The Day Before [Mini-Review]

The Day BeforeTitle: The Day Before
Author: Lisa Schroeder
Genre: Verse, Young Adult
ISBN: 1442417439
Pages: 320
Year: 2011
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Source: Review copy from the publisher
Rating: 4.5/5

My Thoughts/Summary:

Ms. Schroeder has done it again. The second I could get my hands on her new novel-in-verse, I found a cozy spot and read the entire thing start to finish. And there was crying.

Amber’s life is about to change in a big way. So she wants one more perfect day to herself. She leaves a note for her family and hops on a bus to the beach. And then she meets Cade. Immediate attraction ensues. Cade and Amber spend a perfect day together. But Cade has some issues himself.

The book is well-written and moving. The words, though few, are jam-packed with emotion. It may not take you long to read this one, but it will stay with you for a long time. I highly recommend this one to you.

[Note: I am using the mini-review format while I am away. Full length reviews will return in July.]

4 thoughts on “The Day Before [Mini-Review]

  1. zibilee June 27, 2011 / 11:30 am

    Any book that keeps me hooked AND makes me cry is a good one in my eyes. I am going to have to be on the lookout for this one! Thanks for the great and enticing review!


  2. Stephanie June 27, 2011 / 7:41 pm

    I am in the mood for a good YA book and this one sounds like it fits the bill.


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