Book-A-Like: If I Stay & Before I Fall

Heart-rending stories about life and the choices we make feature in today’s QBD Book-a-like.   If I Stay by Gayle Forman: Just listen,’ Adam says with a voice that sounds like shrapnel. I open my eyes wide now. I sit up as much as I can. And I listen.‘Stay,’ he says. Everybody has to make […]

QBD Reviews: Where She Went by Gayle Forman

I quite enjoyed this sequel to If I Stay. Sometimes a sequel can be a let-down but not this one. I liked how this story was told from Adam’s perspective, his thoughts and feelings of life after Mia “woke up”. Through Adam’s memories and encounters with people in the present day we find out about […]

Reviewsday: Leave Me by Gayle Forman

I loved this story, mainly because the characters were so well written. I was prepared not to like “Leave Me” as the main character seemed selfish when reading the blurb. However, as usual Gayle has written very interesting characters that are easy to connect to; events in “Leave Me” could happen to anyone. Maribeth is […]

Leave Me: Our September Book of the Month

Leave Me is a story of the pressures of motherhood. The pressures put on us by others, but more specifically the pressures we put ourselves. Maribeth Klein finds herself in the position most mothers’ do, she has to juggle it all: work, friends, a husband and kids. But when she almost dies of a heart […]