In this beautifully written sequel to If I Stay, Gayle Forman tells the story of the three years following Mia’s accident and of the lives that Adam and Mia have built while apart from each other. This book is told from Adam’s perspective and reveals his anguish and devastation over their separation.
Following her recovery, Mia left her home town to attend Julliard and has become an accomplished cellist. Adam, devastated by her leaving, has transformed his grief and heartbreak into powerful rock songs, which have propelled his band into stardom. But neither is able to truly enjoy the experiences they have as their dreams of success in music come true, as both have regrets about the past, and Mia comes to realize that her choice to stay has affected not only her life but the lives of others in deep and painful ways. This is a touching and emotional story about forgiveness, love, hope and healing. Where She Went is an exquisite and unforgettable novel with compelling characters we come to care about, and this window into their lives makes us hope for the best for Mia and Adam on their journey towards healing and love.