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Before I Fall - Lauren Oliver


Synopsis:
What if you had only one day to live? What would you do? Who would you kiss? And how far would you go to save your own life?
Samantha Kingston has it all: the world's most crush-worthy boyfriend, three amazing best friends, and first pick of everything at Thomas Jefferson High—from the best table in the cafeteria to the choicest parking spot. Friday, February 12, should be just another day in her charmed life.
Instead, it turns out to be her last.
Then she gets a second chance. Seven chances, in fact. Reliving her last day during one miraculous week, she will untangle the mystery surrounding her death—and discover the true value of everything she is in danger of losing.


©2010


My Opinion:
It may have taken me a while to finish this book, but that is due to my traveling not the story. This was an amazing story, that I found hard to put down, even though at times I had to.
Following the life of this teen girl, and her friends, as she re-lives one day a few times over, some would read the description and think it has a ground hog day effect to it, but it doesn't. Each day, the main character, Samantha, learns something new.
I really enjoyed this book, and yes there was some mild swearing, talk of sex, and drinking, so I wonder if I would want my teenage daughter reading it, but then again with the lessons learned in it, maybe reading this story would be wise.
I recommend this book, definitely!
(5/5)


~I received a copy from Harper Collins. I was not compensated for my opinion.~




Comments

  1. Sounds fantab!
    I like that she has something new to learn every day!

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  2. If the main character is learning and growing it might be a really good book for teens.

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  3. I was interested in seeing what you would say about this one. The teasers looked good. Glad to see you enjoyed it so much.

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