This book can be read as a stand alone, ironically, I hadn't realized until I started this book that I had already listened to the first Thompson Sist..Show More »er's book called Remember to Breathe. I enjoyed this book a lot better than the first. In the beginning, we get an opposites attract between a newbie playboy rock star and rich upper class Harvard girl. Julia has been struggling with a dark tragic event that took place yrs ago. Crank well he's that talented sexy rock star working his way to his dream. His parents are separated and Crank helps his father with his autistic brother. Basically, Julia makes an impression on Crank & he decides to write a song about her. That song gets their career started after signing with s record company. They both learn to break down each others walls, fall in love, and make their own future decisions. There is a lot more to the story so you'll just have to listen to it! I was interested from beginning to end.
This is a story that is about two college age kids who are from different sides of the track. The story doesn't get too deep that it ends up beating ..Show More »a dead horse but does touch on current issues that one might face. It's refreshing to see that they can weed through things to find out what really matters in life. Not too deep, not too light young adult story. I'm old enough to be their parents so consider the source. As a parent, it's nice to see characters that reflect maturity and depth that readers/listeners the same age as the characters involved can look at as examples. I can see how it could get 5 stars depending on the listener and their life experiences. It held my interest and the narrators did a good job which is always a deal breaker for me.
I'll definitely listen to this audiobook again. This is my favourite book by Charles Sheehan-Miles and both narrators did an outstanding job bringing ..Show More »it to life. I was able to feel all the emotions while listening.