Since You've Been Gone by Morgan Matson

Since You've Been Gone

Written by Morgan Matson

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Another gorgeous summer read from the bestselling author of Amy & Roger's Epic Detour. Perfect for fans of Sarah Dessen, John Green and Rainbow Rowell.


Since You've Been Gone by Morgan Matson

Emily's best friend Sloane disappears, almost without a trace - the only thing left behind is a to-do list. On it, thirteen Sloane-inspired tasks that wallflower Emily wouldn't normally do, and definitely not without her best friend. But what if completing the list could bring Sloane back? Dance Until Dawn? Sure. Why not? Kiss a stranger? Um ...Go skinny dipping? Wait ...what? Emily only has the summer to check everything off Sloane's list. The question is, what will she find at the end of it?


Praise for Amy & Roger's Epic Detour...

"a summery, feel-good tale" Mizz

"Funny and heartwarming, we love Amy & Roger's Epic Detour" Bliss

"Strong literary romance, this is an ideal summer read choice" The Bookseller

"A near perfect summer read" Publisher's Weekly, starred review

"One of my favourite books"

And Second Chance Summer...

"All I can say is WOW… a story that will capture your heart" I Want To Read That

About the Author

Morgan Matson

Morgan Matson received her MFA in Writing for Children from the New School in NYC, and is currently studying for an MFA in screenwriting at the University of Southern California. She formerly worked as a teen book editor. Morgan is a lover of roadtrips, having crossed the USA three times ... so far. Many of the places featured in Amy & Roger's Epic Detour are taken directly from her own travels. She's also a lover of music, which inspired the wealth of playlists you'll find in Amy and Roger's story. This is Morgan's first novel, but she's already working on her second. When not writing, she drinks far too much coffee, watches old movies, and plans out her next journey. She lives in California.

Author photo (c) Meredith Zinner.

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496 pages
Interest Age: From 12


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Simon & Schuster Childrens Books an imprint of Simon & Schuster Ltd

Publication date

3rd July 2014




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