Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Forget Her-Nots - Amy Brecount White

Forget Her-Nots by Amy Brecount White
Date Released: March 2nd 2010
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
Pages: 384 pages
Format: Harcover
Source: Borders [RIP]

Something some power is blooming inside Laurel. She can use flowers to do things. Like bringing back lost memories. Or helping her friends ace tests. Or making people fall in love.

Laurel suspects her newfound ability has something to do with an ancient family secret, one that her mother meant to share with Laurel when the time was right. But then time ran out.

Clues and signs and secret messages seem to be all around Laurel at Avondale School, where her mother had also boarded as a student. Can Laurel piece everything together quickly enough to control her power, which is growing more potent every day? Or will she set the stage for the most lovestruck, infamous prom in the history of the school?

My Review:

My Review is a bit short but I got some friends to help, you'll see ;)

'Kay so, I couldn't get into the book, I just really couldn't. I wanted to quit so badly so many times but somehow I forced myself to keep reading. Why? because it wasn't bad. it just wasn't for Me. I've known about the meaning of flowers for a very long time and when I saw the book and read the summary I intermediately wanted to read it, it really sounded like it would be amazing.

It wasn't amazing. It was for younger people.

No epic romance, no super action, just a 15 year old girl that honestly seemed like 12 in my mind. I just think it works best for yournger audiences :/

as for the help from 2 friends: I have very very few friends that read in English and funilly, if there's a book we've read in common its this one and here's what they thought:

"Flowers? Seriously? What's that! that sounds so lame xD Lol, I just, I can't believe flowers are a superpower, not even that, the meaning. it just sounds like... Stupid."

"I thought the sotry was really cute, who doesn't love flowers and I had no idea about the meaning of them, the flower meaning list at the end was also really nice"

I would not recomend it, really. Its not much of a Young Adult book... the only reason I do keep the books its for the Flower Meaning list by the end which Mayra mentioned. But you can find it online. Not Bad, But Not For Me.
Not Bad. Not For Me.

Memorable Quotes
Bright cut flowers, leaves of green, bring about what I have seen

I don't have a specific playlist but for some weird reason the only songs I could listen too while reading this book were the one's in Katy Perry's album One Of The Boys ^^
Tweet Review
No epic romance, no super action, just a 15 year old girl that honestly seemed like 12 in my mind. Not Bad, But Not For Me.