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About Departures

Christy Miller and Sierra Jensen cross paths on their way to summer vacations that reveal what a gift it is to have a true Forever Friend.

Now Boarding at Gate 10
After her high school graduation, still aching from Todd’s departure, Christy joins her family on a trip to Wisconsin to visit relatives. While there, she reunites with Matthew, an old friend from junior high. When Matthew starts to show a romantic interest in Christy, she realizes this summer vacation could change everything she thought her future would be.
 
In the Event of a Water Landing
Fifteen-year-old Sierra Jensen can’t wait to spend her summer vacation with her friend Jana at a pristine lake in Montana. But when they arrive, it becomes clear that Jana’s only interest is acquiring a boyfriend. Sierra just wants to hang out with the guys as friends, but Jana turns every encounter into a possible romantic relationship. As their friendship begins to suffer, Sierra wonders if it’s possible to find a Forever Friend who will listen to you, laugh with you, and keep your confidences.

About Robin Jones Gunn

Robin Jones Gunn, best-selling author of the much-loved Christy Miller Series and co-author of Praying for Your Future Husband, has had more than 4.5 million copies of her books sold worldwide. Her frequent speaking engagements have taken her around the globe. Robin and her husband live in Hawaii and have a grown son and daughter.

Product Details

208 pages | Published by Multnomah

On Sale Date: May 3, 2011

Trim Size: 5-3/16 x 8

Carton Quantity: 24

Sneak Peek

Christy Miller and Sierra Jensen cross paths on their way to summer vacations that reveal what a gift it is to have a true Forever Friend.

Click here to download chapter one of Departures.

This special collection contains two rare novellas from the summer before Christy Miller and Sierra Jensen met. Rediscover the stories that led Christy and Sierra to discover the gift of true friendship.

Click here to download chapter one of Departures.

By Anastacia Zittel

This was a great little young adult book by an author I had never heard of before. It is very well written, very well paced. I found the author did a great job of explaining the back story of the characters for readers like me who had never read any of the other books, but I don't think regular fans will be bored, either. I enjoyed reading Christy's story much more than the second story. There were a few parts that I did find a little...

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By Autumn Reffett

This book is really 2 in 1. The first story in this novel was "Now Boarding at Gate 10" and the second was "In the Event of a Water Landing". I enjoyed both of the stories very much. The stories were only connected by one part, while they were in the airport. I did not think that it was like that. I though that it would have been connecting many times in both stories, but I can say now that I enjoyed reading theses stories very much. The...

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By Chelsea Trombley

Departures is a rediscovered book by Robin Jones Gunn, comprised of two novellas that feature her much beloved characters, Christy Miller and Sierra Jensen. Now Boarding at Gate Ten After her high school graduation, still aching from Todd's departure, Christy joins her family on a trip to Wisconsin to visit relatives. While there, she reunites with Matthew, and old friend from junior high. When Matthew starts to show a romantic interest...

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By Michelle VanGurp

I loved the format of this book, with it's two short stories delicately intertwining the lives of two young girls, Sierra and Christy. Both stories tell of the girls embarking on summer vacations that hold many possibilities and excitement, with a hint of romance. In the first tale, "Now Boarding at Gate 10", we are along with Christy Miller and her family on their trip to Wisconsin. She is still aching from a the departure of her...

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By Vicky Brinius

I was given the opportunity to review the book Departures by Robin Jones Gunn. The book focuses on 2 stories. 1 about Christy Miller and the other is about Sierra Jensen. I chose this teen fiction book, because lately I have been reading really spiritual books and I wanted a fun book. I had thought that the book would be about the two characters mentioned above Crossing paths (as it eluded to on the back of the book). However the focus was on...

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