Mateo Torrez and Rufus Emeterio both receive a call from Death-Cast early into September 5. Death-Cast notifies them they will both die within the next 24 hours, and encourage them to live their last day to the fullest. Mateo is alone at home, too afraid to take a step outside into the world that's going to kill . . .
Korede answers her phone and hears those four words she'd hoped she'd never hear again: Korede, I killed him. This marks the third time Korede's younger sister, Ayoola, has killed a man in "self-defense," so she claims. Korede isn't sure she believes this or not, but she loves her sister fiercely and will do anything to protect her. But when Ayoola starts . . .
While at boarding school, Mia falls for new-girl Grace. They form a strong bond immediately, dancing their way from friendship to something more. But Grace is hiding something, and soon her secret tears her away from Mia. Years later, Mia joins a reconstruction crew that travels throughout deep space to . . .
Ryan and Gabby have been best friends since they first met freshman year of high school, though the two couldn't be more different. Ryan is Mr. Popular---charming personality, extremely outgoing, and a budding hockey star. Gabby, on the other hand, is just plain awkward---she has extreme social anxiety, hates parties, and would rather stay behind . . .
May and Libby were best friends from the start. They didn't need anyone else---they had each other. And one fateful day, May and Libby created Princess X using rainbow chalk. From there, they created an entire comic series for themselves: Libby drawing the illustrations, May writing the stories. But that was before the accident. Now, Libby is . . .
Tom is the kind of guy who lives in a happy little bubble---he never expects anything to go wrong. He has a great job, the perfect wife, and a nice home in a good neighborhood. But one night, Tom comes home to an empty house, the lights on and door unlocked. His wife is gone. She left her phone, her purse... Then a policeman shows up . . .
Jason Dessen may not have won the Pavia prize for achievements in physical science like his buddy Ryan did, but he's got a good life---a happy marriage, a teenage son, a teaching job at a local university. Sure, he wonders what his life would have been like if, instead of settling down, he'd continued his . . .