History Literature / JustOneDay

13th Mar '14 12:55:59 PM GoldenCeres
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* MatzoFever: In the backstory, Dutch Bram fell for Jewish Yael pretty much at first sight and waited several years for her to get in touch with her. Their son Willem is also extremely attractive and sought out by pretty much every girl he meets. The girl he is in love with is also Jewish.
13th Mar '14 12:52:20 PM GoldenCeres
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* InTheBlood: Acting for Willem. [[spoiler: His great aunt Olga Szabo was an actress and unlike her brother Saba, Willem's grandpa, she did not survive the Holocaust.]]


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* RichIdiotWithNoDayJob: Willem dons this disguise when he needs to get into a vacation club to look for Allyson.
13th Mar '14 12:48:01 PM GoldenCeres
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* ClingyJealousGirl: Celine and Ana Lucia.
* ChickMagnet: Whenever Willem goes girls just fall over heels with him. His friend Broodje says is like being in the entourage of a star.



* InLoveWithLove: If one is uncharitable, Allyson and Willem have this vibe.
* {{Irony}}: When Willem goes to Cancun looking for Lulu and she is locked up in her hotel room by her mother to study. Also when Willem observes a couple of children called Joshua and Allison.



* LoveTriangle: Between Allyson, Willem and Celine [[spoiler: and maybe a few other girls.]]

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* LoveTriangle: Between Allyson, Willem and Celine [[spoiler: and maybe a few other girls.]] Ana Lucia most prominetly]]



* SpannerInTheWorks: Willem almost got the number of Patricia Folley, the director of Teen Tour! who most certainly knew Allyson. But his GirlOfTheWeek Ana Lucia caused a scene and he was forced to end the call.



* UptightLovesWild: Allyson is a "good girl", however Willem is somewhat of a free spirit.

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* UptightLovesWild: Allyson is a "good girl", however Willem is somewhat of a free spirit.spirit.
* YouNeedToGetLaid: When Willems returns from France after the hospitalization he is depressed that he lost Allyson and his friends think is because he has not gotten laid in a while. [[spoiler: He takes their advice and starts dating ClinglyJealousGirl Ana Lucia.]]
10th May '13 12:38:31 PM XFllo
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* TraumaticHaircut: While in Europe, Melanie convinces Allyson to cut her hair in a BobHaircut, and she cries when they do it.

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* TraumaticHaircut: While in Europe, Melanie convinces Allyson to cut bob her hair in a BobHaircut, hair, and she cries when they do it.
9th Apr '13 2:27:52 PM EarlOfSandvich
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A 2013 novel by Gayle Forman. When sheltered American good girl Allyson Healey first meets laid-back Dutch actor Willem at an underground performance of ''TwelfthNight'' in England, there’s an undeniable spark. So when fate brings them together a second time, Allyson takes an uncharacteristic leap, changes course, and follows Willem to Paris. After just one day together, that spark bursts into a flame, or so it seems to Allyson...until the following morning, when she wakes up after a whirlwind day in Paris to discover that Willem is gone. A life upended in one day turns into a year of self-discovery as Allyson embarks on a journey to break free from a lifetime of limits in order to find her true passions, and maybe even a true love.

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A 2013 novel by Gayle Forman. When sheltered American good girl Allyson Healey first meets laid-back Dutch actor Willem at an underground performance of ''TwelfthNight'' ''Theatre/TwelfthNight'' in England, there’s an undeniable spark. So when fate brings them together a second time, Allyson takes an uncharacteristic leap, changes course, and follows Willem to Paris. After just one day together, that spark bursts into a flame, or so it seems to Allyson...until the following morning, when she wakes up after a whirlwind day in Paris to discover that Willem is gone. A life upended in one day turns into a year of self-discovery as Allyson embarks on a journey to break free from a lifetime of limits in order to find her true passions, and maybe even a true love.
17th Mar '13 5:50:36 PM wuggles
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* TheCasanova:[[spoiler: Willem]] appears to be one.
* ContrivedCoincidence: Allyson just happens to meet Wren again in Holland.



* LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters: There are a lot of characters, at least for a book.



* LoveTriangle: Between Allyson, Willem and Celine.

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* LoveTriangle: Between Allyson, Willem and Celine.Celine [[spoiler: and maybe a few other girls.]]



* TrailersAlwaysSpoil: The summary spoils the fact that Willem leaves Allyson, despite the fact that this doesn't happen until Chapter 13.

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* POVSequel: The upcoming book ''Just One Year'' tells the story from Willem's point of view.
* RedHerring: Various leads on Willem's whereabouts end up going nowhere.
* RaceForYourLove: At the end, [[spoiler: Allyson finds out Willem's actual address. The book ends with her walking in his door.]]
* TrailersAlwaysSpoil: The summary spoils the fact that Willem leaves Allyson, despite the fact that this doesn't happen until Chapter 13. The e-book summary further spoils Willem's last name.
17th Mar '13 5:35:42 PM wuggles
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* ExperimentedInCollege: Melanie starts dating a girl, although she prefers not to label it.
* {{Hipster}}: Allyson's friend Melanie.

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* ExperimentedInCollege: Allyson's friend Melanie starts dating a girl, although she prefers not to label it.
* GayBestFriend: Dee
* GayParee: Where Allyson spends the day with Willem.
* GreasySpoon: Allyson works at one to save up for her trip to Paris.
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{{Hipster}}: Allyson's friend Melanie.



* LoveTriangle: Between Allyson, Willem and Celine.



* TrailersAlwaysSpoil: The summary spoils the fact that Willem leaves Allyson, despite the fact that this doesn't happen until page 132.

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* TrailersAlwaysSpoil: The summary spoils the fact that Willem leaves Allyson, despite the fact that this doesn't happen until page 132.Chapter 13.
* TraumaticHaircut: While in Europe, Melanie convinces Allyson to cut her hair in a BobHaircut, and she cries when they do it.
17th Mar '13 4:50:00 PM wuggles
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A 2013 novel by Gayle Forman. When sheltered American good girl Allyson Healey first meets laid-back Dutch actor Willem at an underground performance of ''TwelfthNight'' in England, there’s an undeniable spark. So when fate brings them together a second time, Allyson takes an uncharacteristic leap, changes course, and follows Willem to Paris. After just one day together, that spark bursts into a flame, or so it seems to Allyson...until the following morning, when she wakes up after a whirlwind day in Paris to discover that Willem is gone. A life upended in one day turns into a year of self-discovery as Allyson embarks on a journey to break free from a lifetime of limits in order to find her true passions, and maybe even a true love.
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* ExperimentedInCollege: Melanie starts dating a girl, although she prefers not to label it.
* {{Hipster}}: Allyson's friend Melanie.
* LoveAtFirstSight: The premise of the novel. Allyson falls in love with Willem almost immediately.
* MyBelovedSmother: Allyson's mom even calls her roommate Kali in order to get in touch with her.
* TheNicknamer: Willem calls Allyson Lulu, after the silent movie actress Louise Brooks.
* NoNameGiven: For most of the novel, Allyson only knows Willem's first name.
* TrailersAlwaysSpoil: The summary spoils the fact that Willem leaves Allyson, despite the fact that this doesn't happen until page 132.
* UptightLovesWild: Allyson is a "good girl", however Willem is somewhat of a free spirit.
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