, wintry ride for both Baby and the reader. Enjoy! Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Crazy Messy Beautiful Audiobook by Carrie Arcos
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Crazy Messy Beautiful Audiobook by Carrie Arcos

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Crazy Messy Beautiful Author: Carrie Arcos Narrator: Michael Crouch Format: Unabridged Length: 7 hrs and 5 mins Language: English Release date: 02-07-17 Publisher: Listening Library Ratings: 5 of 5 out of 1 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: From National Book Award finalist Carrie Arcos - a fresh take on happily ever after, and friendship, that is anything but a love story. When your namesake is Pablo Neruda - the greatest love poet of all time - finding "the one" should be easy. After all, 16-year-old aspiring artist Neruda Diaz has been in love many times before. So it's only a matter of time before someone loves him back. Callie could be that someone. She's creative and edgy and nothing like the girls Neruda typically falls for, so when a school assignment brings them together, he is pleasantly surprised to learn they have a lot in common. With his true love in reach and his artistic ambitions on track, everything is finally coming together. But as Neruda begins to fall faster and harder than ever before, he is blindsided by the complicated nature of love - and art - in more ways than one. And when the relationships he's looked to for guidance threaten to implode, Neruda must confront the reality that love is crazier, messier, and more beautiful than he ever realized - and riskier, too, than simply saying the words. Members Reviews: I wasn't expecting to fall in love with the main character I wasn't expecting to fall in love with the main character, Neruda by page 19, but it happened. Vulnerable, artistic, and awkward, Neruda is in love with love. He's studied it in the poetry of his namesake, but he's never experienced it until now. He thinks he knows how it works, but the reality of love is crazy, messy, beautiful. People surprise and disappoint you. Love falters when you expect it to soar, it endures when you expect it to die. Another Great Story from Carrie Arcos I've loved Carrie Arcos' previous two books and the third did not disappoint. I found myself quickly drawn into the story and stayed up way past my bedtime because I just couldn't put it down. A must read. I was never been found of contemporaries but this one made me love contemporaries. The way it was written is really ... This book is a contemporary work, I was never been found of contemporaries but this one made me love contemporaries. The way it was written is really impressive, I really love the authorâs style on writing, such an easy read. You can finish the book in one sitting because the story is really interesting. I fell in love with the characters of Neruda and Callie immediately. This book is about friendship, love, family and art . One thing I love about it is that it shows me how love changes people, how art give life to anything to anyone. A book full of art is so magnificent it gave. I am motivated by this book to do more art because since I went to college Iâve been busy and stop doing art but this book brought back the magic in me thank to the author for giving it back. About the ending, Iâm satisfied how the story end it might not what others expected but I really think itâs the perfect ending for such a great story like this. Iâm trying my best not to say parts that might spoil you guys. I highly recommend this book to everyone. All of you should check out this book. ... first book by this author and she did a great job on writing this story This is my first book by this author and she did a great job on writing this story. I really enjoyed reading this and I want to read more of her books. The writting style of this book is beautfuly well written.

Conni & Co: Das Hörbuch zum Film Hörbuch von Dagmar Hoßfeld
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Conni & Co: Das Hörbuch zum Film Hörbuch von Dagmar Hoßfeld

Hören Sie sich dieses volle Hörbuch kostenlos bei http://hotaudiobook.com/free Titel: Conni & Co: Das Hörbuch zum Film Autor:: Dagmar Hoßfeld Erzähler: Ann-Cathrin Sudhoff Format: Abridged Spieldauer: 2 hrs and 22 mins Sprache: Deutsch Veröffentlichungsdatum: 07-01-16 Herausgeber: HörbucHHamburg HHV GmbH Kategorien: Teens, Fiction & Literature Zusammenfassung des Herausgebers: Conni besucht die weiterführende Schule. Ihre Liebe zu Tieren wird zur echten Herausforderung, als sie einen Hundewelpen aus dem heißen Inneren eines Autos befreit. Blöd nur, dass sowohl Auto als auch Hund dem Direktor der Schule gehören. Das Thema Tierschutz wird zur Familiensache, da auch Connis Oma Liane nach ihrer Pensionierung auf einem Gnadenhof für alte und ausgesetzte Tiere gebraucht wird. Die Dramatik der Situation und Connis Engagement haben jedoch eine Kehrseite: Connis starkes Selbstbewusstsein bringt sie nicht nur in Schwierigkeiten, sondern belastet auch ihre Freundschaft zu Paul und die Beziehung zu ihren Eltern. ©2016 Carlsen Verlag GmbH, Hamburg (P)2016 Hörbuch Hamburg HHV GmbH, Hamburg Kontaktieren Sie mich für Fragen: inforeq17@gmail.com

Forget Nico - Falling for the Wrong Italian Audiobook by Gaia B. Amman
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Forget Nico - Falling for the Wrong Italian Audiobook by Gaia B. Amman

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Forget Nico - Falling for the Wrong Italian Subtitle: The Italian Saga, Book 3 Author: Gaia B. Amman Narrator: Gaia B. Amman Format: Unabridged Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins Language: English Release date: 04-12-16 Publisher: Kuki Publishing Ratings: 5 of 5 out of 2 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: I'll Give You the Sun meets Lola and the Boy Next Door...in Italy. Swoon laugh and cry with this irresistible, insightful, Italian YA romance. Italy, the 90s. Teen bookish tomboy Leda is torn between handsome, loyal Alex and her long-term feelings for childhood friend Nico, who's dark and unreliable. While Leda navigates through puberty, her parents' separation, and high school, her friendships develop in unpredictable ways. Both sweet Alex and hurtful Nico are hiding secrets that she will have to unravel to make sense of her own feelings and the infuriating, sizzling chemistry with her old friend turned enemy.... As always, Amman's unique mix of humor and empathy makes it impossible to stop listening, as she skillfully intertwines the stories of many teens struggling with loneliness, angst and, of course, love. Her vivid descriptions of Cinque Terre, Sardinia, and the Alps can only add to the irresistible charm of this intriguing romance. Members Reviews: Finally Nico! Would you consider the audio edition of Forget Nico - Falling for the Wrong Italian to be better than the print version? I think that the audiobook completes the printed version of the book. It's a really new way to experience the story in a deeper and enjoyable way. Who was your favorite character and why? Okay, this is difficult because there is THE protagonist, Leda, that I like, but this is also a choral telling which involves a lot Leda's friends and their stories too. Anyway, I loved Leda and Nico, naturally. Why? Because they are so different and so alike at the same time. They were so in the denial about what they felt for each other and I could felt how they fought their strong attraction and I liked their journey to this point in the series. What about Gaia B. Ammans performance did you like? Well, she's the author, so no one knows her charactes like she does and that was the best part she turning to life her so different characters. If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be? Finally Nico! Any additional comments? I didn't give 5 stars to the story because even if I liked the entire process it's not clear to me where it started and how it ended. Italy, romance, humor and lots of insights! What made the experience of listening to Forget Nico - Falling for the Wrong Italian the most enjoyable? It's funny, it's sad. It makes you feel what the characters feel and you learn so much!! About Italy, life, yourself...This book was amazing. I got so addicted to this series and now that the characters are older it's getting sexier...very excited for the book! What other book might you compare Forget Nico - Falling for the Wrong Italian to and why? I don't know. It's a romance, but it's not cheesy. There's a lot of thought put into how hard is to be a teen. I could really relate. Maybe Lola and the boy next door, but deeper, funnier, and more exotic. Have you listened to any of Gaia B. Ammans other performances before? How does this one compare? Yes. I love the way she reads. She's one of the best narrators I've heard. She acts the book but doesn't overdo it. The Italian accent is a huge perk. Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting? OMG YES!!! I COULD NOT STOP. Any additional comments? My new favorite. Awesome. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

The Death of Us Audiobook by Alice Kuipers
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The Death of Us Audiobook by Alice Kuipers

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: The Death of Us Subtitle: A Novel Author: Alice Kuipers Narrator: Emily Bauer, Jeena Yi, Josh Hurley Format: Unabridged Length: 4 hrs and 32 mins Language: English Release date: 10-09-17 Publisher: Audible Studios Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: A recovered friendship, a dark secret, and a love triangle with a deadly angle.... Callie is shocked when her friend Ivy reappears after an unexplained three-year absence, but the girls pick up where they left off, and suddenly Callie's summer is full of parties, boys, and fun. Beneath the surface, things aren't what they seem, however, and when a handsome boy with a dark past gets tangled up with Ivy, the girls' history threatens to destroy their future. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Blues Harp Green Audiobook by Nicole Schubert
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Blues Harp Green Audiobook by Nicole Schubert

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Blues Harp Green Author: Nicole Schubert Narrator: Amelia Clover Format: Unabridged Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins Language: English Release date: 08-17-17 Publisher: Earnest Parc Press Ratings: 3.5 of 5 out of 6 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: The second Francie met Chet, her poetic memory danced. Meet Francie Mills. She's 16. Lives in the boring burbs of LA. Is super determined and hopeful. And wants one thing: to be an amazing tennis player. Because if something exponentially, brilliantly wonderful like that happened, like winning the US Open or even getting to nationals, everything would be okay. Her life. Her family. Her. She would matter. Be part of something important. And wouldn't have to feel so unbearably sad and alone every time her dad gets drunk, again. But the likelihood of amazingness starts to seem impossible when Francie injures her knee, that is, until she meets Chet Jones, lead singer of the band Blues Harp Jones, in Austin, on location for her dad's movie job. Francie instantly falls for Chet, in his weird blazer and God Save the Queen t-shirt, sexy, genuine, funny. And she's sure something wonderful is finally happening, especially when Chet miraculously falls for her too. But the closer Francie gets to Chet back in LA and the more her dad's drinking tears her apart, the more she realizes the best kind of something wonderful isn't at all what she expected.... Members Reviews: Accurate Portrayal of Teen Life This was a fun book to listen to. The voice acting was really great, and made the story that much more enjoyable. The main character sometimes got on my nerves, but I think a lot of girls that age have similar issues and thought processes. Seeing the situations she got into and choices she made had me rooting for her. I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review. good I enjoyed parts of this story and the narration was really well done. I struggled a bit with the main character but overall this was an enjoyable YA story that many teens will like. I received a review copy of this audiobook at my request and I have voluntarily left this review. The main character was a bit hard to take I can count on one hand the number of books where I disliked the main character so much. This one leads the pack. It's a YA novel and I'm certainly past that, but that's not the reason. Francie Mills was...frustrating. This book is essentially a girl crush on a boy band member with a tennis backstory but at the end, I was just happy to get out of Francie's world. I liked the narration though, and will look for more books by Amelia Clover. Ya contemporary with real topics Tried this book via audiobook. It's a typical ya contemporary. Teen going through emotional turmoil, difficult family situation, finding themselves. I think what I connected to was how it wasn't dependent on a romantic arc, which I do happen to like in ya, but its a nice change for a character not to worry about that, and more about herself. I wasnt particularly moved by the story but it was well written and a good story regardless. I received a copy via the author and voluntary reviewed this book Meh The story was a very predictable and the narrator did the most annoying teen voices. I was annoyed that every other sentence started with and. Overall I felt no overall attachment to any of the characters. Also, the title was the band name with one word changed and it bugs me that it wasn't explained at all. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

