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Wintergirls

Narrated by: Phoebe Strole
Length: 7 hrs and 38 mins
Categories: Young Adults, Ages 13 & Up
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The New York Times best-selling story of a friendship frozen between life and death.

Lia and Cassie are best friends, wintergirls frozen in fragile bodies, competitors in a deadly contest to see who can be the thinnest. But then Cassie suffers the ultimate loss - her life - and Lia is left behind, haunted by her friend's memory and racked with guilt for not being able to help save her. 

In her most powerfully moving novel since Speak, award-winning author Laurie Halse Anderson explores Lia's struggle, her painful path to recovery, and her desperate attempts to hold on to the most important thing of all: hope.

©2009 Laurie Halse Anderson (P)2019 Listening Library

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  • alan g.
  • 02-01-2020

Triggering fantasy

There's too much metaphor on the story line. The fantasy confuses the storyline into a kind of parallel story. Overall decent book but wouldn't recommend it to someone with low attention span.

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  • Mora Barrientos
  • 03-11-2019

entertaining

i read it during my 2 hour walks everyday. finished it quickly. wish it had a longer “recovery” part since being honest listening to the not eating part triggered me a lot (i’ve recently begun recovery once again after 5 years of anorexia) ... needs more motivation

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  • Michael
  • 19-02-2020

Great, but...

A couple of over privileged girls fight a battle most of us would love to have the opportunity to conquer

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  • Godless
  • 27-12-2019

Well Done All Around

Good story about two teens with eating disorders. Phoebe Strole is excellent with the different characters.

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  • Kara Ohlsen
  • 25-09-2019

Captivating, Interesting & Thought Provoking

What a very beautiful, yet sad way to explore one teenager's struggle with an eating disorder, cutting and mental illness. Written like poetry. This book was one I didn't want to put down, you are able to see this amazing work play out in your minds eye. Those are the absolute best kinds of books. I loved the poetic way this book was written. Bringing to light the seriousness of some of the struggles teens face. It also shows how there is hope, help & love. I highly recommend this book. I will definitely be listening to it again!