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A Beautifully Foolish Endeavor

Written by: Hank Green
Narrated by: Kristen Sieh,Joe Hempel,Jesse Vilinsky,Nicole Lewis,Kevin R. Free,Hank Green,Robert Petkoff,Angelo Di Loreto,Oliver Wyman,Hillary Huber,P.J. Ochlan,Gabra Zackman
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Who has the right to change the world forever? How will we live online? How do we find comfort in an increasingly isolated world?   

The Carls disappeared the same way they appeared, in an instant. While the robots were on Earth, they caused confusion and destruction with only their presence. Part of their maelstrom was the sudden viral fame and untimely death of April May: a young woman who stumbled into the Carls' path, giving them their name, becoming their advocate, and putting herself in the middle of an avalanche of conspiracy theories. 

Months later, April’s friends are trying to find their footing in a post-Carl world. Andy has picked up April’s mantle of fame, speaking at conferences and online; Maya, ravaged by grief, begins to follow a string of mysteries that she is convinced will lead her to April; and Miranda is contemplating defying her friends’ advice and pursuing a new scientific operation...one that might have repercussions beyond anyone’s comprehension. Just as it is starting to seem like the gang may never learn the real story behind the events that changed their lives forever, a series of clues arrive - mysterious books that seem to predict the future and control the actions of their readers - all of which seems to suggest that April could be very much alive. 

In the midst of the search for the truth and the search for April is a growing force, something that wants to capture our consciousness and even control our reality. 

A Beautifully Foolish Endeavor is the bold and brilliant follow-up to An Absolutely Remarkable Thing. It is a fast-paced adventure that is also a biting social commentary, asking hard, urgent questions about the way we live, our freedoms, our future, and how we handle the unknown. 

©2020 Hank Green (P)2020 Penguin Audio

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Loved the second as much as the first

I wasn’t sure how it would compare to the first book but I was pleasantly surprised! Really liked how the book was a character perspective per chapter. Well done!

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I’m going to re start this series

I read both books in less than a week and I am obsessed. I already went to reread them it’s not funny. I can’t get enough of it and I want more.

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Very interesting concept, & great sequel

story is well paced, and the voices are very well done & dynamic. Would recommend this series!

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A solid and engaging story!

A thoughtful and engaging listed that touches on various themes that resonate with current events

My only criticism would be for the chapter names to include a number 😄.

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J'ai adoré

J'ai beaucoup aimé que chaque personnage ait son propre narrateur. Ça a rendu l'histoire plus facile à suivre.

Le livre est une métaphore sur le pouvoir de la technologie et des médias sociaux sur notre existance.

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Amazing

Hank Green is entertaining and amazing once again! Smart, inventive and original. Love these books ♡

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Must read

Extremely well written book that is enjoyable and exciting to experience. I would recommend this book to a great number of people, the story lasted with me for some time and the performance is excellent.

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This book is soo Hank Green. I love it.

A proper sci-fi romp, at least an order of magnitude better than the first book (which was already quite enjoyable and filled with brilliant ideas). It has it's flaws, but they feel forgivable as the broader themes and story land well.

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different narrators for each character!

loved the different characters for each character and the special guest appearance by the author too! Made me think about the world while having some fun too

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Amazing!!

If you’re new to audio books this is the one to get! Hanks first book was great and the second was such a joy to listen to. This book was truly made for audio listening with the different characters narrating each chapter it really helped having different voice actors for each person! Absolutely loved the story and the narration cannot recommend this audio book enough!

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