If I Stay is an incredibly touching story about a 17 year old girl, Mia, who is fascinated by classical music and playing the cello. She is apart of a beautiful family that is also involved in the musical category, but not quite in the same way that she is; rock band members are her parents. Mia's boyfriend and first love is also in a rock band. One snowy morning, the family was taking a road trip when they came head on with another vehicle causing everyone's life to change in a blink of an eye. Mia's little brother, Teddy, and her mother and father were all killed instantly, while Mia on the other hand is here, but yet she isn't here.. Mia is in a coma but she is still "here". It is now up to her whether she wants to stay or not. Her only problem is, how does she decide?