The Road to You Audiobook by Alecia Whitaker
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The Road to You Audiobook by Alecia Whitaker

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: The Road to You Author: Alecia Whitaker Narrator: Alecia Whitaker Format: Unabridged Length: 8 hrs and 13 mins Language: English Release date: 07-14-15 Publisher: Hachette Audio Ratings: 4 of 5 out of 2 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Bright lights...screaming fans...cute roadies...country music sensation Bird Barrett has officially arrived. Next up on the road to stardom, Bird's heading out on tour. Between opening for one of the biggest acts in country music and meeting a passionate young photographer who's working as part of the backstage crew, the weeks pass by in an exciting blur. It might even be enough to distract Bird from the way things ended - or never quite started - with Adam Dean. When the tour wraps, though, it's back to reality. The label is eager for a new hit song, but the sudden fame, complete with a media-fueled rivalry with another country music starlet, has Bird questioning her priorities. Before she can pour her heart into her music, she'll need to figure out where it truly lies. Filled with sweet country music spirit, Wildflower is a series you just can't get out of your head. Members Reviews: cute but did not live up to first This book was cute but the first was so much better. hopefully the last will live up to first Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

I Was Here Audiobook by Gayle Forman
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I Was Here Audiobook by Gayle Forman

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: I Was Here Author: Gayle Forman Narrator: Jorjeana Marie Format: Unabridged Length: 7 hrs and 54 mins Language: English Release date: 04-10-15 Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd Ratings: 4 of 5 out of 2 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: This characteristically powerful novel follows 18-year-old Cody Reynolds in the months following her best friend's shocking suicide. As Cody numbly searches for answers as to why Meg took her own life, she begins a journey of self-discovery which takes her to a terrifying precipice, and forces her to question not only her relationship with the Meg she thought she knew, but her own understanding of life, love, death, and forgiveness. A phenomenally moving story, I Was Here explores the sadly all-too-familiar issue of suicide and self-harm, addressing it in an authentic way with sensitivity and honesty. Critic Reviews: "A pitch-perfect blend of tragedy, mystery and romance." (Stephen Chbosky, author of The Perks of Being a Wallflower) "Not only beautifully written and heartwrenching, but important. Wow. Just, wow." (Sarah Dessen) "It's about to become your new favourite book." (Sugarscape) "A potent rite-of-passage tale." (The Sunday Times) Members Reviews: Very good This is a sad, very thought evoking book and I would recommend it because it is very interesting xr Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Jekyll's Mirror Audiobook by William Hussey
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Jekyll's Mirror Audiobook by William Hussey

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Jekyll's Mirror Author: William Hussey Narrator: David Thorpe Format: Unabridged Length: 8 hrs and 36 mins Language: English Release date: 06-15-15 Publisher: Oakhill Publishing Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Sam is a tortured soul, but his darkest hour is yet to come when hes invited to take part in Project Hyde, a new social networking site where users can enjoy total anonymity. Its exhilarating at first, until Sam notices that the other users are becoming obsessed with the program, addicted to the cruelty they are inflicting online. Sam watches with a growing sense of horror as his classmates turn into something unrecognisable.... Critic Reviews: "An amazing read. A creeping thriller story that tackles the issue of cyber bullying head on." (Alex Scarrow, author of the Time Riders series) "A crazy whirlwind of a supernatural horror story...full of blood and guts and nasty villains with evil intentions.... We all have a dark side. And Jekyll's Mirror shows us how pernicious it can be if we don't acknowledge it." (Jill Murphy, The Bookbag) "An exciting, thought-provoking novel." (Armadillo Magazine) "A nail-biting chiller, which will leave readers begging for more. Be prepared for some sleepless nights." (Michael Grant, author of Gone) "I felt at home in this scary world. I wish I'd written this book myself." (Joseph Delaney, author of Spook's Apprentice) Members Reviews: Five Stars Amazing Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

License to Spill Audiobook by Lisi Harrison
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License to Spill Audiobook by Lisi Harrison

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: License to Spill Subtitle: Pretenders, Book 2 Author: Lisi Harrison Narrator: Zach Roe, Corey Bradberry, Audra Pagano, Christina Devallescar, Stephanie Willis Format: Unabridged Length: 5 hrs and 59 mins Language: English Release date: 06-24-14 Publisher: Hachette Audio Ratings: 5 of 5 out of 4 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Three girls, two guys, five secret journals The five most popular students at Noble High have secrets to hide; secrets they wrote down in their journals. Now one of their own exposes the private entries. When our parents were growing up they were encouraged to make mistakes. That's how they learned. But us? Our mistakes go viral. There is no delete button on the Internet. What kind of future do we have if we can't escape our embarrassing pasts? I must come off as quite the hypocrite; complaining about our overexposed lives in a book of secret journals I have leaked. But these pages hold proof of how this pressure affects the "best" of us - so until the heat's turned down, keep listening. Members Reviews: Never beats the first For starters I didn't even know this was a series, I just saw the pretenders at a book fair and finished it at work when my heart sunk as I was left with a cliff hanger. I bought this next book right when I got home. That was two days ago. Everyone knows the first book is what gets you started and if it was good enough to get the second, then it'll be the best. Only reason why I didn't give it five stars, is because I think Sheridan is being too dramatic (even for Sheridan), Jagger is just bugging me, and Vanessa is being annoying over her grades. Other than that, it was fantastic. Of course it's recommend this, it's way better than I imagined it'd be and it cleared up a lot of questions from three first novel... even if I was left with yet another cliff-hanger. Solid book 2 I loved the first book (except for the abrupt ending), and I enjoyed this book for the same reason---each character was unique and the author did a great job switching voices to keep them that way. Some loose ends got tied up in this book while other cans of worms were being opened....a good balance for a series. Looking forward to book 3. Excellent service & condition! My shipment came in about a week and the book was in better condition than I expected it to. It did have library film on it (though I'm sure they specified that in the details) but I just simply removed it and the book looks and feels good as new. I'll definitely come back for more! Five Stars Item as described. Would buy from again. Thank you! Awesome book! Omg love this book! Can't wait for more! Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Crossing the Tracks Audiobook by Barbara Stuber
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Crossing the Tracks Audiobook by Barbara Stuber

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Crossing the Tracks Subtitle: A Novel Author: Barbara Stuber Narrator: Arielle Siegel Format: Unabridged Length: 6 hrs and 26 mins Language: English Release date: 12-18-13 Publisher: Audible Studios Ratings: 3 of 5 out of 5 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: At fifteen, Iris is a hobo of sorts - no home, no family, no plan. Her mother died when she was six, and her selfish father hires her out as a companion to a country doctor's elderly mother. Iris, stuck in the middle of 1920s rural Missouri, discovers that "hobo" is short for "homeward bound," and cultivates an eccentric cast of folks into family, creating the home she never had. But when she learns that a neighboring tenant farmer may have had more than his hands on his pregnant daughter, Iris must intervene to save the girl and her unborn baby. The many facets of what makes a family are illuminated with warmth and charm in this beautifully crafted tale. Members Reviews: You will recommend this to your friends who read a lot!! I have some rules for what makes a book readable for me. Pull me into the characters. Make me care. Have an interesting, unpredictable plot. Write beautifully and create metaphors that make me stop and reread then. This book delivers. On all counts. Three cheers Barb Stuber. the book would have been really fantastic if it had just toned itself down a little ... 2.5 stars Somewhere around the halfway mark, the characters stopped being real people and became literary characters. By the 80% mark, they were beating me in the face with their literary characterness. You know that kid who tries too hard with the jokes, trying so hard to be accepted? That's what this book was to literature. Please see a deeper meaning in me, the book begs. I'm not just another coming of age story. Sorry, but, yeah. You are. Sadly, the book would have been really fantastic if it had just toned itself down a little bit. READ THIS BOOK !! I was fortunate to attend a bookclub meeting recently where Barbara Stuber spoke. This is one fine, smart, witty, and very humble author. Where her stories come from could be a book in itself and maybe someday it will be. But for now, ignore the "young adult" quantifier which really only means it's for ages 12 through 112 and sit down for a non-stop read! The characters will draw you in and you will feel like you are standing in the corner (maybe one of the darker corners, but who knows) spying on everyone involved in the telling of this tale. Just be prepared to love it! Crossing the Tracks This is one of the best books I've read in months. It provides joy, heartache, terror, happy relationships and unbearably sad ones. Just when you think the story has become predicable the author puts a twist into the plot. I know it's trite to say "I couldn't put it down." but, I couldn't! When I got to the last page, I felt I'd left friends behind. Summer in Kansas I enjoyed this book, though I'm decades past "coming of age.â the draw for me: I live in Kansas City area , and have done so my entire life. I imagine many 6th grade girls would enjoy. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Crystal Audiobook by Walter Dean Myers
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Crystal Audiobook by Walter Dean Myers

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Crystal Author: Walter Dean Myers Narrator: Sisi Johnson Format: Unabridged Length: 5 hrs and 4 mins Language: English Release date: 12-24-13 Publisher: Recorded Books Ratings: 4 of 5 out of 1 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Sixteen-year-old Crystal knows she's blessed. She is drop-dead gorgeous and in the beginning stages of a glamorous career as a model in New York City. At first, modeling is exciting. But soon, her life becomes less and less about her, and more and more about her body. Crystal wonders if her new life is worth giving up everything - her friends, her beliefs, and her self-respect. Members Reviews: Modeling Expertise Opinion Walter has given us a blunt view of societal point about models. The modeling industry has looked as women and men as "money" or "sex objects" rather than human beings;as mentioned in the book. What has been miscontrued is that glamour does not make the individual, but the individual makes the glamour. Crystal was wanting to be recognized to live as a normal individual and a young adolescent girl. She was noticing that her grades were declining and she was losing a good friend by the name of Pat, as well. Crystal had the modeling business set for an innocent road in making money or a career, but her agent Loretta, photograper, and movie producer Joe Sidney had other plans in mind. Also, Crystal did not want to ruin her friend Pat's reputation. Pat was intelligent and had a future as well as Crystal. Tragic happens to await during the time Rowena and Crystal begin to communicate more profoundly and become friends. Their careers were at different pivotal points, but Crystal was developing stronger in the modeling business, while Rowena was getting weaker in the modeling business. Rowena felt sorry for herself and did not want to admit she admired the strength that Crystal had inside her. I left it to my imagination to figure that Walter Dean Meyers, wanted us to infer on the boy at Rowena's mother house may have been Rowena's son. I don't recall Rowena mentioning about whether that was her brother or son, or whose child it may have been. Crystal was a very matured teenager, which she had the support from her church, Sister Gibbs, father, friend, teachers, along with many others. She understood that God had given her that talent to model, but not to use in vain. She made a very wise and mature adult decision to live as a regular teenager throughout all the disappointments, which made her much happier than her mother's dreams/nightmares. Opera was her mother's choice and modeling was somewhat of Crystal choice until other immoral decisions were made for her. I can relate to Crystal in modeling, because I used to model about her age, which I was 16 and a half at the time. I graduated from Barbizon Modeling School, which the modeling agency offered me a contract to go model in Richmond, Indiana as a full-figure model. I decided to decline the offer, because I felt like Crystal morally, because there was too much at stake being in my youthful. Story line was a little weak. I expected a ... Story line was a little weak. I expected a little more from this author. His other books have been much stronger. ::Crystal:: Crystal is 16-year-old girl who has the begging stage of a modeling carrier, in her hometown New York. At first modeling is exciting for Crystal but soon it becomes less about her and more about her body/appearances. When her friend Rowena goes to the hospital over stress and trying to kill her self, Crystal realizes modeling is hard work and not fun and games.

