Mira did not know what she had in store the day she fell asleep while wanting to escape her current situation. Overcoming a death from someone so close and burying herself in school and an internship has kept her somewhat awake and alive. An admiration for the actor James Dean was all that kept the memory of her father alive. If she couldn't be with her father, she could at least remember what they shared an admiration for together. She always wanted to meet James Dean...she didn't know it would come true. Be careful what you wish for. It may just come true.
©2013 Denise Alicea (P)2015 Denise Alicea
It makes me happy to wake up everyday and look forward to listening. Many times I listen while doing artwork. I find it very relaxing.
"Consoling Angel" was a pretty good story. It had a good message. It was as if James Dean perhaps visited her in a dream and was sort of reincarnated into a new boy at school.
The narration by Emily Peot was okay but there seemed to be a bit of an audio issue. Otherwise she sounded pretty good.
"I was provided this audiobook at no charge by the author, publisher and/or narrator in exchange for an unbiased review via AudiobookBlast dot com."
NYC teenager Mira and her dad loved to watch old movies together, and shared an enthusiasm for James Dean in particular. Her father died a year ago, though, and Mira is burying herself in school projects, old movies, and James Dean materials rather than deal with her grief. Then one afternoon, she falls asleep on top of her books and magazines, and wakes up in a room that's familiar but changed...
It's 1952, and she's wearing a dress. Her best friend shows up and is eager to go out on their planned exciting afternoon of window shopping and maybe sneaking into a bar. Is it time travel? Is it a dream? We don't have to decide. For Mira, it seems very real, confusingly real, both alarming and exciting--even before she meets a figure from her dream.
It's a light, engaging short story, perfect for whiling away half an hour.
It was an interesting idea and there was quite a bit of story for being such a short one.
I liked the characters and I loved the twist then the ending was very satisfying
I won't give any spoilers away but she meets here hero and then perhaps even finds love...What more can you ask for, especially in such a short book.
I was given this book in return for an honest review.
I was given this copy from Denise Alicea for a honest unbiased review.
this short story 33 mins long was ok. The narrator Emily Peot was good.
the sappy love story between a teenager and her idol through her dreams. the story itself was well written but true to its word short.
I will be reading/listening to more of Denise's work in the future.
I was given a copy of this book buy audio blast boom. copy was given to me in exchange for an honest review. I have not been paid or persuaded in any way.
The quality of this audio is not good. There was a huge Echo while listening. The story was okay. it is a short story so a lot of areas are rushed and leave you wanting. The narrator was not relatable or believable.
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