When Melissa's health begins to deteriorate, Jory watches her friend's courageous battle and is overwhelmed by a sense of loss. Distanced from her parents, Jory grows closer to Melissa's mother and older brother, Michael, as they give each other untold strength in the face of tragedy. As she grapples with the unfairness of Melissa's imminenet death, can Jory find a way to turn her anger into the hope and inspiration that Melissa wanted to leave behind?
What a great book Goodbye Doesn't Mean Forever is! It is the sequel to Too Young To Die. I recommend that you read Too Young To Die first, in order to understand better this one. Read morePublished on April 14 2004 by Desirodri
This is a book that I just couldn't get myself to put down. Although the only books I read are books about people who have Leukemia and seeing that most of them are alot alike,... Read morePublished on June 21 2003 by Patricia
I thought that the novel "Goodbye Doesn't Mean Forever" was ok. The main reason why I liked it was because my friend also died of Lukemia. Read morePublished on June 16 2002 by "sweet_prinzess"
I love this book, it was one of the first books I ever read by Lurlene McDaniel. It was a great story with a good ending.I loved the characters and would recomend it to anyone.Published on March 12 2002
This book is absolutely amazing. It's a very sad but well written story and it will make you cry for hours. I recommend reading Too Young to Die First though. Read morePublished on Feb. 19 2001 by TRACEY ASHTON
if you are looking for a good cry...well this book isn't for you because you won't olny get that but also a flood. I cried so much in this book it is to hard to explain. Read morePublished on Jan. 27 2001 by Rhiannan
This book really makes you think and feel some comfort in knowing that death isn't forever. I cried like I did when I read most of her books. I liked the hot air balloon idea. Read morePublished on Aug. 29 2000 by Jessica Steinmetz
I read (and loved)Too Young To Die right before starting Goodbye Doesn't Mean Forever. Both books are wonderful, and I felt as close to Melissa and Jory as if I knew them. Read morePublished on March 28 2000