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Saving Zoë
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Release Date
February 15, 2011
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0312676832
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It’s been one year since the brutal murder of her older sister, Zoë, and fifteen-year-old Echo is still reeling from the aftermath. Her parents are numb, her friends are moving on, and the awkward start to her freshman year proves she’ll never live up to her sister’s memory. Until Zoë’s former boyfriend Marc shows up with Zoë’s diary.

At first Echo’s not interested, doubting there’s anything in there she doesn’t already know. But when curiosity prevails, she starts reading, becoming so immersed in her sister’s secret world, their lives begin to blur, forcing Echo to uncover the truth behind Zoë’s life so that she can start to rebuild her own.

Prepare to laugh your heart out and cry your eyes out in this highly addictive tale as Alyson Noël tackles the complicated relationship between two sisters and shows how the bond can endure long after one of them is gone.

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Saving Zoe by Alyson Noel
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I adore the characters in the book, especially Echo and Marc. Echo maybe stubborn sometimes, and she’s a little ambiguous about her affection for Marc. But she’s one of those characters I can really relate to—strong and weak at the same time. Marc, on the other hand, is sweet, thoughtful, and caring. His love for Zoe remains unchanged even though she’s gone. I feel like I’m right there beside Marc, wanting to tell him how sorry I am for his loss.

This book reminds me a lot of my past. It teaches me to stay strong even though part of me wants to fall apart. It tells me no matter how complicated things can be, someone will always be there for me. Alyson Noel has created an unique story about loss, grief, and how one’s death can change everything. What a great read!
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This is the kind of book I will not soon forget. The plot and characters are the most important factors I'm looking for in this book. Alyson Noel has written such a poignant novel about loss and forgiveness.
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