The Boy Book itself is a lovely story full of twists and turns and hilariously angsty Ruby Oliver. E. Lockhart is my favorite author, and she has nev..Show More »er let me down.
But the narrator is awful! She's old and expressionless and doesn't seem invested in reading this at all. I say read the book for sure, but skip listening to it. You'll just be disappointed.
If you enjoyed The Boy Book, you should also read The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau Banks (written by E. Lockhart as well).
Great book, bad narration. Let me start by saying this is a great series. But unfortunately the narrator from book 1 (The Boyfriend List, narrated..Show More » by Mandy Siegfried) to book 3 was changed. (There is no book 2 audiobook.) The main character, Ruby Oliver, is 17. Mandy made her sound like a 17 year old. Kirsten makes her and the other characters sound middle-aged. Her narration ruined it for me. I got through chapter 1 before turning it off & ended up spending more money on a physical copy of the book. Now Kirsten has a nice voice and I'm sure if she narrated something else, she'd do great, but she just did not work for this. But definitely get this series, especially book 1 on audio, but unless narrators don't bother you, spend your money on one of E Lockhart's other great narrated books.