Cavendish Square Publishing, Hardcover, 9780761458296, 184pp.
Publication Date: April 1, 2011
In the future, it doesn t pay to remember.
In Nora's world you don t have to put up with nightmares. Nora goes with her mother to TFC a Therapeutic Forgetting Clinic. There, she can describe her horrible memory and take the pill that will erase it. But at TFC, a chance encounter with a mysterious guy changes Nora's life. She doesn t take the pill. And when Nora learns the memory her mother has chosen to forget, she realizes that someone needs to remember. With newfound friends Micah and Winter, Nora makes a comic book of their memories called "Memento." It's an instant hit, but it sets off a dangerous chain of events. Will Nora, Micah, and Winter be forced to take the Big Pill that will erase their memories forever?
Angie Smibert's remarkable debut novel takes readers on a thrilling ride through a shadowy world where corporations secretly rule and wish you d just keep shopping.