I loved this book! While there were many sad tales in here, there were many uplifting stories included as well. Also, some of the letters were frigging hilarious.
The book kind of reminded me of that TV show "The Red Band Society" where they were all in one hospital, but not as free to get around as those kids. The characters seemed so real and so humanlike. One couldn't help but have them grow on you and relate to them. There were a few surprising plot twists as well.
While I wanted to put the book down and go to bed, I found that I just could not do it. I had to know how it ended. Thus I was still awake at 6:30 this morning when my roommate woke up. The sad part, he wasn't surprised. When I'm into a good book, I am into it and time just slips away along with the rest of the world and that is exactly what happened with this book. I just LOVED it!
Huge thanks to Random House and Net Galley for letting me read a free e-galley in exchange for an honest review. I definitely recommend this book. Oh, keep the tissues nearby.