AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter


Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Andi Arndt

Fiction • 8 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2015

Andi Arndt’s skillful narration expresses the drama that follows in the wake of teenager Carolyn Lessing, whose arrival in Alabama from New Jersey shakes up the sleepy status quo at Adams High. Arndt superbly voices the reactions of Carolyn’s peers to this attractive outsider. With a soft Southern drawl, she sketches the cast of the school, including male and female students, teachers, parents, and coaches. But the weight of the narration—and Arndt’s most artful depiction—is carried by the “we” that voices most of the story. This innovative point of view captures the group of teenaged girls who witness—and, in a way, assist in—Carolyn’s tragic downfall. Provocative and fully engaging, this is a production that will haunt listeners. J.C.G. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2015, Portland, Maine [Published: NOVEMBER 2015]

Trade Ed. • Macmillan Audio • 2015

CD ISBN 978-1-4272-6169-4 $29.99 • Seven CDs

DD ISBN 9781427261700 $17.99

The latest audiobook reviews, right in your inbox.

Get our FREE Newsletter and discover a world of audiobooks.


AudioFile Newsletter

Let us recommend your next great audiobook!

No algorithms here!
We pick great audiobooks for you.
Sign up for our free newsletter with audiobook love from AudioFile editors.

If you are already with us, thank you! Just click X above.


Thank you for signing up.



Thank you for contacting us!

Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!

Back Home ×


Thank you for signing up!

Our group will review and follow up soon.

Back Home ×