Leaving by Karen Kingsbury is twenty-six chapters of a coming-of-age love story between Bailey Flangian and Cody Coleman published by Zondervan, copyright 2011. After confessing his love for Bailey, Cody disappears from her life with no phone calls or texts, no explanation. She's left to wonder why and while her heart aches for him, her true love, she's tempted by two other very eligible men. She's chasing a dream of dancing on Broadway, but has to face leaving her family and friends for the adventure and lifetime opportunity. Can her heart forget Cody? He seems to have forgotten her and moved on with his life. Even with the most eligible bachelor in Hollywood wooing her, she still can't get Cody out of her mind.
The author keeps you turning the pages with hope and just when you think there's a possibility Bailey and Cody will get together, new friends complicate the situation until they're driven apart again. Will Cody ever be honest with Bailey and confess his true reason for distancing himself, or will he leave her to wonder and yearn? The Baxter family is featured, and this book is suppose to complete the Bailey/Cody story, but it leaves room for more, and readers, like myself, may desire to read more about Bailey and Cody.
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