Before I Fall
What if you only had 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: looks, popularity, the perfect boyfriend. Friday, February 12, should be just another day in her charmed life. Instead, it turns out to be... show more
What if you only had 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: looks, popularity, the perfect boyfriend. Friday, February 12, should be just another day in her charmed life. Instead, it turns out to be her last. The catch: Samantha still wakes up the next morning. Living the last day of her life seven times 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: October 25th 2010
Pages no: 470
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Realistic Fiction
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
, High School
„Wenn du stirbst, zieht dein ganzes Leben an dir vorbei, sagen sie“ von Lauren Oliver begründete meine Liebe zu Young Adult – Literatur. Ich stolperte über diesen Roman, als ich gerade begann, meine Bibliothek zu organisieren, zu strukturieren und hemmungslos zu erweitern. Bücher spielten in meinem ...
Samantha Kingston reveals a stunning thing at the start of her first-person narrative: she has died. Sam is a popular high-school senior in suburban Connecticut, who dies a sudden, accidental death--and then finds herself reliving her last day, February 12 (aka "Cupid Day" at her school), again an...
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...