What Happened to Goodbye
By Sarah Dessen
(Viking, Hardcover, 9780670012947, 402pp.)
Publication Date: May 10, 2011
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A new day. A new place. A new life.
In the past few years, Mclean has pretended to be so many different people that she hardly remembers who she really is anymore.
The adorable guy next door might be able to help her figure it out.
But is she ready for it?
A cut above "People"
Also by Sarah Dessen:
"Along for the Ride"
"Keeping the Moon"
"Lock and Key"
"The Moon and More"
"Someone Like You"
"The Truth About Forever.
"Dessen’s talent is creating just that comfortable space for young adults struggling with identity, relationships, and all that messy family stuff. Her quirky characters reach out to one another to forge genuine friendships and gentle first loves."
-The Horn Book
"Dessen’s fans will be happy to devour this latest offering."
"Readers can count on Dessen; she's a pro at creating characters caught at a nexus of change, who have broken relationships and who need to make decisions."
"Dessen once again offers a substantive, well-crafted exploration of a teen’s life that will deeply satisfy her legions of fans."
"Dessen’s prose is clean and focused, the characters are developed and real, and the plot is believable. Mclean’s journey through the healing process after her parents’ divorce provides bibliotherapy for any teen dealing with family issues, and the secondary plot of tentative steps toward trust and friendship is beautiful. This is a must-have for any young adult collection."