Gone, Gone, Gone

Gone, Gone, Gone

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"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"--Publisher.
Publisher: New York : Simon Pulse, 2012.
ISBN: 9781442407534
1442407530
9781442453128
1442453125
Characteristics: 251 p. ;,21 cm.

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weirdduck88
Apr 30, 2016

An interesting look at the budding romantic relationship of two eccentric boys against the backdrop of the anniversary of 9/11 and the Belgate 2002 shootings. The premise is certainly interesting, and the writing is engaging up to a certain point, at which the style gets repetitive and the story flounders, not knowing where to go. While the relationship and romance is unconventionally approached, the novel's anti-climatic ending leaves the impression that this wasn't as thought out as it should have been.

BostonPL_AnnaD Feb 20, 2016

I really wanted to like this, but it just didn't grab me. 97 pages in I just started skimming to the anti-climactic end. While everything, including the 9/11 attacks, the sniper shootings, the missing animals, and Todd's job at a suicide hotline, all seemed like they were supposed to mean something, I didn't feel like they actually meant anything except something to talk about for the characters.
There was real potential here, but it was missed.

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derikam
Sep 11, 2014

It was such an odd book but it was amazing! I loved the alternating pov and the honesty and uniqueness of the characters. I would recommend it to everyone.

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cheesecake1357
Apr 05, 2013

I didn't think, from the description, it'd be such a great book. The author writes so earnestly and it's funny yet heartbreaking at the same time. Beautiful. Craig and Lio make me so jealous!

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BostonPL_AnnaD Feb 20, 2016

BostonPL_AnnaD thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over

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