A romance that stretches across centuries and past lives constitutes the core of Brashares’s varied second adult novel, the first in a planned. The latest from Ann Brashares, the New York Times bestselling author of The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, a magical story of reincarnation and. In My Name is Memory, readers will trace Daniel and Lucy’s love over centuries and continents, intoxicated both by the pair’s passion and by Brashares’ rich.

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It’s no spoiler to reveal that Daniel confronts Sophia in hopes that she remembers him—this happens early on. For a young man who remembers thousands of years of experiences, you’d think he’d have at least us inkling of how to woo the girl he fancies.

In this story it appears that roughly half a dozen people worldwide have memories like Daniel me,ory Joaquim. But Daniel kept his old self, not his physical body but he always ended up as a male, and he always insisted that his new parents name him Daniel because he wanted Sophia to recognize him.

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A place where the family could settle; the children grow and play and explore. What did the Godslayer slay that went by the name of god? My Name is Memory 1 22 Jan 03, Did I like this book? Username Evie Joe Sugg.

I don’t know why” p. He carries in his narration the brasbares of a man who has lived a hundred lives, and this I felt is what drew me most to his character. Though the story is quite slow in its evolution, I found that it fits perfectly with the pace set by the storytelling.


Then a chance encounter with two extraordinary nrashares – the fabulous and wise Kitty Muriel, a convent girl turned magician’s wife turned seventy-something roller disco fanatic, and the mysterious Sally Red Shoes, a bag lady with a prodigious voice – opens up a new world of possibilities, and the chance to start living again.

I cannot recommend this book highly enough. This book was an example of the wrong kind of open ending. Then I read the description at the back, and I was shocked to know that the main guy was named Daniel, just like in Fallen.

My Name is Memory

Her splendidly planned tale leaves us with the vivid and heavy impression that what goes around comes around, and not always in our favor. Accessed March 16, The story combined many facets of what is possible in life and love in all time. Apr 21, Rachel added it Shelves: More By and About This Author. When I first saw the blurb, I was not interested in reading the whole thing reincarnation, Daniel, Lucy I find the whole concept of Daniel keeping his memory one life through the other to be fascinating.

Daniel is certainly the mostnotable character. The rolling hills and meadows of Maine seemed a world away from the fume-choked dangers of Chicago. Ann made the transition from editor to full-time writer with her first novel, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants.

Daniel’s attempt at wooing Lucy after the senior dance. Pages to import images to Wikidata.

But Mary Holmes brasnares finally ready to tell the truth. Am I supposed to laugh, groan, or empty my stomach? Interwoven through Sophia and Daniel’s unfolding present day relationship are glimpses of their expansive history together.


My Name is Memory

The novel is centered on a mysterious young boy named Daniel, and Sophia, the girl he has spent lifetimes searching for; as he races against time to spur her lost memories of him before his vengeful, centuries-old brother Joaquim finds them. I found it too simplistic, sometimes repetitive, and almost always the two characters behaved like fifteen-year olds.

They lived apart in the house that Daddy built for them in the woods with his bare hands. Return to Book Page. If you love romance and haunting stories of ancient lives, this is definitely for you. I loved this story for many reasons, but my favorite was perhaps that while there have been many books on love that lasts through id ages this one managed to be unique and exciting none-the-less.

I wanted to know if they really have the same plot. Js as the farmers of the Endlands bury the Gaffer, and prepare to gather the sheep, they begin to wonder whether they’ve let the Devil in after all. Daniel’s ia pull us into the ancient worlds of Northern Africa and Crete, to the not-so-distant pas My Name is Memory is a love story unlike any I have ever known.

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