Chemo, radiation, a zillion surgeries, watching my mom age twenty years in twenty months: if that’s part of the Big Dude’s plan, then it’s pretty obvious, isn’t it?
Somebody up there hates you.
Smart-mouthed and funny, sometimes raunchy, Richard Casey is in most ways a typical seventeen-year-old. Except Richie has cancer, and he''s spending his final days in a hospice unit. His mother, his doctors, and the hospice staff are determined to keep Richie alive as long as possible. But in this place where people go to die, Richie has his own plans for how to make the most of the life he has left.