Shortlisted for the YA Book Prize 2018 HOW DO YOU KNOW WHO TO TRUST WHEN YOU CANT EVEN TRUST YOURSELF? I look at my hands. One of them says FLORA BE BRAVE. Flora has anterograde amnesia. She cant remember anything day-to-day: the joke her friend made, the instructions her parents gave her, how old she is. Then she kisses someone she shouldnt, and the next day she remembers it. Its the first time shes remembered anything since she was ten. But the boy is gone. She thinks hes moved to the Arctic. Will following him be the key to unlocking her memory? Who can she trust? THE ONE MEMORY OF FLORA BANKS is the unforgettable YA novel to take home this summer. “Barrs YA debut is a riveting page-turner that will keep you hooked till the end.” – Entertainment Weekly “An icily atmospheric story with a captivating hook…A pacy page-turner that packs a significant emotional punch” – Guardian “Gripping. . . We promise you wont see the end coming.” – HelloGiggles “a winning mix of a John Green/ Rainbow Rowell-style sharpness and sensitivity but underlined with a darker edge” – View Magazine “Do yourself a huge favor and grab this atmospheric, unique mystery for your Memorial Day weekend getaway.” – Bustle.com “An absorbing, original and definitely memorable book.” – S Magazine “An extraordinarily moving and original novel, a story of secrecy and lie, love and loss that manages to be both heart-breaking and life-affirming …This is Barrs first novel for teenagers and it is as brave as Flora herself”. – Daily Mail

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12/01/2017