Since You’ve Gone book review: the mysteries hidden within friendship

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Since You’ve Gone book review: the mysteries hidden within friendship

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The cover of "Since You've Been Gone". Photo Credit: Fiona McAleer

The cover of "Since You've Been Gone". Photo Credit: Fiona McAleer

The cover of "Since You've Been Gone". Photo Credit: Fiona McAleer

Fiona McAleer, Staff Writer

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Since You’ve Been Gone by Morgan Matson is a book about Emily and Sloane who are best friends that couldn’t be more different. The book starts out with Sloane going missing. The only thing that she left behind a to-do list for Emily. The items on the list require Emily to do things that are stressful for her. Emily continues to search for her best friend and becomes more worried. Emily is introverted and relied on Sloane to step out of her comfort zone. Without her friend Emily feels scared and lost. Emily’s character development is astounding as she continues to step out of her comfort zone on her own. She meets new people, finds a love interest, and finds new things about herself. It is interesting to analyze a character as they continuously step out of their comfort zone.