Before I Go
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A heart-wrenching debut novel in the bestselling tradition of P.S. I Love You about a young woman with breast cancer who undertakes a mission to find a new wife for her husband before she passes away.
Twenty-seven-year-old Daisy already beat breast cancer three years ago. How can this be happening to her again?
On the eve of what was supposed to be a triumphant “Cancerversary” with her husband Jack to celebrate three years of being cancer-free, Daisy suffers a devastating blow: her doctor tells her that the cancer is back, but this time it’s an aggressive stage four diagnosis. She may have as few as four months left to live. Death is a frightening prospect—but not because she’s afraid for herself. She’s terrified of what will happen to her brilliant but otherwise charmingly helpless husband when she’s no longer there to take care of him. It’s this fear that keeps her up at night, until she stumbles on the solution: she has to find him another wife.
With a singular determination, Daisy scouts local parks and coffee shops and online dating sites looking for Jack’s perfect match. But the further she gets on her quest, the more she questions the sanity of her plan. As the thought of her husband with another woman becomes all too real, Daisy’s forced to decide what’s more important in the short amount of time she has left: her husband’s happiness—or her own?
From Publishers Weekly
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Before I Go
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Wonderful story, well written
I read Before I Go in a single day. Even knowing it would be an tear jerker, parts of it were still hard to read. Obviously I cried at the end.
What a great book! This is an author that I hope will write lots of books! I loved this first novel of hers! The storyline was unique, and while you wouldn't expect it to include humor, she did a great job of injecting humor & wit into this book. I thought she was spot-on with Daisy's thoughts & feelings as she faced her own mortality. I found myself being able to identify with Daisy, even though I've never had cancer or "Lots of Cancer." I did not want this book to end. I hope this author's next novel comes out SOON! I'm already looking forward to read more by her! Thank you for such a great read! I highly recommend this book!!!
- Category: Fiction & Literature
- Published: Jan 06, 2015
- Publisher: Gallery Books
- Seller: Simon and Schuster Digital Sales Inc.
- Print Length: 320 Pages
- Language: English