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Gone, Gone, Gone

By Hannah Moskowitz

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Format: Paperback, 251 pages
Published In: United States, 01 April 2012
In the wake of the post-9/11 sniper shootings, fragile love finds a stronghold in this intense, romantic novel from the author of Break and Invincible Summer. It's a year after 9/11. Sniper shootings throughout the D.C. area have everyone on edge and trying to make sense of these random acts of violence. Meanwhile, Craig and Lio are just trying to make sense of their lives. Craig's crushing on quiet, distant Lio, and preoccupied with what it meant when Lio kissed him...and if he'll do it again...and if kissing Lio will help him finally get over his ex-boyfriend, Cody. Lio feels most alive when he's with Craig. He forgets about his broken family, his dead brother, and the messed up world. But being with Craig means being vulnerable...and Lio will have to decide whether love is worth the risk. This intense, romantic novel from the author of Break and Invincible Summer is a poignant look at what it is to feel needed, connected, and alive.

About the Author

Hannah Moskowitz wrote her first novel, Break, during her junior year of high school and her second novel, Invincible Summer, before becoming prom queen. She is now a college student at the University of Maryland. She can't cook, likes to play dress-up, and has never broken a bone. Learn more at UntilHannah.com.

Reviews

"Writtenwith depth and heart and a quirky sweetness that I just adore. These arecharacters I will never forget. Fans of "Will Grayson, Will Grayson "willlove this book." -Amy Reed, author of "Beautiful "and "Clean" "Moskowitz, as usual, imbues her prose with a dreamy quality that makes every off moment feel monumental....Despite featuring the very real sniper attacks of 2002, this is as amorphous as the author's Invincible Summer--not necessarily a bad thing for those inclined to float along with the lullaby rhythm. The theme of the randomness of tragedy (literalized here by 9/11, the sniper, cancer, and Craig's 14 lost pets) is particularly well-handled." --"Booklist" "[A] quiet, insightful drama....Moskowitz captures the teenage mentality and voice in this tender yet emotionally complex romance....The novel does an excellent job of showing the collective hurt from the 9/11 attacks and how those in both New York and D.C. dealt with the aftermath." --"Publishers Weekly" * "Lyrical prose and quiet, often heartbreaking character moments....Bursts of sharp humor....The sense of yearning--for connection, for understanding, for safety--is palpable throughout, and readers who reveled in the emotional highs and lows of Green and Levithan's "Will Grayson, Will Grayson" will find this romance equally satisfying." --"The Bulletin", starred review Written with depth and heart and a quirky sweetness that I just adore. These are characters I will never forget. Fans of "Will Grayson, Will Grayson "will love this book. Amy Reed, author of "Beautiful "and "Clean"" "Written with depth and heart and a quirky sweetness that I just adore. These are characters I will never forget. Fans of Will Grayson, Will Grayson will love this book." -Amy Reed, author of Beautiful and Clean "A wistful meditation on the emotional costs of love and loss. In this quiet but revealing narrative, the author subtly explores a wide range of emotions with a restraint and intensity not always found in current young adult literature. For thoughtful readers, the story of Lio and Craig is a book worth reading." --"VOYA"

EAN: 9781442407534
ISBN: 1442407530
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Dimensions: 20.83 x 13.72 x 2.29 centimetres (0.27 kg)
Age Range: 10-14 years
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