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100 Days

3.83  ·  Rating details ·  666 ratings  ·  134 reviews
Agnes doesn't know it, but she only has one hundred days left to live. When she was just a baby, she was diagnosed with Progeria, a rare disease that causes her body to age at roughly ten times the normal rate. Now nearly sixteen years old, Agnes has already exceeded her life expectancy.

Moira has been Agnes’s best friend and protector since they were in elementary school.
287 pages
Published August 23rd 2016 by Farrar, Straus, & Giroux
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Shannon (It Starts At Midnight)
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This is a sweet book about friendship, learning to move forward, and to let go. 100 Days is a very character driven story exploring the lives of three teens, one of whom has progeria and has already lived longer than most people with the condition. Agnes knows that she isn't long for this world, but she worries more about those around her than herself. She's a beautiful character, an
T.J. Burns
I really loved this book. 100 Days by Nicole McInnes was such an inspiring read.

Three 15-year-olds, all insecure, all facing life’s most difficult challenges, all uncertain as to who they are, who they want to be, and where they are going, all attempt to find their way as best they can.

TJ's Time Travel Tips:

The most fascinating aspect of this book was following each teenager’s train of thought, and noticing how starkly they misjudged the motivations and i
Aug 10, 2017 rated it it was ok
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Jun 19, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: netgalley, kobo
3.5 stars. I absolutely loved this story about three high school students and the unique connection that is shared between them. I was literally sobbing by the time that I reached the conclusion.

The characters were written with distinctive enough voices that I didn't feel it was necessary to have their names heading each chapter. I found the story quite easy to read. The characters even sound like real teenagers. Which is rather fascinating in YA books, right?

Now this book is probably going to
Aug 12, 2017 rated it it was ok
Boooorrrrriiinnnngggggg.... From the book cover and summary I would've expected this to be some type of bucket list book, but instead, it's just a terminally ill girl and her best friend, and her other kinda best (ish) friend going through a badly plotted out year of school. Moira's really, REALLY annoying. Either you love yourself, or you don't, but don't go fluctuating between the two just so you're in the worst position. Boone. We never really found out why people didn't like Boone. Maybe he ...more
Brighid Walker
Oct 05, 2017 rated it really liked it
Now, let me tell you that my school library has a wide variety of books of many types and sizes. But while I was looking for a book this one called my name. It had a shiny blue cover I immediately grabbed it off the shelf.
100 days is a book about Agnes, Moira and Boone. Agnes doesn't know it but she only has 100 days to live. When she was just a baby, she was diagnosed with progeria a disease that causes her to age… very fast. An unexpected event brings these three friends together again.
Roger DeBlanck
Aug 11, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: ypl
Many thanks to the author and publisher for giving me an advanced copy of 100 Days. McInnes’s second young adult novel is a memorable story about three unique teens. They find themselves as misfits among their classmates, yet the three find solace within their own special friendship. McInnes does an outstanding job of drawing up the characterizations for each of the story’s three main protagonists. Agnes is “the little old lady girl.” She suffers from Progeria, a fatal genetic condition which ca ...more
Jul 07, 2017 rated it really liked it
Ugh, this book was sad. Too sad. Even though we knew the worst kind of ending was coming, I still felt like crap in the morning.

100 Days took me on a road with several potholes, sharp turns, and many beautiful roadside attractions. So many obstacles were thrown in these characters' way, yet they took the damage and kept on. They were bursting with their own personalities and their own quirks. Moira was me in a nutshell, Agnes was lovable, and Boone was stronger and smarter and kinder than everyo
Agnes doesn't know it yet, but she has 100 days left to live. She has progeria--a disease that makes a child's body age way faster than normal (and Agnes, at 16, is lucky to have survived this long). Her best friend, Moira, takes care of her like a bodyguard and a mom, escorting her through the halls so she doesn't get injured and driving her in a special car seat to and from school. But Agnes doesn't want to be coddled. She knows she isn't long for this world, so she wants to live it up, get al ...more
Jun 16, 2017 rated it liked it
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Jan 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing
A heartwarming and sweet book I read in 2017 is 100 Days by Nicole McInnes. This story is mainly for realistic fiction lovers, which is one of my favorite genres. I love how the readers get each point of view from Agnes, a frail girl who suffers from a rare disease called Progeria and doesn't know that she only has one hundred days left to live. Moira, Agnes's best friend and protector since they were little, and unlike Agnes, she is big which results in her getting called names. Then we have B ...more
Oct 22, 2017 rated it really liked it
Be will need tissues.
Jul 08, 2017 rated it really liked it
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Quick and fun, and I loved the characters. When I cry multiple times while reading, it's a good thing.
Feb 08, 2018 rated it really liked it
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Elena Mills
Aug 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This book was powerful and very realistic. It's hard not to fall in love with the authors writing style, and characters, and pretty much everything about the book. Nothing is sugar coated.
100 Days is about a 16-year-old girl who has already exceeded her life expectancy. Agnes has Progeria, that awful disease that causes children to age at 10 times the normal rate. Agnes looks like a fragile little, old lady and, although she and her friends don’t know it, she only has 100 days to live. Moira is Agnes’ best friend and protector. She was paired with Agnes when they were in elementary school and they have been inseparable ever since. Moira is definitely trying to find herself. She i ...more
Olivia Ard
Oct 16, 2016 rated it liked it
Shelves: netgalley
100 Days follows three teenagers over the course of three and a half months, between the moment they start to re-form their friend group and the moment one of them passes away. Agnes has a rare disease, Progeria, which causes her body to age at roughly ten times the normal rate. At sixteen, she's one of the oldest living people with the disease. Her best friend, an overweight goth girl named Moira, has served as her protector since grade school, but Boone hasn't been in their lives for over two ...more
As readers will surmise from the book's title, the countdown is on for the three characters, teens whose lives wind around each other in surprising ways. Fifteen-year-old Agnes has progeria, a disease that speeds up the aging process in her body, and while she knows that she won't live to a ripe old age, she has no idea that she has only 100 days left, days that are counted down through her version of the days as well as the glimpses into their own lives that are afforded by Moira, Agnes's best ...more
BookWorm 221
Nov 04, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2016, arcs-2016

