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Last Book Syndrome: Forget Me Not

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Hello, Cheer Readers! Welcome to the Last Book Syndrome for this week! Click here for previous posts.

When historical fiction is fused with the classic Romeo and Juliet star-crossed romance, you get Allison Whitmore’s Forget Me Not. The story portrays love and the journey for the truth in engrossing and lovable characters.

The book is written in the third person POV, which is uncommon in love stories but can reveal insights to the deepest thoughts of the characters and provide a new paradigm for the readers.

To give you a glimpse of what it’s about, here’s the synopsis:

Theodora “Teddi” Donovan and Calvin Wynne have always hated each other. They didn’t have a choice after Teddi’s bootlegger father killed Calvin’s and left them both orphaned. The scandal has fueled gossip in quiet, quaint Brookhurst, New York, for over a decade. When a friendship develops between them as teenagers, they are ridiculed and shunned by the strict society that dictates life in their town. As they grow older, friendship turns into love, and Teddi and Calvin have to choose between their future and the spectre of their past. Spanning continents and decades, Forget Me Not is a coming-of-age story about truth, self-reliance, and the freeing power of love.

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When her mind isn’t filled with the torture of numbers and theories, Clarissa Chua is often engrossed with a book, slaying dragons and discovering new lands. She gladly shares her adventures on her blog as her so-called art and on Twitter as 140 characters or less.

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  • Lindy
    Posted at 07:43h, 20 December Reply

    Clarissa, we should have a workshop on calligraphy this next year. Teach us! Please. 🙂

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