Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid, Read by Julia Whelan
A Family Drama Full of Secrets
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Julia Whelan passionately narrates Malibu Rising, a family drama focused on a model and surfer named Nina and her estranged rock legend father. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Michele Cobb talk about how, as with any good family story, there are secrets to hide and reveal in this audiobook. The story alternates between the events of a day in August 1983 that lead up to a party, and flashbacks that recount how Nina and her siblings became so emotionally dependent on one another. Whelan’s distinct voice for each briefly glimpsed character enhances the rich details of Taylor Jenkins Reid’s story.
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