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The Last Time We Say Goodbye by Cynthia Hand • Magan Reviews

The Last Time We Say Goodbye by Cynthia Hand [twitter • website] Publication Date: February 10, 2015 Publisher: Harper Teen Pages: 400 Target Audience: Young Adult Fiction Keywords: suicide, loss of a brother, life after loss, counseling Format Read: ARC from Publisher (Thank you!) Summary: Lex’s brother committed suicide and she’s not entirely sure why. She wants answers she’ll never get; she wants more […]

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March 11, 2015 - 11:14 am

Magan - Alexa, it really was. Cynthia did a brilliant job. My heart broke, but I think that’s because she wrote so, so well.

March 3, 2015 - 1:58 pm

Alexa S. - I loved The Last Time We Say Goodbye! It’s such a well-told tale, and I thought Hand handled grief, anger and moving on with such a deft hand. So thrilled to hear that you enjoyed it as much as I did!

February 28, 2015 - 9:00 am

It's a Wrap • Sayanara February (Best of February 2015) - […] Before a Mirror by Liza Palmer The Last Time We Say Goodbye by Cynthia Hand We Can Work It Out by Elizabeth Eulberg The Boy in the Black Suit by Jason Reynolds […]

February 23, 2015 - 11:49 am

Magan - Hey Kelsey! You’re so welcome! If you’re looking to add a few “issues” books to your reading list, definitely also add All the Bright Places, too!

February 23, 2015 - 11:46 am

Kelsey - Thanks for reviewing/drawing attention to a book I might not otherwise have picked up. I don’t usually read a lot of “issues” books, but this one sounds well worth picking up.

February 23, 2015 - 11:18 am

Magan - Lori, I definitely did! SO glad to hear you’re a fan too! 🙂

February 23, 2015 - 11:18 am

Magan - Brianna, I completely agree. They’re SO hard to read, but they need to exist so people have something to relate to, to help them through. I greatly admire authors, such as Cynthia, who can take a topic so personal to them and share it with others.

February 22, 2015 - 10:42 pm

brianna - These issue books can be so difficult to read, but they’re so important to the conversations between tweens/teens and their parents.

February 22, 2015 - 6:49 am

Lori - I love this book so much! I’m happy to see that you did too.

Pitch Dark Days Tour – Austin, TX: Barnes & Noble

Last Friday was one of the BEST bookish Friday nights I’ve ever had because of the Pitch Dark Days tour stopping in Austin. I met Katie of Mundie Moms at ALA Mid-Winter. She and I have had a ton of fun getting to know each other and dweeb out over books. (Oh, and Chuy’s… a […]

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March 1, 2012 - 5:56 pm

In My Mailbox (8): Books Borrowed, Received, and Bought - […] reviewed Tessa Masterson WILL Go to Prom by Brendan Halpin and Emily Franklin. Magan recapped the Pitch Dark Days stop in Austin, TX! Magan reviewed Shooting Stars by Allison Rushby. We’re giving away a copy […]

February 24, 2012 - 11:53 am

Jess @ Gone with the Words - Those are some fabulous pictures!! And it looks like such a fun event. 🙂

February 23, 2012 - 11:55 pm

Jana @ That Artsy Reader Girl - Wow! How fun! I love your pictures. You captured the personalities of those ladies so well! And how fun that you all went out to dinner together! It sounds like you had a blast. 🙂 Wish I should have been there!

February 23, 2012 - 2:34 pm

VeganYANerds - You take the best photos, Magan! It sounds like you had a fantastic night!

February 23, 2012 - 1:39 pm

Mundie Moms - YOU freaking rock! Seriously, this was so much fun. Wait till our video is up. I laugh every time I watch it. THANK YOU so much for all you did that night. I can’t wait for our team of awesomeness to meet up again in April 🙂

February 23, 2012 - 1:30 pm

Jen Bigheart - So much fun! I totally have lens envy…

Jen

February 23, 2012 - 1:30 pm

Ginger @ GReads! - Oh Magan these photos are gorgeous!!! I love them 🙂 I followed the live tweets as best as I could. Looks like y’all had a great time! Wish I could have been there with you.

February 23, 2012 - 11:10 am

Heather - The pics look GREAT and this was SOOOOOOOOO much fun! I’m so glad I got to meet you and Anna (officially) 😉