Vanishing Girls by Lauren Oliver

22465597 The Cover: Very simple and pretty. The main focus is on the title and Lauren Oliver’s name (as it should, because she’s amazing), but the blurred image of the girl in the background gives it a sense of mystery. Seeing only her mouth and not her eyes makes you wonder what she is seeing and thinking. I’m assuming the girl is Dara, because Nick’s hair is brown. Dara starts out with her hair dyed black but her natural color is never revealed in the story.

Back Blurb: Dara and Nick used to be inseparable, but that was before–before Dara kissed Parker, before Nick lost him as her best friend, before the accident that left Dara’s beautiful face scarred. Now the two sisters, who used to be so close, aren’t speaking. In an instant, Nick lost everything and is determined to use the summer to get it all back. Continue reading