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The Unhappening of Genesis Lee

Shallee McArthur

Publisher: Sky Pony Press

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“Equal parts dark and delightful, McArthur’s stunning debut takes an awesome SF premise and follows it deep into the maze of the human mind.” —Dan Wells, New York Times–bestselling author 
 
What would it feel like to never forget? Or to have a memory stolen? 
 
Seventeen-year-old Genesis Lee has never forgotten anything. As one of the Mementi—a small group of genetically enhanced humans—Gena remembers everything with the help of her Link bracelets, which preserve them perfectly. But Links can be stolen, and six people have already lost their lives to a memory thief, including Gena’s best friend. 
 
Anyone could be next. That’s why Gena is less than pleased to meet a strange but charming boy named Kalan who claims not only that they have met before, but also that Gena knows who the thief is. 
 
The problem is that Gena doesn’t remember Kalan, she doesn’t remember seeing the thief, and she doesn’t know why she’s forgetting things—or how much else she might forget. As growing tensions between Mementi and ordinary humans drive the city of Havendale into chaos, Gena and Kalan team up to search for the thief. And as Gena loses more memories, they realize they have to solve the mystery fast . . . because Gena’s life is unhappening around her. 
 
“For anyone fascinated with thoughts of omniscience and total social connection—and who isn’t?—McArthur’s debut suggests fascinating and chilling possibilities.” —Kirkus Reviews 
 
“A thrilling read from beginning to end, this stunning debut had me wishing I could record my memories to keep them safe!” —Elana Johnson, USA Today-bestselling author
Available since: 11/18/2014.
Print length: 284 pages.

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