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#103: Forgotten - Catherine McKenzie (With Giveaway)

Emma Tupper is a dedicated lawyer with a bright future. But when she takes a month-long leave of absence to go on an African vacation, she ends up facing unexpected consequences. After she falls ill and spends six months trapped in a remote village thanks to a devastating earthquake, Emma returns home to discover that her friends, boyfriend, and colleagues thought she was dead—and that her life has moved on without her.
As she struggles to re-create her old life, throwing herself into solving a big case for a client and trying to reclaim her beloved apartment from the handsome photographer who assumed her lease, everyone around her thinks she should take the opportunity to change. But is she willing to sacrifice her job, her relationships, and everything else she worked so hard to build?
In Forgotten, Catherine McKenzie tweaks a classic tale of discovering who we really are when everything that brings meaning to our lives is lost.

  • Paperback: 448 pages
  • Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks; Original edition (October 16, 2012)
  • ISBN: 9780062115416
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Author Bio:
 A graduate of McGill University in History and Law, Catherine practises law in Montreal, where she was born and raised. An avid skier and runner, Catherine's novels, SPIN, ARRANGED and FORGOTTEN, are international bestsellers. FORGOTTEN is being released in the US October 16th. And if you want to know how she has time to do all that, the answer is: robots.

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MY OPINION:
Really good read, but that is exactly what I expected from this book. Having enjoyed Spin, another book of the author's, I knew I was up for great writing and storytelling. There were parts that you really felt for the main character. When a writer can make you feel emotion in that way, you know it's good. I couldn't tell you which book I like better, Spin or Forgotten, since they are both so different. I can say I enjoyed them both!

5/5

Recommend? Yes.


DISCLAIMER: I received a copy for review. I was not financially compensated. All opinions are my own.


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Comments

  1. African vacation and an earthquake all the rest makes me want to read Forgotten. Would love to win it. Thanks for entering me.

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  2. Haven't read Spin, but I do have a copy of Arranged to read.
    Thanks for the giveaway.
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  3. I have not read either. I know, I'm as shocked as you are. Buck up, Carl! ;^)

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  4. Spin is in the TBR pile! Looks like I need to get to it!
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  5. Yes I've read both. I liked Arranged a little better but they were both good and would love to read this one as well.

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  6. I have read both and loved them!

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  7. I have not read either but am interested. jtretin at aol dot com.

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