Macmillan Young Listeners
Most people think that death is the end.
The end of life--of good times--the end of, well, pretty much everything.
But those people are wrong.
And I should know. I died almost a year ago.
RADIANCE. Copyright 2010 by Alyson Nol
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Immortals series comes a new middle-grade series featuring Ever's younger sister, Riley. Watch the trailer!
Alyson Noël talks about her new middle-grade series about Riley, younger sister of Ever from The Immortals series.
Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Alyson Noël's children's fantasy novel Radiance, the first book in the Riley Bloom series, a spin-off of the bestselling Immortals series. Riley has crossed the bridge into the afterlife—a place called Here, where time is always Now. She has picked up life where she left off when she was alive, living with her parents and dog in a nice house in a nice neighborhood.
“…Noel uses a light hand and fills her story with humor and liveliness…the 4-hour audiobook is read by Kathleen McInerney in a youthful, endearing style that meshes well with the author’s words. This is a good choice for interested pre-teens and up.” – Parents’ Choice, winner of the Parents’ Choice Approved Award
“Kathleen McInerney takes on the job of portraying Riley beautifully. She has a young, inquisitive quality to her voice that truly brings Riley to life…Listening to Riley’s trials and errors is definitely a treat for the ears.” – TeensReadToo.com
“Narrator Kathleen McInerney is perfectly cast as Riley Bloom…A brief and enjoyable audio that will leave listeners wanting more of Riley.” – SoundCommentary.com
“Young listeners will surely enjoy exploring the afterlife through the eyes of Riley…This is a very promising first title in a new series.” – Through the Looking Glass Children’s Book Reviews
“This audio version is excellent.” – 5MinutesForBooks.com
“Narrator Kathleen McInerney does a good job of depicting a wonderfully spunky, funny curious, sarcastic girl who thinks she knows it all…This exciting story includes a great mix of likeable characters, witty dialogue, humor, a developing boy-girl relationship, scary ghosts, danger, and a most satisfying conclusion.” – School Library Journal