This "young adult" book is one that I probably would not have read in a book form, but I loved having it read to me! I like to know what kinds of books my kids are reading, and I always end up enjoying them too!
I might like to be more sensitive, but the narrator ruined this for me. I read the first book and couldn't wait for the second story. This narrator killed it. Who directed this and why didn't they correct her? The teenage angst and drama is inherent in the story and the narrator oooooozzzed drama and angst in every sentence. Way over done. Good story, I say read it on paper.
As a mom of teenagers, I spend a lot of time in the car, and a lot of that time is spent listening to Audible. Because of that, I tend to listen to a lot of YA novels, and my reviews will include the "Mom View" of cussing, sexuality, etc...
I would, if that person were a teenager. There is still the ongoing dramatic introspection and over-thinking by the main character that I, as an adult, found tedious and melodramatic, but I suppose teenagers actually *do*...
The ending; not because I was in a hurry to get there, but it was exciting and left me eager to read the third book in the series.
Yes, and once again she delivers a good, if not great, listening experience. It may be that I would like her more if she were reading something less... melodramatic.
I usually listen to the Young Adult section to avoid anything inappropriate for teen listeners, as I usually listen in my car, which is often full of teens. Be warned, however, that this series does have some scenes of mild sexuality (partial nudity, kissing) and there is cussing, including the "F-bomb."
The surprise ending is the best (and most frustrating) moment of the book!
"What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same." - Salman Rushdie
Yes, I was pleasantly surprised with this series. The second installment was just as engaging and entertaining as the first.
Uglies both books the people are lied to and changed.
The very end when she realizes that Alex is still alive
I liked the story line and the way the author gave the main character strenght and courage to go forward when everything seemed lost.
I liked that Lena was able to pick up the pieces of her life and build a new life for herself without giving up her identity.
Love, love, love this book. I loved the new characters specially Raven and Julian. I can't wait to read the next one.
I'm a pharmacist that loves listening to audible on my commute to and from work every day! My library is growing fast! The different narrators are fascinating....really bring these stories alive:). Makes for a joyful commute!
I haven't read the print version, but I enjoy Sarah Drew's fascinating narration.
This is a one of a kind story!
Yes! She is excellent as always.
The beginning and the end....shocking!
Left me wanting to hear more! I will listen again before the final book is released.
I think of the 2 audio books i have already bought I would rank this as the best.
I loved the ending the most. It was unexpected and kind of bittersweet (since the last book doesn't come out until 2013)
Lena, of course. I also really like Julian Fineman.
I think I'm going to have to come up with a story to get me by before the 3rd comes out! Again leaves you hanging and you can see it coming just a little... but still a little shocked! LOVE =)
Yes. The narrator makes a huge difference. She really makes you feel like you are there.
Without giving away too much, My favorite scene was when she was rushed into a van tryin to take "a strangers" mask off.
Ahhh! Why must we have to wait so long before Requiem comes out!?