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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (30,036 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Sarah Dessen Narrator: Meredith Hagner Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Since her parents' bitter divorce, Mclean and her dad, a restaurant consultant, have been on the move - four towns in two years. Estranged from her mother and her mother's new family, Mclean has followed her dad in leaving the unhappy past behind. And each new place gives her a chance to try out a new persona: from cheerleader to drama diva. But now, for the first time, Mclean discovers a desire to stay in one place and just be herself - whoever that is. Perhaps her neighbor Dave, an academic superstar trying to be just a regular guy, can help her find out. Combining Sarah Dessen's trademark graceful writing, great characters, and compelling storytelling, What Happened to Goodbye is irresistible reading. Download and start listening now!


Quotes & Awards

  • “Dessen once again offers a substantive, well-crafted exploration of a teen’s life that will deeply satisfy her legions of fans.”


  • “[Mclean]’s an entirely likable narrator, guiding readers through her story expertly…Readers will enjoy every minute they spend with her.”

    Kirkus Reviews

  • “Dessen delivers another cast of authentic, likable characters, struggling to make sense of the world.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • Nominated as the ALA Best Book for Young Adults of 2012
  • A New York Times Bestseller
  • Selected for the Summer 2011Indie Next List for Young Adults
  • A USA Today Bestseller

Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by McKinzey | 2/13/2014

    " This book wasn't bad, it just didn't catch my attention very strongly. Probably more like 2.5 stars. It was a fun, easy book to welcome in summer - but I wouldn't pick it up again. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Claire | 2/8/2014

    " I loved how she changed personalities, and then just had to stay true to herself! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Faith Hays | 1/19/2014

    " This book was so awesome. I loved how Sarah connected her character with Dave, and made a love connection. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Margaret C. | 1/5/2014

    " it wasnt as good as I thought it would be "

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