“If I Stay” Article on NPR

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I just woke up to the wonderful news that an article I wrote for NPR has been published to their front page. The article is about my experiences reading IF I STAY, the masterpiece of a novel by Gayle Forman. You can read my article on the NPR website.

The story behind me reading this book was quite a long one. I’d gotten a copy from Gayle’s film producers soon after Catherine Hardwicke had signed on, so I could blog about it. I was still in college at the time and I loved the cover, but (foolishly) managed to put off reading. Months later, I’m living in California and going through my pile of unread books, and I find this one with the pretty cover. I open it up, planning to read the first, last and page 250 of it (as I always do to preview books) but hours later, found myself already at the end.

You should read my article for more about my experiences and what I learned from Gayle Forman’s writing. Also, be sure to check out her book — it is certainly one of my favorite reads.

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Kaleb Nation is an author, TV commentator, and entrepreneur. With over a decade of experience in viral media production and content marketing – including over 600 videos and 50,000,000 views – he is a nationally recognized expert on digital culture and social media issues. Kaleb has been featured on CNN, HLN, NPR, ABC, MTV, Mashable, Entertainment Weekly, Good Morning America, and more. Read Kaleb's Story

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