If I Stay
Mia has no memory of the accident that changed her life. This inexperienced 17-year-old only recalls riding on that slippery Oregon road with her family, then, in an instant, seeing herself lifted from the twisted wreck. This affecting story of one young woman's struggle through tragedy and... show more
Mia has no memory of the accident that changed her life. This inexperienced 17-year-old only recalls riding on that slippery Oregon road with her family, then, in an instant, seeing herself lifted from the twisted wreck. This affecting story of one young woman's struggle through tragedy and grieving will appeal to readers of books like Thirteen Reasons Why.
Publish date: 02-04-2009
Edition language: English
, Book Club
, Realistic Fiction
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
I don't normally cry at books. To date, the only books that have made me genuinely cry are: Mutiny on the Bounty, The Book Thief, and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.Now If I Stay has been added to the list. And when I say cry, I don’t mean a few tears dripped down my cheeks. No, I mean I sobbe...
Here is the Kobo store’s summary: In the blink of an eye everything changes. Seventeen year-old Mia has no memory of the accident; she can only recall what happened afterwards, watching her own damaged body being taken from the wreck. Little by little she struggles to put together the pieces – t...
An excellent, moving story. Forman's writing is not technically perfect, but it is rich and complex. She certainly has a gift for emotional insight, and that made this just the kind of book I like to read.
This novel was short and sweet and absolutely wonderful. The topic is extremely heavy and I figured the whole book would be too, but it wasn’t as depressing as I assumed. Don’t get me wrong, I cried at one point, but there’s a difference between “dark” and “sad”. I liked this novel from the moment I...
Honestly, I have NO idea why this seemingly simple, straightforward book about a girl having to choose between life and death could be so impactful on me.I mean yes, I didn't expect a light read., but I would never have expected to be so floored by or feel so emotional about this book.If I Stay is a...
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