Before I Fall
You'll have no choice but to tear through this book!—Jay Asher, author of the New York Times bestseller Thirteen Reasons Why 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... show more
You'll have no choice but to tear through this book!—Jay Asher, author of the New York Times bestseller Thirteen Reasons Why 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.
Publish date: March 2nd 2010
Pages no: 470
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Realistic Fiction
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
, High School
First thing I liked about this book: the main character is not perfect. She is actually part of the “mean girls”. Sam, Lindsay, Ally and Elody really reminded me of Cady and her friends in Mean Girls, something I really enjoyed (I’ve always been a huge fan of this movie; every time I see my friend f...
This story is pretty eye-rolling at times. She's the very cliche mean girl. I was thinking it wasn't going to be my thing at first because I'm not into that, but after the whole groundhog day effect came into play, things got more interesting. She keeps making changes each day. She tries to corr...
I should have really disliked this book, because (1) it’s YA, which usually wallows in feelings I left behind decades ago, and (2) it’s mostly written in first-person-present-tense, which I usually hate with the heat of a thousand fiery suns. I was convinced to give it a try by two excellent reviews...
Goodreads Synopsis: For popular high school senior Samantha Kingston, February 12—"Cupid Day"—should be one big party, a day of valentines and roses and the privileges that come with being at the top of the social pyramid. And it is…until she dies in a terrible accident that night.However, she still...
Before I Fall is much better than Vanishing Girls. I was so disappointed in Vanishing Girls that I wasn’t sure if I wanted to read this one, but Lauren Oliver’s stories sound so intriguing that I had to give this one a try. I’m so glad that I did. Sarah Drew did a fantastic job narrating the novel a...