Along for the Ride (Audio CD) (Unabridged)
Along for the Ride - Audio CD - Unabridged Author:Sarah Dessen, Rachel Botchan (Narrator) "You know, if you don't know how to ride a bike, it's nothing to be ashamed of," Eli said. — "I can ride a bike," I said. "I just . . . I haven't had the opportunity in a while." — Riding a bike is only one of the many things Auden's misssed out on. Even before her parents' divorce, she... more » was cast in the role of little adult, never making waves, focusing on academics to please her demanding mother.
Now she's spending the summer before college in the tiny beach town of Colby with her father and his new wife and baby. A job in a trendy boutique introduces her to the world of girls, their friendships, conversations, romances. And then there's Eli, an intriguing loner. A former star on the bike circuit and a fellow insomniac, Eli introduces Auden to the nocturnal world of Colby. Together they embark on a quest: for Auden, to experience the carefree teenage life she's been denied; for Eli, to put a tragic episode behind him. Combine two lonely people with an endless supply of long summer nights, and just about anything can happen.
In her signature pitch-perfect style, Sarah Dessen explores the hearts of two lonely people learning to connect.
Unabridged - 11 CDs - 13 hours - read by Rachel Botchan « less