Where She Went: Book summary and reviews of Where She Went by Gayle Forman

Where She Went

By Gayle Forman

Where She Went
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  • Published in USA  Apr 2011,
    208 pages.
    Age range: Young Adult


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It's been three years since the devastating accident ... three years since Mia walked out of Adam's life forever.

Now living on opposite coasts, Mia is Juilliard's rising star and Adam is LA tabloid fodder, thanks to his new rock star status and celebrity girlfriend. When Adam gets stuck in New York by himself, chance brings the couple together again, for one last night. As they explore the city that has become Mia's home, Adam and Mia revisit the past and open their hearts to the future - and each other.

Told from Adam's point of view in the spare, lyrical prose that defined If I Stay, Where She Went explores the devastation of grief, the promise of new hope, and the flame of rekindled romance.

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"Fans of the exceptional first novel won't be able to put this one down. Grades 9+." - Library Journal

"Starred Review...it's an extremely effective device, and one that makes this reunion all the more heartrending. Ages 14–up." - Publishers Weekly

"Although their story is compressed into 24 hours, both characters spring to life, and their pain-filled back story and current realities provide depth and will hold readers fast." - Kirkus

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Gayle Forman Author Biography

Gayle Forman is an award-winning author and journalist whose articles have appeared in numerous publications, including Seventeen, Cosmopolitan, The Nation, and The New York Times Magazine. She lives in Brooklyn with her family.

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