Leaving Paradise

Leaving Paradise

Book - 2007
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In alternating chapters, seventeen-year-olds Caleb and Maggie relate the difficulties of readjusting to school, and changing relationships with family, friends, and one another, a year after a drunk driving accident sent her to the hospital with a crippling leg injury and him to prison.
Publisher: Woodbury, MN : Flux, c2007
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780738710181
0738710180
Branch Call Number: YA
Characteristics: 303 pages ;,21 cm

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Lala_world Jul 29, 2013

This book is spectacular. Honestly, I have no words. This book really made me cry. I hope enjoy it as much as I did, and make sure to take out the sequel, 'Return To Paradise'. It's even better!

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ucblue
Jun 27, 2013

Amazingly dynamic completed with a true ending. Not some sappy, nonrealistic ending like some books. Excited to read the rest of the books in the series.

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Cuddling_books16
Feb 04, 2013

This book was an Amazing read! I couldn’t putt it down. This book has it all! :) ♥I finished it in one day. Definitely a book I’d suggest to all teenagers out there. ♥♥♥

elysha45 Jul 17, 2012

I think its a great realistic fiction story. The romance is a big cliche but I think its dramatic in a great way and got me into the storyline. The sequel is better

zhus1 Jul 14, 2012

First Simone Elkeles book I read and I loved it! It was super suspenseful and about midway of the copy I was reading, there was a copying issue and the book repeated! But overall it was so good I had to read her other books as well.

wenitallfails Jun 20, 2012

Wow. Its a good book, i finished it in less than 6hours. The only thing i do not like about the book is the ending. Well, not entirely. I like that everything turned out for the better, but in a way it didnt. It was a great book and a must read!

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dprodrig
Feb 10, 2012

The author does a great job pulling you along the story, even though you can see the plot unfurling a mile away. Who cares, right? when it's written well enough. A fun, light read.

catbluecurious Oct 23, 2011

i loved this book! throughout the book I wanted Maggie and Caleb to fall in love. This book really grabbed and didn't let go. It's an awesome book and really worth your time to read. you will really enjoy it.

aralisd Jul 25, 2011

I read both perfect chemistry and rules of attraction by simone and i loved them both. i just HAD to keep reading her books, this one is amazing too! just make sure you read returning to paradise. YOU WONT REGRET IT!

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bookworm356
Jul 17, 2011

Another magnificent novel by the wonderful Simone Elkeles. I fell in love with her stories and writing from the moment I picked up her other book, Perfect Chemistry. And here I am almost 3 years After I first read Perfect Chemistry and I`m still in love with her novels and the fantastic bad boy characters. I recommend Anything by Simone. You will not be disappointing

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Feb 26, 2011

KKPGIRL thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over

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