The Lucy Variations Audiobook by Sara Zarr
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The Lucy Variations Audiobook by Sara Zarr

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: The Lucy Variations Author: Sara Zarr Narrator: Sara Zarr Format: Unabridged Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins Language: English Release date: 05-07-13 Publisher: Hachette Audio Ratings: 3.5 of 5 out of 14 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Lucy Beck-Moreau once had a promising future as a concert pianist. The right people knew her name, her performances were booked months in advance, and her future seemed certain. That was all before she turned 14. Now, at 16, it's over. A death, and a betrayal, led her to walk away. That leaves her talented 10-year-old brother, Gus, to shoulder the full weight of the Beck-Moreau family expectations. Then Gus gets a new piano teacher who is young, kind, and interested in helping Lucy rekindle her love of piano - on her own terms. But when you're used to performing for sold-out audiences and world-famous critics, can you ever learn to play just for yourself? National Book Award finalist Sara Zarr takes listeners inside the exclusive world of privileged San Francisco families, top junior music competitions, and intense mentorships. The Lucy Variations is a story of one girl's struggle to reclaim her love of music and herself. It's about finding joy again, even when things don't go according to plan. Because life isn't a performance, and everyone deserves the chance to make a few mistakes along the way. Members Reviews: Quietly Powerful In The Lucy Variations, sixteen-year-old piano virtuoso Lucy walks out on an important competition in Prague and abruptly quits playing altogether. Her family keeps a family tragedy secret from her so she doesnt lose focus on the competition, and this is the last straw for Lucy. Her grandfather and mother totally micro-manage her career and shes had enough. Eight months later, Lucy hasnt played a note and now shes passed the piano bench on to her younger brother Gus. When Guss elderly tutor dies during a piano lesson, a new instructor named Will is brought in. Lucy didnt think her days of playing the piano were over exactly but since her controlling grandfather washed his hands of her she feels cut off from the piano. Now she has time to explore San Francisco with her friends, hang out with Gus, and decide what else she wants to do with her life. The new piano tutor Will is familiar with Lucys career and wants to help her rediscover her love for music on her own terms. And things get a little messy between them. The Beck-Moreau family is very wealthy and Lucy has a lot of options available to her. I felt for her that it was all or nothing with the piano and I wanted her to get her mojo back. But on the other hand, shes a little infuriating at times. She can be a pretty bad friend, and her morals are sketchy as well. I cut her some slack due to her horrible parental role models- her grandfather is truly awful and her parents dont do anything about it. Her mother even gives her the third degree about the elderly piano teachers death as if she was somehow to blame. So in terms of the characters it wasnt always easy to connect though the story is compelling. The author, Sara Zarr herself, narrates the audiobook. Shes actually read a few of her books though this is the first one Ive listened to. One thing thats very cool about the audiobook production is that short snippets of music are included in the story. So when Lucy is talking about performing a piece of music, the piano parts are overlaid in the story. I get nervous when authors narrate their books since usually their forte is writing, not voice acting. But on the other hand, they know the story inside and out so sometimes it works out. Zarrs reading is low-key and her voice is pleasant to listen to.

Angels in Pink: Holly's Story Audiobook by Lurlene McDaniel
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Angels in Pink: Holly's Story Audiobook by Lurlene McDaniel

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Angels in Pink: Holly's Story Author: Lurlene McDaniel Narrator: Julia Farhat Format: Unabridged Length: 5 hrs and 7 mins Language: English Release date: 05-15-13 Publisher: Audible Studios Ratings: 5 of 5 out of 2 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Pink Angels and best friends Holly, Raina, and Kathleen have been through a lot over the past year. The summer before their senior year promises to be busy but fun, as Holly and Raina return to their full-time volunteer jobs at the hospital and Kathleen, who needs the money, works at the hospital gift shop. Of course, Raina and Kathleen will be spending as much time as possible with their boyfriends, Hunter and Carson. Holly is happy for her friends, but she cant help feeling a little left out when hanging out with the two couples. She did finally have a boy interested in her, but the emails from her secret admirer, Shy Boy, recently stopped coming. What has she done wrong? Will she ever meet her mystery guy in person? But Hollys world forever changes when tragedy strikes close to home. Its not fair that the most loving and giving person she knows is the victim of a random crime. She, Raina, and Kathleen will need each other now more than ever. Members Reviews: AMAZING Journey Through Iife WOW! The last book in the Angels in Pink series is indescribable. Never has a story touched my heart in so many ways. Seeing the struggles that each character goes through individually as well as with their families is Heart wrenching. The tragedy that strikes Hope's family was literally heartbreaking to read. Ms. McDaniels storytelling technique was superb. I have not read a book that feels so real life in a very long time. I had to actually take a break halfway through because I was such a blubbering mess! A great ending to a captivating series.. Even with hurt and despair portrayed through the book, The ending left me feeling joy and hope for the characters and where their life's journey would take them! Love love love âïâï I first read this book when I was in 7th grade. I'm a senior now and I still think about this book. I fell in love with the character Hunter and if I ever have a son I'm naming him Hunter because of this book. I tell people this all the time & I'm sure they think I'm silly for wanting to name my son after a book but this book means so much to me. I love these books I love these books. Ive read and reread these books. Its just a very clean wholesome book. I like the broad variations in the main characters. Five Stars Loved the book. Got here super fast! Would recommend to anyone! Angles in pink: hollys story This book was sad and amazing at the same time and i can't wait to read another one of her books she is an amazing author! Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Literature for 11th Grade: Summary of Works [Russian Edition] Audiobook by Fedor Abramov, Arcady Averchenko, Leonid Andreyev, Victor Astafiyev, Alexander Blok, Mkhail Bulgakov, Ivan Bunin
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Literature for 11th Grade: Summary of Works [Russian Edition] Audiobook by Fedor Abramov, Arcady Averchenko, Leonid Andreyev, Victor Astafiyev, Alexander Blok, Mkhail Bulgakov, Ivan Bunin

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Literature for 11th Grade: Summary of Works [Russian Edition] Author: Fedor Abramov, Arcady Averchenko, Leonid Andreyev, Victor Astafiyev, Alexander Blok, Mkhail Bulgakov, Ivan Bunin Narrator: Alexey Sosnin Format: Unabridged Length: 3 hrs and 29 mins Language: English Release date: 03-26-13 Publisher: IDDK Ratings: 3 of 5 out of 1 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Material dlja izuchenija russkoj literatury v 11 klasse. 30 hudozhestvennyh proizvedenij dany v kratkom izlozhenii v audioforme. Fedor Abramov Prjasliny, Arkadij Averchenko Slepcy, Arkady Averchenko Shirokaja maslenica, Leonid Andreev Iuda Iskariot, Leonid Andreev Pet'ka na dache, Viktor Astafiyev Ljudochka, Aleksandr Blok Dvenadcat, Mikhail Bulgakov Sobach'e serdce, Ivan Bunin Gospodin iz San-Francisko, Ivan Bunin Sny Changa, Ivan Bunin Temnye allei, Vasil' Bykov V spiskah ne znachilsja, Vasil' Bykov Ego batal'on, Vasil' Bykov Pojti i ne vernutsja, Aleksandr Volodin Pjat vecherov, Maksim Gorky Makar Chudra, Maksim Gorky Mat', Maksim Gorky Na dne, Maksim Gorky Staruha Izergil, Maksim Gorky Chelkash, Sergej Esenin Anna Snegina, Aleksandr Kuprin Granatovyj braslet, Aleksandr Kuprin Poedinok, Vladimir Majakovsky Klop, Boris Pasternak Doktor Zhivago, Valentin Rasputin Proschanie s Materoj, Aleksandr Solzhenicyn Matrenin dvor, Aleksandr Solzhenicyn Odin den' Ivana Denisovicha, Aleksandr Tvardovsky Po pravu pamjati, Aleksandr Fadeev Razgrom. Please note: This audiobook is in Russian. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Briana's Gift Audiobook by Lurlene McDaniel
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Briana's Gift Audiobook by Lurlene McDaniel

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Briana's Gift Author: Lurlene McDaniel Narrator: Julie McKay Format: Unabridged Length: 3 hrs and 24 mins Language: English Release date: 05-03-13 Publisher: Audible Studios Ratings: 4 of 5 out of 1 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Thirteen-year-old Casey's mother always said that Casey's sixteen-year-old sister marched to the beat of a different drummer. But it isn't until Briana runs away with an older boy that Casey begins to understand what her mother meant. When Briana returns home alone and pregnant, Casey and her mother try to help Briana come to terms with her options. It was already complicated to think about Briana's choices and then things change suddenly again. When Briana is in a serious accident, Casey's mother sees things one way. Although Casey understands her mother's reaction, she feels she must try to convince her mother to make a different decision. Casey needs to grow up fast and do what she can to maintain Briana's legacy. Will she be able to make her mother understand that there is only one way to accept Briana's gift? Members Reviews: Ridiculous In Brianaâs Gift, 17-year-old Briana runs away from home and returns alone and pregnant. Suddenly, Briana dies of a freak brain aneurysm and leaves her family to choose what will become of the unborn baby. Improbabilities aside, this could have been an interesting, emotionally touching premise. Unfortunately, this book was ridiculous. Iâve never read anything else by Lurlene McDaniel, but sheâs my coworkerâs favorite author, and she lent me this book because I liked The Fault in Our Stars and The Probability of Miracles (apparently Iâm known for liking books about teenagers dying. Oops). I read it to the end, hoping something would redeem it, but no. The writing was awful. It was simplistic, filled with unnecessary flowery descriptions of random things, and the narrator kept switching voices annoyingly. The characters were cardboard and just irritatingly stupid. If they had said âdown at the Wal-martâ one more time I was going to pull my hair out. And the plot was laughable. Donât even get me started on the could-not-be-more-cliched scene where the main character suddenly realizes out of nowhere that she loves her friend and âdrowns in his good-looking blue eyesâ. Donât worry, after about twenty pages of barf about how hot his jeans were and a little lusting over him instead of, you know, paying attention at her sisterâs funeral, she just as quickly decides she doesnât care that her best friend is dating him. What? I really wanted to care about this family who lost a daughter/sister and had to take care of her child, but because the whole thing was so asinine, it was impossible for me. This premise could have been beautiful, about sisterly love and loss. As it stands, I would not recommend this book at all. Not my favourite but still a good read First off let me say that this really wasn't my favourite book by Lurlene Mcdaniel at all but I did like it. I liked it because this book while not being her strongest work in my opinion it is written in the usual way most of her older books were written in being from a first person point of view. I liked Sissy though I hated her name but I found her mother to be an irritating woman who just because her one teenage daughter (Briana) got pregnant it was as if she had forgotten that she even had another child.

