Sarah Dessen’s girls are smart, funny and independent — and most importantly, not sure what’s next.
Take Mclean, the heroine of “What Happened to Goodbye.” After her parents’ marriage dissolves, she travels with her father on his restaurant-consultant job, hopping from town to town. In each new school, she adopts a new persona — uber-popular Eliza; Lizbet, the boho drama muse; Beth, the student-council secretary and yearbook contributor.
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“What Happened to Goodbye”
Who: Sarah Dessen reading and book-signing
When: 7 p.m. Tuesday
Where: BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd.
Cost: Free, but you must buy “Goodbye” at BookPeople in order to get books signed
Information: www.bookpeople.com; 472-5050
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