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Everyone has to die. We all know it.
With only a few months of life left, sixteen-year-old Tessa knows it better than most.
She's made a list though - ten things she wants to do before she dies. Number one is sex. Starting tonight.
But getting what you want isn't easy. And getting what youwant doesn't always give you what you need. And sometimes the most unexpected things become important.
Uplifting, life-affirming, joyous - this extraordinary novel celebrates what it is to be alive by confronting what it's really like to die. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
Jenny Downham did a very good job writing this book.
I found this story an easy, fast moving read with frustrations & humanity along the way...I became immersed in her life & was very emotional at the end.
Trying to make the best of the time she has left, Tessa comes up with a list of things she would like to experience before she dies.
Jenny Downham does an excellent job of describing the remaining life and the feelings of a dying teenaged girl.Published 1 month ago by aisling
I loved the movie "Now is Good," and sometimes when I like a movie enough, I will go back and read the book to go deeper. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Lori L. Clark
This book was easily one of my favorites.It captures life in a way that is almost unexplainable,it shows how just as quickly as something begins it can end. Read morePublished 2 months ago by ship2
This will be a short review, or at least, i hope so.
i have a confession to make- it is obvious right from the start how the book would end, as a result i was skeptical... Read more
Before I die is a eye opening and heart filled story that follows the story of teenage love with the burden of a terminal illness. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Julie Hayes
I always said that there must be better books out there than The Fault in Our Stars by John Green when tackling teenage cancer in a novel. And there was. I have just read it. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Maxine (Booklover Catlady)
It was hard for me to read it since I have a daughter and I will always put myself on her father spot. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Gabriela Morales