Never Eighteen by Megan Bostic

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Austin Parker is on a journey to bring truth, beauty, and meaning to his life.

Austin Parker is never going to see his eighteenth birthday. At the rate he’s going, he probably won’t even see the end of the year. The doctors say his chances of surviving are slim to none even with treatment, so he’s decided it’s time to let go.

But before he goes, Austin wants to mend the broken fences in his life. So with the help of his best friend, Kaylee, Austin visits every person in his life who touched him in a special way. He journeys to places he’s loved and those he’s never seen. And what starts as a way to say goodbye turns into a personal journey that brings love, acceptance, and meaning to Austin’s life.

 

About Megan Bostic

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Megan Bostic lives in Tacoma, Washington. This is her first book for teens. 9780618111299
 
Published January 17, 2012 by HMH Books for Young Readers. 213 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Romance, Young Adult, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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While Kaylee waits in the car, Austin tries to talk them into making better decisions in their lives.

Nov 20 2011 | Read Full Review of Never Eighteen

RazOrBill

It wasn't a tragic story about death, but an uplifting story about the beauty of life.

Sep 11 2012 | Read Full Review of Never Eighteen

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