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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Jenny Hubbard Narrator: Steven Boyer Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: July 2012 ISBN: 9781464036231
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Jenny Hubbard’s debut Paper Covers Rock earned instant acclaim upon publication, garnering starred reviews from Publishers Weekly, School Library Journal, and the Horn Book Magazine. Tucked away at an exclusive boys’ boarding school, friends Alex and Glenn fail to prevent their classmate’s drowning in a nearby river. Distraught, Alex pours his guilty feelings into a journal, and Glenn weaves a web of lies to explain their actions that day. Meanwhile, their English teacher Miss Dovecott grows suspicious of the two and begins a troubling investigation.n Download and start listening now!


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  • “Both plotting and characters are thoroughly crafted in this stellar first novel. The poetry that Hubbard produces from Alex’s pen is brilliant, and the prose throughout is elegant in its simplicity. Reminiscent of John Knowles’ classic coming-of-age story, A Separate Peace, this novel introduces Hubbard as a bright light to watch on the YA literary scene.”

    Booklist (starred review)

  • “Hubbard has a superb handle on her boarding school setting, as Alex, a gifted writer who’s influenced by Melville and the poetry they study, turns his eye on the inextricably entwined forces of honor, loyalty, masculinity, and sexuality that dominate the Birch School, as well as his guilt and search for identity. A powerful, ambitious debut.”

    Publishers Weekly (starred review)

  • “The story builds to a climax that will have readers on edge. It could be read alongside many of the classics that deal with friendship and loyalty, as well as deceit…Those who are looking for something to ponder will enjoy this compelling read.”

    School Library Journal

  • “Hubbard’s characters are confounding and intriguing…The traditional, buttoned-up boarding school setting makes the perfect backdrop to this tense dictation of secrets, lies, manipulation, and the ambiguity of honor.”

    Horn Book Magazine

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About the Author
Author Jenny Hubbard

Jenny Hubbard, author of Paper Covers Rock, is also a poet and playwright. She taught English for more than fifteen years at the high school and college levels. Now, in addition to writing full time, Jenny volunteers as a literary tutor with her local public library and manages a summer theater company. She lives in Salisbury, North Carolina, with her husband.

About the Narrator

Steven Boyer is a graduate of the Juilliard School and has appeared both on stage and screen.