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Flawed

Narrated by: Aysha Kala
Length: 11 hrs and 26 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (253 ratings)
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Summary

The stunning YA debut from internationally best-selling author Cecelia Ahern.

Celestine North lives a perfect life. She's a model daughter and sister, she's well liked by her classmates and teachers and she's dating the impossibly charming Art Crevan. But then Celestine encounters a situation in which she makes an instinctive decision. She breaks a rule and now faces life-changing repercussions. She could be imprisoned. She could be branded. She could be found Flawed.

In this stunning novel, best-selling author Cecelia Ahern depicts a society in which perfection is paramount and mistakes are punished. And where one young woman decides to take a stand that could cost her everything.

©2016 Cecelia Ahern (P)2016 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Critic reviews

"Cecelia Ahern is an undisputed master when it comes to writing about relationships…. Moving, real and exquisitely crafted. ( Heat)
"Insightful and true." ( Irish Times)
"Exceptional…both heartbreaking and uplifting." ( Daily Express)

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this book had me gripped

This book had me gripped from the beginning. It gave me chills and was a harsh story. I couldn't stop thinking about this book when I was busy with other tasks. This story will live with me in my mind for a long time.

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Love, Love, Love!!!

I was gripped the whole way through such a brilliant story definitely one of Cecelia's best. Only problem is I don't think I can wait a whole year for the sequel!!

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Oh dear!

very disappointed with this book. I normally love Cecelia Ahern, but I really struggled with this & found the narrative annoying. 🙁

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Great idea but...

I thought the ending was disappointing leaving too much unresolved and sorry but if I hear the phrase 'my heart was racing in my chest' once more I might scream 😊 otherwise really good concept

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  • ED
  • Hoddesdon, United Kingdom
  • 13-01-19

Very Bored!

Fell asleep ,a very slow paced book, not what I expected at all. The idea seemed good enough though....

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Unexpected from Ahern

I hadn't read the synopsis bit downloaded this for a summer listen. I relied on Ahern's reputation for an easy-listen romance.
Was surprised but not disappointed by this break from her usual norms.
Don't agree with the decision to split the story over 2 books... Each novel cannot be read without the other.
Due to writing style and narration, couldn't always work out if the characters were speaking aloud or monologuing internally.

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couldn't stop listening!

The is one of the most exciting books I've ever listened to. a lot of books waffle on in between the story to drag it out but this one definitely does not. it keeps you engaged through out the whole book. the narrator is easy to listen to and captures the character. I loved it.

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Slow hard going

I know all the other reviews were so positive but I found it slow and hard going. Maybe it was the voice she made her sounded young it didn’t work for the character and situation. It dragged on for many chapters around the same scene.

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amazing

Such an amazing book. I love it so much and went through so many feelings in this book.

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  • 06-03-18

Good story

Disappointed with the ending, but able to move to Perfect straight away. Although, I wouldn’t have been able to give so many stars if I hadn’t had the opportunity to read Perfect straight away.