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Joti
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Denisse
It was only those who still had their own memories that cared about names.



Hey woow! Beth just have 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
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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 mistakes...it seems obvious that this was like a free write and the posted...so there's bound to be typos and grammatical mistakes and whatnot, but this plus all the issues i had with ATSA...gives me an inkling that Revis can tell a pr
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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

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Clary
Mar 17, 2014 Clary rated it 5 of 5 stars
Shelves: short
Was really touching and I loved it.
Taryn
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
Tina
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.
Emma
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Erin
I love Beth Revis' Across the Universe and really enjoyed this chilling short story, available here to read for free.

Sandra
I love Beth Revis' cleverness and this interesting and incredible idea. Even though it is very short, it is great!
Kiersten Powers
well this is certainly something different. i like the way it thinks outside of the invisible box.
Marco
Interesting concept. I missed reading something from Beth Revis.
TheOneAndOnlySam
this was sad. i enjoyde it, but sad :(
Leah (Jane Speare)
Well that was eerie. :)
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Beth Revis wrote her first books as a student in classrooms, when the professors did not hold her interest and she jotted down stories instead of taking notes.

Beth writes science fiction and fantasy novels for teens. Her debut novel, ACROSS THE UNIVERSE, will be published by Razorbill/Penguin in Spring 2011. Beth is represented by Merrilee Heifetz at Writers House.

Beth also runs a blog on writing
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