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  • I Hate Everyone But You

  • A Novel
  • By: Gaby Dunn, Allison Raskin
  • Narrated by: Allison Raskin, Gaby Dunn
  • Length: 5 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
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  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 466
  • Story
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A series of texts and emails sent between two best friends, Ava and Gen, as they head off to their first semesters of college on opposite sides of the country. From first loves to weird roommates, heartbreak, self-discovery, coming out, and mental health, the two best friends will document every moment to each other. But as each changes and grows into her new life, will their friendship be able to survive the distance?

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  • By Amazon Customer on 11-10-17

Nice drive into Gen's & Ava's Obstacles

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Reviewed: 10-20-17

Must Listen over & over again to witty, narration of YA novel. Raskin's and Dunn's vision of Ava Helmer and Genevieve Goldman were beautifully rendered from description of emojis to the emotion of miscommunicating and distancing within friendship.

Sometimes I had to pull curbside in order to gather my thoughts during certain chapters. As I listen to eerily similar narrations at times, I found myself immersed into topics such as mental health & coming out as queer while dealing with the headache of young adulthood. Other times, I laughed so hard that I was crying and couldn't see the road. I didn't get into an accident ...yet.

I found myself bookmarking a lot of quirky quotes that hopefully won't be use verbatim IRL because that's nearly impossible to imitate their bond and connection. The authors' friendship really showed within dialogue of two main characters.
And might I add that Allison's vocal version of a man called Jake is spot on strangely and humbly realistic.

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