Spring '09 Kids List
“This is a simple, beautifully told story of a girl's experiences after a horrific car crash. Forman deals with this difficult topic in a way that is striking and unusual, and thoroughly impressive.”
— Suzanna Hermans, Oblong Books & Music, Rhinebeck, NY
A special anniversary edition of Gayle Forman's breakout bestseller, If I Stay, in a brand new look and with an exclusive new prequel!
Everything can change in an instant. For Mia, the day started like any other, surrounded by a loving family, an adoring boyfriend, and a bright future filled with music and infinite possibilities. What she never expected is the choice before her now. Caught between life and death, between a happy past and an uncertain future, Mia has to contemplate everything she holds dear and make a choice: to go or to stay.
Heartwrenchingly raw and heartbreakingly romantic, Gayle Forman's international bestseller asks the ultimate question: What would you do if you had to choose?
About the Author
Gayle Forman is an award-winning, internationally bestselling author and journalist. She is the author of Just One Day and Just One Year, and the companion e-novella Just One Night, as well as the New York Times bestsellers If I Stay and Where She Went. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband and daughters.
"Beautifully written."--Entertainment Weekly
"A beautiful novel."--Los Angeles Times
"A do-not-miss story of love, friendship, family, loss, control, and coping."--Justine Magazine
"The brilliance of this book is the simplicity."-- The Wall Street Journal
"A touching and thought-provoking novel."--Romantic Times