The Roosevelt
Books in series2
UNABRIDGED
(4.8 based on 6 ratings)
  • 1
    Carry the Ocean: The Roosevelt, Book 1 | Heidi Cullinan

    Carry the Ocean: The Roosevelt, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 6 mins)
    • By Heidi Cullinan
    • Narrated By Iggy Toma
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (5)
    Performance
    (5)
    Story
    (5)

    High school graduate Jeremey Samson is looking forward to burying his head under the covers and sleeping until it's time to leave for college. Then a tornado named Emmet Washington enters his life. The young man with a double major in math and computer science is handsome, forward, wicked smart, interested in dating Jeremey - and he has autism. When Jeremey's untreated illness reaches a critical breaking point, Emmet is the white knight who rescues him and brings him to The Roosevelt.

    What's Normal!!!

    The reader captures the three main individuals in this story brilliantly. One is the crude jock who has more empathy than you could imagine. The secon..Show More »

    Reviewed on 05 August 2017 by Harry Taylor (Cornwall, UK)
  • 2
    Shelter the Sea: The Roosevelt, Book 2 | Cullinan Heidi

    Shelter the Sea: The Roosevelt, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By Cullinan Heidi
    • Narrated By Iggy Toma
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1)
    Performance
    (1)
    Story
    (1)

    Emmet Washington has never let the world define him, even though he, his boyfriend, Jeremey, and his friends aren't considered "real" adults because of their disabilities. When the State of Iowa restructures its mental health system and puts the independent living facility where they live in jeopardy, Emmet refuses to be forced into substandard, privatized corporate care. With the help of Jeremey and their friends, he starts a local grassroots organization and fights every step of the way.

    Another wonderful narration from Iggy.....

    Although this wasn't quite as good as Carry the Ocean for me, and therefore gets 4.5 stars, there was another magnificent audio narration from Iggy To..Show More »

    Reviewed on 01 July 2017 by BevS (East Anglia, U.K.)