This Song Will Save Your Life

Author(s): Leila Sales
Genre: Ya Fiction
Original Publish Date: May 27, 2014
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (8.25 hours)
Product Number: Z100072982
Released: May 27, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780553395839
Narrator/s: Rebecca Lowman
Publisher: Listening Library
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Making friends has never been Elise Dembowski's strong suit. All throughout her life, she's been the butt of every joke and the outsider in every conversation. When a final attempt at popularity fails, Elise nearly gives up. Then she stumbles upon a warehouse party where she meets Vicky, a girl in a band who accepts her; Char, a cute, yet mysterious disc jockey; Pippa, a carefree spirit from England; and most importantly, a love for DJing. Told in a refreshingly genuine and laugh-out-loud funny voice, Leila Sales' THIS SONG WILL SAVE YOUR LIFE is an exuberant novel about identity, friendship, and the power of music to bring people together. Includes a PDF playlist of recommended music.

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Author(s): Leila Sales
Genre: Ya Fiction
Product Number EB00582542
Released: Oct 01, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780374351397

Professional reviews

"Narrator Rebecca Lowman embraces the earnestness that is the essence of Elise Dembowski. Despite a summer of studying lipsticks and fashion, Elise enters her freshman year of high school knowing Òthere are so many rulesÓ that she canÕt possibly change herself to satisfy everyone. Listening to her iPod constantly doesnÕt protect her from the cruelty of her classmates, so she tries suicide to stop the pain. At this point, LowmanÕs voice is flat and toneless. Seven months later, however, Elise walks into the night Òto escape feeling trapped in her lifeÓ and, in a surprising turn, winds up at a warehouse party. Amid impassioned dancing and the security of music sheÕs loved her whole life, Lowman portrays EliseÕs amazement at discovering DJing, friendship, first love, and finding her true self. S.W. © AudioFile 2014, Portland, Maine"

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