Just One Day by Gayle Forman

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Just One Day is the first in a sweepingly romantic duet of novels. The second in the duet, Willem's story - Just One Year - will be published in September 2013. In Just One Day 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.


Just One Day by Gayle Forman

After just one day together, a spark bursts into a flame between Allyson LuLu Healey and laid-back Dutch actor Willem De Ruiterthat, or so it seems to Allyson. Until the following morning that is, 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.


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

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.

Gayle Forman’s novel, If I Stay, was recently released as a blockbuster movie, directed by Nashville executive producer R.J. Cutler, starring Chloë Grace Moretz.

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400 pages
Interest Age: From 12


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Definitions an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

10th January 2013




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