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The Girl with the Louding Voice by Abi Daré is one not to missed!! I loved everything about this story and character!!

The Girl with the Louding Voice is a powerfully unforgettable story about an extraordinary 14-year-old Nigerian girl’s journey in finding her louding voice to use it to do better, do more. To fight for her choice for a future not only for herself but to help other girls in Nigeria who must obey their fathers and are defined by their marriages find theirs. I loved everything about Adunni and her story, and she is a character to admire.

“I want to enter a room, and people will hear me even before I open my mouth to be speaking. I want to live in this life and help many people so that when I grow old and die, I will still be living through the people I am helping”

Abi Daré gives Adunni her own louding voice here in the story that shines through her actions. I loved how she showed me what it means to have a louding voice. Adunni faces loneliness, setbacks and suffering that broke my heart. Her courage, empathy, kindness and strength put my heart back together. I loved her curiosity and her will to understand everyone and everything around her.

The characters and relationships between them are unforgettable, and I loved the contrast here with how different the women are and their experiences that shaped them and how they use their voices. I loved the endearing relationships Adunni had, and with each one, she learns something about herself, and how to find her voice.

I listened and read this one, and the pose is different from what I am used too. It did take some time to get used to but once I did, I could hear both the narrators and Adunni’s voice that drew me right into the story. Abi Daré and the narrator beautifully capture the voice and sound of Adunni. I could clearly hear not only her voice but her louding voice slowly coming out. I highly recommend this one and the audiobook

I received a copy from the publisher on Edelweiss.

6 thoughts on “The Girl with the Louding Voice by Abi Daré @abidare_author @DuttonBooks

  1. Jules_Writes says:

    I very much want to read or listen to this one – I have an audible credit coming up soon 😀

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Brenda~Traveling Sister says:

      It’s such a great audiobook! I hope you enjoy it!!


  2. Carol says:

    My fav read of the year! Fabulous review!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Brenda~Traveling Sister says:

      Thank you, Carol! I am so glad to see it’s a fav!

      Liked by 1 person

  3. Tiffany says:

    This story sounds so inspirational!
    Totally one I would look for!
    Great review B!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Brenda~Traveling Sister says:

      Thank you, T!


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