Each night at precisely 4:33 am, while sixteen-year-old London Lane is asleep, her memory of that day is erased. In the morning, all she can "remember" are events from her future. London is used to relying on reminder notes and a trusted friend to get through the day, but things get complicated when a new boy at school enters the picture. Luke Henry is not someone you'd easily forget, yet try as she might, London can't find him in her memories of things to come.

When London starts experiencing disturbing flashbacks, or flash-forwards, as the case may be, she realizes it's time to learn about the past she keeps forgetting-before it destroys her future.

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By Emily May (The United Kingdom) · ★☆☆☆☆ · May 10, 2012

This book really annoyed me. I couldn't even manage to talk myself into giving it 2 stars because I have nothing at all complimentary to say. It was boring, the protagonist pissed me off and it is nowhere near as interesting as the goodreads description would have you believe.

The idea sounds so... ...more
By Nomes (Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia) · ★★☆☆☆ · May 11, 2011
2.5 (wavering between "it was okay" and "I liked it")

Forgotten is right in the pocket for the current YA climate. It offers a contemporary storyline with a twist that gives the book a vague supernatural vibe (London can “remember” the future). The sale of Forgotten went down in a heated bidding w... ...more
By Brodie (Australia) · ★★★★★ · March 08, 2011
London Lane remembers her future the same way we remember our past. And while the average person doesn't 'remember' their future, London doesn't remember her past. Her memories are of the future, but the moment they become the past, they're forgotten. At precisely 4:33am every morning she forgets... ...more
By Thomas (The United States) · ★★☆☆☆ · August 13, 2011
Yesterday I ordered an orange mango smoothie from Starbucks. I expected to enjoy it - after all, I like oranges, mangoes, and smoothies. Yet when I tried the drink in its entirety I almost spit. That's sort of like what happened with Forgotten, minus the spit.

Forgotten possessed a plethora of pot... ...more
By Erica (daydreamer) (The United States) · ★★★★★ · May 28, 2011
Forgotten is spellbindingly mind boggling. I was so intrigued with London’s strange life. Cat Patrick certainly created a keeper with her debut novel. It’s so intricately developed, the messages and emotions vividly portrayed that had me living anxiously alongside London, watching as she forgets... ...more
By April (Australia) · ★★★★☆ · November 23, 2014
Plot: .5
The main character of this novel has no recollection of her past as her memory resets every morning at 3:44am. She can, however, see the future, so she’s very confused when her boyfriend (who she has to write notes about every day so she doesn’t forget him) isn’t in her memories of the fu... ...more
By Lissa (Rocky Face, GA) · ★★★★★ · March 06, 2015
5 Best Stars

It’s the second best book I have read this month alone and it’s the best YA book I have read this month!!

Cat Patrick took me on an unforgettable journey through the eyes of London, a young girl whose memory reset every morning. She has no memory of her past and every memory of the fu... ...more
By Rebecca · ★★★★★ · October 24, 2012
I had heard of Forgotten and even read some great reviews about it, and to tell you the truth it sounded interesting but I wasn’t sure if I’d like it. Well, after reading it, I can now tell you that I thought it was one of the most clever, intriguing, creative books I have ever read. Like serious... ...more
By Elizabeth (Edinburgh , The United Kingdom) · ★★★★★ · September 05, 2011
I honestly don’t quite know what to make of this story!

The reviews were amazing and I was terribly excited to read it.

The story in principle was really good but I must confess to being a bit unnerved by some of London’s premonitions, especially the whole funeral thing. The idea of having to liv... ...more