They Both Die at the End: Book summary and reviews of They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera

They Both Die at the End

by Adam Silvera

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They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera
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  • Published in USA  Sep 2017
    384 pages
    Genre: Novels

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New York Times bestselling author Adam Silvera reminds us that there's no life without death and no love without loss in this devastating yet uplifting story about two people whose lives change over the course of one unforgettable day.

On September 5, a little after midnight, Death-Cast calls Mateo Torrez and Rufus Emeterio to give them some bad news: They're going to die today. Mateo and Rufus are total strangers, but, for different reasons, they're both looking to make a new friend on their End Day. The good news: There's an app for that. It's called the Last Friend, and through it, Rufus and Mateo are about to meet up for one last great adventure - to live a lifetime in a single day.

In the tradition of Before I Fall and If I Stay, They Both Die at the End is a tour de force from acclaimed author Adam Silvera, whose debut, More Happy Than Not, the New York Times called "profound."

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"Starred Review. Extraordinary and unforgettable." - Booklist

"Starred Review. Engrossing, contemplative, and as heart-wrenching as the title promises." - Kirkus

"Starred Review. Grades 9 and up. While most of the elements and themes of this work are not new, they are combined, realized, and diversified expertly in this title. A must-have for YA shelves." - School Library Journal

"Starred Review. It hardly matters that the title telegraphs the ending; it's still heartbreaking when it arrives." - Publishers Weekly

"A bold, lovely, and haunting story of loss, hope, and the redeeming power of friendship." - Lauren Oliver, New York Times bestselling author of Before I Fall

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Adam Silvera Author Biography

Adam Silvera was born and raised in the Bronx. He has worked in the publishing industry as a children's bookseller, community manager at a literary development company, and book reviewer of children's and young adult novels. He's the New York Times bestselling author of They Both Die at the End, More Happy Than Not, and History Is All You Left Me, and all his novels have received multiple starred reviews. He is tall for no reason and writes in New York City.

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