We Are the Goldens by Dana Reinhardt audiobook

We Are the Goldens

By Dana Reinhardt
Read by Julia Whelan

By Dana Reinhardt
Read by Julia Whelan

Brilliance Audio 9780385742573
4.62 Hours Unabridged
Format : Digital Download (In Stock)
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Nell worships her older sister, Layla. They're one unit, intertwined: Nellayla. As Nell and her best friend, Felix, start their freshman year in high school, on Layla's turf, there's so much Nell looks forward to: Joining Layla on the varsity soccer team. Parties. Boys. Adventures. But the year takes a very different turn. Layla is changing, withdrawing. She's hiding something, and when Nell discovers what it is, and the consequences it might have, she struggles. She wants to support Layla, to be her confidante, to be the good sister she's always been. But with so much at stake, what secrets should she keep? What lies should she tell? Award-winning young adult author Dana Reinhardt explores questions of loyalty, love, and betrayal in this provocative and intimate novel.

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Summary

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Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award

A Publishers Weekly Pick of the Week, May 2014

An AudioFile Best Audiobook of the Year for 2014

Nell worships her older sister, Layla. They're one unit, intertwined: Nellayla. As Nell and her best friend, Felix, start their freshman year in high school, on Layla's turf, there's so much Nell looks forward to: Joining Layla on the varsity soccer team. Parties. Boys. Adventures.

But the year takes a very different turn.

Layla is changing, withdrawing. She's hiding something, and when Nell discovers what it is, and the consequences it might have, she struggles. She wants to support Layla, to be her confidante, to be the good sister she's always been. But with so much at stake, what secrets should she keep? What lies should she tell?

Award-winning young adult author Dana Reinhardt explores questions of loyalty, love, and betrayal in this provocative and intimate novel.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Reinhardt succeeds in capturing the full gamut of fluctuating adolescent emotions, including the intensity of first love, the disappointment of misjudgment, and the pain of losing one’s innocence.” Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“A well-done look at a serious family dilemma.” Booklist
“Nell’s discovery of her sister’s secret tests the powerful emotional bond between them…Reinhardt’s skillful exploration of the dynamics of sibling relationships and truly inventive narrative structure shine a light on the ordinary struggle of growing up.” Kirkus Reviews

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Author

Author Bio: Dana Reinhardt

Author Bio: Dana Reinhardt

Dana Reinhardt is the author of A Brief Chapter in My Impossible Life, Harmless, How to Build a House, The Things a Brother Knows, and The Summer I Learned to Fly, among others.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 4.62
Audience: Young Adult (12–17)
Language: English