Emma would give anything to talk to her mother one last
time. Tell her about her slipping grades, her anger with her
stepfather, and the boy with the bad reputation who might be
the only one Emma can be herself with.
But Emma can't tell her mother anything. Because her mother
is brain-dead and being kept alive by machines for the baby
growing inside her.
Meeting bad-boy Caleb Harrison wouldn't have interested Old
Emma. But New Emmaâ€”the one who exists in a fog of grief, who
no longer cares about school, whose only social outlet is
her best friend Oliviaâ€”New Emma is startled by the
connection she and Caleb forge. Feeling her own heart beat
again wakes Emma from the grief that has grayed her
existence. Is there hope for life after deathâ€”and maybe, for