Ashbury/Brookfield

4 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 34 ratings

Feeling Sorry for Celia Publisher's Summary

Author Jaclyn Moriarty's first novel is a #1 best seller in its native Australia and a Book Sense 76 Pick, and has been nominated Best Book of the Year by the ALA. Told entirely through sticky notes from her mother, messages to "a Complete and Utter Stranger", and letters from fictitious companies, listeners get a peek into the complex life of teenager Elizabeth Clarry.
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  • Book 1

    • Feeling Sorry for Celia

    • By: Jaclyn Moriarty
    • Narrated by: Anushka Carter
    • Length: 6 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    Author Jaclyn Moriarty's first novel is a #1 best seller in its native Australia and a Book Sense 76 Pick, and has been nominated Best Book of the Year by the ALA. Told entirely through sticky notes from her mother, messages to "a Complete and Utter Stranger", and letters from fictitious companies, listeners get a peek into the complex life of teenager Elizabeth Clarry.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Pretty Good

    • By kerry on 06-30-13

    Regular price: $41.13

  • Book 2

    • The Year of Secret Assignments

    • By: Jaclyn Moriarty
    • Narrated by: various
    • Length: 9 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    When an English assignment forces "snobby" Ashbury students Lydia, Emily, and Cassie to exchange letters with "low-life" Brookfield guys, Lydia and Emily are surprised to find their Brookfield pen pals so kind and civilized. But after Cassie's cross-town correspondent threatens her, the friends plan a series of madcap missions designed to teach this malevolent male a lesson he won't forget.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sweet story & great performance

    • By Christina Rentz on 03-24-18

    Regular price: $27.95

  • Book 3

    • The Murder of Bindy Mackenzie

    • By: Jaclyn Moriarty
    • Narrated by: Susan Lyons, Anushka Carter Paris
    • Length: 12 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Best-selling author Jaclyn Moriarty follows her critically acclaimed novels The Ghosts of Ashbury High and The Year of Secret Assignments with this fun tale. Told imaginatively through school assignments and diary entries, The Murder of Bindy Mackenzie is sure to appeal to young listeners who love a good mystery. Some people find Bindy Mackenzie’s perfectionist personality a bit irritating, but would anyone really want her dead?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very slow start but makes it to a great ending

    • By Theresa on 02-04-12

    Regular price: $25.19

  • Book 4

    • The Ghosts of Ashbury High

    • By: Jaclyn Moriarty
    • Narrated by: Bianca Amato, Toby Leonard Moore, Colin Moore, and others
    • Length: 13 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    Amelia and Riley have transferred to Ashbury for their senior year. In love since they were 14, they dance their nights away and sleepwalk their way through school. Their fellow students long to be drawn into their cool, self-contained world. But when Riley fears he’s losing Amelia to the past and asks his peers for help, things take an ominous turn.

    Regular price: $31.49