46th out of 129 books — 220 voters
Forgotten Self (Forgotten Self, #1)
by Rachel Carr (Goodreads Author)
Seventeen year old Abigail just finished her junior year of high school. Her relationship with her parents is distant, but she has a tight group of friends. Everything is pretty normal...except a little secret she's kept from everyone about her cousin, Kelly. But even this secret – which Abby more or less brushes off – will pale in comparison to what she's about to discove...more
Published October 13th 2011
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Forgotten Self is a really good read. Although I’ve not read a huge amount of books in the YA Angel/Demon field – Hush Hush series, Katherine Pine’s After Eden (good) and a couple more I won’t mention as they were shockingly poor – I quite like them when they’re done well. Forgotten Self is done very well and of those I’ve read I would rate it as the best.
The story is a good length and I read it in a couple of days in two long-ish sittings. Even though it’s not a long book it is well-detailed;...more
I loved the book except for the ending but that is because I hate cliff hangers. The characters were intriguing and the story was well written but I felt she has not or did not provide enough history. I love history and have studied the history of Christianity and know the history of the Archangels as former pagan like gods that were trans formed into angels when Judaism became monotheistic EL in ancient Hebrew means God that is why all the Archangels names end in EL like Michael which means the...more
Dec 16, 2011 Loretta rated it 4 of 5 stars
I was really intrigued by this short story. When Rachel Carr contacted me I was more than happy to give her book a review. She was not sure if she was going to extend book one or not. I am sure glad that she did. Because the characters in the book were awesome. At 1st everything just seems so normal. Here you have Abigail who practically is raising herself. Because her parents are gone for long periods of time, so she is alone a lot. Some things start to take a turn for the weird. A car crash, t...more
I really really liked this book. It had just the right amount of excitement in it to where I didn't get bored but I also didn't get a heart attack. Just right. :) it was very well written with a great storyline and I can't wait for the next one!!!! Ahh I'm so excited!!!
Rachel lives in western Montana with her boyfriend (Colin), her cat (Kibo), and two Holland Lops (Boo and Bessie).More about Rachel Carr...