From the publisher:
Janie thought she knew what her future held. And she thought she’d made her peace with it. But she can’t handle dragging Cabel down with her.
She knows he will stay with her, despite what she sees in his dreams. He’s amazing. And she’s a train wreck. Janie sees only one way to give him the life he deserves—she has to disappear. And it’s going to kill them both.
Then a stranger enters her life--and everything unravels. The future Janie once faced now has an ominous twist, and her choices are more dire than she’d ever thought possible. She alone must decide between the lesser of two evils. And time is running out....
Gone is the third book in the Wake series by Lisa McMann (I've previously reviewed the first two books in the series: Wake and Fade). I was anxious to see where things were headed, how they would conclude in this YA set. I have to say, Gone left me a bit disappointed. Some of the elements of the story did not wrap as nicely as I would have liked or they just didn't wrap up at all which actually leaves me hopeful. I think there is room for more from the main characters, Janie and Cabel, and have my fingers crossed the Lisa McMann may continure their story in the future.
In fact, all three of the books were quite small. I feel they could have been made in to a single, three sectioned book and that would have made book one in a series that might have delved into things like MRI's for Janie or continuing the sleep lab experiment, while adding in some trickier, more entertaining cases with the Captain. Perhaps there will be a fourth book, in the popular trend of four book trilogies.
Overall, I found Gone much better than Fade though I don't know that it lived up to the potential I felt in Wake. In saying that, Gone did reduce me to tears through one facet of the storyline. The entirety of the Wake series is still, in my opinion, well worth reading and I will continue to remain hopeful that we haven't seen the last of these characters.