Author: Cat Patrick
publication date: June 7 2011
Each night when 16 year-old London Lane goes to sleep, her whole world disappears. In the morning, all that's left is a note telling her about a day she can't remember. The whole scenario doesn't exactly make high school or dating that hot guy whose name she can't seem to recall any easier. But when London starts experiencing disturbing visions she can't make sense of, she realizes it's time to learn a little more about the past she keeps forgetting-before it destroys her future.
Part psychological drama, part romance, and part mystery, this thought-provoking novel will inspire readers to consider the what-if's in their own lives and recognize the power they have to control their destinies.
Oh My God. I loved this book so much, how could you not. I haven’t read a book that was anything like this. It was great. Forgotten is one of those books you won’t be able to forget. Cat better be writing a sequel ;)
Every night at the same time London loses her memory of the day before, she can’t remember any of her past but she can see into the future. She can’t remember any important dates; she can’t remember the cute boy at school that she just may like. She has to write everything down each night before she goes to sleep; otherwise those memories are gone forever.
Every once in awhile she would start seeing little glimpses into the past, little tidbits of information. She tries to piece together what she sees but she doesn’t remember anything and she thinks they are from the future.
When she was 5 years old, her and her dad were in the car in the grocery store parking lot while her dad was returning the cart. A lady came up to them and told them they were family friends and they wanted her to unlock the car. She did but it was too late to lock them, a guy came out from nowhere and stole her little brother.
Ever since then she wanted to find the killer, and then each time she would remember another tidbit of information the past would come back in little pieces. As they look for her brother she learns more and more.
As I was reading forgotten I realized that memory is so important. We usually don’t think about what would happen if we lost our memory or a part of ourselves. It makes me think about what would happen if I were in London’s situation. I felt really bad for her, not remembering anything. But I felt worse for Luke and her mom. Luke had to look at her everyday and act like they just met because London never remembers him. And her mom had to live through all those memories while London didn’t even remember, then when the truth came out London wrote it down and had to look at her notes and go through her past over and over again.
The ending really left me wanting more. I really wanted to know what happened with her whole family and what their life was like after London regained her memory. I was very shocked at the ending and didn’t want it to end. I got a little teary eyed throughout the book and each page was a new mystery.
Forgotten is a book about romance, guilt, hurt. And whole lot of lost memories. The mysteriousness of the book had me hanging on to every page wanting more. Definitely a must read!