If I Stay
In a single moment, everything changes. Seventeen year-old Mia has no memory of the accident; she can only recall riding along the snow-wet Oregon road with her family. Then, in a blink, she finds herself watching as her own damaged body is taken from the wreck... A sophisticated, layered, and... show more
In a single moment, everything changes. Seventeen year-old Mia has no memory of the accident; she can only recall riding along the snow-wet Oregon road with her family. Then, in a blink, she finds herself watching as her own damaged body is taken from the wreck... A sophisticated, layered, and heartachingly beautiful story about the power of family and friends, the choices we all make—and the ultimate choice Mia commands.
Publish date: April 2nd 2009
Publisher: Dutton Juvenile
Pages no: 201
Edition language: English
Series: If I Stay (#1)
If I Stay By Gayle Forman I give ‘If I Stay’ four and a half stars. It was an emotional roller coaster of Mia’s life. Mia is the odd one in a family of punk rockers. She has recently been hospitalized because of a car accident that killed her family and she has to decide whether she wants to stay o...
I had seen the movie and enjoyed it. The book was a nice companion to fill in a few areas and make them more interesting. This book was like eating candy while soaking up the sun.
So, this is one of those books that, like The Fault in Our Stars, I conscientiously avoided even after it gained tons of good reviews and popularity, spawned a couple sequels/companion novels, and got adapted into a movie. I finally caved and read it for my Book Club, and discovered that I was prett...
I knew going into this book that it was going to be sad. I have to be in the mood for a good tearjerker and I certainly was when I settled in to read this one. I made sure I had nowhere to go the following day just in case this book kept me up until 3 am and left me a sobbing mess unfit for the publ...
I did like this one quite a bit, but I think someone who is a musician will love it. Music is the driving force for so much within the story.