Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. The premise of this first novel is initially Dying Young – Kindle edition by Marti Leimbach. Download it once and . Dying Young by Marti Leimbach – book cover, description, publication history. Marti Leimbach (born July 16, ) is an American fiction writer. Her first novel, Dying Young (), was an international bestseller and the basis of the film.

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Dying Young

Jun 25, Ashley Heider Kenny rated it liked it. I expected a tragic love story because the book is about a love triangle but in my opinion it is a psychological novel.

I also realized that I needed to read the book because so much of the story was not developed. English Choose a language for shopping. The author writes perfectly.

But back to the book for a minute, which is the part of all this that should be more celebrated. I should have known that this wasn’t going to be my kind of book, but for whatever reason I picked it up anyway.

I think the book would please more older people who have more life experience because for me it was hard to und I had expected more. He does a much better job. Please try again later. The book is a different journey for sure but the emotions and the empathy are deeper. Nicholas Sparks tells the best stories of this kind of theme, in my opinion. But as soon as I reach the part with the lovetriangle I couldn’t put the book down.


Ivy Books June 17, Language: Since I am in love and googly eyed over the movie, I thought the book must be amazing! Everything that I love about the movie is absent from the book and frankly, every character is down right annoying and dysfunctional in the book. Jun 26, Jennifer rated it really liked it Shelves: Published June 17th by Ivy Books first published They fall in love with each other and try to ignore that he is sick.

I am so happy I am finally done with this book This is about a woman that is hired to take care of a young man that is diagnosed with lukemia. Casey Parker rated it it was ok Sep 07, The movie was truly about living the time you have left. Alas, this one is the exception to the rule. While caring for Victor, a brilliant and witty young man who is dying of leukemia, Hilary falls in love with her patient, but her unexpected love for Gordon fills her with guilt.

The incidences in the novel are skewered by Leimbach’s fumbling, underdeveloped style.

He’s tired of the doctors and of being sick so there are many days where she goes out because he sleeps all day. The drama–with the yelling and breaking of things–reminded me of the cheesiest of the daily soap operas and not in the good this-is-so-corny-it’s-funny kind of way.


The drama–with the yelling and breaking of things–reminded me of the cheesiest of the daily soap operas and not in the good this-is-so-corny-it’s-funny ki I like to be positive, so I’ll start by saying that I liked the way this book was written. Hilary finds herself drawn to Gordon, who befriends the couple and makes a bid for her heart. May 31, Mark Farley rated it really liked it. Book ratings by Goodreads.

Jan 25, Isaac Miranda marked it as to-read. Dying Young is a novel narrated by the torn-between-two-lovers, Hilary.

Bridget’s mother runs off with some sort of spear-weilding warrior from Africa. Preview — Dying Young by Marti Leimbach.

DYING YOUNG by Marti Leimbach | Kirkus Reviews

Or more importantly a book that was made into a film and how books and films correlate. The book makes you want to scream at times and others it makes you want to start crying so be ready for a roller coaster ride. If you’ve seen the movie, you’ve already read this book, but hey.