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Identical Audiobook

Identical

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Publisher's Summary

Kaeleigh and Raeanne are 16-year-old identical twins, the daughters of a district court judge father and politician mother running for U.S. Congress. Everything on the surface seems fine, but underneath run very deep and damaging secrets.

When the girls were nine, Daddy turned to his beloved Kaeleigh in ways a father never should. Raeanne needs to numb the pain of not being Daddy's favorite; Kaeleigh wants to do everything she can to feel something normal, even if it means cutting herself and vomiting after every binge.

How Kaeleigh and Raeanne figure out just what it means to be whole again when their entire world has been torn to shreds is the guts and heart of this powerful, disturbing, and utterly remarkable book.

©2008 Ellen Hopkins; (P)2008 HighBridge Company

What the Critics Say

"Hopkins' gift with free verse reaches new heights in this portrait of splintered identical twins.... Kaeleigh and Raeanne maintain distinct voices throughout as they wrestle with psychic damage and an astonishing, devastating realization. Sharp and stunning, with a brilliant final page." (Kirkus Reviews )

"Hopkins' verse is not only lean and sinuous, it also demonstrates a mastery of technique." (Publishers Weekly)

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    Brandi Badin, NC, United States 01-19-11
    Brandi Badin, NC, United States 01-19-11
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    "Amazing!!!!"

    I love Ellen Hopkin's writing style! My friend turned me on to her and I've fallen in love! I'd STRONGLY reccomend this book!

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Anajah 02-15-16
    Anajah 02-15-16
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    Amazing story. The narrator was absolutely perfect!! I felt like I was in the book! Amazing job

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    momofthree AR, USA 12-22-15
    momofthree AR, USA 12-22-15
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    Great Book!"

    I couldn't stop listening. There were some slow moments for me, but the ending brought it all together. Identical was my first book from this author and now I want to read her other books.

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    A. Michelle Smith knoxville, tn 11-16-15
    A. Michelle Smith knoxville, tn 11-16-15 Member Since 2015

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    "Story good, but predictible"
    Where does Identical rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    It is not as good as Ellen Hopkin's other books, but good.


    What didn’t you like about Laura Flanagan’s performance?

    Her voice is annoying...too much "growl"


    Any additional comments?

    Story line very predictable. I knew the "twist" after the first paragraph.

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    Christina United States 02-12-14
    Christina United States 02-12-14 Member Since 2012
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    "Very Good Book"

    I thought this was a very good book. It was a little confusing at times trying to figure out who was "speaking" Kayleigh or the other sister but that gets explained at the end and it all makes better sense.

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    Jamie Nanaimo, BC, Canada 04-10-12
    Jamie Nanaimo, BC, Canada 04-10-12
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    "Crank/Glass a better choice by Ellen Hopkins"

    I was disappointed in this book; there was some graphic contect, including an insestuest relationship between father and daughter. The ending made up for the content, because it was good and unexpected, however, I still prefer Crank and Glass as the best books done by Ellen Hopkins.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful

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