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The Best Things in Death (The Memory Chronicles #1.5)

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Neil -- A week before his car crash with Felicia, Neil spends a perfect day at the swimming hole. He and Felicia have never been happier. But can he work up the courage to tell her that he loves her?

Julian -- Months before the events of THE MEMORY OF AFTER, Julian and Mira spy on Felicia and Autumn during a trip to Iceland.

Libby -- Character first introduced in CHASING BEF
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ebook, 71 pages
Published May 27th 2014 by Simon Schuster Books for Young Readers
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Lenore Appelhans
Jan 11, 2014 added it  ·  (Review from the author)
A collection of 4 new memories.

2 are from book 1 characters (Neil, Julian)
2 are from book 2 characters (Libby, Brady)

I loved writing this and love how it turned out!

Some additional info about the stories: http://presentinglenore.blogspot.com/...
Jen (The Starry-Eyed Revue)
Thank you to the author for providing a copy for review. The opinions expressed below are my own.

This review can also be found at The Starry-Eyed Revue.

These memories were sharp and catapulted me right into the lives of the characters, which I'm sure was the author's intent. I can't wait to see how these new characters and memories fit into the next chapter of the story.

Full review TK...probably after I've read Chasing Before so I can tell you how relevant and/or necessary this novella is to com
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Tessa Lillie
Jun 23, 2014 rated it really liked it
I’m usually not a sucker for novellas. I mean, it is not as if I did not like to read them or something, but I always find it so hard to get into the story, especially when you know there might be sudden ending to the story.

With The Best Things in Death, it was different. I am not lying when I say that Level 2 (I do believe the book has got a new title now, but I cannot remember it right now and could not find it on Goodreads) was one of the weirdest books I have ever read — and I do not mean we
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Melody
Jan 11, 2014 rated it really liked it
While we wait for the sequel to The Memory of After, Chasing Before which releases this August, a novella has recently released that has just enough familiarity with the world Appelhans has created and is equally a very satisfying tease for what's to come.

I love that this novella begins with Felicia, begins with familiar ground and she's just thinking about life and cherishing what she may have taken for granted before. The best things in death are reliving those "five star" memories as she desc
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Sarah
I should have known better than to go and download this novella. I didn't enjoy the first book in this series very much, but I was trying to give it a second chance before I totally wrote it off and a series I have given up on. If this novella is an indicator of what is left to come in the rest of the series, I am done.

The novella is broken into four parts, each a mini story that details a memory of an individual currently stuck in "Level Two", a purgatory-like place.

The first story is a memory
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Reading Teen
This was a great way to refresh my memory about this series and I loved getting a glimpse into Neil & Julian's memories. Also excited to meet the new characters that will be in the next book (which I'll be reading ASAP!)
Louisa
Jan 10, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Oh, what a great short story! And it introduced some characters that I'm going to meet more of now!!
Andi (Andi's ABCs)
Interesting novella with some new and old. One memory from someone new thoroughly confused me. Let's see where it will go in Chasing Before.
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