It Started With Goodbye


Published May 9, 2017 from Blink/HarperCollins

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Praise for It Started With Goodbye

“A modern play on a Cinderella theme, “It Started with Goodbye” shows us that sometimes going after what you want means breaking the rules. An unfailingly entertaining and thoroughly engaging read from cover to cover, “It Started with Goodbye” is highly recommended for personal reading lists, as well as high school and community library YA Fiction collections.” — Midwest Book Review

“You won’t be able to put this book down. This heartfelt read totally sucked me in.  A (Prince) Charming read.” – Miranda Kenneally, author of Catching Jordan

“Honest, fun,and entirely compelling, this is a story about how being inthe wrongplace at the wrong time can lead to a whole lot of right. Tatum is acharacter you’ll relate to, cheer for, and want to befriend.” – Laurie Elizabeth Flynn, author of Firsts

Tatum’s complex and realistic relationships with her friends, family and the potential love interest will have you savoring every chapter while heavily anticipating the next. It Started With Goodbye is an adorable and clever contemporary that will enthrall you with its fairytale-esque charm.” – Ami Allen-Vath, author of Liars and Losers Like Us

“I loved this fun, contemporary take on the Cinderella tale that explores what it takes to be yourself while finding your place in life, love, and your family. June’s characters are vividly drawn, complex people that you’ll want to root for, and Tatum’s story will strike a chord for anyone who’s felt like they were misunderstood.” – Lisa Maxwell, NYT Best Selling author of The Last MagicianUnhooked, Sweet Unrest and Gathering Deep

“A sweet and satisfying portrait of family, friendship, and discovering your own path. Tatum’s journey from fear and disappointment to honesty and freedom to be herself is one that will resonate with many readers.” – Ashley Herring Blake, author of Suffer Love

“A fresh, charming debut, brimming with friendship, family, and love.” – Marci Lyn Curtis, author of The One Thing
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