“𝑴𝒂𝒚𝒃𝒆 𝒊𝒕‘𝒔 𝒃𝒆𝒕𝒕𝒆𝒓 𝒕𝒐 𝒉𝒂𝒗𝒆 𝒈𝒐𝒕𝒕𝒆𝒏 𝒊𝒕 𝒓𝒊𝒈𝒉𝒕 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝒃𝒆𝒆𝒏 𝒉𝒂𝒑𝒑𝒚 𝒇𝒐𝒓 𝒐𝒏𝒆 𝒅𝒂𝒚 𝒊𝒏𝒔𝒕𝒆𝒂𝒅 𝒐𝒇 𝒍𝒊𝒗𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒂 𝒍𝒊𝒇𝒆𝒕𝒊𝒎𝒆 𝒐𝒇 𝒘𝒓𝒐𝒏𝒈𝒔.”
So simply put, this is the story of two teenage boys, Mateo and Rufus, who discover that they have one day left to live. The book tells us how they meet, and the adventures they have. It’s simple, straightforward and honest. It’s a story of youth, hope, dreams and most importantly, friendships. A story of meeting people and touching lives, and love.
This is my first book by Adam Silvera, and I have loved it. Deeply and honestly. It made me laugh and cry at the same time. It made me reminisce and relive the brightest moments of my life, spent in the company of the few people who truly matter to me. Reading this book impresses upon me the value of life and the significance of time we have.
To make the most of it.
To cherish the moments, we are making.
To take risks, to fall in love, to be brave and face life head on.
To be kind to people.
To be generous in love.
To be thankful.
To live a life of no regrets (or as little regrets as possible).
It made me wonder what I would do if I discover that I had one more day to live? This is by no means a new concept to artists. This question has been asked time and again, by many. And more and more, I am realising that the answer comes down to –
𝐈 𝐰𝐢𝐥𝐥 𝐭𝐞𝐥𝐥 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐩𝐞𝐨𝐩𝐥𝐞 𝐰𝐡𝐨 𝐦𝐚𝐭𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐭𝐨 𝐦𝐞, 𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐈 𝐡𝐚𝐯𝐞 𝐥𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐝 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐦. 𝐓𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐈 𝐰𝐨𝐮𝐥𝐝𝐧‘𝐭 𝐤𝐧𝐨𝐰 𝐰𝐡𝐨 𝐈 𝐚𝐦, 𝐡𝐚𝐝 𝐈 𝐧𝐨𝐭 𝐡𝐚𝐝 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐚𝐦𝐚𝐳𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐮𝐧𝐞 𝐭𝐨 𝐡𝐚𝐯𝐞 𝐦𝐞𝐭 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐦.
𝐈 𝐰𝐢𝐥𝐥 𝐛𝐞 𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐟𝐮𝐥 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐚𝐥𝐥 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐨𝐩𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐮𝐧𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐞𝐬 𝐥𝐢𝐟𝐞 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐯𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐝 𝐦𝐞. 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐠𝐨𝐨𝐝 𝐨𝐧𝐞𝐬 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐛𝐚𝐝 𝐨𝐧𝐞𝐬. 𝐀𝐧𝐝 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐥𝐚𝐬𝐭 𝐨𝐩𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐮𝐧𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐭𝐨 𝐬𝐚𝐲 𝐠𝐨𝐨𝐝𝐛𝐲𝐞.
I loved this book. I hope others find it, read it and love it too.
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