Monday, September 10, 2018

The Goodbye Girls

The Goodbye GirlsThe Goodbye Girls by Lisa Harrington
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

The Goodbye Girls was one of those books where I was sure I knew how it would end from the beginning. When some things started happening, I just nodded to myself, having seen the signs from the beginning. If the whole book had been like that, I would have had a chard time finding any enjoyment out of reading it. As it stands, the biggest plot twist, I did not see coming at all. The characters were developed and complex enough that you didn't know right away what they were going to do.

I will say, my one major issue with this book is the fact that Lizzie is a little too self-centered, okay, a lot. Even the internal dialog she has going when something is happening makes it hard to like her as a character. I know she is a teenager, but she is on the extreme side. At least, coming from someone who is past the teenage years, that's how it seems to me. Teenagers will probably be able to relate to her more than I am able to.

Overall, I found this book an entertaining read and one that I feel teenagers would enjoy.

I received a copy of this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

Author: Lisa Harrington
Publisher: Nimbus Publishing
Publication Date: 26 Apr 2018

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