Annotation: Daelyn has been bullied so much that she is searching for a way to end her life, while she is waiting for the right time to kill herself she meets a guy who won't leave her alone. She finds herself starting to care for him and maybe finding a reason to live.
Daelyn Rice is counting down the days until her Date of Determination. She is a member of Through the Light a social network of people planning to commit suicide. Daelyn has attempted to kill herself 12 times before, she is determined not to fail this tie. There is only one thing standing in her way, a persistent boy who is starting to get to her. He is starting to make her feel. As her Date of Determination moves closer Daelyn has to choose: stay or go. What will she decide?
Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 2011 ALA
Chicago Public Library’s Best of the Best List 2010
An ALA Popular Paperback for YA: Sticks and Stones category
An ALA Best Fiction for Young Adults Nomination, 2011
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"I liked how you didn't really know what happens at the end, you can decide"
-Jeanie Y. age 17