This book was a total surprise for me, I went into it without really knowing what it was about, I just went with the initial premise and I have to say I found myself really enjoying it almost from the first chapter.

The book is told from 3 different points of view Agnes, Moira and Boone. And is told in Agnes’s final 100 days on this earth, and before you freak out about that, it is not a spoiler since it is in the description (I checked several times). Each chapter told
Liz Friend
Jan 24, 2017 rated it really liked it
The story: None of them knows it, but Agnes has only 100 days to live. Moira, her Goth best friend, spends most of her time trying to protect Agnes. Boone, with his dead father and semi-crazy mother, has lots of other things to worry about beside two less-than-perfect girls. But when they forgive him for something bad that happened a long time ago, Boone finds friendship and even love. And Moira finds a way to move on when something expected, but terrible, happens.

June Cleaver's ratings: Languag
Stacey Conrad
May 31, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: netgalley, 2016, hs-copy
Boone, Moira, and Agnes, I want my library to be your safe space. But I'm happy you found the FACS room, instead. Marcy will take care of you.

Moira has spent much of her life protecting Agnes from others. Boone was once their friend, but he made a poor choice in sixth grade that broke the bond. So much is going on in each of their heads, they have trouble seeing each other, but with patience they are able to find common ground again. Moira has heard insults all her life about her size, Shamu, F
Nov 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing
100 days by Nicole McInnes started out with two best friends, one, (Moira) who guarded the other, (Agnes) from bullies who made fun of her for her disease. Agnes had Progeria and little did she know, she had 100 days left to live. What I really liked about this book, was that it showed the amazing, and true bond between friends. When Boone came into the friend group, the two girls learned to accept him even though he wasn't nice to them in the past.
People should read this book because they will
Lauren Hanzelka
May 01, 2016 rated it liked it
Thanks to NetGalley for allowing me to read this book! I enjoyed the unique mix of personalities and identities between the three friends, Agnes, Moria, and Boone. The three young adults balance each other out in every way possible. I found it very interesting the author chose to focus on a young teen with Progeria. I have heard of the disease and find it fascinating. Hearing a story told from the perspective of a teen fighting the sickness was a fresh perspective. In addition, I liked the way t ...more
Kirsten Soots
Sep 15, 2017 rated it it was ok
'100 Days' just seemed to really dig in on the stereotypes of teens, it seemed.
I had trouble feeling sorry for or relating to the characters because of this. I just felt cringey more than anything, but it was still mildly interesting.
Mar 22, 2018 rated it liked it
On the back of this book it says something along the lines of "three friends have 100 days to do everything that counts." Agnes has progeria, and being almost 16, she's lived longer than most progeria kids have. Moira, her tall, overweight 'protector' best friend has a grudge against Boone, a poor kid whose struggling with anger issues due to his father's rage and untimely death and his mothers complete shutdown from the world. They all used to be friends, but Boone did something stupid in the s ...more
Hayley Lokey
Sep 09, 2018 rated it really liked it
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100 Days by Nicole McInnes, 387 pages. Farrar Straus Giroux, 2016. $18.

Content: Language: PG-13 (65 swears); Mature Content: PG-13; Violence: PG-13.



Agnes, Moira and Boone all used to be friends until something happened in elementary school. They all have their troubles. Agnes has Progeria, a disease that causes her body to age 7 times faster than a normal person’s body would. Moira has always been Agnes’s sidekick and loyal protector.
My mom bought me this book because she thought that I'd enjoy it. Well, she was right. I loved this book so much! Agnes' character is so real, and even though she's only 15, her perspective on the world is so mature, and she wasn't afraid of dying. Moira is conflicted. She is "big", and thinks very little of herself, and a lot of teenage girls do. I'm so glad that she learned to love herself in time. Boone is difficult. He seemed like a jerk at first, but as he grew closer to Moira and Agnes, hi ...more
Bethany Miller
Mar 02, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: royal_march_2017
3.5 stars

Agnes suffers from a rare disease called progeria that causes premature aging and leads to an early death. Small and fragile, Agnes has relied on her friend Moira to act as a kind of bodyguard to protect her from the sometimes rough and tumble world of high school. Moira is a large girl and has been picked on because of it since middle school. She copes with it by wearing an armor of black clothing and heavy goth style make up. Boone was friends with Moira and Agnes in middle school unt
Feb 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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