Siren Audiobook by Tricia Rayburn
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Siren Audiobook by Tricia Rayburn

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Siren Author: Tricia Rayburn Narrator: Nicola Barber Format: Unabridged Length: 9 hrs and 29 mins Language: English Release date: 09-21-10 Publisher: Audible Studios Ratings: 4 of 5 out of 34 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Seventeen-year-old Vanessa Sands is afraid of everything - the dark, heights, the ocean - but her fearless older sister, Justine, has always been there to coach her through every challenge. That is, until Justine goes cliff diving one night near the family's vacation house in Winter Harbor, Maine, and her lifeless body washes up on shore the next day. Vanessa's parents want to work through the tragedy by returning to their everyday lives back in Boston, but Vanessa can't help feeling that her sister's death was more than an accident. After discovering that Justine never applied to colleges, and that she was secretly in a relationship with longtime family friend Caleb Carmichael, Vanessa returns to Winter Harbor to seek some answers. But when Vanessa learns that Caleb has been missing since Justine's death, she and Caleb's older brother, Simon, join forces to try to find him, and in the process, their childhood friendship blossoms into something more. Soon it's not just Vanessa who is afraid. All of Winter Harbor is abuzz with anxiety when another body washes ashore, and panic sets in when the small town becomes home to a string of fatal, water-related accidents... in which all the victims are found grinning from ear to ear. As Vanessa and Simon probe further into the connections between Justine's death and the sudden rash of creepy drownings, Vanessa uncovers a secret that threatens her new romance - and that will change her life forever. Critic Reviews: "Rayburn's modern-day, edgy spin on siren mythology combines suspense, dark drama, and romance. Vanessa is an appealing protagonist, whose detailed narrative incorporates well-drawn issues, from grief to relationship complexities." ( Booklist) Members Reviews: Good listen with a little bit of disappointment. After having just listened to a real stinker of a book, this book, Siren, was a great relief in its compelling and emotional suspense. Vanessa Sands is a very likable heroine, and her struggles and concerns wrapped me up quite successfully. I found the romance compelling - thank God the author forewent descriptive, gratuitous sex, though there is one episode that isn't described. Although I had guessed some of the ending before I read it, the relationships and action kept me engaged until the end. My caveat, and the reason I only gave this 4 stars, is twofold: 1. Though I don't want to reveal too much, let's just say that I am a sucker for a nice wrapped-up package, and unless the author has a killer sequel that somehow miraculously extends out the resolution in a satisfactory manner, I did not like the very, very end. That does not take away from my recommendation for listening to the book. 2. A very small irritation, the narrator, though expressive, had weird, gasping little breaths that sometimes took away from my enjoyment of her narration. Also, some of the male voices came across as if she were reading the three bears and trying to do Papa Bear's gruff tone.

Rush Audiobook by Jonathan Friesen
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Rush Audiobook by Jonathan Friesen

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Rush Author: Jonathan Friesen Narrator: Nick Landrum Format: Unabridged Length: 6 hrs and 40 mins Language: English Release date: 02-11-11 Publisher: Recorded Books Ratings: 3.5 of 5 out of 3 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Award-winning author and former schoolteacher Jonathan Friesen has a knack for crafting exciting stories teenagers want to read. Rush features 18-year-old Jake King, an adrenaline junkie who jumps at the chance to join an elite group of firefighters who rappel into wildfires. Known as the Immortals, these heroes have a habit of dying young. But Jakes sort-of girlfriend thinks theres more to the Immortals high death rate than bad luck. Critic Reviews: "The up-tempo plot keeps the story interesting, and the stunts keep the reader on the edge of their seats." (VOYA) Members Reviews: Forget Six Flags, this year take a ride on "Rush" "He could burn. She could die. Anything for the rush." A pretty apt ten word description for the new book Rush by Jonathan Friesen, award-winning author of Jerk, California. 18-year-old Jake King is the kind of teen who gives parents gray hairs. Never still for a minute, Jake's idea of a perfect afternoon begins with skipping school, continues with free-style rock climbing up a sheer walled canyon in a thunderstorm, followed by a near-death rescue of a kid stuck in a small space half-way up the canyon wall. Then instead of a bedtime story, Jake scales the local water tower for a late night dangle. To say he's an adrenalin junkie, possibly with AD/HD, is putting it mildly. But there is more to Jake than just action. His best friend Salome Lee knows a side of Jake that no one else is permitted to see. Ever since they were 8 years old and he climbed the rope ladder at school to rescue her locket, his tender friendship and loyalty have been calling to Salome's heart, causing her to overlook most of Jake's crazy stunts. Their relationship is complicated further by Jake's fear that if he lets Salome get too close he'll only break her heart. Just when it seems Jake has worn out his welcome at school and his father's patience at home an opportunity comes up that seems perfect for Jake's unique skill set. The local crew of hotshot forest firefighters has an opening. These are the guys who rappel into wildfires, smokejumpers who parachute into the belly of the beast to pull out its fiery teeth. Jake can just see himself in one of those leather jackets with "The Immortals" stitched on the back. Never mind that these guys have a habit of dying young. But there is more to "The Immortals" than Jake knows. "According to legend, each year at least one member of the underground firefighters' brotherhood must die." But dead firemen never speak and the living "Immortals" are just as tight-lipped. All of which appeals to Jake even more. RUSH is a fast paced story with a full serving of action and a side dish of mystery seasoned sweetly with romance. The plot and characters are well-written and interesting, getting into your head and keeping you turning pages long past bedtime. If you like your action with a little lovin' or your romance with a touch of danger, RUSH your pre-order to Amazon. Available June 10, 2010 Check out the book trailer at: [...] Friesen understands the adolescent mind I read this book after thoroughly enjoying Friesen's other book, "Jerk California". I wasn't sure what to expect, as I read his first book because it dealt with a topic that is very personal for my family, Tourette Syndrome.

The Summer of Cotton Candy Audiobook by Debbie Viguié
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The Summer of Cotton Candy Audiobook by Debbie Viguié

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: The Summer of Cotton Candy Subtitle: A Sweet Seasons Novel Author: Debbie Viguié Narrator: Emily Durant Format: Unabridged Length: 5 hrs and 20 mins Language: English Release date: 11-04-09 Publisher: Zondervan Ratings: 4.5 of 5 out of 6 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Sixteen-year-old Candace thinks her vacation is ruined when her father forces her to apply for a job at the local amusement park. But when she meets a mysterious Lone Ranger there, she finds love and learns the value of true faith and friendship. ©2008 Debbie Viguie (P)2009 Zondervan Members Reviews: Sweet easy listen Quick and easy and draws you in. Not sure how I felt about candace but enjoyed all the little details and the theme park is glorious! Wish it was real. Credit to the author for making it sound so amazing. As an adult I viewed the book differently but I'm sure as a teen I would have related to the yo yo emotions much more. Give it s try. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

A Luckless Santa Claus Audiobook by F. Scott Fitzgerald
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A Luckless Santa Claus Audiobook by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: A Luckless Santa Claus Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald Narrator: Erin Maya Darke Format: Unabridged Length: 15 mins Language: English Release date: 01-29-08 Publisher: PC Treasures, Inc. Ratings: 3.5 of 5 out of 7 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: At the urging of his darling Ms. Harmon, Talbot finds himself on a Christmas Eve mission to give away all the money in his pockets. Not quite as easy to do as one might think, Talbot soon realizes, as his generosity is rebuffed with scorn and a punch in the nose. The wry, touching ending is filled with charity and optimism as Talbot returns home sans money, but with two new acquaintances. ©2006 PC Treasures, Inc.; (P)2006 PC Treasures, Inc. Members Reviews: Great story, poor sound Is there anything you would change about this book? I would increase the bit rate from 32 kbps to at least 96, as well as the sample rate from 22.050 kHZ to 44.1, the industry standard I think. Without that, this great story sounds like an empty barrel. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Speak of Me as I Am Audiobook by Sonia Belasco
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Speak of Me as I Am Audiobook by Sonia Belasco

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Speak of Me as I Am Author: Sonia Belasco Narrator: J.D. Jackson Format: Unabridged Length: 7 hrs and 40 mins Language: English Release date: 04-25-17 Publisher: Dreamscape Media, LLC Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Melanie and Damon are both living in the shadow of loss. For Melanie, it's the loss of her larger-than-life artist mother, taken by cancer well before her time. For Damon, it's the loss of his best friend, Carlos, who took his own life. Trying to hold on to those loved ones, Damon and Melanie take up hobbies that make them feel close to them: Damon takes pictures with Carlos's camera and Melanie begins painting. But when these activities fail to fill the void, they both end up joining their school's production of Othello, hoping it will serve as a distraction. In the process, they discover that it just might be possible to go on living their lives without completely letting go of what they miss. Members Reviews: I loved Melanieâs complicated love for the parent she lost The path to healing is steeped in pain, but Melanie and Damon find each other in their time of need, both of them still reeling from devastating loss. I loved Melanieâs complicated love for the parent she lost, by a daughter who often felt eclipsed by her motherâs larger than life presence. Damonâs struggle to come to terms with his best friendâs suicide is palpable on every page. You know thereâs more to the story; you just donât know what until the end. Gorgeous writing, Shakespeare, and romance are added bonus points to this poignant and powerful story I want to give this book to everyone I know. I loved this novel by Sonia Belasco. The characters are so real, deep, rich, vibrant. You want to become friends with them, and you do, you're there, sharing their lives, their grief. Because "Speak Of Me As I Am" is a story about grief, very vivid and explored in depth from two different perspectives, two different experiences, Damon's and Melanie's. Different, but shared. It is interesting, riveting, how Sonia Belasco weaves these stories together. This is also a story about love and becoming you more than anything and it is beautifully executed. I want to give this book to everyone I know. a lovely sense of hope One of my favorite things about a good book is when the characters are people I want to spend time with, and this book delivers that to a T. It's not just the two POV characters, but the people in their orbit. A definite re-read, because I will want to spend time with them again. It's the kind of book I wish I had at times in my life when I was dealing with loss, and I am so glad that it's there for other people. Beautiful prose, beautiful feelings, and a lovely sense of hope. Sorrow and the City I loved this book for so many reasons. Belasco is skilled at writing about grief, how it can paralyze you until you embrace it as part of who you are. She understands how you can know someone better after they die and you peruse their stuff. Belasco writes like a dream, in graceful soothing sentences, and the characters she creates are fully human. I especially like the way she captures the lives of teens growing up in a city, how the city challenges and thwarts them and how they make it their own by creating special shared spaces. I read this book straight through in one sitting and I highly recommend it. An author to keep an eye on! What a tremendous writer; full of wit, animated detail and themes to contemplate. While the book was not my preferred genre, the author's talent is undeniable. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

