The Burning by Laura Bates audiobook

The Burning

By Laura Bates
Read by Susie Riddell  and Heather Long

Simon & Schuster Audio UK
7.84 Hours 1
Format : Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781471183652

Fire is like a rumour. You might think you’ve extinguished it but one creeping, red tendril, one single wisp of smoke is enough to let it leap back into life again. Especially if someone is watching, waiting to fan the flames ...   New school. Tick. New town. Tick. New surname. Tick. Social media profiles? Erased.   There’s nothing to trace Anna back to her old life. Nothing to link her to the ‘incident’.   At least that’s what she thinks … until the whispers start up again. As time begins to run out on her secrets, Anna finds herself irresistibly drawn to the tale of Maggie, a local girl accused of witchcraft centuries earlier. A girl whose story has terrifying parallels to Anna’s own… The compelling YA debut from Laura Bates, founder of the Everyday Sexism Project and bestselling author of Girl Up. PRAISE FOR LAURA BATES: ‘One of the first women to harness the power of social media to fight sexism and misogyny and give millions of young women a voice.' Grazia  ‘Mature, eloquent and passionate, Bates is in many ways the voice of her generation.’ Huffington Post PRAISE FOR GIRL UP:  ‘A bracing love letter to today's teenage girls’ – Sunday Times 'Essential reading for young women and girls’ –  Morning Star Online 'This no-nonsense guide to being a girl in 2016 is one all teen girls should read’ – Red magazine 'If you have a daughter or a niece or a younger sister or a goddaughter, buy it for them now' --The Pool PRAISE FOR EVERYDAY SEXISM: ‘This is an important book’ –Independent ‘A potent reminder of how far feminism has come and how far it has to go’ - Kirkus Reviews 'A game-changing book, a must-read for every woman' –Cosmopolitan  'Funny and clever' - Telegraph

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Summary

Summary

Fire is like a rumour. You might think you’ve extinguished it but one creeping, red tendril, one single wisp of smoke is enough to let it leap back into life again. Especially if someone is watching, waiting to fan the flames ...
 
New school.
Tick.
New town.
Tick.
New surname.
Tick.
Social media profiles?
Erased.
 
There’s nothing to trace Anna back to her old life. Nothing to link her to the ‘incident’.
 
At least that’s what she thinks … until the whispers start up again. As time begins to run out on her secrets, Anna finds herself irresistibly drawn to the tale of Maggie, a local girl accused of witchcraft centuries earlier. A girl whose story has terrifying parallels to Anna’s own…

The compelling YA debut from Laura Bates, founder of the Everyday Sexism Project and bestselling author of Girl Up.

PRAISE FOR LAURA BATES:

‘One of the first women to harness the power of social media to fight sexism and misogyny and give millions of young women a voice.' Grazia
 ‘Mature, eloquent and passionate, Bates is in many ways the voice of her generation.’ Huffington Post

PRAISE FOR GIRL UP:
 ‘A bracing love letter to today's teenage girls’ – Sunday Times
'Essential reading for young women and girls’ –  Morning Star Online
'This no-nonsense guide to being a girl in 2016 is one all teen girls should read’ – Red magazine
'If you have a daughter or a niece or a younger sister or a goddaughter, buy it for them now' --The Pool

PRAISE FOR EVERYDAY SEXISM:
‘This is an important book’ –Independent
‘A potent reminder of how far feminism has come and how far it has to go’ - Kirkus Reviews
'A game-changing book, a must-read for every woman' –Cosmopolitan
 'Funny and clever' - Telegraph

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Author Bio: Laura Bates

Author Bio: Laura Bates

Dr. Laura Bates is an English professor at Indiana State University, where she has taught courses on Shakespeare for the past fifteen years to students on campus and in prison. She has a PhD from the University of Chicago with a focus on Shakespeare studies. Her work has been featured in national media, including MSNBC’s Lock Up. She lives in Indiana.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 7.84
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English