Just One Day

Just One Day

Book - 2013
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"Sparks fly when American good girl Allyson encounters laid-back Dutch actor Willem, so she follows him on a whirlwind trip to Paris, upending her life in just one day and prompting a year of self-discovery and the search for true love."-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Dutton Books, 2013
ISBN: 9780525425915
0525425918
9780142422953
Characteristics: 369 p. ; 22 cm

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kirstd31 Mar 20, 2017

The beginning and the end of the book are exciting. The middle is really boring. The book was okay, but due to the ending now I will have to read the next book to see what happens.

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Feb 11, 2017

I was just reminded of Daya's song "Love of My Life" when thinking about what to write here. ("....But I'm looking for the love of my liiiiiife..."). But anyways, what if you thought you found your soulmate? You got to spend a brief time together, then 'poof" and everything has to go back to the way it was before. Would you pursue what you thought you had? Or move on pretending it never mattered (that much) and you would find someone else eventually. Basically, that's what one girl has to decide here. After spending a brief time with some boy who changed her in Paris, she contemplates her emotions on a journey to find him, all while trying to find herself. 4/5 stars
- @Siri of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

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fseac20
Dec 06, 2016

Allyson goes to Paris with a Stranger name Williem. they fall in love and they make love and one day Allyson wakes to only realizes that he is not there anymore. Now the Gayle Forman takes you in a journey where Allyson is searching for someone she can't stop thinking about, she might even that he is her true love.

JCLDebbieF Sep 21, 2016

"Why are you making a bucket list then?"
"Because if you wait until you're really dying, it's too late."

BostonPL_LauraB Jun 01, 2016

Haven't read YA OR a romance in awhile so this one fit the bill, especially with the travel element added in. The middle bits were a bit boring, but both the beginning and end were strong. I've already picked up the second after that cliffhanger though!

JewelMcLatchy Jul 13, 2015

If you only read 1 epic teen romance in the next 5 years, this (and the companion books) should be it.

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Britt008
Apr 15, 2015

Although this book seems to have gotten an over all good review, I do not agree. I felt that the book dragged on after the "one day". I almost stopped reading it because I felt that many aspects of the book were unesisary and didn't add to the climax of the book. A matter of fact, I don't feel that there ever was a climax reached. And the ending... It upsets me that I have to read another book to find out what happens. I want to read a sequel because I want to be in that world the author created longer and go on another adventure with those characters. Not to find out the end (which in my opinion was unfinished) of the first book.

prettyfullfun Dec 17, 2014

Very good read! highly recommend Just One year and Just One Night as well.

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Indigo_Baboon_3
Oct 19, 2014

LITERALLY BEST BOOK EVER!! i loved it so much and definitely recommend it. I'm reading the sequel right now and dying to know what happens!!!

booklady413 Aug 24, 2014

Great coming of age story. After you read this one, check out the sequel.

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blue_horse_2733
Jul 10, 2015

this book is about a girl who goes to europe and meets a boy named willem and goes to paris with him

BKLYNCaroline Jul 26, 2014

"And the people we pretend at, they're already in us. That's why we pretend them in the first place."

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BlueBee1560
Mar 18, 2013

BlueBee1560 thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over

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mimipookie
Jul 03, 2015

Sometimes you can only feel something by its absence. By the empty spaces it leaves behind.

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