The Whistling Schoolboy and Other Stories of School Life Audiobook by Ruskin Bond
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The Whistling Schoolboy and Other Stories of School Life Audiobook by Ruskin Bond

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: The Whistling Schoolboy and Other Stories of School Life Author: Ruskin Bond Narrator: Adnan Kapadia Format: Unabridged Length: 2 hrs and 52 mins Language: English Release date: 01-01-17 Publisher: Audible Studios Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Here is a collection of stories about school life that will appeal to every kind of school-goer. These are incidents from the author's own life, when he was a shy, quiet boy in boarding school who chose the library over the football field and was known as the best cook among the Boy Scouts. Read about beloved and eccentric characters like the strict Mr Oliver, Miss Babcock, the school nurse, and the principal who once went missing. Get the shivers at the strange and wonderful happenings at school, from the lady in white roaming the school grounds to the ghost who turned up in a bed at the dormitory! Hilarious and heartwarming, this collection brings together well-loved Ruskin Bond classics as well as brand-new stories and is for every listener who has enjoyed going to school or is in school right now. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Wishbones Audiobook by Virginia Macgregor
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Wishbones Audiobook by Virginia Macgregor

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Wishbones Author: Virginia Macgregor Narrator: Imogen Wilde Format: Unabridged Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins Language: English Release date: 05-18-17 Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited Ratings: 5 of 5 out of 1 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Feather Tucker has two wishes: To get her mum healthy again. To win the Junior UK swimming championships. When Feather comes home on New Year's Eve to find her mother - one of Britain's most obese women- in a diabetic coma, she realises something has to be done to save her mum's life. But when her mum refuses to cooperate, Feather realises that the problem runs deeper than just her mum's unhealthy appetite. Over time, Feather's mission to help her mum becomes an investigation. With the help of friends old and new and the hindrance of runaway pet goat Houdini, Feather's starting to uncover when her mum's life began to spiral out of control and why. But can Feather fix it in time for her mum to watch her swim to victory? And can she save her family for good? Members Reviews: Heartwarming and impressive Feather worries about her mother. She's morbidly obese and lapsed into a diabetic coma. If she doesn't change her eating habits she'll only have a few more months left to live. Feather wants to save her mother and comes up with a plan to look after her and make her lose weight. However, both her mother and her father aren't cooperative at all. Feather wants to know why. They're keeping something from her and she's made it her sole purpose to find out what it is. Feather lives in a small village called Willingdon. Her best friend Jake is the only other teenager in the village, but that changes when Clay arrives. Clay is struggling with his weight as well, he's dangerously skinny. While Feather is trying to deal with her family problems Jake is slowly starting to spend more time with Clay. Will his friendship with Feather survive and will Feather eventually find out her family's secret? Feather is a sweet girl. She's a bit nave, she's a talented swimmer, she loves with all her heart and she gives everything of herself to the people who are important to her. She fights for what she believes in and her determination knows no bounds. Feather is a special person and she's a wonderful main character. She never tires, she keeps trying new things and she's coming up with plan after plan. Feather never gives up. My heart ached for her sometimes, because she doesn't get as much appreciation as she should. I couldn't turn the pages fast enough to find out what people were keeping from her and hoped she'd be able to sort things out, so her wishes would come true. Wishbones is an original story about a complex topic, weight issues. A lot of people are struggling with eating disorders and Virginia MacGregor has written an impressive story about this. There's more behind it than just the problems with food itself and she explains this in a fantastic empathic way. She's honest and direct and she knows what she's writing about. I greatly admired the important subject she's chosen for her story and the amazing way she describes it. Fear and hope are the main emotions Feather has to deal with and she keeps looking for the silver linings, which made me feel bittersweet. Wishbones is a heartwarming story filled with depth, energy and complicated situations. It has plenty of interesting twists and turns and a beautiful ending. I highly recommend this unique book. Enjoyable and Heartfelt! Going into Virginia Macgregor's Wishbones, I wasn't sure if I was going to love it or hate it.

Psycho Inside Me Audiobook by Bonnie R. Paulson
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Psycho Inside Me Audiobook by Bonnie R. Paulson

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Psycho Inside Me Author: Bonnie R. Paulson Narrator: Jenifer Krist Format: Unabridged Length: 5 hrs and 23 mins Language: English Release date: 03-04-14 Publisher: Bonnie R Paulson Ratings: 2.5 of 5 out of 3 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: ***Mature YA listeners recommended - sexual content, violence, language*** I killed my first victim at thirteen years old - my age, not his. He was going to rape me, him and a couple of his friends. And so, I killed him. And then.... I killed again. And again. At seventeen, I'm killing four to six times a year - maybe more. Don't stress out. I only go after the pedophiles and rapists. There are more out there than I could cover in a lifetime. Saying I did this on my own would be selfish. Enforcing justice holds a glory all its own. But now, my lifelong friend and backup, Deegan, has been arrested. I have to decide if I want to give myself up and take his place or leave him with all the damning evidence. I don't want to stop killing. But if I let him take the fall, I can't kill anymore. And I need to keep doing that. But the worst part of it all? I love him. Cover artist - Ashley Byland of Redbird Designs Members Reviews: Not great!! I don't know if the book is bad or if the reader makes it bad. First of all it sounds like it was recorded in someone's tin shed. She also has no intonation or emotion. She sounds like a first grader learning to read. The book could be interesting but clearly missing all the actual interesting parts. Fantastic thrill ride Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why? Absolutely. The story is amazing. Right from the first attack and kill you are sucked into this book an hearing it rather than reading it made it even easier to feel a part of the story. What did you like best about this story? Cassie and Deegan and their reason for killing and the bond between them. Have you listened to any of Jenifer Krists other performances before? How does this one compare? No I have not. If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be? Exactly what the first couple of lines in the story's description are. It is what hooked me. Any additional comments? Paulson is a brilliant writer and I say this as a reader. The most important thing to me about a book is how it makes me feel. Psycho Inside Me had me on an emotional roller coaster ride and didn't let me off until the last sentence was over. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Degrees of Guilt Audiobook by Sigmund Brouwer
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Degrees of Guilt Audiobook by Sigmund Brouwer

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Degrees of Guilt Subtitle: Tyrone's Story Author: Sigmund Brouwer Narrator: Philip Hodges Format: Unabridged Length: 4 hrs and 3 mins Language: English Release date: 02-17-14 Publisher: rockandrollbooks Ratings: 3 of 5 out of 1 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: This new trilogy from three best-selling authors explores the differing perspectives of three high school seniors on the events and choices leading up to the death of a classmate, Sammy. All feel a measure of guilt for their role in the loss of their friend and must learn to understand their own life stories through God's eyes instead of their own finite perspective. Tyrone is an observer of life as it comes...and he's pretty unimpressed so far. What happened to Sammy is just another chapter that he titles "I Told You So". But the police aren't intimidated by his tough-guy indifference. They're convinced he may not care, but he may know what really happened. Members Reviews: Catches teens attention I work with teens in detention facilities. They love the Degrees of Guilt series! It touches their world. I highly reccommed it for any teenager. This book is my favorite of the three. It touches what it feels like to not fit in and to have your life a mess. It also shows how easily you can fall into wrong choices that lead to severe consequences. I think any teen would like it and relate to it. I liked it myself as an adult. It is very true to the teen world. okay This book was okay. I read the serious so it was a good read! Daughter gift Unfortunately I didn't read this book. My daughter read it very quickly, so I'm thinking it must have been a good one. feeings of guilt This book is about a person named Tyrone who a friend from school has named Sammy who supposedly died from being hit by a car at a party. The story follows Tyrone as the police question him, who thinks that he had something to do with the death of Sammy. Tyrone's friend or now ex- friend fled after Sammy's death, back to Hazard County Kentucky, where a life long of criminal relatives live. The police also think Hale, the friend from Hazard County, also had something to do with the death. There on, you find out if a car really hit Sammy and see if Tyrone and hale maybe were involved. What I liked about this book is how you wonder and how it makes you think about if something really did happen to Sammy. If a car did not hit him, then what really happened? I also like how it also tells about Tyrone's life, because Tyrone's life kind of fits into the story in a way. It is not all about Sammy and it is not all about Tyrone. Some things I disliked about the book is how Tyrone talks so much about since and some of it didn't make much sense. In addition, they somewhat over loaded it a little bit. Another thing I do like in the book is it talks about god a little bit every once in awhile and I thought that was great. I would recommend this book to anyone who likes a little mystery and who likes to think when he or she read books, such as trying to figure out what really happened. My favorite part of the series Review by Gretchen Hoffman Tyrone's Story by Sigmund Brouwer is the other book in the Degrees of Guilt trilogy. Eighteen-year-old Tyrone Larson is a high school senior with a passion for science. Having grown up with a not-so-hot home life, he's armed with a cynical personality and smart-mouth attitude. Tyrone's story focuses on the events that lead up to the death of his friend, Sammy.

