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Hi there! I'm Wendy, a 20-year-old bookgeek at heart. I'm on an endless journey to find good stories and I want you to take part in it. So talk to me in the comments or follow me any way you like. Love, Wendy

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Before I Go to Sleep

Before I Go to Sleep - S.J.  Watson You can read this review and more reviews (and other bookish things) at Wensend.com.I read this book a few months ago, but it has not disappeared into the back of my mind since then. This is a story that stays with you. I never really read any mystery or thrillers, because I thought they were all the same. I forgot the plot as soon as I put the book down and picked up another book. That’s why I can read the same mystery over and over again: the stories aren’t that interesting, so I won’t remember them. With this book it’s different.Christine is just an average woman, but there’s something special about her: she forgets everything while sleeping due to brain damage. She tries to remember things and a few people are helping her, but there may be people taking advantage of her weakness. I can’t tell you any more about the story, because then I would be revealing too much of the plot, but this book was creepy. Not because of the gruesome details or heavy issues, but because you can relate to Christine. At first the book doesn’t seem much like a thriller, but when the story unravels you find yourself wondering what you would do if you were in Christine’s position and that’s what makes it so thrilling. At the end I was flying through the pages. I had to know how it ended. The book is a bit unrealistic, but at the same time realistic, because you don’t know what would happen if you lost your memory.