After the success of the first two titles in the series Enthusiast Teen's Books - various books for teenagers - "Before I die" by Jenny Downey and "beautiful evil" by Rebeka James, 'enthusiasts' best-selling issue of the New York Times for 2010 - "My Valentine "by Lauren Oliver.
The book is a total hit among teenagers around the world and not coincidentally has a leading position among the 40 best books for teenagers in the ranking of "Publishers Weekly" this year. "My Valentine" is nominated for best novel for teens the list of "Romantic Times" .
"My Valentine" is the debut novel by Lauren Oliver. Shortly after releasing the book in early 2010 and her lightning success in the U.S. film rights were bought by Fox 2000. This is the second novel by Lauren Oliver, they will to make a movie, then "Delirium", whose world premiere is expected in January 2011
The novel reveals the story of a girl who needs to mature a few days and dramatic way to learn the consequences of every action. "My Valentine" is not a book about love or death, and friendship with capital "P". It reveals the most complex, compelling and true relationships among adolescents who become teenage child and mark the point where their relationship is short and the difficulties of growing up begins.
The main character Samantha Kingston teenager last year in high school, seemingly has everything: her boyfriend is the most desired boy, her three best friends are just amazing, its been the best table in the restaurant and the best parking space . Sam is the kind of girls who hold at all costs to be liked and often provoke hatred among others. It is known, reckless, arrogant, selfish, ready to laugh in the face of anyone dared to stand in its way in achieving desired.
Rapidly climbed the ladder of popularity among his peers, Samantha looks forward to another exciting days of her life - Friday, February 14. In Valentine's Day she expects to receive much attention, flowers and surprises. In its immature naive consciousness Valentine should be a perfect day. Her forthcoming exciting evening party with friends, then big night - the first planned intimate evening with her boyfriend, the cool and a boy in high school. The last thing Sam expects it to happen, an accident, which shall strikes unexpectedly. In the last moments of her life she heard a grating sound - metal to metal, glass and metal, glass and then burst, the car body is folded in two and invaded suffocating smell of burning.
But this is not the end for Sam. Fate gives her another chance. In fact, seven chances, because every morning Sam wakes up in yesterday. Seven mornings she wakes up at seven o'clock on Friday 14 February in anticipation to experience the perfect Valentine's Day. The main character is experiencing again and again the last day of my life to realize how much the wrong way she lived. Its transformation is slow and painful, but extremely convincing in an effort to know herself and change her life for the better. Whether the teenager will succeed only for a day to correct any wrong choices in his short life and how far can you go to save it?