Heliotrope

  • by JC Miller
  • Narrated by Ann Simmons
  • 8 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Buckle up your Birkenstocks and travel back to 1975. Discover (or relive) the pre-digital age in Arcata, a remote Bohemian college town on the northern edge of California. Meet Kit, a hard-working, bookish senior, on track for graduation - that is, until she falls for Jonathan, one-time bestselling author, now her stand-in professor. Jonathan, a master in the art of deception, isn't who he appears to be. As their bond grows, Kit's desire blinds her to the truth - a shocking discovery shatters her faith and ultimately tests her integrity. From the first blush of fall quarter to the final breath of spring, hard lessons will be learned. To "graduate" into an uncertain future, Jonathan and Kit must first embrace the present - including the injustices, ambiguities, and absolute beauty of their lives. Beneath the ever-changing Humboldt skies they forge ahead; they stumble and sometimes fall. Heliotrope, a coming-of age story for the ages.

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Customer Reviews

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Transported me back to the 70's

What did you love best about Heliotrope?

I loved the incredibly descriptive storytelling. I saw, heard, smelled and enjoyed everything about it.


What did you like best about this story?

I didn't want it to end...


Which scene was your favorite?

I can't decide on a favorite scene, but I can say that I loved the development of various relationships...especially that of Kit and Milo.


Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

LAUGH


Any additional comments?

I would love more audibles from JC Miller

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- Kathy

Boring.

What disappointed you about Heliotrope?

The weak writing.


What do you think your next listen will be?

Probably a classic.


Would you listen to another book narrated by Ann Simmons?

No.


What character would you cut from Heliotrope?

All of them.


Any additional comments?

It takes skill to write about mundane things and have them be interesting to the reader and this author was not up to it.

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- La La in the Library

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-24-2016
  • Publisher: JC Miller