A Rose in Bloom

  • by Louisa May Alcott
  • Narrated by Barbara Caruso
  • 9 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Returning to the "Aunt Hill" from a two-year trip around the world, 20-year-old Rose Campbell suddenly finds herself surrounded by male admirers, all expecting her to marry them! Rose is rich and pretty, and she suspects many of these suitors are more interested in her wealth than her dreams. But she is determined to live her own life and find her own love, despite the many plans of aunts, uncles, and cousins. Louisa May Alcott wrote this delightful sequel to Eight Cousins at the request of her many fans.


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Charming reminiscent of gentler times

I adore Barbara Caruso as a narrator and she truly does this beautiful piece justice. I don't think Alcott ever wrote a bad book and this is another wonderful read in her excellent repertoire.
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- Rachel

Still a good book

Where does A Rose in Bloom rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

In the middle of the pack.

What did you like best about this story?

It is a clean and inspiring story where family relationships are very important.

Which character – as performed by Barbara Caruso – was your favorite?

Mac was the best. I must say that I did not like most of the male characters - the worst one being uncle Alec who sounded like a woman. Rose's voice made her sound childish which made me dislike her at times.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

The book is quite moving.

Any additional comments?

This is an old fashioned book that may sound preachy to younger audiences. I read this book when I was 7 or 8 years old and loved it. This time I felt it was a bit wordy. I still recommend it highly.

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- Nena

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-31-2013
  • Publisher: Recorded Books