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- By: Sophie Kinsella
- Narrated by: Gemma Whelan
- Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
An anxiety disorder disrupts 14-year-old Audrey's daily life. She has been making slow but steady progress with Dr. Sarah, but when Audrey meets Linus, her brother's gaming teammate, she is energized. She connects with him. Audrey can talk through her fears with Linus in a way she's never been able to do with anyone before. As their friendship deepens and her recovery gains momentum, a sweet romantic connection develops, one that helps not just Audrey but also her entire family.
I chuckled for six hours straight
- By GH on 07-27-16
This book was incredible! I found it to be enjoyable despite the fact that I am not a young adult reader. I initially consider the book because I am a fan of so if you can Cella, however when I read the description of the book I was curious because I myself have anxiety and depression.
I learned a surprising amount about my disorder as well as my boyfriends who also suffers from social anxiety generalized anxiety and depression. I would recommend this book to any teenager who has mental illness, or knows anyone with mental illness. As a matter of fact I think this would be one of those books that should be read in eighth or ninth grade English classes. It truly is an amazing view into a young woman's mind and how she deals with her problems it is also a fantastic porch rail of the consequences of bullying on those who are bullied. Not only that, but it is the story of a journey of the family trying to find their way, and trying to do what's best for each other. Overall this is a great read! :-)
4 of 7 people found this review helpful
The Inn at Rose Harbor
- A Novel
- By: Debbie Macomber
- Narrated by: Lorelei King
- Length: 9 hrs and 34 mins
Jo Marie Rose first arrives in Cedar Cove seeking a sense of peace and a fresh start. She purchases a local bed-and-breakfast - the newly christened Rose Harbor Inn - ready to begin her life anew. Yet the inn holds more surprises than Jo Marie can imagine. Her first guest is Joshua Weaver, who has come home to care for his ailing stepfather. The two have never seen eye to eye, and Joshua has little hope that they can reconcile. But a long-lost acquaintance from Joshua's high school days proves to him that forgiveness is never out of reach and love can bloom even where it's least expected.
Wish I Hadn't
- By Cara on 11-28-12
Ok, but not my style
I gave this book 3 stars not because it was a bad book, but because it really wasn't in my normal genre. I liked it, but it was definitely an adventure outside my comfort zone.
I initially purchased this book because Laura lie King is the narrator, and I think she's amazing!
It she did not disappoint me once again her performance was incredible!however, the storyline of the book was a little bit too slow for me. There was not enough action or romance…
Again, though this was a journey outside my normal reading material.