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Goodbye Doesn't Mean Forever (Melissa & Jory #2)

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Jory Delaney has always had lots of money. But there's one thing she knows she cannot buy--and that's her best friend Melissa's life. Although Melissa's leukemia is in remission, it's hard for both girls to hold on to the possibility of a very bright future.

When Melissa's health begins to deteriorate, Jory watches her friend's courageous battle and is overwhelmed by a sens
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Paperback, 166 pages
Published July 7th 1989 by Laurel Leaf Library (first published July 1st 1989)
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Michelle
Jun 04, 2009 Michelle rated it really liked it
This book was about Jody's life after the diagnose of Melissa's life. She was always there for her friend. She also faced challenges from her personal life to school life. Melissa became her motivation for school and life.
I think that this strongly shows the special love between best friends. One way to know if that person is your best friend is through working with each other and support each other at hard times. A connection I can make is that during this year I have most depression moment of
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Megan
When I first started this book I didn't think I was going to like Jory too much, with the way she treated her mother in the beginning and coming off like a spoiled brat. However, slowly her behavior started to make sense, and I began to like her. I kind of wish I'd read Too Young to Die, the first book about these two characters, first. I don't think it was necessary, since all the back story was given, but now I know the outcome of that one. I'll still read it sometime, but I'll probably wait s ...more
Mary Bronson
Oct 30, 2014 Mary Bronson rated it it was amazing
I thought this was a pretty good book. I really enjoyed reading it. The book was heartwarming and heartbreaking at the same time. I loved the characters and plot of the story. It was a nice continuation from the first book and how it was from the POV of the best friend.
Amy Kidneigh
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Second book I've read by this author and ugh gets me each time!
Deval Faldu
Jul 28, 2012 Deval Faldu rated it it was amazing
One of the best book I have read. I loved it so much that I lied to my librarian that I lost it & ended up paying the entire cost of the book which was not in a great condition... But I don't regret it. This book is a treasure...
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Bethanyh2o
Jul 08, 2007 Bethanyh2o rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Anyone
The book was very enjoyable to read !
It gives you more thoughts about how you treat your friends !
It was a very inspiring book.
I am glad i read this book !
Belén Torres
Aug 08, 2010 Belén Torres rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book is very tender and sad. It taught me about loyal friendship and love, and that death is not the end of everything. I really loved it.
Kianna
Feb 13, 2008 Kianna rated it really liked it
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This book really touched me. At first i didnt think would be that interesting ,but at the end i really learned alot from it.
Caroline
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Recommends it for: fans of the author, people who liked the first book
Melissa needs a bone marrow transplant, but how can Jory help out? This book was pretty good, and not too predictable.
Linda
Dec 16, 2012 Linda rated it it was amazing
Fabulously written! It was the perfect ending to this mini series. I could not asked for a better ending.
Marina
i've never cried so much over a book If you've read the first this ones just as good.
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This was really good. I started crying!
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Lurlene McDaniel (born c. 1948) is an author who has written over 50 young adult books. She is well known for writing about characters struggling with chronic and terminal illnesses, such as cancer, diabetes, and organ failure.


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