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3.9 out of 53.9 out of 53.9 out of 53.9 out of 53.9 out of 5 3.90 (10 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Maureen Johnson Narrator: Emily Durante Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Little Blue Envelope Series Release Date: December 2010 ISBN: 9780062067814
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When Ginny receives thirteen little blue envelopes and instructions to buy a plane ticket to London, she knows something exciting is going to happen. What Ginny doesn't know is that she will have the adventure of her life and it will change her in more ways than one. Life and love are waiting for her across the Atlantic, and the thirteen little blue envelopes are the key to finding them in this funny, romantic, heartbreaking novel.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “This is a fascinating novel. Ginny...is a likable character and readers will be envious of her trip. The letters are intriguing and propel the reader through the novel; you want to know what she will have to do next.” 

    Children’s Literature

  • “Equal parts poignant, funny, and inspiring, with a delicious fairytale ending.”

    Publishers Weekly (starred review)

  • “Readers will...willingly accompany Ginny through her sensitive, authentically portrayed experiences—uncomfortable, lonely, giddy, and life changing—as she pieces together family mysteries and discovers herself.” 


  • “[A] whirlwind adventure...the novel drives home the importance of family, love, and the value of connections that you make with people.”

    School Library Journal

  • “Johnson’s writing is sophisticated and humorous, her characterizations pitch perfect...A sure hit.”

    Kirkus Reviews

  • An ALA Best Book for Young Adults, 2005
  • A Fall 2005 Book Sense Pick
  • A 2006 New York Public Library Book for Teens

Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jennifer | 5/22/2011

    " 3.5/5 stars. For me, more enjoyable than the first in the series, especially since Keith was not my favorite love interest ever. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 joyce | 5/19/2011

    " this one hit me hard. I was totally surprised (and pleased!) with the outcome. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Rachael | 5/16/2011

    " It's rare I like a sequel more than the first book. In this case I think the second book is much better than the first. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 faeriecrone | 5/10/2011

    " This was a lovely surprise. I never thought of another book. But it made sense and it was quite magical. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Isaac and Elizabeth | 5/10/2011

    " This was a good sequel to Thirteen Little Blue Envelopes. I would have given it 5 stars but I one of the characters really got on my nerves. Overall it is a sweet book. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Susan | 5/9/2011

    " Just finished this charming book. I really enjoyed the first book, 13 Little Blue Envelopes and was looking forward to the sequel. It didn't disappoint. It is light reading but fun and full of international adventures and unexpected relationships. I thought it was a fun read. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Wendy | 5/9/2011

    " I started this book and wasn't liking it, but then I enjoyed it more than the first. I love surprises! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jo | 5/8/2011

    " I really liked the first book, but I found this book mostly frustrating throughout, and the ending, though I liked it, did not make up for the overall depressing nature of the majority of the book. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 caitlin | 5/7/2011

    " Not as compelling as the first book was, and the ending left me a little maudlin. Maybe Maureen Johnson will write a third book in a few years that will leave me feeling more complete. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Ellie | 5/6/2011

    " Very light duty, but a fun read. "

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About the Author
Author Maureen Johnson

Maureen Johnson is a New York Times bestselling author of ten novels for young adults, including The Name of the Star and 13 Little Blue Envelopes. She lives in New York City and travels to the United Kingdom regularly.

About the Narrator

Emily Durante has been narrating audiobooks for over ten years and is also an AudioFile Earphones Award–winning audiobook director. She has been acting since the age of seven and has performed in a number of stage productions at the professional, collegiate, and regional levels.