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Nineteen Minutes Audiobook

Nineteen Minutes: A Novel

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Publisher's Summary

The best-selling author of My Sister's Keeper and The Tenth Circle, Jodi Picoult pens her most riveting book yet, with a startling and poignant story about the devastating aftermath of a small-town tragedy.

Sterling is an ordinary New Hampshire town where nothing ever happens - until the day its complacency is shattered by an act of violence. Josie Cormier, the teenage daughter of the judge sitting on the case, should be the state's best witness, but she can't remember what happened before her very own eyes - or can she? As the trial progresses, fault lines between the high school and the adult community begin to show, destroying the closest of friendships and families.

©2007 Jodi Picoult (P)2007 Simon & Schuster

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    Alexandria 05-25-16
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    This is my favorite book of hers so far. The way the story was written in unbelievable. I love how she wrote in all the views of the people involved in the school shooting. I was so amazed by the twist that came later on towards the end. This is defiantly a good book for all families to read, as it covers a lot of important topics.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Dana 02-17-17
    Dana 02-17-17 Member Since 2015
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    "Sad but Introspective"
    Who was your favorite character and why?

    My favorite was Lacey, and I also felt the most sorry for her. Lacey was the strongest, most honest character in the story - and she never gave up on her son.


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    I liked seeing the different angles of this tragic story. Maybe I am just too old, but I don't ever remember children being this mean to each other! It seemed over the top cruel. The love story was a cute parallel, although I could see it coming a mile away! The big "twist" confused me though - because in my opinion it didn't really impact the main course of the story. What happened in Peter's case would remain the same, so I am not really sure why it was so dramatic. Overall though, I love Jodi Picoult - this wasn't her best, but was still a good read!

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    isabelle 02-11-17
    isabelle 02-11-17 Member Since 2014
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    "One great book, though sad ..."

    One of the best books I've listened to in a long time. It makes you think. We've all known someone who's been bullied and this is a very troubling thing for a child. I took my son out of that situation by enrolling him to karate classes, which built his confidence and intimidated his bully... worked like a charm. But how long did it take before I realized he was being bullied was the scary part.

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    EBONEE WINDSOR MILL, MD, United States 01-30-17
    EBONEE WINDSOR MILL, MD, United States 01-30-17 Member Since 2017
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    "awesome read"

    I truly enjoyed the contents of this book . I really think this book should be a in school lesson so that all kids can understand there actions. I just wish Peter had a better outcome.

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    renee 01-29-17
    renee 01-29-17 Member Since 2016
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    "do you like similes and metaphors?"
    What would have made Nineteen Minutes better?

    there are some beautiful similes and metaphors in this that book create some deep and thoughtful imagery in the mind of the reader. There are a lot though, and after a while of reading I began to anticipate them and this took me away from the story.


    Would you ever listen to anything by Jodi Picoult again?

    no, probably not.


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    Francie Healy 01-28-17 Member Since 2014

    Professional editor, writer; prolific reader; mother; grandmother; amateur watercolourist.

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    "A Grabber!"

    I couldn't stop listening! This book will grab you, inform you, make you think, and completely engage you.

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    Donna S. Guider 01-26-17 Member Since 2015
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    "3rd book of Jodi Picoult."

    she is an fantastic story teller!!! Always a lesson to be learned. I recommend this book.

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    cherish lakewood, ca, United States 01-22-17
    cherish lakewood, ca, United States 01-22-17 Member Since 2012
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    "revelation of reality"

    informative to the reality of current events of todays world. as always enlightening and great presentation

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    Dawna 01-17-17
    Dawna 01-17-17 Member Since 2015
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    "Stunning"

    A beautifully told story of love, loss & life. You'll want to hear every single word!

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    C.M SUTTON 12-02-16
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    I enjoy everything this author writes. she expertly explires genuine issues through the use of well crafted storyline and complex character development.

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  • Lorrie
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    "thought provoking"

    Worth your time to listen to this story. I nearly rejected the book early on as it was a bit slow and confusing initially setting the scene and introducing the characters. However, once set it had a thought provoking storyline.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Maggs
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    "Nineteen Minutes - Although subject matter not nice, good storytelling"

    Nineteen Minutes - Although subject matter not nice, good storytelling
    Jodi does write book that give you an all perspective of the characters in the book.
    Narration was OK sometimes I felt there could have been a bit more passion in her voice

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