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ISBN13: 9780142415436
ISBN10: 014241543x
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Mia Gallagher, October 26, 2014 (view all comments by Mia Gallagher)
This book is really heartfelt! I felt sad for Mia and all she went through. You have to be super brave to make a choice like that!
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Mia Gallagher, October 26, 2014 (view all comments by Mia Gallagher)
This book is really heartfelt! I felt sad for Mia and all she went through. You have to be support brave to make a choice like that!
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Traci Newcomb, June 28, 2014 (view all comments by Traci Newcomb)
An amazingly hearybreaking read. I loved it from beginning to end and would highly recommend it to anyone who liked The Fault In Our Stars.
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Livviajo, January 1, 2012 (view all comments by Livviajo)
When I picked up this book, I figured it would be a simple read, something that wouldn't take alot of brain effort. I figured it would be a book about romance, and yadda yadda. But as I began to read this tale, the ink-words began to string together into a painting, a play, a full blown movie. Every word is beautiful in this novel, and like my own, the family in this book is a funny collection of characters who stick by one another even if things get awkward, weird, or even painful. I began to view Mia (the main character) as myself, I began to put myself in her position. What would I do if that happened to me? Would I choose to go with my family who are literally imprinted on my heart? Or move forward and experience life, and leave my family behind? All I can say, is near the end of this tale, my heart was racing, and I was begging for more chapters.
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chaplinsmiles, September 8, 2011 (view all comments by chaplinsmiles)
i absolutly love this book!! i mean when you get this book (and i now that it will be soon) you will need tissues,duck tape(to keep your mouth from hanging open at points of climax),a sturdy pillow(to throw at the person who tries the disturb you) and a book light because you not going to want to put it down.
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Forman, Gayle
Colbert, Brandy
Gibson, Marley
Stoltz, Adrienne
Spiegler, Louise
Selznick, Brian
Bass, Ron
Levithan, David
Whitcomb, Laura
Patterson, Valerie O.
Family - General
Social Issues - Death & Dying
Social Issues - New Experience
People & Places - Central & South America
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-Death and Dying
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Love & Romance
Bedtime & Dreams
Girls & Women
Situations / Sexual Abuse
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
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"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "The last normal moment that Mia, a talented cellist, can remember is being in the car with her family. Then she is standing outside her body beside their mangled Buick and her parents' corpses, watching herself and her little brother being tended by paramedics. As she ponders her state ('Am I dead? I actually have to ask myself this'), Mia is whisked away to a hospital, where, her body in a coma, she reflects on the past and tries to decide whether to fight to live. Via Mia's thoughts and flashbacks, Forman (Sisters in Sanity) expertly explores the teenager's life, her passion for classical music and her strong relationships with her family, friends and boyfriend, Adam. Mia's singular perspective (which will recall Alice Sebold's adult novel, The Lovely Bones) also allows for powerful portraits of her friends and family as they cope: 'Please don't die. If you die, there's going to be one of those cheesy Princess Diana memorials at school,' prays Mia's friend Kim. 'I know you'd hate that kind of thing.' Intensely moving, the novel will force readers to take stock of their lives and the people and things that make them worth living. Ages 14-up." Publishers Weekly (Copyright © Reed Business Information, Inc. All rights reserved.)
"Review" by , "...laced with insight, good humor, and wonder... "
"Review" by , "...the stakes are poignantly conveyed through Mia's vivid memories of a rich, rewarding life."
"Review" by , "Forman's characters are smart and solid. There is little wasted prose, and not a single event rings false. Music lovers will appreciate the passions of Mia, Adam, and her family."
"Review" by , "Readers will find themselves engrossed in Mia's struggles and will race to the satisfying yet realistic conclusion.... Both brutal and beautiful, this thought-provoking story will stay with readers long after the last page is turned."
"Synopsis" by , 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.

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The love story of Jenny and Billy continues in this captivating sequel to the acclaimed paranormal young adult novel A Certain Slant of Light.
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Hayley Matthews draws strength and focus from her dream of cheerleading, her family, and her Christian faith, as she battles cancer in a story of romance, adversity, and friendship, by the author of the Ghost Huntress series.
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Sixteen-year-old Addie, an aspiring actress on a mission to save the historic Jewel Theater, time travels between Seattle at the beginning of the War on Terror and the Seattle of WWI, with the help of a magic mirror. In both times the existence of the Jewel is threatened, war is looming, and someone she cares about is determined to fight.
"Synopsis" by , An earthquake and the discovery of a mysterious antique mirror unleash forces that jolt sixteen-year-old Addie McNeal back to 1917 Seattle, just as the United States is entering World War I. Addie finds herself shuttling back and forth between past and present, drawn in both times to the grand Jewel Theater. In both decades the existence of the Jewel is threatened and war is looming . . . and someone she cares about is determined to fight. Eventually, Addie realizes that only she has the key to saving the Jewel—and the lives of her friends. But will she figure out how to manipulate the intricately woven threads of time and truly set things right?


"Synopsis" by , Cyan was named after a shade of blue, her artist mother's favorite color. The color of the sea. Since her father's death last year, shes felt just as mercurial and dark as her namesake, and the distance between Cyan and her mother has grown as wide as an ocean. Now they're returning to the island of Curaçao in the Caribbean, where her father's mysterious accident occurred, and joining them will be Kammi--who may soon become a stepsister. Haunted by the secrets of the past, Cyan will explore all the depths of her blueness this summer, discovering the light, the darkness, and the many shades in between that are within her—and within us all.
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