My Name Is Memory

My Name Is Memory

Book - 2010
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The latest from Ann Brashares, the New York Times bestselling author of The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants , a magical story of reincarnation and a love that lasts more than a lifetime

Daniel has spent centuries falling in love with the same girl. Life after life, crossing continents and dynasties, he and Sophia (despite her changing name and form) have been drawn together-and he remembers it all. For all the times that he and Sophia have been connected throughout history, they have also been torn painfully, fatally, apart.

But just when Sophia (now "Lucy" in the present) finally awakens to the secret of their shared past, the mysterious force that has always separated them reappears. Ultimately, they must come to understand what stands in the way of their love if they are ever to spend a lifetime together.
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, c2010.
ISBN: 9781594485183
9781594487583
1594487588
Characteristics: 324 p. ;,24 cm.

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nqchang
Aug 27, 2016

The creativity and the unravelling of the story was so captivating, the ending felt somewhat bland in comparison.
But as a whole it felt like it was the right way to end it.

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2002Bookworm21
Aug 02, 2015

I love this book so much!! I really hope there is a sequel (the ending just wasn't the end)! I recommend this to anyone who enjoys a great, tragic romance novel.

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sbryant124
Jul 22, 2015

Really liked the book until the crap ending - I hate cliffhangers

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writermala
Apr 01, 2014

Whether you are a believer in reincarnation or not you will love this book. The book talks of a powerful relationship which transcends lifetimes. The love between two people thrives death and destruction and leaves us the readers turning pages hastily. A must read.

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shaylapaige
Jan 11, 2013

I found this very boring.. Couldn't even get past the first few chapters.. Just was not intrigued to read it. I generally really like her stuff though! A little disappointing.

mrsgail5756 Oct 26, 2012

A very good read. I enjoyed this book I would recommend this book for all to read.

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littlemisstardis
Sep 11, 2012

Okay, I loved this book really but I want to know if there's going to be another one. If anyone knows please please tell me somehow!

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tiffanyhna
Aug 28, 2012

Terrific read. Couldn't put it down. Very interesting and unique topic. Highly recommend it if the reader is into topics of love and longing.

LaimaA May 29, 2012

I'm a sucker for these kinds of stories and I wanted to love it, but unfortunately I just liked it. There were enjoyable parts to the story - Daniel's thoughts on memory, the different types of memory - but some of the rest of the story suffered from poor pacing and incomplete characters. I didn't get a sense as to why Daniel loved Sophia/Constance/Lucy. Only because he's always known her? Or because he felt guilty about their first encounter? For a purported love story, there weren't many instances of the characters being in love. There was longing, there was obsession, but not a lot of love. If the story had presented a few past lives of Sophia and Daniel actually being in love, it would be easier to buy that she's the love of his lives. It seems they never really even knew each other, frankly. Thousands of years of not really knowing each other is not much of an emotional impact.

JewelMcLatchy Jan 02, 2012

Great concept, great read, but I'm not 100% satisfied with the ending despite liking parts of it...!

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2002Bookworm21
Aug 02, 2015

2002Bookworm21 thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

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