Before I Go To Sleep by S. J. Watson is No. 2 on Parade Magazine Books Of The Year! (No. 1 is Faith which I read and loved.) Amazon.com gives this book rave reviews and it is going to be made into a movie! I'm here to tell you that this book lives up to the hype and more! I am not sure I'll read another book that I was so into as I was this one. I read it in two days. It has a fantastic plot which makes it a real page turner. I did not want to put it down and the ending is very good too! No, make that great! Read both "Faith" and "Before I Go To Sleep"--you will be glad you did! I know I am. (Gerard's Review)
Before I Go To Sleep by S. J. Watson started off slow to me, then got creepy and then a bit confusing. It is about Chrissy, a woman who has a strange kind of amnesia. When she sleeps, she forgets everything but when she is awake, she can function normally except for remembering her past or even what happened the day before. It is written from her perspective and her doctor advised her to keep a secret journal and write in it each day before going to sleep what happened that day and what things she was able to remember or things she learned about. That way she could read it the next day to refresh her memory. I thought this book moved kind of slow for about the first 90 pages, but then things picked up. I was completely wrong in what I thought about things. The happy ending was a bit like a fairy tale but I'm glad I stuck with it and finished it. It's a good read, an unusual story line. I liked Iron House better.
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