AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter

SOMEBODY UP THERE HATES YOU

Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Noah Galvin

Young Adult Young Adult • 6.25 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2013

Seventeen-year-old Richie is suffering from SUTHY (Somebody Up There Hates You) syndrome; hospice expects he won’t live longer than a month. Narrator Noah Galvin doesn’t hold back on Richie’s dark, sarcastic tone, especially as he sneers at the sappy harpist whose music “seems a bit premature,” especially for dying teenagers like him and Sylvie. When fifteen-year-old Sylvie tells him she doesn’t want to die a virgin, a smile hovers in Galvin’s voice as Richie realizes it’s never too late to turn into the popular guy and life is “all about surprises.” Galvin also portrays the tender Sylvie and the nurses who care and grieve for the dying, but they form an emotional backdrop. Galvin keeps Richie in the foreground, noting his wonder, and anger, with heartbreaking intensity. S.W. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2014, Portland, Maine [Published: FEBRUARY 2014]

Advertisement

Formats

Trade Ed. • HighBridge Audio • 2013

CD ISBN 9781622312108 $26.95 • Five CDs

DD ISBN 9781622312115 $18.87

 

Library Ed. • HighBridge Audio • 2013

CD ISBN 9781622312122 $59.99 • Five CDs

Get our Newsletter
Connect with AudioFile
envelope

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.

×

Thanks!

Thank you for contacting us!

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

Back Home ×