Miles Halter is fascinated by famous last words - and tired of his safe, boring and rather lonely life at home. He leaves for boarding school filled with cautious optimism. His roommate there introduces him to Alaska Young and he develops a crush on her.
Includes a brand-new Readers Guide featuring a Q&A with the author. Soon to be a HULU TV Series! In the dark beside me, she smelled of sweat and sunshine and vanilla and on that thin-mooned night I could see little more than her silhouette, but even in the dark, I could see her eyes fierce emeralds. And not just beautiful, but hot too.
BEFORE. Miles Halters whole life has been one big non-event until he starts at anything-but-boring Culver Creek Boarding School and meets Alaska Young. Gorgeous, clever, funny, sexy, screwed-up and utterly fascinating she pulls Miles into her world, launches him into a new life, and steals his heart. But when tragedy strikes, and Miles comes face-to-face with death he discovers the value of living and loving unconditionally. AFTER: Nothing will ever be the same.Poignant, funny, heartbreaking and compelling, this novel will stay with you forever.