Neverworld Wake by Marisha Pessl audiobook

Neverworld Wake

By Marisha Pessl
Read by Phoebe Strole

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8.78 Hours Unabridged
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    ISBN: 9780525595434

"A 'clear your calendar' kind of one-day read." -MELISSA ALBERT, New York Times bestselling author of The Hazel World Five friends. Only one can survive the Neverworld Wake. Who would you choose? From the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of Special Topics in Calamity Physics and Night Film comes an absorbing psychological suspense thriller in which fears are physical and memories come alive. "A thriller that will grip readers from the start." --Hypable It's been one year since graduation, and Beatrice Hartley has mixed feelings about joining her friends a weekend reunion.      She's right to be worried. After a night out, they narrowly avoid a collision with a car on a deserted road. Or so they believe.      Back at the mansion where they are staying, a mysterious man knocks on the door during a raging storm. He tells them that they must make a choice: one of them will live, and the rest will die. And the decision must be unanimous.      Soon time backbends. Beatrice and her friends are forced to repeat that dreadful day so many times they lose count. With each replay, events twist and fears come alive in horrifying ways.      This nightmare, this nothingness . . . this is the Neverworld Wake.      To escape, they have to vote. But how do you choose who to kill? And then how do you live with yourself? "Beautifully creepy." --The New York Times "You wont be able to stop reading until the mystery is unraveled." --Refinery29 "A dark and twisty tale brimming with psychological suspense." --Bustle

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Summary

Summary

"A 'clear your calendar' kind of one-day read." -MELISSA ALBERT, New York Times bestselling author of The Hazel World

Five friends. Only one can survive the Neverworld Wake. Who would you choose?

From the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of Special Topics in Calamity Physics and Night Film comes an absorbing psychological suspense thriller in which fears are physical and memories come alive.

"A thriller that will grip readers from the start." --Hypable


It's been one year since graduation, and Beatrice Hartley has mixed feelings about joining her friends a weekend reunion.
     She's right to be worried. After a night out, they narrowly avoid a collision with a car on a deserted road. Or so they believe.
     Back at the mansion where they are staying, a mysterious man knocks on the door during a raging storm. He tells them that they must make a choice: one of them will live, and the rest will die. And the decision must be unanimous.
     Soon time backbends. Beatrice and her friends are forced to repeat that dreadful day so many times they lose count. With each replay, events twist and fears come alive in horrifying ways.
     This nightmare, this nothingness . . . this is the Neverworld Wake.
     To escape, they have to vote. But how do you choose who to kill? And then how do you live with yourself?


"Beautifully creepy." --The New York Times

"You wont be able to stop reading until the mystery is unraveled." --Refinery29

"A dark and twisty tale brimming with psychological suspense." --Bustle

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

"Pessl manages to keep her first-person narrative moving forward while her characters are stuck in time. An eloquent and haunting tale. Kirkus Reviews
Unpredictable, exciting, and emotionally wrenching. SLJ
"This novel has ambition to spare, and teens looking for something odd, atmospheric, and twisty will likely be enthralled. Booklist
A dark and twisty tale brimming with psychological suspense. Bustle
. . . there's a broad range of readers who will find Neverworld a place in which to linger. The Bulletin
Pessl (Special Topics in Calamity Physics) adeptly creates a compelling nightmare world while maintaining a foothold in realism. Thought-provoking and suspenseful. PW
[A]sophisticated novel ... similar to Libba Bray's acclaimed Going Bovine. VOYAstarred review
Beautifully creepy . . . .A mystery within a mystery. The New York Times
Neverworld Wake is a shape-shifting binge read . . . It's a 'clear your calendar' kind of one-day read, singular as both a psychological thriller and a new addition to Pessl's uncategorizable canon. Melissa Albert, New York Times bestselling author of The Hazel World
An altogether eerie, philosophically challenging exploration of the ways in which our actions have consequences . . . the kind of book you'll tear through and then want to talk about with everyone you know immediately after finishing. Nylon
The first must-read of beach season. Town & Country
A Chicago Public Library Best Book of the Year

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Author

Author Bio: Marisha Pessl

Author Bio: Marisha Pessl

Marisha Pessl’s bestselling debut novel, Special Topics in Calamity Physics, won the John Sargent Sr. First Novel Prize and was selected as one of the 10 Best Books of the Year by the New York Times Book Review. She grew up in Asheville, North Carolina, and currently resides in New York City.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 8.78
Audience: Young Adult (12–17)
Language: English