I Was Here

I Was Here Cover

I Was Here

By Gayle Forman

Viking Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780451471475, 288pp.

Publication Date: January 27, 2015

Description
From the #1"New York Times "bestselling author of "If I Stay "comes "a heartbreaking novel about coping with loss" ("People").
When her best friend, Meg, commits suicide by drinking a bottle of industrial-strength cleaner alone in a motel room, Cody is understandably shocked and devastated. She and Meg shared everything so how did she miss the signs of Meg's depression? But when Cody travels to Meg's college town to pack up the belongings left behind, she discovers that there's a lot that Meg never told her. About her old roommates, the sort of people Cody never would have met in her dead-end small town in Washington. About Ben McAllister, the boy with a guitar and a sneer, and some secrets of his own. And about an encrypted computer file that Cody can t open until she does, and suddenly everything Cody thought she knew about her best friend's death gets thrown into question.
""I Was Here" is a pitch-perfect blend of mystery, tragedy, and romance. Gayle Forman has given us an unflinchingly honest portrait of the bravery that it takes to live after devastating loss."
Stephen Chbosky, author of the #1" "New York Times" "bestselling ""The Perks of Being a Wallflower.


About the Author
Gayle Forman is an award-winning, internationally bestselling author and journalist. She is the author of "Just One Day" and "Just One Year," and the companion e-novella "Just One Night," as well as the "New York Times" bestsellers "If I Stay" and "Where She Went." She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband and daughters.