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Before I Fall

The official film tie-in that will take your breath away

By Lauren Oliver

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The movie tie-in edition of a book as compelling as The Lovely Bones and as memorable as Jenny Downham's Before I Die.

A bestselling summer read as heartbreaking as The Lovely Bones and as gripping as Jenny Downham's Before I Die.

**Now a major Netflix movie starring Zoey Deutch, Halston Sage, Logan Miller, Kian Lawley**

'Gossip Girl meets Groundhog Day' Grazia

'Tender, funny and raw' Marie Claire

'A clever, funny, insightful and utterly addictive novel' Daily Mail

'Compelling and poignant, a truly memorable read' Closer


They say 'live every day as if it's your last' - but you never actually think it's going to be. At least I didn't.
The thing is, you don't get to know when it happens. You don't remember to tell your family that you love them or - in my case - remember to say goodbye to them at all.

But what if, like me, you could live your last day over and over again? Could you make it perfect? If your whole life flashed before your eyes, would you have no regrets? Or are there some things you'd want to change...?


'This book will take your breath away' She

'A beautifully written and outrageously weepy tale' Daily Mirror

Biographical Notes

Lauren Oliver captivated readers with her achingly beautiful first novel, BEFORE I FALL. She followed that up with her bestselling young adult Delirium Trilogy and three adult novels. Her latest book, REPLICA, was published in 2016.

She is also the author of three novels for young readers, including the CURIOSITY HOUSE series. A graduate of the University of Chicago and NYU's MFA program, she lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Find more information at www.laurenoliverbooks.com, or connect with Lauren on Twitter (/OliverBooks) and on Facebook (/laurenoliverbooks).

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  • ISBN: 9781473654785
  • Publication date: 09 Feb 2017
  • Page count: 384
  • Imprint: Hodder Paperbacks
Hugely moving and gorgeously written . . . an extremely clever and well-written novel that is ultimately uplifting. — Heat
A very sophisticated novel . . . Oliver handles her characters with an impressive lightness of touch and writes evocatively about youth . . . a clever, funny, insightful and utterly addictive novel — Daily Mail
A startling piece of writing that is utterly believable and beautifully told... If you only read one book this year, it should be this one. — www.thebookbag.co.uk
'Beautifully written, compelling and poignant, a truly memorable read' ***** — Closer
A book to fall in love with — Bella
Poignant . . . This tale of second chances will have you clinging on to your Kleenex — Now
Moving and thought-provoking — Woman
Gossip Girl meets Groundhog DayGrazia
Heartbreakingly good . . . Up there with Alice Sebold's The Lovely Bones, it'll make you want to hold close the ones you love and never let them go. Impossible to forget. — News of the World
A thought-provoking and compelling story that is brave and insightful for a new author — Sun
This book will take your breath away — She
A beautifully written and outrageously weepy tale. — Daily Mirror
Tender, funny and raw — Marie Claire
A pitch-perfect Groundhog Day/Lovely Bones hybrid — guardian.co.uk
This is very special . . . It's full of 'what ifs' and raw emotion — Sarah Broadhurst, The Bookseller
Take the concept of Groundhog Day, add stunning prose and layers of emotional development, and the result is a book to fall in love with over and over again — Daily Record
Beautifully written — Daily Record
BEFORE I FALL is amazing, fantastic, a groundbreaking debut. — www.wondrousreads.com
'BEFORE I FALL is beautifully written; brave, sincere and very addictive. It captures the essence of high-school brilliantly, and will have you laughing, crying and philosophising. I wholeheartedly recommend BEFORE I FALL. The best book I've read in the last year.' — www.novelicious.com
Brilliantly written, gritty, deep and compassionate. I couldn't give it a higher recommendation! — Guardian
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