I'd been looking forward to reading this book for a long time. The concept of knowing the exact date you will die is definitely intriguing and brings up lots of complicated emotions for me. Would I want to know? What would I do with the time I had? Would I do things differently? Well that is exactly what happens to the siblings of the Gold family. As children they find out the exact dates each of them will die from a mysterious woman. Interestingly they each believe her and through a series of choices and events they live their lives with this knowledge. I loved the premise and set up of this book. But as I read each of the four siblings stories I grew more and more frustrated with the predictably of their reactions to their death dates. I found two of their stories so completely implausible that it took me out of the story and their world completely. I still have mixed feelings about this book.