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The Host: A Novel

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Kate Reading

23 Hours 3 Minutes

Hachette Book Group USA

May 2008

Audio Book Summary

Melanie Stryder refuses to fade away. The earth has been invaded by a species that take over the minds of their human hosts while leaving their bodies intact, and most of humanity has succumbed.

Wanderer, the invading 'soul' who has been given Melanie's body, knew about the challenges of living inside a human: the overwhelming emotions, the too vivid memories. But there was one difficulty Wanderer didn't expect: the former tenant of her body refusing to relinquish possession of her mind.

Melanie fills Wanderer's thoughts with visions of the man Melanie loves -- Jared, a human who still lives in hiding. Unable to separate herself from her body's desires, Wanderer yearns for a man she's never met. As outside forces make Wanderer and Melanie unwilling allies, they set off to search for the man they both love.

Featuring what may be the first love triangle involving only two bodies, The Host is a riveting and unforgettable novel that will bring a vast new readership to one of the most compelling writers of our time.

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  • Jocelyn McDonald

    My favorite book of all. Great characters and character development, amazingly imaginative.

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  • Kristen Simler

    Loved loved loved this narrator! Parts of this book are slow moving but she made it completely bearable. This book is definitely worth the listen.

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  • Brittany Sorrell

    This is one of my favorite books. I love the characters, the conflicts, and how much they grow and change through out the book. The plot takes a little while to set so don't give up! Once you get a few chapters in you won't be able to stop listening!

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  • arvid reiser

    Grat Story

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  • Crystal Shipley

    Loved this book!! Had to watch the movie right after, it didn't do it justice.

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  • Brad Weinzatl

    A little hard to get into in the beginning but after the ball starts rolling I couldn't put it down

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  • Limor Yakoni-Blum

    The narrator was amazing, she took a great book and read it just perfectly.

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  • Ashley Dean

    The narrator was a perfect fit for this book. The book was amazing!

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  • Mark

    The book was very good. It started out a little slow, but once the characters were laid out it kept my interest. I went thru the book in no time!

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  • Kat

    Well written, great story. Kept me totally hooked in and was sorry when it ended!!!!

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