AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter


by | Read by Isabel Keating

Fiction • 14.75 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2020

Narrator Isabel Keating demonstrates her ability to differentiate characters in this quirky story of a 1989 high school field hockey team. In Danvers, Massachusetts--formerly Salem Village--the perennially losing team finds a book describing the infamous trials. Players begin recording a book of their "sinful" acts, which they name "Emilio." Their luck changes, and they start winning while causing havoc around town as the book "Emilio" grows. As the season progresses and listeners hear from all the girls, Keating deftly changes her accent and pitch to signal who is speaking. At times, Keating's pace is plodding, contrasting with the light and witty writing. Still, this is a great audiobook, which doesn't seem preachy while giving an honest view of the past. S.K.G. © AudioFile 2020, Portland, Maine [Published: MAY 2020]

Trade Ed. • Random House Audio • 2020

DD ISBN 9780593170311 $22.50


Library Ed. • Books on Tape • 2020

DD ISBN 9780593170328 $95.00

Advertisement Advertisement
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 ×