“Where are you guys? Text me back.”

It happens every day. You decide to contact someone through text message. You are impatient about having them respond back. But what if the unimportant text message you send to your three best friends has unintended deadly consequences? Goodbye Days is a heart-breaking and at times humorous look at seventeen-year-old senior Carver Briggs as he struggles to come to terms with the role he played in the death of his three best friends, killed in an auto accident due to distracted driving. Can he ever forgive himself and move on with his life, or does he deserve to spend time in jail with his thoughts?

Reviewed by Rozanne Porter