The Day Before

The Day Before

Book - 2012
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Baker & Taylor
Sixteen-year-old Amber, hoping to spend one perfect day alone at the beach before her world is turned upside down, meets, and feels a strong connection to Cade, who is looking for his own escape, for a very different reason.

Simon and Schuster
From the author of I Heart You, You Haunt Me, an irresistibly romantic novel in verse.
 

Amber’s life is spinning out of control. All she wants is to turn up the volume on her iPod until all of the demands of family and friends fade away. So she sneaks off to the beach to spend a day by herself.
     Then Amber meets Cade. Their attraction is instant, and Amber can tell he’s also looking for an escape. Together they decide to share a perfect day: no pasts, no fears, no regrets.
     The more time that Amber spends with Cade, the more she’s drawn to him. And the more she’s troubled by his darkness. Because Cade’s not just living in the now—he’s living each moment like it’s his last.
     Told in verse and brimming with raw emotion and pure romance, this is a gracefully woven tale of life-changing secrets and unexpected friendship.

Publisher: New York ; Toronto : Simon & Schuster Children's Pub., 2012, c2011
Edition: 1st Simon Pulse pbk. ed. --
ISBN: 9781442417441
1442417447
Branch Call Number: FIC Schro
Characteristics: 307 p

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Hankate20
Jul 27, 2017

really good!! I loved how it was written in poems but you could still completely understand it. characters really really good!! & hit me in the feels definitely haha, if you are looking for a short good read this book is for you and I know a lot of her books aren't at the library but I've read quite a few and they are all good!! (Falling for you; the bridge from me to you; I heart you, you haunt me; etc)

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lipglossgirl
Aug 19, 2015

Like reading a beautiful poem.

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muffinpopcorn
Dec 18, 2014

This is a powerful and awesome story. Written in verse format and just leaves you wanting more . A storyline that is unique and makes you think/wonder this could happen . Recommend this book, you won't regret reading it .

ARIEL D SMITH Oct 28, 2014

A sweet short good book that will have you wanting more.

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hellokitty124
May 30, 2013

"It's a constant battle./A war between/ remembering and forgetting" -Lisa Schoreder, "The Day Before"

I was actually surprised by this book and how much I enjoyed reading it. I don't really like poetry, but the writing is so simple and stunning that it didn't read like a bunch of poems. The style works extremely well with the plot, it somehow turns what could be a boring and teen-angst ridden catastrophe into a captivating tale. The verse is relatable and charming, like an inspirational quote trending the web, except that some of the lines in this book are actually very popular online. That's how you know a book is good: if people quote it online.

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cheesecake1357
Aug 05, 2012

I really love this book. I literally read it in one sitting. I've only just started reading novels written in verse, and Schroeder wrote it so well, some parts of it really hit me, and I had to read it twice. It was really sweet, I love it!

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sdoan
Dec 22, 2011

Such a beautiful book, I highly recommend this. It's written in verse and the emotions in this book are conveyed so beautifully.

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Liz6
Nov 03, 2011

AWWWWW!!!! This is an awesome book!!! I reccomend anyone who likes romance and "family" stuff read this book. I finished in less than 3 hours too! Cade&Amber!!!!!!
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suryadev
Oct 07, 2011

love it

autumnaer Sep 04, 2011

This was a great book..As with Schroeder's other bestseller 'I Heart You, You Haunt Me', I fell in love...with the characters story and just the overall novel. Beautifully written and captivating. Along with paigeannebluestreak446 I finished in less than 3 hours. A must read for people like me :)

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hellokitty124
May 30, 2013

"Because this day,
this wonderful,
beautiful,
glorious day,
just wouldn't be complete
without a little,
or a lot, of
glitter"

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hellokitty124
May 30, 2013

"It's a constant battle.
A war between
remembering and forgetting."

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paigers9081 Sep 04, 2011

Coarse Language: This title contains Coarse Language.

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