Narrators Michael Curran-Dorsano, Imani Parks, and Macleod Andrews deliver an intimate story of friendship told from three perspectives. Jeremy, Mira, and Sebby, each recovering from past traumas, develop a bond during their sophomore year. The shifting perspectives are seamless, allowing the characters to develop within each chapter. As Jeremy, the shy outcast, Curran-Dorsano uses a soft, light voice and a tentative delivery to underscore Jeremy's vulnerability. In fitting contrast, Andrews matches his tone to Sebby's insouciant, confrontational personality. With softer tones and a bit of hesitancy, Andrews captures the uncertainty beneath Sebby's defiance. Addressing themes of depression, bullying, suicide, substance abuse, and sexuality, this is far from a light listen. Fortunately, the shared performance respects the weight of the story. A.S. © AudioFile 2015, Portland, Maine [Published: NOVEMBER 2015]
Trade Ed. Harper Audio 2015
CD ISBN 9781504648004 $39.99 Seven CDs
DD ISBN 9780062395788 $21.99
Library Ed. Blackstone Audio 2015
CD ISBN 9781504647991 $59.99 Seven CDs
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