Featured Book of the Month
Maybe One Day
by Melissa Kantor '91
“A beautiful, heartbreaking story about friendship, loss, and what it means to truly live. I loved it.”
— Lauren Barnholdt, author of The Thing About the Truth and Two-Way Street
- Listen to a conversation about the book between Melissa Kantor '91 and Nancy Updike '91.
- Read an excerpt and a review.
- Learn more about the author.
- Visit Amherst Reads on Goodreads and start a discussion.
In the tradition of The Fault in Our Stars, critically acclaimed author Melissa Kantor masterfully captures the joy of friendship, the agony of loss, and the unique experience of being a teenager in this poignant new novel about a girl grappling with her best friend's life-threatening illness.
A person's whole life, she's lucky to have one or two real friends. Friends who are like family . . . for Zoe that someone is Olivia. So when Olivia is diagnosed with leukemia Zoe is determined to put on a brave face and be positive for her best friend.
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