Before I Go by Colleen Oakley

Before I Go

Colleen Oakley

309 pages first pub 2015 (editions)

fiction contemporary romance emotional reflective sad fast-paced


A heart-wrenching debut novel in the bestselling tradition of P.S. I Love You about a young woman with breast cancer who undertakes a mission to find a new wife for her husband before she passes away.Twenty-seven-year-old Daisy already beat breast...

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emotional 90%
sad 90%
funny 40%
reflective 40%
tense 30%
challenging 20%
dark 20%
inspiring 20%
lighthearted 20%


medium 70%
slow 20%
fast 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 77% | A mix: 22%

Strong character development?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 33%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 55% | It's complicated: 44%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 11%

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