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What Alice Forgot


A “cheerfully engaging”(Kirkus Reviews) novel for anyone who’s ever asked herself, “How did I get here?”

Alice Love is twenty-nine, crazy about her husband, and pregnant with her first child. So imagine Alice’s surprise when she comes to on the floor of a gym (a gym! She HATES the gym) and is whisked off to the hospital where she discovers the honeymoon is truly over—she’s getting divorced, she has three kids, and she’s actually 39 years old. Alice must reconstruct the events of a lost decade, and find out whether it’s possible to reconstruct her life at the same time. She has to figure out why her sister hardly talks to her, and how is it that she’s become one of those super skinny moms with really expensive clothes. Ultimately, Alice must discover whether forgetting is a blessing or a curse, and whether it’s possible to start over…

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Anonymous says:

I’m usually not one to write book reviews… Which should probably tell you something. My neighbor recommended this one and I was a little hesitant at first because I normally read fantasy and sci-fi. I was immediately “sucked in” and couldn’t walk away for the first eight chapters. I had to force myself to be responsible and productive… which didn’t last long. It took me less than 24 hours to devour the entire thing.Alice, Elisabeth, and Frannie are so rich and complex they practically jump off the pages and join you in…

Anonymous says:

I liked most of the story, until we rushed to the finish line at the end I liked this better the first time around — not really sure why. What bothered me this time was how the ending was completely unraveled in the epilogue. No explanation, no details which would foreshadow it. It’s like the author just stuck it in there to tie everything up nicely (and too perfectly, with some stereotypes thrown in) for those of us who couldn’t tolerate what we thought was the conclusion. I felt throughout the story that Alice would be changed by her experience and we would’ve…

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