Title: Always and Forever
Author: Karla J. Nellenbach
Publisher: Booktrope Editions
Ok I knew what I was getting myself into when I signed up to review this book, so I only have myself to blame for my current emotional state. This book was a heartbreaking look at a life being cut short. Mia was so many things: she was funny, sarcastic, smart, and loveable. The way she deals with her diagnosis seemed so real to me. At first she didn't want to accept it, but eventually she has no choice. It's at that point where she realizes she doesn't want to watch her loved ones go through the process of her dying. She just wants to take the easy way out. I didn't blame her for that, but I was getting pissed at her for wasting what time she had left!!
Towards the end of the book when things started getting really emotional, the writing started getting really beautiful. I loved the last third of the book so much even though it was the hardest to read. I think I must like to put myself through emotional pain because after The Fault in Our Starsby John Green I should've learned my lesson. I was in a week long depression after reading that book, and I think I'm emotionally scarred from this one too.
OVERALL: If you want to read something meaningful with characters that become your best friends, read this one!!
PS- the cat is named Horcrux!! Love it!!!
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