If I Stay by Gayle Forman
Date Read: October 2014
Genre: Contemporary, YA
Just listen, Adam says with a voice that sounds like shrapnel.
I open my eyes wide now.
I sit up as much as I can.
And I listen.
Stay, he says.
Choices. Seventeen-year-old Mia is faced with some tough ones: Stay true to her first love—music—even if it means losing her boyfriend and leaving her family and friends behind?
Then one February morning Mia goes for a drive with her family, and in an instant, everything changes. Suddenly, all the choices are gone, except one. And it's the only one that matters.
If I Stay is a heartachingly beautiful book about the power of love, the true meaning of family, and the choices we all make.
Series: If I Stay #1
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Read for Fun (Library Book)
Overall Rating: 3.50
Story Rating: 3.50
Character Rating: 3.50
Read It File It (short review): If I Stay by Gayle Forman was a quick read that had pretty good characters and a story that will make you tear up at least once. I felt the end was a little abrupt but I understand there is a follow up book. I don’t know that I will read it but it is good to know that it exists if I decide to.
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