Personal Effects

by E.M. Kokie, read by Nick Podehl. Candlewick on Brilliance, 2012. 9 hours, 8 mins; 8 discs


Matt’s controlling father has forbidden him from looking through the personal effects returned to them after his brother’s death in Iraq. But as Matt gains the courage to defy his father, he also uncovers his brother’s hidden life. Podehl’s raw, testosterone-filled narration captures Matt’s journey toward manhood.




Awards Won

Title Year
Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults
To select, annotate, and present for publication an annual list of notable audio recordings significant to young adults from those released in the past two years. Full list can be found here.
2013 - Selection(s)