Cody and Meg were inseparable, best friends, always together, and as close as you can get without actually being sisters. So when Meg drinks a bottle of industrial strength cleaner in a motel room alone, Cody is shocked. She doesn't understand how Meg, her best friend who used to tell her everything, did this without warning Cody. Cody is still dealing with the loss of her best friend when she heads to Meg's college town to pack up her belongings. When Cody gets there she is thrown straight into Meg's other life, a life she had with her roommates and the music scene of her town. A life with boys like Ben McAllister who break your heart. A life that Cody never knew about. As Cody is finding out about Meg's other life, she discovered an encrypted file, that she can't open and when she does everything she know will spin out of control.
I Was Here by: Gayle Forman made it on to my to-read list because of Gayle Forman's other two series, both of which by the way are fantastic. I decided to read I Was Here because I like Gayle Forman and because she always adds interesting things to a veriety of themes.
I finished I Was Here and I didn't feel like I had just read a Gayle Forman book. I hadn't felt so many emotions that I didn't know if I should be smiling or crying. What I am trying to say is that I Was Here did not have Gayle Forman's usual touch of emotion magic. It felt more like something Sarah Dessen would write. It might just be that I didn't connect with the main character, Cody.
I would not recommend that you read I Was Here but I would not discourage you from reading it either. I will just give it 3 stars and leave the choice, of whether or not to read it, to you. Choose wisely, my readers, choose wisely.
Here is the Goodreads link for I Was Here: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18879761-i-was-here