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  • Published: 16 January 2013
  • ISBN: 9781849415668
  • Imprint: Definitions
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 400
  • RRP: $19.99

Just One Day




A captivating, heart-breaking love story from the bestselling author of If I Stay.

From the author of the international bestseller, IF I STAY, now a major film starring Chloe Grace Moretz.

When sheltered American good girl Allyson "LuLu" Healey first meets laid-back Dutch actor Willem De Ruiter at an underground performance of Twelfth Night in England, there's an undeniable spark. After just one day together, that spark bursts into a flame, or so it seems to Allyson, until the following morning, when she wakes up after a whirlwind day in Paris to discover that Willem has left. Over the next year, Allyson embarks on a journey to come to terms with the narrow confines of her life, and through Shakespeare, travel, and a quest for her almost-true-love, to break free of those confines.

Perfect for fans of John Green, Just One Day is the first in a sweepingly romantic duet of novels. Willem's story - Just One Year - is out now.

  • Published: 16 January 2013
  • ISBN: 9781849415668
  • Imprint: Definitions
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 400
  • RRP: $19.99

About the author

Gayle Forman

GAYLE FORMAN is an award-winning author and journalist whose articles have appeared in numerous publications, including Seventeen, Cosmopolitan and Elle in the US. She lives in Brooklyn with her family.

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Praise for Just One Day

I cannot wait to get my hands on the next one!

Daisy Chain Book Reviews

Romantics will get swept up in the story, which has it all: true love, Paris, Shakespeare, and yes, the notion that 'anything can happen in just one day'.

Booklist

A sweepingly romantic new love story from the If I Stay author

The Bookseller

Offering mystery, drama, and an evocative portrait of unrequited love, this open-ended novel will leave fans eagerly anticipating the companion story

Publishers Weekly

Just One Day is a character rich exploration of that time in life when you need to re-examine who you are. It’s about clarity, and love, and heartbreak, and angst. It’s the reason I love reading Gayle Forman’s world.

Victoria State Library Blog

Author Forman explores “the line between true self and feigned self,” the multiple personae, roles and identities that coexist in a single soul.

Kirkus

Sweepingly romantic, this book is a living, breathing memory of the whirlwind of emotions that go hand in hand with falling in love.

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