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Girl Online

By: Zoe Sugg
Narrated by: Hannah Tointon
Series: Girl Online, Book 1
Length: 9 hrs and 16 mins
Categories: Young Adults, Ages 13 & Up
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Summary

Brought to you by Penguin.

Girl Online, the stunning debut novel from Zoe Sugg, aka Zoella, read by Hannah Tointon.

I have this dream that, secretly, all teenage girls feel exactly like me. And maybe one day, when we realise that we all feel the same, we can all stop pretending we're something we're not... But until that day, I'm going to keep it real on this blog and keep it unreal in real life.

Penny has a secret. 

Under the alias Girl Online, Penny blogs her hidden feelings about friendship, boys, high school drama, her crazy family, and the panic attacks that have begun to take over her life. When things go from bad to worse, her family whisks her away to New York, where she meets Noah, a gorgeous, guitar-strumming American. Suddenly Penny is falling in love - and capturing every moment of it on her blog.

But Noah has a secret, too, one that threatens to ruin Penny's cover - and her closest friendship - forever.

Girl Online title lettering: Thirsty Rough font copyright © Yellow Design Studio

©2014 Zoe Sugg (P)2014 Penguin Audio

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Amazing

This story has roughy millions of people that they are not alone in this work with their panic attacks and now know that it will get better just like it did for penny! Xxx Erin Cordiner

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Butterflies in stomach

Really looked the book and narration just made it more good. Loved it a lot. Definitely recommended if you prefer light hearted romance plus bit of comic with emotional rollercoaster.

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AMAZING !!!

This book was amazing I am a boy and I love watching zoella and joe sugg but this book was just amazing for any gender it was so uplifting at points but sad at others the perfect mix of emotions I would definately recommend. (K)

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Girl Online

This was a fantastic book. I thoroughly enjoyed it. It was a very well written book that I could understand well and it all made sense. Some parts made me laugh some parts made me want to cry. This was possibly one of the best books I have read and really enjoyed in a long time. Well done Zoë💗

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Loved it!!!

Fabulous book too hard to stop listening too. Loved the story line, i want to find a noah in new york

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I'm in love!

Where does Girl Online rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

It's absolutely brilliant! I loved this book so much!

What did you like best about this story?

I loved everything!

What about Hannah Tointon’s performance did you like?

Brilliant!

Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Gosh, I felt everything Penny did! Every emotion possible!

Any additional comments?

One of my favourite book, thank you!

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Stay strong Zoe

Really want to know if any parts of this are real.

I think I'm too old to be reading things like this 🙈 but I loved it

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Light & fluffy

This book is a tad bit cutesie for me, although enjoyable. A nice light read, that will make you smile.

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not 5 star quality but great!

overall it is a very good book and would appeal to teenage girls..and some boys but it does get a bit boring and hard to read however I would read it again!💜

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Unbelievably Amazing

What made the experience of listening to Girl Online the most enjoyable?

Everything! It was so well written and the story was so engrossing, I really related to the characters. They really came alive and honestly it's now one of my all time favourite books.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Girl Online of course! I loved going on her journey of self-discovery, it was such an uplifting book to listen to and she was so well written I really felt all of her emotions.

Which scene did you most enjoy?

The ending was perfectly written, a perfect conclusion to the book. I can't give enough praise to this book, there's nothing worse than an unsatisfactory ending which this book was definitely not a culprit of.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Definitely! I stayed up until I couldn't stay awake any longer and then finished it the next day!

Any additional comments?

Thank you! Thank you to Zoe for writing this book (even though you'll never see this review) and thank you for all the joy it gave me. Well done for doing such an amazing book, you deserved this opportunity.

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  • Jen Lewin
  • 17-12-14

Very Enjoyable!

If you could sum up Girl Online in three words, what would they be?

Cute, love, happy

What did you like best about this story?

Happy ending :)

Which character – as performed by Hannah Tointon – was your favorite?

Penny, obv!

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

YES!

Any additional comments?

I've been a subscriber of Zoella for years on YouTube and was pleased to hear that she had a book out! I downloaded it immediately! Great and cute story! Later on, I heard that she had help from "Ghostwriters", but that doesn't matter to me! They were HER stories, and SHE was the one that got me to buy her book. I support her completely! =P

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  • Thea
  • 01-06-18

Cover photo

The cover photo is from the this book, not the first. . . . :)

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  • KRISTEN
  • 11-07-16

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The story was amazing but girls voice could be improved when she imitated characters voices

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  • Caitlin
  • 04-01-16

amazing

loved reading the book, listened to this whilst on holiday and loved every second of it !!!

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  • Yosef
  • 03-08-15

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The story was amazing everything was amazing cant wait for the next part love it

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  • Katie
  • 03-08-15

Well done!

I loved this book. Zoe did an amazing job & the narrator was fantastic! I'm super excited for Girl Online On Tour!!!

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  • Johanna Nager
  • 12-03-15

Amazing

I really really liked this, everything was amazing, good job Zoe! Im so excited for the second one! Yay woo

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  • Hailey
  • 28-02-15

Happiness

I absolutely adored this book! I've listened to it three times already, and just can't get enough. For someone that struggles with anxiety this book, well I can't even explain it. I loved how the characters develop, and I found myself listening to it in one sitting the first time. Zoe, thank you for this book. Thank you.

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  • Daniela
  • 24-02-15

I loved it!!!!

What was one of the most memorable moments of Girl Online?

I really liked when she felt all alone because that's how I feel sometimes and I wish I could be more like her and make me think that I'm not.

What does Hannah Tointon bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

I enjoyed that se made suspense more suspense or happiness and excitement with her voice.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

I laughed a little sometimes but no crying.. it's a pretty happy book.

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  • M. C. Mccoy
  • 17-02-15

Breath of Fresh air

If you could sum up Girl Online in three words, what would they be?

Simple, Fun, relaxing

What does Hannah Tointon bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Her accent helps the reader see Pennie

Any additional comments?

The story line was very simple but it was a nice change from the "end of the world" genres recently taking over the book world.