An emotional love story with a thrilling twist from the globally bestselling author of The One Memory of Flora Banks.br>br>Ariel''s accidental meeting with a handsome stranger called Joe is completely perfect; they have a connection like she''s never known before. They exchange numbers and agree to meet when he is back from a trip to France. But when Ariel messages him, the number Joe gave her is disconnected. He''s ghosted her. She assumes she will never see him again.br>br>Except she does. Again and again.br>br>Ariel returns to the place she and Joe met, and is stunned to find him there, not in France as he said he''d be, and behaving as if he has no idea who she is. br>br>It turns out that their first meeting has been life-changing for them both, actually it''s even more than that for Joe. But what do you do when - with every day that passes - you''re literally growing apart from the best person you''ve ever known . . . ?>
"Je commence par taper mon ancien nom, Ella Black.
Mes doigts tremblent. J'ai besoin de savoir qui je suis.
Je ne sais pas qui je suis." Un thriller magistral qui vous emmènera de Londres la grise aux inquiétantes et fascinantes favelas de Rio.
Le livre que vous n'oublierez jamais.
DIX L'âge que j'avais quand mon cerveau s'est détraqué.
HUIT Années de validité de mon passeport.
SIX Le nombre de personnes qui me cherchent au Spitzberg, dans l'Arctique.
QUATRE L'âge auquel j'ai rencontré ma meilleure amie.
Je ne dois plus jamais l'appeler, ni lui envoyer de SMS.
DEUX Deux cailloux noirs. L'un m'appartient, l'autre est à Drake.
Je le rejoindrai, où qu'il soit.
UN Un souvenir. C'est tout ce qu'il me reste.
FLORA BANKS : LE LIVRE QUE VOUS N'OUBLIEREZ JAMAIS.
One minute you're walking in the park, hiding from a party. Then you discover that the next nine months will probably be your last. Everyone's last. You realise that you happen to be alive at the time when your species becomes extinct. You have to decide whether to go with it meekly like you usually do, or to do something brave, to live your last months with all the energy and bravery you can muster, to rage against the dying of the light. Olivia struggles to live her real life as fully as she wants to. She plans out conversations and events in her head but actually doing them and interacting with other people is hard. When the news breaks that humans have done such damage to the earth that there's only nine months of safe air left everybody makes bucket lists and starts living their best lives - everyone, that is, but Olivia who is still struggling to figure out who she wants to be. Then out of the blue comes contact from a long-lost cousin Olivia didn't even know exsisted. Natasha is everything Olivia wants to be and more. And as the girls meet up for their last summer on earth Olivia finds Natasha's ease and self-confidence having a effect on her. But what if Natasha isn't everything she first appears to be . . . ?
THE ONE MEMORY OF FLORA BANKS published in 2017 was Emily Barr''s first novel for young adults and was a global hit, publishing in 27 languages. Before that, she worked as a journalist in London but always hankered after a quiet room and a book to write. She went travelling for a year, which gave her an idea for a novel set in the world of backpackers in Asia. This became BACKPACK, an adult thriller which won the WH Smith New Talent Award, and she has since written eleven more adult novels published in the UK and around the world. She lives in Cornwall with her husband and their children.>
Shortlisted for the YA Book Prize 2018 HOW DO YOU KNOW WHO TO TRUST WHEN YOU CAN'T EVEN TRUST YOURSELF? I look at my hands. One of them says FLORA BE BRAVE. Flora has anterograde amnesia. She can't 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 shouldn't, and the next day she remembers it. It's the first time she's remembered anything since she was ten. But the boy is gone. She thinks he's 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. "Barr's 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 won't 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 Barr's first novel for teenagers and it is as brave as Flora herself". - Daily Mail
Ella Black seems to live the life most other seventeen-year-olds would kill for . . . Until one day, telling her nothing, her parents whisk her off to Rio de Janeiro. Determined to find out why, Ella takes her chance and searches through their things. And realises her life has been a lie. Her mother and father aren't hers at all. Unable to comprehend the truth, Ella runs away, to the one place they'll never think to look - the favelas. But there she learns a terrible secret - the truth about her real parents and their past. And the truth about a mother, desperate for a daughter taken from her seventeen years ago . . .
A commune hidden from the world. A terrible accident. A lifetime of secrets to uncover. The new YA thriller from Emily Barr. I've been trapped here for days. What if I die here? I decided to write down my story so that one day, when I'm discovered, they will know who I was and why I was here. Arty has always lived in the Clearing, a small settlement in the forests of south India. But their happy life, hidden from the rest of the world, is shattered by a terrible accident. For the first time in her sixteen years, Arty must leave the only place she's ever known, into the outside world she's been taught to fear. Her only goal is to get help from a woman called Tania, who used to live in the forest, and the Uncle she knows is out there, somewhere. As she embarks on the terrifying journey, pursued by an enemy she can't fathom, Arty soon realises that not everyone is to be trusted. She's looking for answers, but what she'll learn from Tania and Uncle Matthew is a shocking truth about her past. Everything is changing too fast for this girl who came out of the woods, and is she running into a trap...?
When Susie decides to invite her old school friends for a reunion she tells herself that it's just about showing off. But the truth is that this is a dark plan. As the old friends gather at Susie's for a weekend of catching up, it is clear that despite their lives having taken different turns, they are all still haunted by a dark and common past.
Maggie moves to Brighton after splitting up with her long-term boyfriend, and, unable to find a job, starts work as a lapdancer. Failing to make any new friends, she writes letters compulsively, and the highlight of her day is the sound of the morning post being delivered. Maggie gradually becomes obsessed with the married couple, Libby and David, living next door. Libby has given up work after having a baby, and is finding life as a full-time mother very difficult. Just as she persuades David that she should return to work, he is asked to take a sabbatical from his management-consultant job. He's always longed to travel, and convinces Libby that they should spend six months in Cuba, learning Spanish. Maggie, deciding she too wants to travel, follows them to Havana, where the horrors of her past - in particular her young sister's violent death - begin to haunt her. And as Maggie starts to break down, she tries to take over Libby's life...
His first wife was everything you're not. But was she everything she seemed?
Lily, a young woman left alone in the world on the death of her grandparents, finds purpose when she befriends Harry Summers, a grieving widower, whose wife Sarah recently took her own life in Barcelona. The pair fall in love and Lily finally finds the security she has never had. But Lily's life takes a darker turn when she realises there may be more to Sarah's death than meets the eye. Anxious to find the truth before she marries her beloved Harry, Lily sets off to Barcelona in search of answers. What she discovers is more shocking than she could ever have imagined...
Ce n'est plus un mensonge si on a oublié la vérité.
Toutes les deux heures, Flora Banks oublie tout.
Elle ne sait même plus qui elle est.
Quelques post-it l'aident à se souvenir, ou des indices qu'elle écrit sur son bras. Elle se rappelle alors l'âge qu'elle avait lorsque son esprit s'est détraqué. Elle sait aussi qu'elle ne doit plus jamais contacter sa meilleure amie.
Il lui faut également trouver son passeport, aussi vite que possible. Elle veut à tout prix se rendre à Spitzberg en Arctique, là où se trouve Drake. Le baiser qu'elle a échangé avec lui est le seul souvenir qui ne s'efface pas.
Persuadée qu'il détient la clé de son amnésie, Flora s'embarque dans un incertain voyage pour être au rendez-vous avec cette mystérieuse personne qu'elle connait si mal : elle-même.