Goodbye, Perfect by Sara Barnard

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Eden McKinley knows she can’t count on much in this world, but she can depend on Bonnie, her solid, steady, straight-A best friend. So it’s a bit of a surprise when Bonnie runs away with the boyfriend Eden knows nothing about five days before the start of their GCSEs. Especially when the police arrive on her doorstep and Eden finds out that the boyfriend is actually their music teacher, Mr Cohn.

Sworn to secrecy and bound by loyalty, only Eden knows Bonnie’s location, and that’s the way it has to stay. There’s no way she’s betraying her best friend. Not even when she’s faced with police questioning, suspicious parents and her own growing doubts.

As the days pass and things begin to unravel, Eden is forced to question everything she thought she knew about the world, her best friend and herself.

Title : Goodbye, Perfect
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ISBN : 1509852867
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 320 pages


Laura rated it ★★★☆☆

January 23, 2018

“I don’t think you can ever really start over. Because if you’re trying to do that, you’re basically trying to run away from yourself. And you can’t. You’re stuck with you, forever. Wherever you go.” I can’t not read a book written by Sarah Barnard. She has this honest, realistic way of telling...

Dana rated it ★★★★☆

February 20, 2018

3.5/5 I don't read a lot of contemporary YA but this one was pretty good! It got a bit slow in the middle, but overall not too bad

Maddie (Heart Full Of Books) rated it ★★★☆☆

January 29, 2018

I've been really delayed in writing my review for this seeing as I finished it at the end of last week, but I was hoping that if I left it for long enough and I mulled over 'Goodbye, Perfect' I'd love it as much as I did Sara Barnard's other books. Unfortunately, that's not the case. I knew nothin...

Kate (GirlReading) rated it ★★★☆☆

January 03, 2018

3.5* Sara Barnard's writing is incredibly easy to read and impossible not to fly through. It's full of emotion, fantastic messages and interesting characters. Although I definitely didn't enjoy this as much as 'A Quiet Kind of Thunder' (which was one of my favourite reads of 2017) 'Goodbye, Perfe...

Taneika rated it ★★★★★

March 15, 2018

Goodbye, Perfect is the story of what happens when Bonnie, a straight A highschool student and prefect, runs away with her music teacher. Except for one thing. This story is REALLY about Eden; Bonnie’s best friend and the one who gets left behind in the aftermath. Sara Barnard’s writing is incredi...

✨ k a t rated it ★★★☆☆

February 09, 2018

i requested this from netgalley ages ago and sort of forgot about it, i knew the release date was coming up so i decided to pick it up as i have previously loved her books, they were so enjoyable especially a quiet kind of thunder - it was one of my favourite books of 2017 so i was excited to fin...

Dani rated it ★★★★★

February 08, 2018

Several years ago, a 15-year-old girl and her 30-year-old teacher ran away together. I can remember seeing it show up in news stories, but other than to think “that’s gross!”, I didn’t really give it much thought. It wasn’t happening to anyone in my life, nor was it happening anywhere near me, so...

Kelly (Diva Booknerd) rated it ★★★☆☆

February 12, 2018

Sixteen year old Eden Rose McKinley had a precarious transition from childhood to adolescence, her narcotics dependent mother unable to provide for her children, placing Eden and Daisy into foster care, adopted by nurturing Carolyn and Bob McKinley. Although Eden has transitioned from difficult c...

Robin rated it ★★★★★

November 24, 2017

This is a really impressive new book from Sara - it's extremely enjoyable, well-told, shocking without being mawkish and a very thought-provoking look at the pressures on teens today. I adored it and raced through it in a few days. 13+ *Please note: this review is meant as a recommendation only. P...

Sophie Elaina rated it ★★★★☆

February 08, 2018

This book was a very thought provoking read and is one of those books that both while you're reading and afterwards you just can't out of your head. I think it's because I found the whole situation kind of disturbing and it was really hard to read at times. I was actually very surprised by how ha...

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