June 21, 2016

#Review of The Memory Book by Lara Avery

 
 
They tell me that my memory will never be the same, that I'll start forgetting things. At first just a little, and then a lot. So I'm writing to remember.

Sammie was always a girl with a plan: graduate at the top of her class and get out of her small town as soon as humanly possible. Nothing will stand in her way--not even a rare genetic disorder the doctors say will slowly start to steal her memories and then her health. What she needs is a new plan.

So the Memory Book is born: Sammie's notes to her future self, a document of moments great and small. It's where she'll record every perfect detail of her first date with longtime crush, Stuart--a brilliant young writer who is home for the summer. And where she'll admit how much she's missed her childhood best friend, Cooper, and even take some of the blame for the fight that ended their friendship.

Through a mix of heartfelt journal entries, mementos, and guest posts from friends and family, readers will fall in love with Sammie, a brave and remarkable girl who learns to live and love life fully, even though it's not the life she planned.





Lara Avery is the author of A Million Miles Away and Anything But Ordinary. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnestoa, where she is a contributor at Revolver and at work on her next novel.




For me this one was ok at best.  I almost DNFed it but held on.  This book is one of those that you read it once and don't really think about it later on.  It was fairly forgettable.  This has everything from a love triangle to a lot of romance.  I really wish that the story would have focused more on Sammie's condition and her struggles and less on the romance etc.  

If your one for love triangles, focus on romance, etc then check this one out.  You might just like it.  











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