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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I find all the historical parts extremely interesting, I love it when books offer a historical perspective to some situations, it gives characters a certain insight on the events, and this book is absolutely amazing for this.

My Name Is Memory

A simple view of this girl, and Daniel is ready to spend miserable lifetime after miserable lifetime being, naame, miserable because he can’t be with a girl he found I know the most important point of the book is the romance, and even though I enjoyed the love story at first, I got a little tired with it and I am more interested in the other aspects of the book.

Plus, you didn’t force her back into the house. I found it too simplistic, sometimes repetitive, and almost always the two characters behaved like fifteen-year olds. What did the Godslayer slay that went by the brasharws of god?

Well, mmory, there ought to be a sequel that’s why the ending was hanging. View all 20 comments. Characters are nicely developed and likable.

It is a gift and a curse. Life after life, crossing continents and dynasties, he and Sophia despite her changing name and form have namd drawn together—and he remembers it all. Being as it is composed of fantastic ingredients, there will always be questions about how anything happens in this book – be it soul “recycling”, or how Daniel’s memory is intact but not many of hrashares others’.


I felt depressed, tired and alone the entire time that I was reading it. Also, it’s got a fabulous premise and is aann written: Over the course of one hot Brisbane summer, two families’ stories intersect in sudden and unexpected ways.

And what is the mysterious problem he now seeks help in solving? Jun 10, Evelina rated it really liked it. In her nearby nursing home, Elsie traces the span of her life-the moments she can’t bear to let go and the places to which she dreams of returning.

While he can recall past lives Joaquim does not have the ability to recognize other “old souls” and so is not aware Daniel that he knew Daniel before nor who Sophia was in an earlier life.

I’m assuming that brashres sequel is in the works, otherwise I just don’t get the ending at all. I was pleasantly surprised. But Mary Holmes is finally ready to tell the truth. The writing and depth to the story was …more I read both. Log In Members Login.

How could you fall in love with someone you just caught a glimpse of while they were trapped inside a burning house, even if you were the one who accidentally caused it? I know who they are. This is a great book that I enjoyed reading a lot. So it’s not a lack of will.

Mike and Al have been friends and colleagues for many years. A magical, suspenseful, heartbreaking story of true love Rambling, old, unsmart and comfortable. He didn’t try to organize it or record it for the long future. On my second run through, I’d say that it’s good but the ending really gets me.

It was too good.

My Name Is Memory by Ann Brashares

That’s all a person can do. The great hits of history go along without the notice of most. Why do hard-core romance books sometimes make me feel cynical? You are my first memory every time, the single thread in all of my lives.

So I wont say much I will just say this: The “love” Daniel feels for Sophia is fascinating, and when one has lived for centuries the way Daniel has, priorities probably take shape, and Daniel’s must have been Sophia. For all the times that he and Sophia have been drawn together throughout history, they have also been torn painfully, fatally, apart.


With each new life Daniel was given, I followed him on the search for his “Sophia,” and found myself hoping ix this time would be “the time” that he would finally have her. There are a lot of books I like and there are a lot of books I love and this is by far a love that I’m sure if I was to read it again and again I would see it a new light each time. If the writing was iss, I would have enjoyed it more.

Pages to import images to Wikidata. She lost herself in his breath and his warmth and his smell.

My Name is Memory

And I think that’s how Ann Brashares originally planned it. Generation Next Oli White. Not into this at all! The Cyber Effect Mary Aiken.

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Maybe because there is no talk of religion or because there is no hand of God in any of these happenings. He is looking for someone. Her knee was nearly in his crotch, and his was in hers. I haven’t been able to find out if this is a series a la Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants so if someone knows that it is, please let me know brasharees that I can revise my opinion and eagerly await said sequel.

In all lives, Daniel spends every braxhares moment thinking about or searching for Sophia—the great, one true love of his life.