With a mystery and a positive message

Stacey A. Bedwell reviews The One Memory of Flora Banks, by Emily Barr (Penguin; Pb £7.99)

I could not put this novel down. Emily Barr has done a fantastic job of drawing her readers in to a world of confusion, lies and heartbreak through the eyes of Flora Banks, a brave and adventurous 17-year-old. Having suffered a head injury at the age of 10, Flora lives her life with anterograde amnesia by living in the moment and piecing together information about the world around her from notes and letters she leaves for herself.

Flora’s story takes us on amazing adventures and takes


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