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#433855 in Books Lara Avery 2016-07-05 2016-07-05Original language:EnglishPDF # 1 8.50 x 1.13 x 5.75l, .0 #File Name: 0316283746368 pagesThe Memory Book | File size: 29.Mb Lara Avery : The Memory Book before purchasing it in order to gage whether or not it would be worth my time, and all praised The Memory Book: 0 of 0 people found the following review helpful. Five StarsBy jamice lewisgreat read1 of 1 people found the following review helpful. Emotional ReadBy L. ReyesI chose to read THE MEMORY BOOK because of the premise, a girl with a rare degenerative disease that robs her of her memory bit by bit. I remember reading FLOWERS FOR ALGERNON when I was a teen, how that story tore me to pieces emotionally and has stuck with me for more than 30


years. Still one of my top ten fav reads of all time. So I was hoping Avery's book would be like that for me. Overall, it was a great read. I read late into the night, turning pages. The romance was sweet. The book sometimes humorous, sometimes emotional. The downside was that it could have been more. I think the story ended a little abruptly. I suppose I wanted to really experience the end of this disease with the character whom I'd fallen in love with over the course of the book. But she sort of disappears, which I guess is realistic, but I did not feel satisfied with the way the ending was written. I guess that's really it. My only other complaint is that I think there are way too many YA books where the protagonist is an outsider--a nerd or disabled or sick or fat or whatever. Not that this was really an issue with THE MEMORY BOOK. Samantha was a great character, but she made me want more books with mainstream teens who also face challenges in their otherwise "normal" lives. Got me thinking.I thoroughly enjoyed this book and do recommend it highly. Perfect for fans of books like THE FAULT IN OUR STARS.4 of 4 people found the following review helpful. I loved Sammie. I loved how smart she was and ...By stacee (book_junkee)This is 100% not the type of book I would normally request. Angsty times are okay in very small and short doses, but there was something about that synopsis that intrigued me.I loved Sammie. I loved how smart she was and how she determined to deal with the disease. Her family was awesome and I adored her parents.This subject is a little {a lot} heartbreaking and how it was handled with the journal entries was just about perfection. The chapters without titles and wonky spelling/wording were so effective in showing how Sammie was progressing. And man, that last chapter gutted me.Overall, it was devastating and hopeful and maybe a little profound. I'm so happy I took a chance and read something out of my comfort zone.**Huge thanks to Poppy and NetGalley for providing the arc in exchange for an honest review** 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. From School Library JournalGr 9 UpOverachieving senior Sammie McCoy has her life clearly laid out. First, bring her debate team to victory at Nationals, then deliver her speech as valedictorian, and make the move to NYU to study economics and public policy before moving on to Harvard Law. Her plans get radically interrupted when she is diagnosed with Niemann-Pick Type C, a rare genetic disease that will initially affect her memory, rendering her vigorous studying moot, and that is ultimately fatal. Determined to fight the diagnosis, Sammie begins keeping a diary, figuring that when her memory fails her future self, she will have a way to reference her day-to-day life. Sammie's voice is a bright, relatable, and uncompromising one, and when her inevitable decline begins, readers will be surprised and pained by it, right along with the book's fiercely undeterred protagonist. Strengths abound in Avery's touching novel, and Sammie's relationships, both friendly and romantic, are no exception. Not knowing how to deal with the revelation of her illness, the teen's closest friend, Maddie, pushes her away, and the protagonist's relationships with gifted writer Stuart Shah and boy-next-door Cooper are intensified by her decline, in what feels like a genuinely complicated manner. VERDICT Fans of John Green's work and Jennifer Niven's All the Bright Places will be reaching for the tissue box at the book's tear-inducing end.Joanna Sondheim, Columbia Grammar Preparatory School, New York City Praise for The Memory Book:

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