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.
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Review: Leaving Paradise (Leaving Paradise #1)User Review - Stephanie - Goodreads
The story follows Caleb, a seventeen year old boy who is just released from a juvenile detention facility for hitting a girl with his car while driving drunk, and Maggie, the girl who was hit by the ... Read full review
Review: Leaving Paradise (Leaving Paradise #1)User Review - Tracy - Goodreads
Can there be realistic fiction with an unrealistic plot? If so, that's where I'd put this. Alternating POV is done well, and actually helps this novel. The main characters' thoughts and dialogue were ... Read full review