The Reminders by Val EmmichThe Reminders by Val Emmich

The Reminders

byVal Emmich

Hardcover | May 30, 2017

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Perfect for fans of J. Courtney Sullivan'sThe Engagementor Graeme Simpson'sThe Rosie Project, The Remindersfollows what happens when a girl who can't forget befriends a man who's desperate to remember.

Grief-stricken over his partner Sydney's death, Gavin sets fire to every reminder in the couple's home before fleeing Los Angeles for New Jersey, where he hopes to find peace with the family of an old friend. Instead, he finds Joan.

Joan, the family's ten-year-old daughter, was born Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory, or HSAM: the rare ability to recall every day of her life in cinematic detail. Joan has never met Gavin until now, but she did know his partner, and waiting inside her uncanny mind are startlingly vivid memories to prove it.

Gavin strikes a deal with Joan: in return for sharing her memories of Sydney, Gavin will help her win a songwriting contest she's convinced will make her unforgettable. The unlikely duo set off on their quest until Joan reveals unexpected details about Sydney's final months, forcing Gavin to question not only the purity of his past with Sydney but the course of his own immediate future.

Told in the alternating voices of these two irresistible characters,The Remindersis a hilarious and tender exploration of loss, memory, friendship, and renewal.
Dubbed a "Renaissance Man" by theNew York Post,Val Emmich is a writer, singer-songwriter, and actor. He has had recurring roles onVinylandUgly Bettyas well as a memorable guest role as Liz Lemon's coffee-boy fling, Jamie, on30 Rock.Emmich lives in Jersey City, New Jersey, with his wife and their two children.The Remindersis his first n...
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Title:The RemindersFormat:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 9.62 × 6.5 × 1.25 inPublished:May 30, 2017Publisher:Little, Brown And CompanyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0316316997

ISBN - 13:9780316316996

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"All of the characters grow throughout the book,making Emmich's novel worthyof being remembered-NJ.com