For This Life Only

For This Life Only

3.63 (314 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author) 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Expected delivery to the United States in 15-18 business days.

Not ordering to the United States? Click here.


A young man struggles to move forward after the death of his twin brother in this "poignant and powerful" (Kirkus Reviews) coming-of-age tale about loss, redemption, love, and the moment you begin to see the world differently.

Three minutes.

Jacob Palmer died for three life-changing minutes.

And when he woke up, nothing was the same. Elijah, his twin brother, is dead, and his family is broken. Jace's planned future is crushed, along with his pitching arm. Everyone keeps telling him that Eli's in a better place, but Jace isn't so sure. Because in those three minutes, there was nothing.

Overwhelmed by guilt and doubt, Jace struggles to adjust to this new version of the world, one without his brother, one without the certainties he once relied on. And then Thera comes into his life.

She's the last girl he should be turning to for help.

But she's also the first person to truly see him.
show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 145 x 216 x 30mm | 408g
  • English
  • 1481432486
  • 9781481432481
  • 2,540,723

Review quote

"Kade's contemplation of life and the afterlife is unflinching, and Jace's journey through his grief is messy, raw, and, above all, real. Spot-on dialogue and an authentic voice keep this story fresh. Poignant and powerful."--Kirkus Reviews
show more

Rating details

314 ratings
3.63 out of 5 stars
5 22% (68)
4 36% (112)
3 30% (95)
2 9% (29)
1 3% (10)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X