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Review: Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?

User Review  - Cindy - Goodreads

I was panicking throughout the whole thing. I'm not feeling too good about the subject but we can't pretend evil isn't out there. Four stars for good portrayal of bad reality. Read full review

Review: Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?

User Review  - Sonam - Goodreads

This nail-biting short story is seriously gripping and creepy. Must read for all horror and thriller genre fans! Read full review

Review: Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?

User Review  - Three Circus - Goodreads

Cold Chill for a Hot Summer! “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been” tells the story of Connie and her desire to be older. When adulthood comes to her door, though, she finds the idea of leaving ... Read full review

Review: Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?

User Review  - Jeremiah - Goodreads

Clinical ratcheting of tension. Surreal and shocking. Great story. Read full review

Review: Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?

User Review  - Christina - Goodreads

Recommended by my senior year hs English teacher. After this, I thought every thing she recommended would be brilliant. Read full review

Review: Where are You Going, Where Have You Been?: Selected Early Stories

User Review  - Christine - Goodreads

Excellent collection; the title story was beautifully and creepily filmed as "Smooth Talk" with Laura Dern. Oates excels at bringing out the macabre in every day life, eg what happens when a 15-year ... Read full review

Review: Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?

User Review  - Luis Gonzalez - Goodreads

Choices, throughout our lifetime we must all make them. Can you remember how difficult it was to choose an outfit during the emotional hurricane known as adolescence? Joyce Carol Oates' Where are you ... Read full review

Review: Where are You Going, Where Have You Been?: Selected Early Stories

User Review  - Joyce Li - Goodreads

I think that this story portrays the ways of a teenager, a freshman in high school, accurately. Connie's avoidance with her family and the "need" to party with strangers at night, and leaning more on ... Read full review

Review: Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?

User Review  - Jamie Kenney - Goodreads

Most dreadful horror story ever Read full review

Review: Where are You Going, Where Have You Been?: Selected Early Stories

User Review  - Egija - Goodreads

Well developed story between reality and fantasy. It can be questioned who really is the mystical character Arnold Friend - a devil, imagination from a dream or something else. The protagonist shows ... Read full review

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All reviews - 96
5 stars - 55
4 stars - 19
1 star - 2

All reviews - 96
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All reviews - 96