Only Ever Yours

  • by Louise O'Neill
  • Narrated by Emma Weaver
  • 9 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Winner of the Sunday Independent Newcomer of the Year Award.
Eves are designed, not made. The School trains them to be pretty. The School trains them to be good. The School trains them to Always be Willing. All their lives, the eves have been waiting. Now they are ready for the outside world.
Companion...concubine...or chastity. Only the best will be chosen. And only the Men decide.


What the Critics Say

"Deserves to be read by young and old, male and female, the world over in the same way Harry Potter and The Hunger Games were." (Sunday Independent)
"Utterly magnificent...gripping, accomplished and dark." (Marian Keyes)
"The Handmaid's Tale meets Mean Girls." (The Vagenda)


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Enjoyable but poorly read

I quite enjoyed this - well enough written to keep me listening until the end - and will buy a copy for my 12 year old niece. I found the narrator lacked nuance and regularly mispronounced words so I was taken out of the story and became frustrated.
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- Helen

Story is fine, narrator is terrible

I though the story was interesting enough, though I did get bored and found myself not really caring about all the girl drama at several points. The ending was really chilling though, so that saved it for me.

The narrator has very weird intonation, she put emphasis on certain words that didn't really work, plus she would often SHOUT something and then say, "I whispered," and vice versa, which really took me out of it. Some very weird choices there which rubbed me the wrong way.
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- Ella

Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-09-2015
  • Publisher: Quercus