Alyssa Bresnahan


Born
October 29, 1967


Whether the work is contemporary fiction or young adult literature, Alyssa Bresnahan's performances sing with a vibrancy reflecting her keen understanding of the text. For the seven years she has been working in audiobooks, she has delivered some difficult works, like Carol Shields's Pulitzer Prize-winning THE STONE DIARIES, with consummate skill. She can tease out textual nuances and give listeners a clear window to the author's vision.

In preparing to record a book, Alyssa tries to understand the rhythm of each author. Using an analogy that reflects her dancer's training, she says, "I want to figure out the choreography of each author's sound." Recorded Books producer Claudia Howard remarks on Alyssa's success with young adult titles. "She
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Average rating: 3.64 · 3,279 ratings · 810 reviews · 157 distinct works
The Lace Reader

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3.47 avg rating — 26,567 ratings — published 2006 — 67 editions
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All the Birds in the Sky

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3.58 avg rating — 32,545 ratings — published 2016 — 24 editions
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Wicked Lovely

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3.69 avg rating — 144,257 ratings — published 2007 — 70 editions
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Grave Surprise (Harper Conn...

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3.89 avg rating — 33,449 ratings — published 2006 — 42 editions
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Eileen

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3.48 avg rating — 26,147 ratings — published 2015 — 45 editions
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An Ice Cold Grave

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3.96 avg rating — 31,245 ratings — published 2007 — 2 editions
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The Lovely Bones

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3.80 avg rating — 1,859,870 ratings — published 2002 — 202 editions
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Don't Look Behind You

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3.72 avg rating — 4,470 ratings — published 1989 — 37 editions
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The Child Finder (Naomi Cot...

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3.97 avg rating — 27,482 ratings — published 2017 — 27 editions
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Warbreaker (Warbreaker, #1)

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4.25 avg rating — 93,707 ratings — published 2009 — 54 editions
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