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HUNGRY HEARTS 13 Tales of Food & Love

by | Read by Amielynn Abellera, Michael Braun, Leila Buck, Almarie Guerra, Rendah Heywood, Catherine Ho, Roland Lane,Priya Ayyar

Young Adult Young Adult • 9.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2019

Listeners are treated to a tempting buffet of audio storytelling in this food-themed anthology of short fiction. United by a shared setting--Hungry Hearts Row, a fictional neighborhood famous for its multicultural mix of eateries--the stories offer an inclusive assortment of characters and genres. While all eight narrators turn in immersive, unobtrusive performances, there are a few standouts: Rendah Heywood's British-accented narration lends authenticity to "Rain," a poignant story of grief and reconnection; Leila Buck's matter-of-fact delivery makes an unexpected note of horror all the more chilling in "The Missing Ingredient"; and Almarie Guerra brings a fitting sweetness and warmth to "Panadería Pastelería," which features a uniquely talented baker. This is an audio experience that listeners will want to savor. R.H. © AudioFile 2019, Portland, Maine [Published: SEPTEMBER 2019]

Library Ed. • Recorded Books • 2019

CD ISBN 9781980051206 $87.75 • Eight CDs

DD ISBN 9781980051336 $79.00

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