Under Shifting Stars by Alexandra Latos audiobook

Under Shifting Stars

By Alexandra Latos
Read by Rebecca Soler  and Brittany Pressley

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, HMH Audio 9780358067757
7.96 Hours 1
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This heartfelt novel for fans of Jandy Nelson and Adam Silvera follows twins Audrey and Clare as they grapple with their brother's death and their changing relationships-with each other and themselves.   Audrey’s  best  friend  was  always  her  twin,  Clare.  But   as   they   got   older,   they   grew   apart,   and   when   their  brother  Adam  died,  Clare  blamed  Audrey  for  the  accident.  Now,  Audrey’s  attending  an  alternative  school  where  she  feels  more  isolated  than  ever.  Tired  of being seen as different from her neurotypical peers, Audrey’s   determined   to   switch   to   the   public   high   school,  rebuild  her  friendship  with  Clare,  and  atone  for  Adam’s  death  .  .  .  but  she’ll  need  to  convince  her  parents, and her therapist, first. Clare knows her sister thinks she’s the perfect twin, but Audrey doesn’t realize that Clare’s “popular” status is crumbling—she’s begun to question old friendships, dress  in  Adam’s  clothes,  and  wonder  what  feelings  for  a  nonbinary  classmate,  Taylor,  might  mean.  As  she  grapples with not only grief but also her gender fluidity, Clare  wonders  where  she’ll  belong  if  she  sheds  her  carefully constructed image and embraces her true self.   Will first crushes, new family dynamics, and questions of identity prove that Audrey and Clare have grown too different to understand each other-or that they've needed each other all along?  

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This heartfelt novel for fans of Jandy Nelson and Adam Silvera follows twins Audrey and Clare as they grapple with their brother's death and their changing relationships-with each other and themselves.
 
Audrey’s  best  friend  was  always  her  twin,  Clare.  But   as   they   got   older,   they   grew   apart,   and   when   their  brother  Adam  died,  Clare  blamed  Audrey  for  the  accident.  Now,  Audrey’s  attending  an  alternative  school  where  she  feels  more  isolated  than  ever.  Tired  of being seen as different from her neurotypical peers, Audrey’s   determined   to   switch   to   the   public   high   school,  rebuild  her  friendship  with  Clare,  and  atone  for  Adam’s  death  .  .  .  but  she’ll  need  to  convince  her  parents, and her therapist, first.

Clare knows her sister thinks she’s the perfect twin, but Audrey doesn’t realize that Clare’s “popular” status is crumbling—she’s begun to question old friendships, dress  in  Adam’s  clothes,  and  wonder  what  feelings  for  a  nonbinary  classmate,  Taylor,  might  mean.  As  she  grapples with not only grief but also her gender fluidity, Clare  wonders  where  she’ll  belong  if  she  sheds  her  carefully constructed image and embraces her true self.
 
Will first crushes, new family dynamics, and questions of identity prove that Audrey and Clare have grown too different to understand each other-or that they've needed each other all along?

 

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Editorial Reviews

A Junior Library Guild Selection "Highly relatable... an accurate and gut-wrenching depiction of the uncertainty of growing up and finding oneself.  Kirkus "Sharply observed, laugh-out-loud funny, and entirely necessary; Under Shifting Stars shines like a supernova.

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Author Bio: Alexandra Latos

Author Bio: Alexandra Latos

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Available Formats : CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 7.96
Audience: Young Adult (12–17)
Language: English