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Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver
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Mar 03, 12

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Read in March, 2012

** spoiler alert ** Lauren Oliver is a fantastic writer. No doubt, she's awesome. She has captured the voice of a teenage girl and written her beautifully.

That being said, I hate that Sam died. I know, I know, it says even in the synopsis that she's reliving the day she died. But I thought it would be like Groundhog Day, which all the reviews compare it to, in that she makes things right and then everything is OK. I get the moral of the story and whatever, but I wanted a happier ending.

That said, it's still a great book and I don't regret spending a day reading it.

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Amanda  Nemec I can't wait to read it!!!

Rachel I, too, hate that she died! I kept hoping that maybe she was in a coma.

Amanda  Nemec Just finished it. Hate.

Amanda  Nemec (Why did she have to die?!)

Amanda Right?! She totally could have lived and everything could be good. On the other hand, I guess not every book has to have a big red bow and a perfect ending.

Amanda  Nemec But here's the problem with her dying the way she did... Yeah she saved that girl but now that poor girl is going to be tortured even more by those kids. Because she's responsible for Sam's death.

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