Memento Nora

Memento Nora

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In the future, it doesn t pay to remember. In Nora s world you don t have to put up with nightmares. Nora goes with her mother to TFC a Therapeutic Forgetting Clinic. There, she can describe her horrible memory and take the pill that will erase it. But at TFC, a chance encounter with a mysterious guy changes Nora s life. She doesn t take the pill. And when Nora learns the memory her mother has chosen to forget, she realizes that someone needs to remember. With newfound friends Micah and Winter, Nora makes a comic book of their memories called "Memento." It s an instant hit, but it sets off a dangerous chain of events. Will Nora, Micah, and Winter be forced to take the Big Pill that will erase their memories forever? Angie Smibert s remarkable debut novel takes readers on a thrilling ride through a shadowy world where corporations secretly rule and wish you d just keep shopping."show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 192 pages
  • 132.08 x 180.34 x 25.4mm | 294.83g
  • Amazon Publishing
  • Skyscape
  • Seattle, United States
  • English
  • 0761458298
  • 9780761458296
  • 650,562

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985 ratings
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Also reviewed on my blog, the Vintage Bookworm. ( Here is another really good dystopian debut novel. It is told in three point-of-views; Nora, Micah, and Winter. All have their own hopes to change something through a comic strip they decide to distribute. It's mostly Nora and Micah's idea because Micah draws the comic strip and Nora adds the story to it, based off their own stories with the TFC (To Forget Cares.) and the little white pill that they take when they go to the TFC to erase the memories of the traumatic events they may have happened to them. And some go to the TFC to take the pill just to simply forget. They name their comic strip Memento, which is a strong word to them in this new futuristic world. To them, memento doesn't mean a small object kept as a reminder of a person or an event, it's to remember the past. To remember EVERYTHING that the government would want you to forget. Don't let the compact size of the actual book, or the amount of pages fool you. This may be a short read, but a lot happens throughout its pages. A lot that you won't soon forget. The writing was really good and the characters were believable. I really liked Micah. Micah and Nora worked well together. I liked each of Nora, Micah and Winter's stories. Overall, this was simply a good read. It was a fun and fast read. I can't wait to see what happens next! The ending DEFINITELY has be anxiously awaiting the next more
by Amanda
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