Eleven minutes passed before Delaney Maxwell was pulled from the icy waters of a Maine lake by her best friend Decker Phillips. By then her heart had stopped beating. Her brain had stopped working. She was dead. And yet she somehow defied medical precedent to come back seemingly fine-despite the scans that showed significant brain damage. Everyone wants Delaney to be all right, but she knows she's far from normal. Pulled by strange sensations she can't control or explain, Delaney finds herself drawn to the dying. Is her altered brain now predicting death, or causing it? Then Delaney meets Troy Varga, who recently emerged from a coma with similar abilities. At first she's reassured to find someone who understands the strangeness of her new existence, but Delaney soon discovers that Troy's motives aren't quite what she thought. Is their gift a miracle, a freak of nature-or something much more frightening? For fans of best-sellers like Before I Fall and If I Stay, this is a fascinating and heart-rending story about love and friendship and the fine line between life and death.
©2012 Megan Miranda (P)2013 Audible Inc.
This is a beautiful piece of writing. The pace of the story is spot on, and the narrator was superb. I'm reviewing this from a prompt at the end of the audio version. I have no firm idea where this review will manifest, so will mention how good she was. In short she was flat-out brilliant.
I would recommend this to anyone wanting a gripping story that'll keep them fighting exhaustion, continuing to read after three in the morning.
"Well Written, great narrator"
I really enjoyed this book. The narrator is one of my favorites and is perfect for young adult fiction. The story line was very unique. The only thing I would warn anyone about is that it is a dark and depressing type of story. If you are in a sad or depressed mood, I would suggest something a little more upbeat. Otherwise, it was a good read. I am looking forward to the next in the series.
Yes I always read Or listen to books I really like to get
A different perspective ,
The Agony of dying and fighting to live when the main
Character falls and is drowning in the icy water
Her skill is memorable and listening gives
A being there perspective
No.... I wanted to cherish every part of the
This book was listed as age 11-13. It had way too much language and sexual content for me to ever let my 12 year old read. It just wasn't necessary to the story.
"Read this book"
The first chapter had me hooked! All the characters are so well written and the ending is perfect! Even though I almost cried like 3 times!
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