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After Alex Died

Narrated by: Tara Millette
Length: 4 hrs and 49 mins
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"Don't be someone who defines her life by someone else's death."

Dee Dee DeMarco's brother, Alex, was funny, free-spirited and creative. He was also gay. Tormented by bullies, Alex killed himself on his 15th birthday.

Two years later, and now in college, Dee Dee believes getting a summer job working with a college-prep program for disadvantaged high school students is a stroke of luck, until she discovers that the guy assigned to co-lead her group is Cameron Connelly, a star basketball player and one of the bullies who tormented her brother to death. How can Dee Dee possibly spend the entire summer working so closely with one of the boys she blames for her brother's death?

©2013 Dakota Madison (P)2014 Dakota Madison

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Amazing, Heart Wrenching Novella

I have read this book in the past and loved it. The audiobook is just as good. This novella is very intense even in a small amount of words. This is a story of understanding, forgiveness, and love. There are themes of abuse and mental illness which make for a somber read but it certainly makes a point.