[2017] Brooklyn Ramon: Biography of Gayle Forman - Brooklyn Ramon

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[2017] Brooklyn Ramon: Biography of Gayle Forman - Brooklyn Ramon

Before Gayle Forman wrote novels, she worked for magazines, such as...

Sisters in Sanity (2007)If I Stay (2009)Where She Went (2011)Just One Day (2013)Just One Year (2013)Just One Night (2014)I Was Here (2015)Leave me (2016)

She was born on June 5th, 1978She began her writing career writing in the “Seventeen” magazine She traveled around the world which led to her first bookThen she wrote and published "If I Stay" which led to more books



Famous Books


-Goodreads Choice Awards Best Young Adult Fiction (2009) - British Fantasy Award (2010)-ALA/YALSA Quick Pick for reluctant Young Adult Readers

Personal Life

Forman resides in Brooklyn, New York with her husband and two daughters.She was on the panel " Young Adult Fiction: Teens and Turmoil"


Random Facts

Her first job was in Seventeen magazineShe completely bombed her SATSShe took 3 years to travel before college Her favorite desert is pie

In 2009, Forman released a book titled "If IStay" it was about a 17 year old girl named Mia who had been involved in a tragic car accident. The novel follows Mia's experience as she lies in a coma fully aware of what's going on around her, and everything her visitor's say and do. Feeling the agony of the loss of those closest to her, yet aware of the abounding love from those around her.In January 2013, Forman released Just One Day. Allyson Healy, who, on the last day of a post graduation tour, meets a Dutch boy named Willem. She decides to make a spur of the moment decision, she decides to spend the day with him in Paris, but then he disappears. The sequel to Just One Day, Just one Year, was released in October 2013. The novel follows the same chronological path, but is told by Willem. The final installement of Allison and Willem's Story, titled just one night, is a 5o page novella, that

by: Brooklyn Ramon

was released in e-book format on May 29, 2014.

In this video, she talks about her inspiration to write this book. She wanted to write this book because one of her close friends haddied, including her kids, but one of them st-ayed alive at first. Then she talks about how she didn't know even know if If I Stay would turn out to be a book, much less than a movie.Then she talks about how there is not a singleindividual message in the book, but how Mia'sa changed person by the end of the book, andeveryone of us can individually relate to that.

"Sometimes you make choices in life, and sometimes choices make you""Love it never dies. It never goes away,it never fades, as long as youhang onto it. Love can make youimmortal.""Losing me will hurt; it will be the kind of pain that won't feel real atfirst, and when it does, it will take her breath away"."I just wanted to tell you i understand if you go. It's okay if you have to leave us. It's okay if you want to stop fight-ing"."I have a feeling that once you live thro-ugh something like this, you become a littlebit invincible".

-Seventeen Magazine-Detail Magazine-Jane Magazine-Glamour Magazine-The Nation-Elle Magazine-Cosmopolitan Magazine


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