By: Gayle Forman
Book Report by: Bailey Peters


Plot Overview

              They were all gone. I was left alone laying in my hospital bed when he arrived, he was begging me to stay, and his voice made me want to give in so easily. Was I going to stay...or go? The book If I Stay is about a girl named Mia who falls in love with a boy named Adam. They have a romantic love story. Adam is a bad boy rocker and she just loves playing the chello, her dad was formally in a band and her mom was the stereo type "Rocker's girlfriend." That all changed when she and her brother were born. One day when they were out driving, their car was hit by a truck. Killing her mom and dad on the spot and her brother and her were the only two left. They were rushed to the hospital and later her brother passed away. If Mia stayed, she would have Adam, but if she went, she would be with her family. Do find out what happens, your going to have to read the book or/and watch the movie.

What I enjoyed about the book:

I enjoyed that this book was a love story and that it had some action.

If the book was well written, what made it that way?

This book was well written because it really connected you to the characters.

Which characters play important roles that relate to the overall theme?

Adam, Mia, her family, and her grandparents.

Why would you recommend this book?

I would recommend this book because its full of romance and action and if you like those two things, I'm sure that you will enjoy this book.