Tessa is sixteen. Tessa is dying. But before that moment comes, she has an awful lot of living to do…So she’s made a list of everything she wants to do before she dies. Number one is sex. Starting tonight. Heartbreaking and devastating, yet sparkling with life, this internationally bestselling novel celebrates what it is to be alive by confronting what it’s really like to die.
Jenny’s debut novel Before I Die was published by David Fickling Books in July 2007. It won the Branford Boase prize in 2008, was shortlisted for the Guardian Children’s Prize; it has also won several international awards and has sold in 35 languages. The film Now Is Good, starring Dakota Fanning and Jeremy Irvine, was released in September 2012. You Against Me was published by David Fickling Books in December 2010 and won the inaugural Waterstones Teenage Book Prize 2012. Unbecoming was published by David Fickling Books in September 2015 and was shortlisted for the YA Book Award and the People’s Book Prize.