When Mr. Dog Bites Audiobook by Brian Conaghan
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When Mr. Dog Bites Audiobook by Brian Conaghan

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: When Mr. Dog Bites Author: Brian Conaghan Narrator: Julian Elfer Format: Unabridged Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins Language: English Release date: 06-10-14 Publisher: Audible Studios for Bloomsbury Ratings: 3.5 of 5 out of 8 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Dylan Mint has Tourette's. His life is a constant battle to keep the bad stuff in - the swearing, the tics, the howling dog that seems to escape whenever he gets stressed. But a routine visit to the hospital changes everything. Overhearing a hushed conversation between the doctor and his mum, Dylan discovers that he's going to die in March. So he makes a list of things he must do before he dies: First, he wants to have real sex with gorgeous Michelle Malloy; Second, he's got to find his autistic best friend Amir a new best bud; Third, he's got to get his dad back home from the army so they can say goodbye properly. It's not a long list, but it's ambitious, and he doesn't have much time. Sometimes you've just got to go for it - no holding back - and see what happens.... This is the launch of a major new writing talent. Brian Conaghan makes you travel every step of the way in Dylan's shoes, laughing and crying - often at the same time - as Dylan faces the twists and turns of an unfair world with glorious optimism and wit. Members Reviews: Brilliantly performed An excellent performance brings this story expertly to life. The trials and tribulations of the teenage Dylan Mint are at times laugh out loud hilarious as he ponders his way through some of the more confusing and strange things adults do. His first person perspective makes the story all the more involving for the listener. Tourette's for young adults I was part way through this book when I realised this was really for young adults. (This is a mistake I often make when I respond to special offers and don't bother to check the full details.) Notwithstanding that I found myself enjoying this gentle tale of a young lad with Tourettes living an ordinary life with an extraordinary affliction. The swearing is pretty graphic, as you should expect, but I have a sneaking admiration for the author for maintaining integrity and keeping this in. The plot progresses fairly predictably and I did think that Dylan came across as somebody younger than 16 years of age. I suppose this can be explained by the fact he has been over protected by his mother. On the whole this tale has a good and humorous heart and a valuable message for young people in helping them understand Tourettes. Utterly butterly amayonnaising!!! I mostly listened to this in the park and on the bus, even though this was a bad choice. I kept holding my hand on my mouth to try and strangle the laughs. It was seriously hilarious! And the narration is just perfect! I will absolutely listen to this one again. Absolutely Hilarious! What made the experience of listening to When Mr. Dog Bites the most enjoyable? The narrator was wonderful. While the subject matter is not funny at all, the self depracation of the writer is brought out by the narrator, giving the listener some extremely humerous events, calamities and catastrophes F-f-f-f-fantastic!!! This is a truly lovely story about a boy (Dylan Mint) with Tourette Syndrom, who struggles to accept his condition, but has everlasting support in his best mate at school (for children with various issues). It doesn't help that he finds out he is going to die in March and that his mother's new boyfriend, the taxi driver, keeps parking in his dad's parking space.

When Did You See Her Last? Audiobook by Lemony Snicket
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When Did You See Her Last? Audiobook by Lemony Snicket

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: When Did You See Her Last? Subtitle: All the Wrong Questions, Book 2 Author: Lemony Snicket Narrator: Liam Aiken Format: Unabridged Length: 4 hrs and 22 mins Language: English Release date: 10-18-13 Publisher: Audible Studios Ratings: 5 of 5 out of 1 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: The second in the highly anticipated new series by Lemony Snicket, the enigmatic author of the best-selling "A Series of Unfortunate Events". In the fading town of Staind-by-the-Sea, young apprentice Lemony Snicket has a new case to solve when he and his chaperone are hired to find a missing girl.Is the girl a runaway? Or was she kidnapped? Was she seen last at the grocery store? Or could she have stopped at the diner? Is it really any of your business? These are all the wrong questions. Lemony Snicket had an unusual education and a perplexing youth and now endures a despondent adulthood. His previous published works include the thirteen volumes in "A Series of Unfortunate Events", The Composer is Dead, and 13 Words. Critic Reviews: "A must for SOUE fans and converts" (Daily Mail)"A charming, clever and enormously enjoyable little mystery" (Guardian) "A dazzlingly clever, funny and literary concoction" (Irish Times) Members Reviews: Fast-paced, confusing but hilarious Liam Aiken's deadpan delivery perfectly suits the writing style. An excellent read turned into excellent listening. Brilliant as ever! I really loved this audiobook. It was incredible and I found out more secrets hidden in Lemony Snicket's spellbinding words. Good book I think this book is very good but the narrator doesn't have a very good voice . This book is written well but read horribly wrong very disappointed with the book Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Twisted Audiobook by Francine Pascal
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Twisted Audiobook by Francine Pascal

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Twisted Subtitle: Fearless Series, Book 4 Author: Francine Pascal Narrator: Elizabeth Evans Format: Unabridged Length: 4 hrs and 52 mins Language: English Release date: 01-20-15 Publisher: Audible Studios Ratings: 4.5 of 5 out of 7 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: David. Intriguing. Intelligent. Pensive. Penetrating. Mysterious. Dangerous. And interested. But most importantly...He's not Sam. NO RULES. NO LIMITS. NO FEAR. Members Reviews: page turner Francine Pascal did a good job at making each of the books have a problem. I never would have thought I would fall in love with the books. Ever. I did just after the first book (which I bought paper back). The first book, in stores, has the first 3 books in it for the price of 8.99. Yes I know its a rip off to buy it on your kindle but this is the type of series that makes you hungry for more. If you were to buy all 20 of the books I would go to a bookstore and look for it or order it online Bought this because I had every other paperback book in ... Bought this because I had every other paperback book in the series. My friend lost Book 4 so I ordered this just to replace my missing book. Twisted In twisted, Gaia will be trying out dating for the first time. Her date is a new student at her school. Though there is a twist at the end of the book, her date is actually a serial killer that had made his next target Gaza herself. RIP OFF DELUX! This series is a total rip off. Short "books" over priced, hackneyed plotting, repetitive and really expensive. If you've gotten in this deep seek an intervention before you get as far in as I did (8 of them). Think about it, I've spent $73 on this -- I'll admit it--- really stupid on my part. Too short Good enough book..... Too short for the price I think 2 or 3 in the series should come for this price Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Kiss Audiobook by Francine Pascal
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Kiss Audiobook by Francine Pascal

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Kiss Author: Francine Pascal Narrator: Elizabeth Evans Format: Unabridged Length: 4 hrs and 19 mins Language: English Release date: 01-20-15 Publisher: Audible Studios Ratings: 5 of 5 out of 5 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Seventeen-year-old Gaia Moore is genetically enhanced to be fearless. Since moving to New York, she has befriended Mary, a lesbian whose lifestyle Gaia defends. But by doing so, everyone assumes she and Mary are an item, including Mary's brother's friend Sam. Gaia must show him how she truly feels. Members Reviews: Four Stars like to read Great continuation of a fun series! The mystery continues in this next book of the series...Francine Pascal does it again! Can't wait to see what happens next in this series! Great book This is a great series. The author is very good at making beleivable comments from every characters unique point of view. I love the dynamics between the different characters. The fight scenes are beleivable,and I should know. You can't help but sympathize with the misfit main character. This book is especially good because it marks an advance in the relationship between Sam and Gaia. - Okay scratch all that stuff I wrote a few months ago because while this series may seem good at first (The different point of view thing is well-written.) it sucks as you get farther on. At first I was just frustrated because the Sam and Gaia thing never worked out, but then I just started wanting to kill the author for always making every single book a downer at the end. You always see unhappiness on the horizon. I know you wanted suspense Ms.Pascal, but having bad things happen to your characters at every turn is not a good way to accomplish that goal. If you have gotten this far in the series I realize that it may be too late to pull out, but if you can avoid this series like it's a drug you're addicted to. You get a lot of advice about that in later books. Kiss Thanksgiving has approached. Its a time of happiness with family. Not for Gaia. Its her least favorite holiday since she doesn't have a real family. Or a home. Her foster parents don't really count for either. This Thanksgiving is different for Gaia. Unknown to Gaia, Ella(her bitchy foster plastered mom)works for Loki(Gaia's uncle) a terriost. George(her foster dad) is not aware of this. George is a former CIA agent. At night during Thanksgiving, Ella plants a tracking device on Gaia's coat. Gaia catches her doing this and they get into a fight. Soon Gaia punches Ella and runs away pissed. While wondering around out on the streets;Gaia meets up with Mary. Mary is a sweet redhead girl. The wild night countines on for Gaia and she ends up with Sam. Sam happens to be the school snobs boyfriend which is Heather. This creates a little tension between Gaia and Heather. On the social scale: Gaia is an outcast. Highstrung action paves the way for a sappy romance. Different views in characters own words adds a bouns. Read the book to get filled in on the complete storyline. I can't get enough of this series! what does an orphan do on the thanksgiving weekend? gaia is about to sneak out of the house to go down to the park when she sees ella rumaging through the pockets of her coat. when she askes ella about it she says that she is searching for drugs. we come to find out that she has put a transmitter in it so that she can tell where ella is at all times. this seems bad enough but when her and gaia get into an arguement, gaia hits her. ella is seeing red at this point and sets into motion an evil plot that will definitely change gaia's life.

Confessions of a Teenage Hermaphrodite Audiobook by Lianne Simon
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Confessions of a Teenage Hermaphrodite Audiobook by Lianne Simon

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Confessions of a Teenage Hermaphrodite Author: Lianne Simon Narrator: Lisa L. Wiley Format: Unabridged Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins Language: English Release date: 10-08-13 Publisher: Faie Miss Press Ratings: 4.5 of 5 out of 8 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: From the heart of an intersex teen, one who must ultimately choose male or female - family or true love - comes the story of a deeply emotional and perilous journey home. This is a young adult novel unlike any other - an authentic portrayal of the issues faced by a child growing up with a sexually ambiguous body. Jameson can be like other boys after minor surgery and a few years on testosterone. Well, at least that's what his parents always say. But Jamie sees an elfin princess in the mirror, and male hormones would only ruin her pretty face. For him to become the man his parents expect, Jameson must leave behind the hopes and dreams of a little girl. But what is so wrong with Jamie's dreams that they can't be her life? Members Reviews: Powerful ... Have you listened to any of Lisa L. Wileys other performances before? How does this one compare? I very much enjoyed Ms. Wiley's performance of this book. She has the range to give each character what they need both vocally and emotionally. The lead character of Jamie is so complex. I felt even more drawn into the book by Ms. Wiley's narration. Any additional comments? Confessions of a Teenage Hermaphrodite is a compelling look of the life of a 16 year old person who is born intersexed ~ born with both male and female organs. When we are a teenager we are growing up and finding out how to be our own person. In this book, not only is Jamie growing up but she has to figure out who she really is. Is she the boy her parents want her to be or is she the girl that she sees in the mirror and feels inside? While this is listed as fiction, after researching the author Ms. Simon, I have come to find that this is also a very personal book to the author. Ms. Simon has lead much of the life that is described in the book. I applaud Ms. Simon for being able to share her life with us. Many times when Christianity and/or Religion is in a book I fear that it will be pushed upon us. While Christianity is present in this book, I felt that it was subtle and genuine to the characters and the situations. All in all, I was very moved and emotionally connected to Jamie. I would love to see a follow up book about her and where her life is heading next. I would recommend this book. Powerful story and great narration! What made the experience of listening to Confessions of a Teenage Hermaphrodite the most enjoyable? The story itself was very powerful. The book was recommended by a friend, and I wasn't totally sure what to expect. I was very glad I took her advice and read the book! What does Lisa L. Wiley bring to the story that you wouldnt experience if you just read the book? I appreciated Lisa Wiley's interpretation. She made me feel connected to the characters as though they were my friends and not just characters in a book, which really is one of the joys of reading! Her voice was engaging and easy to listen to. I will look for other books narrated by Lisa. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Red Audiobook by Alison Cherry
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Red Audiobook by Alison Cherry

