All We Have Is Now

All We Have Is Now

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From the author of THE BRIDGE FROM ME TO YOU, a groundbreaking novel about what matters most -- when time is running out. What do you do with your last day on earth? There are 27 hours and fifteen minutes left until an asteroid strikes North America, and, for Emerson and everyone else who didn't leave, the world will end. But Emerson's world already ended when she ran away from home last year. Since then she has lived on the streets, relying on her wits and her friend Vince to help her find places to sleep and food to eat. The city's quieter now that most people are gone, and no one seems to know what to do as the end approaches. But then Emerson and Vince meet Carl, who tells them that he has been granting people's wishes. He gave his car away so a woman could take her son to see the ocean for the first time, and he gives Emerson and Vince all the money he has in his wallet. Suddenly this last day seems full of possibility. Emerson and Vince can grant a lot of wishes in 27 hours -- maybe even their more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 266 pages
  • 142.24 x 228.6 x 33.02mm | 362.87g
  • Scholastic US
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0545802539
  • 9780545802536
  • 524,297

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Advance praise for "All We Have is Now" "Thoughtful, endearing, and surprisingly fun -- a reminder of what s really important in life." --Suzanne Young, "New York Times" bestselling author of "The Program" ""All We Have Is Now" is one of those books my teenage self needed -- a thoughtfully crafted reminder that every moment is a gift and that we should be kind, especially to ourselves. --Julie Murphy, author of "Side Effects May Vary" "Heartwarming and hopeful. I d take this book with me to the apocalypse!" --Amy Plum, internationally bestselling author of the "Die for Me" series "show more

About Lisa Schroeder

Lisa Schroeder is the author of over a dozen books for kids and teens, including the YA novels I HEART YOU, YOU HAUNT ME and THE BRIDGE FROM ME TO YOU. She loves tea and cookies, flowers, family hikes, books and movies that make her laugh and cry, and sunshine. Living in Oregon, she doesn t get nearly enough sunshine, but the hikes are amazing. You can visit her online at or on Twitter at @lisa_schroeder."show more

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1,252 ratings
3.44 out of 5 stars
5 19% (243)
4 30% (376)
3 31% (385)
2 15% (185)
1 5% (63)
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