I know, I know! Em and I have been lacking with our Friday Favourites! It’s been a busy first couple weeks of school and it’s going to get busier. Bare with us. 😛 We’ll try our best to continue to keep posting Friday Favs. (And for me, my book reviews… It’s going to be a challenge to balance school, extra-curriculars, sleep and this blog.)
Now, this week my Friday Fav is a lot of people’s Fav. It’s now a movie, a wonderful, beautiful movie at that. It’s about this young girl who plays the cello, who must choose whether to stay or go. We follow flashbacks from her past about the beginning of her romantic relationship with a certain musician, and her growing into a confident young woman.
If you haven’t guessed already, ladies and gentlemen, I present to you, If I Stay by Gayle Forman
If I Stay
By Gayle Forman
Paperback, 261 pages
Published April 6th 2010 by Speak (first published 2009)
Average Rating: 3.96
The critically acclaimed, bestselling novel from Gayle Forman, author of Where She Went, Just One Day, and Just One Year.
Soon to be a major motion picture, starring Chloe Moretz!
In the blink of an eye everything changes. Seventeen year-old Mia has no memory of the accident; she can only recall what happened afterwards, watching her own damaged body being taken from the wreck. Little by little she struggles to put together the pieces- to figure out what she has lost, what she has left, and the very difficult choice she must make. Heartwrenchingly beautiful, this will change the way you look at life, love, and family.
Now a major motion picture starring Chloe Grace Moretz, Mia’s story will stay with you for a long, long time.