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Red Author: Alison Cherry Narrator: Eileen Stevens Format: Unabridged Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins Language: English Release date: 10-08-13 Publisher: Audible Studios Ratings: 3.5 of 5 out of 9 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Felicity St. John has it all: loyal best friends, a hot guy, and artistic talent. And shes right on track to win the Miss Scarlet pageant. Her perfect life is possible because of just one thing: her long, wavy, coppery red hair. Having red hair is all that matters in Scarletville. Redheads hold all the power - and everybody knows it. Thats why Felicity is scared down to her roots when she receives an anonymous note: I know your secret. Because Felicity is a big fake. Her hair color comes straight out of a bottle. And if anyone discovered the truth, shed be a social outcast faster than she could say strawberry blond. Her mother would disown her, her friends would shun her, and her boyfriend would dump her. And forget about winning that pageant crown and the prize money that comes with it - money that would allow her to fulfill her dream of going to art school. Felicity isnt about to let someone blackmail her life away. But just how far is she willing to go to protect her red cred? Critic Reviews: "As thought-provoking as it is enchanting." (Rae Carson, author of the Fire and Thorns trilogy) "Smart, funny, and full of Awesome Ladies Behaving Awesomely, Alison Cherry's Red is everything I look for in a book. It will make you laugh, it will make you think, and it will make you book an appointment with your colorist immediately." (Rachel Hawkins, New York Times best-selling author of the Hex Hall series) "Clever, wickedly funny and with so much heart." (Melina Marchetta, author of the Printz-award winning Jellicoe Road) Members Reviews: Clear, simple prose in a YA novel Refreshing, simple and filled with both recognizable standards of high school life and the new features of what you find today - the only thing that stretches credibility is the idea of discrimination by hair color...and even that isn't hard to believe. This is a first book? Great debut. Sooooo Good! I am a natural redhead, and I have 2 daughters who are also redheads. Interestingly enough, my little sister is a "Strawbie" - which is a hilarious name, in my opinion. This book intrigued me, mostly because of the redheads, but the premise is what prompted me to purchase it. Bullying and prejudices are very real, and I feel like "Red" addresses this in a very interesting way. You don't need to be a redhead to enjoy this amazing book. I loved it! I liked this book I liked this book. It was s good story about prejudice and the entitlement of a privileged class of people based on looks. A great take on our society without the minefield of race. Redheads are the privileged class and one redhead who passes by dyeing her hair leans how non redheads are just like her and that the world is much bigger and more diverse than she ever knew. Goofy Kind of good, kind of silly. A girl realizing that how others see her is not the defining thing in life and it how you really see yourself. An interesting read. Not worth your money Silly plot, not great writing and definitely not worth the money Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Schau mir in die Augen, Audrey Hörbuch von Sophie Kinsella
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2018-03-13 07:34:16 UTC 04:11:00
Schau mir in die Augen, Audrey Hörbuch von Sophie Kinsella

Hören Sie sich dieses volle Hörbuch kostenlos bei http://hotaudiobook.com/free Titel: Schau mir in die Augen, Audrey Autor:: Sophie Kinsella Erzähler: Maria Koschny Format: Abridged Spieldauer: 4 hrs and 11 mins Sprache: Deutsch Veröffentlichungsdatum: 07-20-15 Herausgeber: Random House Audio, Deutschland Bewertung: 4 von 5 von 2 Stimmen Kategorien: Teens, Fiction & Literature Zusammenfassung des Herausgebers: Die ängstliche Audrey, ihre dunkle Sonnenbrille und die erste Liebe. Audreys Familie ist ziemlich durchgeknallt: Ihr Bruder ist ein Computernerd, ihre Mutter eine hysterische Gesundheitsfanatikerin und ihr Vater ein Waschlappen. Auch Audrey hat ihr Päckchen zu tragen - sie versteckt sich wegen einer Angststörung sogar zu Hause hinter ihrer Sonnenbrille. Doch dem einfühlsamen Linus gelingt die erste vorsichtige Annäherung... Hörbuchpreisträgerin Maria Koschny liest Audreys Geschichte wie schon Rebecca Bloomwoods Shopaholic-Abenteuer humorvoll und mit viel Gefühl. ©2015 cbj. Übersezung von Anja Gali (P)2015 cbj audio Kontaktieren Sie mich für Fragen: inforeq17@gmail.com

Dead Is Just a Dream Audiobook by Marlene Perez
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2018-03-13 07:34:16 UTC 03:41:00
Dead Is Just a Dream Audiobook by Marlene Perez

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Dead Is Just a Dream Author: Marlene Perez Narrator: Suzy Jackson Format: Unabridged Length: 3 hrs and 41 mins Language: English Release date: 09-03-13 Publisher: Audible Studios Ratings: 4.5 of 5 out of 6 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: The people of Nightshade, California, are dying in their sleep, and 15-year-old warrior Jessica Walsh is determined to find the killer...or killers. Justice isnt the only thing on Jessicas mind, however. In fact, some days shes not sure which is worse - having a creepy clown lurking outside her window or having her rockstar boyfriends hot ex-girlfriend back in town. Nightshade is crawling with paranormal people like Jessica...and its possible that the anti-paranormal group, the Scourge, is back to get rid of them. Or are the disturbing works of a strange painter somehow at the heart of the mystery? Jessica is losing sleep - but shes got to figure it out before the night terrors strike again. Members Reviews: Amazing I love this series and this book so much. Best series and book EVER!!!!! I mean it. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

Small Things: Volume 1 Audiobook by Joe DeRouen
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2018-03-13 07:34:16 UTC 09:24:00
Small Things: Volume 1 Audiobook by Joe DeRouen

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Small Things: Volume 1 Author: Joe DeRouen Narrator: Jessica Duncan Format: Unabridged Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins Language: English Release date: 06-27-13 Publisher: Joe DeRouen Ratings: 4.5 of 5 out of 5 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: It's a hot June morning in a small Midwestern town when fifteen-year-old Shawn Spencer arrives at the church for his best friend Tanner's funeral. Though his drowning was officially ruled an accident, Tanner's sister Jenny swears she saw something rise up from the Carthage Lake to pull the struggling teenager beneath the surface. Shawn doesn't believe in monsters but he will. The real threat, however, lies in the man behind the monster, a mysterious old man who has vowed to settle an old grudge and regain something that was stolen from him decades earlier. To survive the dark days and nights ahead, Shawn must not only decipher what the man is after, he must move past his own grief, fears, and insecurities, and learn to trust in Jenny, the disgraced town sheriff, and, most importantly, in himself. The Small Things trilogy spans forty years and three generations in a tale of murder, betrayal, corruption, sacrifice, love, redemption, faith and magic that culminates in a showdown that will pit the very forces of heaven and hell against Shawn and his family in a battle for the future of mankind and the world itself. Members Reviews: My imagination ran as wild as the creature! What did you love best about Small Things: Volume 1? Small Things author caught my imagination and painted vivid colored pictures in my mind as I watched helpless to save anyone from what I could see coming. The story left me breathless and shocked at each turn of events! Something I simply could not turn my attention away from till the very last word! I was compelled to only think about what Shawn and Jenny were going to do next and the creature that lurked in the shadows. Entertaining, thrilling and just plan spooky. Guess the best part is it could all be true, has the author gained info we humans don't know... (Eyes checking my dark windows) All I know is I am holding my breath for the next part in the series!!! Go ahead, see what I mean, you won't be sorry!! Who was your favorite character and why? Jenny. She was the one who had really lost more than the others but was a strong and determined to help bring her brothers killer to justice. She in a way was the under dog, the girl with the red hair and glasses, secretly had a crush on Shawn. I admire her bravery, loyalty and true young love! Have you listened to any of Jessica Duncans other performances before? How does this one compare? It was my first performance of hers to listen to. She did a great job of bringing the authors fantastic story of vivid images come alive in my headphones. If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be? Suspenseful, thrilling, full of magic, young love and a creature ordered to kill lurking in the shadows with razor sharp claws and teeth like knifes! Any additional comments? I enjoyed this story so much and the experience I had with Shawn that summer. I will defiantly recommend this book to anyone wanting a good story and thrill to go along! Excellent as a stand alone Any additional comments? Absolutely outstanding! I was blown away. Joe's way with words will immerse a reader into the world he has created and take them on a thrill ride they will never forget. Every time you think you have the plot figured out, buckle your seat belt and hang on, as the next twist is just ahead. Excellent as a stand alone, or you can go on to read "Threads" book 2.

Getting It Audiobook by Alex Sanchez
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2018-03-13 07:34:16 UTC 05:04:00
Getting It Audiobook by Alex Sanchez

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Getting It Author: Alex Sanchez Narrator: Samuel Traquina Format: Unabridged Length: 5 hrs and 4 mins Language: English Release date: 08-27-13 Publisher: Audible Studios Ratings: 4.5 of 5 out of 7 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Fifteen-year-old Carlos Amoroso is a virgin - and he isn't happy about it. He'd love to hook up with gorgeous Roxy, but she has no idea he's alive. Watching a TV show one night gives Carlos an idea: What if he got a makeover from Sal, a senior at his school who's gay? Sal agrees - but only if Carlos helps him start a Gay-Straight Alliance. Carlos doesn't expect the catch. What are his friends going to think? And is he ever going to get what he wants? Members Reviews: "Getting It" ... in more ways than one Carlos has a big problem: he feels like the only guy in his high school class who hasn't yet managed to hook up with a girl. While his closest friends seem to be born experts at making arrangements over the Internet and the whole "friends with benefits" scene, Carlos can barely manage even to strike up a text-message convo with the opposite sex. Furthermore, when it comes to Roxy, the girl that he most has his eye on, he is at a complete loss -- he gets as clumsy and tongue-tied as a seventh-grader. After observing his classmates a bit, Carlos realizes that the one guy in his class who seems to feel at ease around girls and show some personal style is Sal. Despite not knowing Sal very well, Carlos hatches a plan to ask for his help. There's only one catch .. these rumors going around the school that Sal is gay. If Carlos starts to spend time around Sal, what will his friends think? With "Getting It", author Alex Sanchez graduates from the middle-school setting of his previous book, "So Hard To Say", to the edgier, higher-stakes world of high school. With the change of setting comes not only characters who cope more directly with issues such as divorce, sexuality, and love, but the more "adult" situations where these issues play themselves out. It is remarkable how, within the obvious constraints of the young-adult genre, Sanchez manages to navigate this potentially dangerous territory with ease, including some sexually charged scenes without crossing the line into gratuitous detail. At the center of the story is the "makeover" arrangement between Sal and Carlos. At first very guarded with Carlos, Sal accepts an hourly wage in exchange for his help with Roxy. At the same time he lets Carlos know that there's something more that he wants in return. Hearing this makes Carlos immediately wary himself, but it turns out that what Sal wants is a promise that Carlos will help him with a venture of his own -- the launch of a gay-straight alliance at the high school. Carlos reluctantly agrees to Sal's conditions and the first part of the book explores how they slowly build a friendship over the course of the next few weeks. Sal helps Carlos with his conversation skills, his manners, his clothing style, even his bedroom decoration. Then, after they have attained a sense of mutual trust, on one particularly auspicious day Sal brings along his boyfriend to meet Carlos. For Carlos the result is even more insight into Sal's world, in addition to an even newer look thanks to an updated haircut and highlights. As a result of Sal's expert advice Carlos gradually emerges as a new man. He starts to stand out to his classmates and his confidence level grows. His mom notices, his friends notice ...

