What would happen if you were visited by your younger self, and got a chance for a do-over?
Alice Love is twenty-nine years old, madly in love with her husband, and pregnant with their first child. So imagine her surprise when, after a fall, she comes to on the floor of a gym (a gym! she HATES the gym!) and discovers that she's actually thirty-nine, has three children, and is in the midst of an acrimonious divorce.
A knock on the head has misplaced ten years of her life, and Alice isn't sure she likes who she's become. It turns out, though, that forgetting might be the most memorable thing that has ever happened to Alice.
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"...[M]oving, well-paced, and thoroughly pleasurable." - Publishers Weekly
"Moriarty's intriguing story will keep readers guessing and curious to know more about Alice." - Library Journal
"Moriarty handles the two Alice consciousnesses with finesse... Cheerfully engaging." - Kirkus Reviews
"An often funny, sometimes heartrending, deeply personal portrait of a woman attempting to unravel her own mystery Before your friends are talking about it, before Hollywood casts the inevitable screen adaptation, pick up What Alice Forgot and enjoy a thoroughly rewarding, deftly executed walk through the last decade of Alice Love's life." - Booklist
"The affecting tale of Alice's chance for a ten-year do-over." - New York Times
"Funny and knowing [about] what we choose to remember, and fight to forget." - O, the Oprah Magazine
"You won't be able to put this fun read down . It's about everything that matters: family, friends, marriage- and did I mention it's really funny?" - Woman's World Magazine
"Highly addictive." - She Magazine (UK; Book of the Month)
"A thought-provoking novel." - Ladies Home Journal
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Liane Moriarty is the author of two other novels, Three Wishes and The Last Anniversary, both of which have been published around the world and translated into seven languages. She is also the author of the Nicola Berry series for children. Moriarty lives in Sydney, Australia, with her husband and two small, noisy children. You can visit her website at http://lianemoriarty.com.au/.
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