Skip to main content

Review Carter Finally Gets It by Brent Crawford


Carter Finally Gets ItCarter Finally Gets It by Brent Crawford
Narrated by Nick Podehl
Publish: Brilliance Audio / April, 2009
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Unabridged recording : 9 hours
Look for this book at goodreads / Audible 
Source:
*Book from audiobook sync Summer 2013 free downloads.*

As Carter would say... This book is awesome!

Carter is a teen with a head full the worries of a pubescent. Also, he can be an idiot. What makes him interesting is his hilarious point of view. Carter is transitioning into high school. Everything is complicated for him because he is simply clueless until he finally understands what self discovery and individuality are all about. I do not consider Carter a complex character with a pecul iar way to analyze. It is his decision making process that makes things complicated for him. Carter is a MC with pizzazz.

The author Brent Crawford elevates the concept of the hormonal adolescent by making Carter interesting, dynamic and vital for the story to be fun. Sincerely, I look forward to read more books on this series. This kid and his idiosyncrasies make for a good story anytime.

Those of us who listen to audio books love to listen to them while we commute, so we look for a good narrator. Nick Podehl is such a good narrator. His voice is clear and with a good tone. The narration is enthusiastic which is great because Carter is constantly pumped up. Carter shows enthusiasm in every project he puts his head on. Podehl, as a narrator always captures that. I think that this narrator is one of the pillars that makes this audio book so good. I can assure you that Podehl's narration made me enjoy the book amazingly.

This book was meant to be an audio. I can't picture myself reading Carter's experiences because his daily happenings are meant to be told by him. The narrator Nick Podehl became Carter. But also, he became every character because his narration style made it possible. Genders can be differentiated in the book which is great.

I couldn't stop listening to this audio.

I want to listen to more audiobooks performed by Nick Podehl.  You can browse a list of his works hereYou can visit author Brent Crawford at his site or look for him at twitter @brentcraw

About Carter Finally Gets It . Add this book to your goodreads!


Meet Will Carter, but feel free to call him Carter. (Yes, he knows it's a lazy nickname, but he didn't have much say in the matter.)
Here are five things you should know about him:

1. He has a stuttering problem, particularly around boobs and belly buttons.

2. He battles Attention Deficit Disorder every minute of every day unless he gets distracted.

3. He's a virgin, mostly because he's no good at talking to girls (see number 1).

4. He's about to start high school.

5. He's totally not ready.

Join Carter for his freshman year, where he'll search for sex, love, and acceptance anywhere he can find it. In the process, he'll almost kill a trombone player, face off with his greatest nemesis, suffer a lot of blood loss, narrowly escape death, run from the cops (not once, but twice), get caught up in a messy love triangle, meet his match in the form of a curvy drill teamer, and surprise the hell out of everyone, including himself.


View all my reviews

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Graphic Saturday! A Match Made In Heaven by Trina Robbins

A Match Made In Heaven #8 by Trina Robbins
From My Monster Is A Monster
Illustrators: Nu Studio Xian, Yuko Ota
Published: Graphic Universe / April 1st, 2013
Source: Netgalley for honest review
Look for this at  Amazon
About A Match Made In Heaven (from goodreads):
Aspiring comic book artist Morning Glory Conroy already has too much to juggle at her San Francisco high school--mean girls, inconsiderate cliques, wannabe gangbangers--without the complication of falling for new student Gabriel. Glory's best friend, Julia, was interested in him first, and if it weren't for Julia's deteriorating home life, Glory wouldn't have had a chance to get Gabriel to herself. But does he count as a real boyfriend if his overbearing guardian forbids even kissing? Soon Gabriel is pushing Glory to show her work at art events, and the new relationship starts taking Glory away from her bff just when Julia needs her. Glory is in for a startling revelation when she discovers not only Gabriel&#…

Cover Characteristic: Back

Today's characteristic is Backs.  Here are my selections!  Leave me a comment so I can stop by and see what covers you chose for the meme.




Like any of this tittles? Untamed / Deadly Little Lies / Lamb / The Devil's Company / Betrayed

Feature & Follow Friday

At Follow my book blog Friday the feature blog for this week is bookchowdown (Don't forget to follow this blog! )

First, I want to write a little about me, so you can know me better.

My name is Jess and I've been an avid reader since I was kid.  I use to read everything.  My mom had tones of books that I read again and again, but short stories was what I enjoyed the most.  I kept reading during the years and from sometime I have been blogging.  I've been dedicating all my efforts to improve my blog, so I can give my readers great suggestions and reviews in a nice space.

Thanks for stopping by, I'll appreciated if you leave some love by following.  Leave a message so I can know about you and were I can stop by to know some awesome bloggers, just like you.

Q: What would you prefer: reading your favorite book over and over again until you got sick of it or reading 100s of mediocre books? And why?  We can say a book is a favorite for many reasons:because we love it, becau…