The Golden Day Audiobook by Ursula Dubosarsky
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2018-03-13 07:34:17 UTC 03:39:00
The Golden Day Audiobook by Ursula Dubosarsky

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: The Golden Day Author: Ursula Dubosarsky Narrator: Kate Rudd Format: Unabridged Length: 3 hrs and 39 mins Language: English Release date: 08-06-13 Publisher: Candlewick on Brilliance Audio Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: There were only eleven of them, like eleven sisters all the same age in a large family... On the television news they heard gunfire and the sound of helicopter blades and bombs falling. The little girls hung on to the brink of a hugeness that they knew was there but had no way of discovering. The Vietnam War rages overseas, but back at home, in a year that begins with the hanging of one man and ends with the drowning of another, eleven schoolgirls embrace their own chilling history when their teacher abruptly goes missing on a field trip. Who was the mysterious poet they met in the garden? What actually happened that day? And most important, who can they tell about it? In beautifully crafted prose that shimmers and fades, Ursula Dubosarsky reveals how a single shared experience can alter the course of young lives forever. Part gripping thriller, part ethereal tale of innocence lost, The Golden Day is a poignant study of fear and friendship, and of what it takes to come of age with courage. Members Reviews: Inter-textual masterpiece The inter-textual references are wonderful: hanging rock, the getting of wisdom, Tennyson, Wordsworth (to name but a few), Corinthians, references to Blackman's paintings in the titles of every chapter, and her historical embedding in news events of the times (1967 and 1975). Adults who remember these events will enjoy this as much as children Lovely writing, little story. The book is beautifully written, but the story is just plain odd. The schoolgirls keep the teacher's secret when she disappears on a field trip, but did she really disappear? She may have eloped with the gardener, or been murdered. Maybe she returns years later on Remembrance Day, or maybe not. Strange, Scary Things can happen while at school "'Today girls,' said Miss Renshaw, we shall go out into the beautiful garden and think about DEATH.'" [P3] From the opening we know that sinister things will happen. The vast majority of the story takes place at a private school for girls in Sydney, Australia during 1967 while the Vietnam War was going on. Our story concerns the teacher, Miss Renshaw, and the eleven girls in her elementary class named Cubby, Icara, Martine, Bethany, Georgina, Cynthia, Dierdre, Elizabeth, Elizabeth, Elizabeth, and Elizabeth. The four Elizabeths are given no last names, and only differentiated by physical characteristics as height and hair style. It seems that Ms. Renshaw has more than a passing interest in Morgan, the groundskeeper at the Ena Thompson Memorial Gardens where she regularly takes the girls on nature trips. She makes the girls complicit in her romantic diversions by telling them, "We won't mention these meetings with Morgan or other stuff will we girls...We won't mention Morgan." [p19] But the girls were a lot smarter than Miss Renshaw gave them credit for, as "They all knew...the real reason Miss Renshaw want to go out into the gardens that morning. It was not to think about death. Miss Renshaw wanted to see Morgan." Soon after Miss Renshaw takes her class, with Morgan leading them, to some nearby Aboriginal caves supposedly to see the cave drawings at which time she and Morgan vanish. Yet as the girls pledged not to reveal anything about Morgan, they can't fully tell what happens to the authorities.

Samurai Summer Audiobook by Ake Edwardson, Per Carlsson (translator)
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2018-03-13 07:34:17 UTC 05:10:00
Samurai Summer Audiobook by Ake Edwardson, Per Carlsson (translator)

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Samurai Summer Author: Ake Edwardson, Per Carlsson (translator) Narrator: Nick Podehl Format: Unabridged Length: 5 hrs and 10 mins Language: English Release date: 06-25-13 Publisher: Brilliance Audio Ratings: 3.5 of 5 out of 9 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Tommy has given himself a new name - Kenny - from the Japanese ken, meaning sword. Its a good samurai name. A warriors name. This summer at camp - a camp for kids who are not wanted at home - Kenny and his friends need all the samurai cunning and strength they can muster. They have declared a war - between themselves and the camps sadistic overseer, Matron, and her adult son, Christian, who secretly stalks one of the girls. Covertly building a samurai castle in the woods, Kenny and his motley band of warriors strategize their attack and eventual escape. But then things go horribly wrong. How Kenny and the others find the will and strength they need to stand up for one another, for themselves, and for whats right is the heart of this dramatic, unforgettable story. Listeners will be forever changed by Kennys samurai summer - the summer he recaptures his dreams and learns the cost of truth. Members Reviews: Oddly Disengaging Samurai Summer is a book that has big ideas yet somehow comes across as being a bit cold and too shortsighted to make the story stick. Characters that should have been believable somehow weren't and the book left me somewhat disaffected. I think the author was trying for the same dark tone as Let The Right One In but just didn't have a compelling enough story to make it work. At a Summer camp in the 1960s, Tommy is once again dealing with the terrible reality of what he goes through every year. There is the mean camp owner, her 'son with serious issues', and a cast of very downtrodden low income family campers. Tommy is a bit of loner, a deeply flawed and somewhat broken boy, who deals with life by trying to live up to Samurai ideals. When one of his friends goes missing, Tommy will use those values to try to save her. Tommy was a tough nut to crack. On the one hand, his dogged determination to live by the Samurai code made him somewhat of an unlikeable and tragically pathetic type of character. But as the story progresses and we learn his history, the fantasy world he has created around himself makes sense. I only wish it made him more interesting and intriguing. Ironically, while the premise makes this sounds like it has a supernatural twist, the only fantastical elements in the book are Tommy's Samurai slavishness. The reality of the campers' situation is clearly dark and each of the kids at the low cost camp are there to be 'gotten rid of' by the parents. Where you have parents that don't care, the kids too often end up as victims. I wish the book had made more of an impression on me but honestly by the time it finished, I was rather relieved and quickly forgot it. I was never engaged by Tommy or the other characters as I should have been; their tragic histories should have made them far more complex. But everyone at the camp just felt like sheep going to the slaughter while bleating occasionally. I listened to the Audible version of the book and found the narration to be decent. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

The Boyfriend Thief Audiobook by Shana Norris
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2018-03-13 07:34:17 UTC 08:26:00
The Boyfriend Thief Audiobook by Shana Norris

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: The Boyfriend Thief Author: Shana Norris Narrator: Bailey Carr Format: Unabridged Length: 8 hrs and 26 mins Language: English Release date: 05-17-13 Publisher: Audible Studios Ratings: 4 of 5 out of 14 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Avery James has her life planned out: This summer she'll work with a humanitarian program in Costa Rica, next year she'll graduate at the top of her class, and after that, college and medical school. Perfect, planned, total order. The only problem: Getting the rest of the money she needs for the trip before the deadline. Hannah Cohen, her biggest competition for the valedictorian title, makes an unexpected offer: If Avery can win over Zac Greeley and make him break up with Hannah before the end of the school year, a check for five hundred dollars is all hers. Faced with the prospect of spending yet another summer working as a giant hot dog, it's an offer Avery can't refuse. Zac is nothing like Avery expected. Within his chaotic world of midnight slushie runs and spontaneous dance parties, her total order is quickly falling apart while Hannah seems poised to get everything she wants. But just how much is Avery willing to give up for the perfect, planned life? Members Reviews: Midnight Slurpy runs ... so much fun! Avery has a plan ... she is well organized. Zac is her complete opposite and dating her rival Hannah Cohen. Hannah offer Avery a deal that she just can't refuse... Steal Hannah's boyfriend. Avery is the caught off guard by Zac's ability to allow her to feel free. This is a great story with lots of drama and surprises. I really enjoyed the characters and the roller coaster of emotions as Avery finds herself. Bailey Carr did a wonderful job of bring all the characters to life and could make you feel the highs and lows throughout the book. Fabulous work! narration great Would you consider the audio edition of The Boyfriend Thief to be better than the print version? yes Who was your favorite character and why? - Which scene was your favorite? - Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you? - Any additional comments? fun story and easy to listen too! Great voice that kept it fresh. A refreshing YA novel! If you could sum up The Boyfriend Thief in three words, what would they be? Funny! Smart! Heartfelt! Which character as performed by Bailey Carr was your favorite? I loved all of the them! The narrator made fun choices that surprised me and kept me listening. It was always easy to tell which character was speaking. Probably Zac was my favorite - he was so lovably disheveled! Bailey Carr's voice fit these characters perfectly! Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry? Yes, I'll admit it, I cried! The main character Avery grows so much. She is hard to love at first because she is so guarded and sharp, but once I started to hear her unravel and get to know her story, I really cared for her in the end. She is both fiery and vulnerable. I loved listening to her tick of nervously reciting all of the bones in the hand to calm down. Many of the characters made me laugh out loud! It was a great listen that encourages girls not to blame themselves for broken families and to have goals and aspirations. Any additional comments? Opening scene is hilarious! Loved this listen! Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com

What a Boy Wants Audiobook by Nyrae Dawn
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2018-03-13 07:34:17 UTC 05:29:00
What a Boy Wants Audiobook by Nyrae Dawn

Listen to audiobook in full for free on http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: What a Boy Wants Author: Nyrae Dawn Narrator: Maxwell Glick Format: Unabridged Length: 5 hrs and 29 mins Language: English Release date: 06-03-13 Publisher: Audible Studios Ratings: 4 of 5 out of 14 votes Genres: Teens, Fiction & Literature Publisher's Summary: Courtesy of watching his moms relationships, Sebastian Hawkins knows what girls need to do to get a guy. He has what he considers a PhD in hooking up. When he needs extra cash for a car, Sebastian starts up an online venture as The Hook-up Doctor, to anonymously help girls land the guy of their dreams. Of course, his services dont offer a happily-ever-after guarantee. Hes seen firsthand getting together never means staying together. And then he falls in love. With the last girl he would expect. Totally not in his game plan. Suddenly, Sebastian finds himself muddled in the game hes always prided himself on. He cant even pick up girls at parties anymore! Why would anyone want to be in love when it turns you into a stuttering, screwed-up mess with really lame stalker tendencies? Stalking? Totally not his gig. But the Hook-up Doctor wont let himself go down easily. Hes always known how to give a girl what she wants and now its time to figure out what a boy wantsand he definitely plans on getting it. Members Reviews: Storyline is weak and Narration Kills It - a MEH I had reasonable hopes for this teen novel where two best friends try to make their relationship into more. Unfortunately, it just doesn't make the grade. The story is thin with predictable twists and shallow conflicts. The narration doesn't work. This is the first book in the series. I bought both books, so I'll read book two just to see how it turns out. Contact me for any questions: inforeq17@gmail.com