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Beth Revis
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The Most Precious Memory

3.95  ·  Rating Details  ·  75 Ratings  ·  16 Reviews
A very personal story, “The Most Precious Memory” tells about a weird world where memories are sold as drugs, and two people caught in the underbelly of the black market in memory trade.

Short story available for free online here:
Published 2014
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Jul 31, 2015 Denisse rated it it was amazing
It was only those who still had their own memories that cared about names.

Hey woow! Beth has the entire head full of great ideas.

Adoro la forma tan inteligente que tiene Beth Revis de escribir. Es perfecta. Y adoro como con tan pocas palabras nos puede dar una historia tan buena.

Esta historia nos da muy poca información, y aun así sabes, que la idea podría fácilmente volverse grande.
Ojala Beth sacara un libro al menos que definiera mas el mundo de esta historia corta.

Para los que como yo, no
Mar 17, 2013 Joti rated it it was amazing
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Meaghan R. (YA-aholic)
wow...short and great...really loved the concept and enjoyed the end...i liked that it wasn't (view spoiler) like so many other stories.

now, i have the same issue i had with her other short story, As They Slip Away...careless seems obvious that this was like a free write and the there's bound to be typos and grammatical mistakes and whatnot, but this plus all the issues i had with me an inkling that Revis can tell a pr
Sarah Marie
The Most Precious Memory by Beth Revis

4 stars

What would you do if you get rid of memories? Would you keep them or would you let them go? But getting rid of memories comes with a promise. Most people become addicted to tasting their own memories and 'Devon' is left an empty memory-less shell. He meets a man named Thomas who is looking to give away the most precious memory. I was truly astounded by this story. It was very well done. It's brief, but beautiful. Revis brings forth an interesting that

Mar 17, 2014 Victoria rated it it was amazing
Shelves: short
Was really touching and I loved it.
Jul 08, 2013 Taryn rated it really liked it
This is such an interesting concept. It was like the movie "Inception" only with memories. It some-what reminded me of a sci-fi version of Harry Chapin's "Cats In The Cradle" in a way, you know how the son in the song keeps asking the dad to spend time with him but he's always too busy for him, then when the son grows up he asks him to do something and the son pretty much says the same thing to him and that's when he realizes the son grew up to be just like him? Yeah, this was just as sad as tha ...more
Jan 09, 2014 Tina rated it really liked it
Shelves: tissues-needed
I did not expect that such a short, small little story would make me misty-eyed, but it did. This was beautifully written and so heartbreaking at the end.
Apr 14, 2013 Emma rated it really liked it
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Jun 10, 2013 Erin rated it really liked it
I love Beth Revis' Across the Universe and really enjoyed this chilling short story, available here to read for free.

Jun 25, 2014 Sandra rated it liked it
I love Beth Revis' cleverness and this interesting and incredible idea. Even though it is very short, it is great!
Kiersten Powers
Jul 10, 2013 Kiersten Powers rated it liked it
well this is certainly something different. i like the way it thinks outside of the invisible box.
Sep 19, 2013 Marco rated it liked it
Interesting concept. I missed reading something from Beth Revis.
Sep 18, 2013 TheOneAndOnlySam rated it liked it
this was sad. i enjoyde it, but sad :(
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Aug 19, 2013 Leah (Jane Speare) rated it really liked it
Well that was eerie. :)
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Review coming soon!
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Beth Revis writes books. She also eats too much chocolate, wishes she could travel more, and prefers puppies to people. Beth lives in rural NC with her boys: one husband, one son, two very large puppies.
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