Shimmer

A Riley Bloom Book (Volume 2)

Alyson Noël, read by Kathleen McInerney

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Having solved the matter of the Radiant Boy, Riley, Buttercup, and Bodhi are enjoying a well-deserved vacation. When Riley comes across a vicious black dog, against Bodhi’s advice, she decides to cross him over. While following the dog, she runs into a young ghost named Rebecca. Despite Rebecca’s sweet appearance, Riley soon learns she’s not at all what she seems. As the daughter of a former plantation owner, she is furious about being murdered during a slave revolt in 1733. Mired in her own anger, Rebecca is lashing out by keeping the ghosts who died along with her trapped in their worst memories. Can Riley help Rebecca forgive and forget without losing herself to her own nightmarish memories?

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If you think you know what it’s like to be dead—if you think it’s just an eternity of harp music and cloud lounging—well, think again.
Ever hear the saying, Life goes on?
It does.
Long past the point when everyone else thinks it stopped.
Take it from me, I’ve been dead for just over a year, and from the moment I crossed that bridge to the other side—well, that’s when things really got interesting.…


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“Go on, Buttercup—go get it boy!”

I cupped my hands around my mouth and squinted into

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Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Alyson Noël's children's fantasy novel Shimmer, part of her Riley Bloom series, a spin-off of her bestselling Immortals books. Having solved the matter of the Radiant Boy, Riley, Buttercup, and Bodhi are enjoying a well-deserved vacation. When Riley comes across a vicious black dog, against Bodhi's advice, she decides to cross him over. While following the dog, she runs into a young ghost named Rebecca. Despite Rebecca's sweet appearance, Riley soon learns she's not at

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“Bestselling author Alyson Noël gives fans the second book in her fascinating series about Riley Bloom and her life after death. The character of Riley brings a lot of energy to the story, and her clumsy but heartfelt attempts to do what's right are endearing and contagious.” —KidsReads.com

“Understanding and enjoying this book does not hinge on having read Radiance (Square Fish, 2010), but readers will be quickly drawn to Riley and want to learn more about this spunky character and her previous experiences. The author’s sharp contemporary wit in concert with her fascinating fantasy setting and important historical connections will draw readers through this enjoyable novel and have them begging for Riley’s third adventure.” —School Library Journal

“Noël ably captures the cadence of tweenspeak in this lively, action-packed adventure.” —Booklist


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About the Author

Alyson Noël, read by Kathleen McInerney

Alyson Noël is the #1 New York Times bestselling, award-winning author of Faking 19, Art Geeks and Prom Queens, Laguna Cove, Fly Me to the Moon, Kiss & Blog, Saving Zoë, Cruel Summer, and The Immortals series including Evermore, Blue Moon, Shadowland, Dark Flame, and Night Star, as well as the Immortals spin-off series beginning with Radiance. With over 2 million copies in print in the US alone, her books have been published in 35 countries and have won awards including the National Reader's Choice Award, NYLA Book of Winter Award, NYPL Stuff for the Teenage, TeenReads Best Books of 2007, and Reviewer's Choice 2007 Top Ten, and have been chosen for the CBS Early Show's "Give the Gift of Reading" segment, and selected for Seventeen Magazine's "Hot List" and Beach Book Club Pick. She lives in Laguna Beach, California.

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Shimmer
Alyson Noël, read by Kathleen McInerney

Unabridged Digital Audio

Unabridged  Digital Audio
Macmillan Audio
Macmillan Young Listeners
March 2011
Unabridged Digital Audio
ISBN: 9781427212511
ISBN10: 1427212511
Middle-Grade FictionAudio Run Time: 4:00
Age Range: 9 to 12
Grade Range: 4 to 7
$9.99

Unabridged Compact Disc

Unabridged  Compact Disc
Macmillan Audio
Macmillan Young Listeners
March 2011
Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9781427212504
ISBN10: 1427212503
Middle-Grade FictionAudio Run Time: 4:00
Age Range: 9 to 12
Grade Range: 4 to 7
$19.99

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Trade Paperback
Square Fish
March 2011
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780312648251
ISBN10: 0312648251
Middle-Grade Fiction
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 208 pages
Age Range: 9 to 12
Grade Range: 4 to 7 Information for Librarians

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Lexile: 1120LL

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Square Fish
March 2011
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781429993272
ISBN10: 1429993278
Middle-Grade Fiction208 pages
Age Range: 9 to 12
Grade Range: 4 to 7
$5.70
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