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by Jenny Downham
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Fic Central
Fic Central rated it 4 years ago
Click HERE to read the full review!
the dilemma of reading
the dilemma of reading rated it 4 years ago
Tessa has just months to live. Fighting back against hospital visits, endless tests, and drugs with excruciating side effects, Tessa compiles a list. It’s her To Do Before I Die list. And number one is Sex. Released from the constraintsof “normal” life, Tessa tastes new experiences to make her feel ...
The Ninja Reader
The Ninja Reader rated it 5 years ago
Read All The Things! Reviews
Read All The Things! Reviews rated it 6 years ago
Sixteen-year-old Tessa has decided to stop her treatments for leukemia so that she feels well enough to enjoy her last few months of life. She makes a list of things that she wants to do before she dies, including having sex, doing drugs, committing a crime, becoming famous, and falling in love.The ...
The British Book Nerd
The British Book Nerd rated it 6 years ago
Wonderful! You can check out my full review here.
Out of the Blue
Out of the Blue rated it 6 years ago
I wish I had a boyfriend. I wish he lived in the wardrobe on a coat hanger. Whenever I wanted, I could get him out and he'd look at me the way boys do in films, as if I'm beautiful. He wouldn't speak much, but he'd be breathing hard as he took off his leather jacket and unbuckled his jeans. He'd wea...
Books With Bite
Books With Bite rated it 6 years ago
This is one of those stories that make you think about your life and cry. After reading this story, it hit my heart in a whole new way...Plot: The plot is what it is. A young girl with terminal cancer, going through her bucket list. She enlists the help of her friend to help her succeed in all of th...
The Girl Who'll Read Anything
The Girl Who'll Read Anything rated it 7 years ago
I had a journey of mixed emotions whilst reading this book. At first, i'm annoyed at Tessa because she's treating the people around her like shit and like she don't care about what they think but then i completely understand why. I think if i were in her place, I'd do the things she did. I'd make a ...
Sharon L
Sharon L rated it 7 years ago
This will be a short review, or at least, i hope so. i have a confession to make- it is obvious right from the start how the book would end, as a result i was skeptical of my ability to feel for Tessa. i was wrong, [a:Jenny Downham|628636|Jenny Downham|http://d.gr-assets.com/authors/1247516890p2/628...
Punk's House of Books
Punk's House of Books rated it 7 years ago
Read full review here - http://punkshouse.wordpress.com/2013/01/16/before-i-die/
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