When Alice wakes up on the gym floor in Liane Moriarty's What Alice Forgot, she's a very different Alice. She's lost ten years of her life and and Alice quickly finds that she's changed a lot in ten years. To begin with, she's actually at a gym. The people around her treat her like she's very capable and organized. Who is this Alice and when did she become Supermom? Read more >
In Liane Moriarty's What Alice Forgot, we get input from a few different characters besides Alice. There are also Elizabeth's letters to her therapist and Frannie's letters to her dead fiance. I found myself wishing that we also could hear from Alice's oldest daughter Madison. Read more >
Tucked into Liane Moriarty's What Alice Forgot, you find letters from Alice's sister Elizabeth to her therapist. They provide context and backstory for many of things that Alice forgot, but they also show that Alice isn't the only person who has changed a lot in ten years. I have to confess that at times I almost wished the book was about Elizabeth rather than Alice.
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In Liane Moriarty's What Alice Forgot, Alice loses ten years of her memory. She doesn't remember her children being born. She doesn't remember her marriage falling apart. She doesn't know who her friends are anymore. As I read the novel, I couldn't help but think it was too bad that Alice didn't have a blog. Read more >