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Bernadette Fox is notorious. To her Microsoft-guru husband, she's a fearlessly opinionated partner; to fellow private-school mothers in Seattle, she's a disgrace; to design mavens, she's a revolutionary architect, and to 15-year-old Bee, she is a best friend and, simply, Mom.

Then Bernadette disappears. It began when Bee aced her report card and claimed her promised reward: a family trip to Antarctica. But Bernadette's intensifying allergy to Seattle--and people in general--has made her so agoraphobic that a virtual assistant in India now runs her most basic errands. A trip to the end of the earth is problematic.

To find her mother, Bee compiles email messages, official documents, secret correspondence--creating a compulsively readable and touching novel about misplaced genius and a mother and daughter's role in an absurd world.

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Where'd You Go, Bernadette
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July 3rd, 2014
This book was smart and funny. The characters are well written and you get pulled into the story. I read this book in a few days.
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Where'd you go?
June 12th, 2014
Overall good book. I finished it, liked the ending, but could have done without about 40 of the pages 2/3s in.
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January 27th, 2014
This book was a fun, fast read. The author keeps you interested throughout the entire book. With a lot of books that I read, I end up skimming over paragraphs because they are so drawn out, but this book was not like that.
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Where'd You Go Bernadette?
December 2nd, 2013
An interesting book that is somewhat slow to start but has an interesting ending. The book is told through the eyes of Bee, an eighth grader who is articulate and bright. It all comes together at the end.
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October 9th, 2013
I devoured this book in just under 24 hours, would've been shorter if it weren't for having to take care of my kids. I really liked it, definitely would recommend it to anyone looking for a good read.
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Hilarious and engaging.
February 9th, 2013
Loved this wacky book. The writing style is unique and engaging, and the story is hilarious. Definitely read it!
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