Sunday Snippet #Audiobook Edition: Ballad of Jasmine Wills by Lee Rozelle

Posted May 29, 2022 by Jen in Sunday Snippet Tags: , ,

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Ballad of Jasmine Wills

Author: Lee Rozelle
Narrator: Clare Radix
Release Date: April 1, 2022
Genre: Southern Gothic, Dark Satire, Humor/Adult
Run time: 8 hours; 5 minutes

Audio Snippet:

Jasmine has been kidnapped, placed in an egg-shaped dome, and forced to watch self-help videos. Suddenly a monitor pops on and she hears techno…

About the Book:

audiobook cover of Ballad of Jasmine WillsA zany twist on the Southern Gothic, Ballad of Jasmine Wills is a wild and heartfelt tale of abduction and revenge, body shaming and media fame. Lee Rozelle’s debut novel is the story of overweight banker Jasmine and her kidnapper, the enigmatic reality TV mastermind Preston Price. Trapped inside an egg-shaped studio in the secluded backwoods, Jasmine is tortured with haute cuisine, brainwashed with self-help videos, and badgered with cardio exercise routines for her growing mass of livestream fans. Filled with flashbacks of adolescent nuttiness and ennui in the 1980s, Ballad of Jasmine Wills goes bizarro to explore links between reality TV and the real, intervention and exploitation.

Purchase links:

Audible : Amazon

About the Author:

Lee Rozelle’s debut novel Ballad of Jasmine Wills was released this past December with Montag Press. Lee is the author of nonfiction books Zombiescapes & Phantom Zones and Ecosublime. He has published short stories in Cosmic Horror MonthlyHellBound Books‘ Anthology of BizarroShadowy Natures by Dark Ink BooksIf I Die Before I Wake Volume 3, and the Scare You to Sleep podcast.

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About the Narrator:

Clare Radix has narrated over 100 great audiobooks including Stay at Home, Summary of Becoming Michelle Obama, The Crying Bird, Indigo Swift, The Callaghan Clan, and The Cam Girl. A virtuosic reader, her accents include French, Italian, Spanish, African American, West Indian, Indian, African, Russian, Chinese, British, and Canadian. She can transition effortlessly from male to female and from young to old.

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