AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter

WHERE THE HEART IS

by | Read by Jennifer Jill Araya

Children Ages 12+ • 6 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2019

With even pacing and a down-to-earth tone, narrator Jennifer Jill Araya vividly portrays 13-year-old Rachel in the summer before eighth grade. Her longtime best friend, Micah, wants more than just friendship, but Rachel isn't sure if she is attracted to boys at all. Listeners hear Rachel's confusion, frustration, and pain as she comes to terms with her changing friendship with Micah. Araya portrays Rachel with empathy and emotion, but with the exception of her younger sister, Ivy, the other characters are less distinct. There is not a lot of differentiation among Rachel's classmates, and her wealthy neighbor's English accent is unconvincing. Nevertheless, it is Rachel's story, and listeners will eagerly follow her bittersweet coming-of-age. S.C. © AudioFile 2019, Portland, Maine [Published: MARCH 2019]

Trade Ed. • Brilliance Audio/ Candlewick • 2019

CD ISBN 978-1-7213-6574-6 $26.99 • Five CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-7213-6575-3 $16.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN 978-1-7213-6577-7 $24.99

 

Library Ed. • Brilliance Audio/ Candlewick • 2019

CD ISBN 978-1-7213-6576-0 $56.97 • Five CDs

Advertisement
The latest audiobook reviews, right in your inbox.

Get our FREE Newsletter and discover a world of audiobooks.

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 ×