top of page



#NotReadyToDie is gripping novel that follows the harrowing experience of a group of high school students facing a school shooter. As they struggle to survive, the students must rely on their wits, bravery, and cooperation to outsmart the shooter and escape with their lives. This heart-pounding tale sheds light on the importance of unity and support in the face of perilous situations. Written for young adults, this book delivers a powerful and timely message about resilience and the strength found in coming together in the face of adversity. With its compelling storyline and relatable characters, high school shooting survival story is a must-read for young adults.

  • About the Author

    Cate Carlyle began her career as a teacher and eventually transitioned to work in elementary school, academic and public libraries. Currently a curriculum resource coordinator and librarian at a university in Nova Scotia, Cate also reviews children’s and young adult books for CM Magazine: Canadian Review of Materials. Cate’s first book, “Your Passport to International Librarianship” chronicles her international volunteer work and she has also had her fictional short stories published with one shortlisted by the Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia Nova Writes competition.

    Find her on Twitter and Instagram as @liberrycate.

bottom of page