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: 3.62 · 2,917 ratings · 712 reviews · 146 distinct works
The Lace Reader

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3.46 avg rating — 25,781 ratings — published 2006 — 21 editions
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All the Birds in the Sky

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3.57 avg rating — 26,426 ratings — published 2016 — 20 editions
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Wicked Lovely

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3.69 avg rating — 140,463 ratings — published 2007 — 62 editions
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Grave Surprise (Harper Conn...

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3.89 avg rating — 32,468 ratings — published 2006 — 41 editions
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An Ice Cold Grave

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3.95 avg rating — 30,298 ratings — published 2007 — 33 editions
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Eileen

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3.42 avg rating — 18,972 ratings — published 2015 — 39 editions
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The Lovely Bones

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3.79 avg rating — 1,773,710 ratings — published 2002 — 190 editions
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Don't Look Behind You

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3.72 avg rating — 4,248 ratings — published 1989 — 36 editions
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Grave Sight (Harper Connell...

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3.85 avg rating — 57,191 ratings — published 2005 — 42 editions
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Whatever Happened to Janie?

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3.66 avg rating — 11,645 ratings — published 1993 — 26 editions
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