Vanishing Girls

By Lauren Oliver
Read by various narrators

unabridged

Format: CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9781481533911

  • ISBN: 9781481533904

Runtime: 9.67 Hours
Category: Fiction
Audience: Young Adult (12–17)
Language: English

Summary

Summary

A March 2015 LibraryReads Pick

Dara and Nick used to be inseparable, but that was before—before Dara kissed Parker, before Nick lost him as her best friend, before the accident that left Dara's beautiful face scarred. Now the two sisters, who used to be so close, aren't speaking. In an instant, Nick lost everything and is determined to use the summer to get it all back.

But Dara has other plans. When she vanishes on her birthday, Nick thinks Dara is just playing around. But another girl has vanished, too—nine-year-old Madeline Snow—and as Nick pursues her sister, she becomes increasingly convinced that the two disappearances may be linked.

In this edgy and compelling novel, New York Times bestselling author Lauren Oliver creates a world of intrigue, loss, and suspicion as two sisters search to find themselves, and each other.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Oliver is in top form in this psychological family drama that investigates the complicated nature of sisterhood. Perfect for readers who devoured We Were Liars, it’s the sort of novel that readers will race to finish, then return to the beginning to marvel at how it was constructed—and at everything they missed.” Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“Different as night and day, sisters Nick and Dara are practically joined at the hip…Oliver’s characterizations and background stories are well developed and compulsively readable. The relationship between Nick and Dara drives the plot and is very realistic. The twist the author incorporates at the end is dramatic without being absurd and was completely unexpected. Recommend to teens looking for a well-written work with a juicy ending. They will not be disappointed.” School Library Journal
“Bestselling Oliver weaves a taut mystery interspersed with blog posts about Madeline’s disappearance, and the story is made all the more compelling by Nick and Dara’s close but troubling relationship, marked by both love and intense jealousy.” Booklist
“Alarming and uplifting, a rare psychological thriller that has a kind heart at its center. Read it with all the lights on.” E. Lockhart, author of We Were Liars

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Author

Author Bio: Lauren Oliver

Lauren Oliver captivated readers with her first novel, the New York Times bestseller Before I Fall, a Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year. She followed that up with Delirium, the first book in her New York Times bestselling trilogy, which continued with Pandemonium. Oliver is also the author of Liesl & Po, a book for middle-grade readers, which received three starred reviews and was described as “a gorgeous story—timeless and magical” by Newbery Medal winner Rebecca Stead. A graduate of the University of Chicago and NYU’s MFA program, Oliver lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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Details

Available Formats : CD, Library CD
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 9.67
Audience: Young Adult (12–17)
Language: English