Gayle Forman is an award-winning author and journalist whose articles have appeared in numerous publications, including Seventeen, Cosmopolitan, The Nation and The New York Times Magazine. She lives in Brooklyn with her family.
Meet Maribeth Klein --- a harried working mother who’s so busy taking care of her husband and twins, she doesn’t even realize she’s had a heart attack. Surprised to discover that her recuperation seems to be an imposition on those who rely on her, Maribeth packs a bag and leaves. Once away from home, and with the help of new friendships, she sees her life from a different perspective and is able to own up to secrets she has been keeping from herself and those she loves.
After spending an amazing day and night together in Paris, JUST ONE YEAR is Willem's story, picking up where JUST ONE DAY ended. His story of their year of quiet longing and near misses is a perfect counterpoint to Allyson's own as Willem undergoes a transformative journey, questioning his path, finding love, and ultimately redefining himself.
Seventeen-year-old Mia had everything to live for --- a loving family, a beloved boyfriend, and her brilliant cello playing (and, very possibly, an acceptance to Juilliard). But everything changes during a tragic car accident. Now Mia hovers near the hospital bed where her physical body lies in a coma, weighing her options. Should she die, or should she stay?