Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac

Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac - Gabrielle Zevin It begins with a coin toss. Naomi picks heads and loses. She hits her head to stairs on the way back from the yearbook lab. She wakes up from ambulance with an amnesia.Naomi's memories are erased from the last 4 years. She does not remember her best friend Will, her boyfriend Ace, the fact that her mother and father are divorced, why she loved yearbook... She does not even remember how to drive a car. The first new memory she has is James. James was the one who saw her coming down the stairs and hitting her head. He is the one who called the ambulance. And now, Naomi feels a lot more attraction towards mysterious James and towards her boyfriend Ace.But can Naomi live without looking at the past. Everyone remembers the "old" Naomi; the talented tennis player and a yearbook fanatic. But what if the "new" Naomi wants to do something else? And what happens between James and Naomi? Does James have something he is trying to hide? And what happens if Naomi gets her memories back.I really enjoyed this novel. Naomi is a funny and likable character. She loses her memory and she has to go through her parents divorce etc. for the second time. She does not remember her best friend, Will, who also seems like he has something to hide. And then there is James, a guy with mysterious background. A guy who seems to be a little messed up.This novel was throughoutly an interesting read. I really enjoyed reading the thoughts of Naomi. She is in a difficult situation, but still she somehow figures out a way to go on. I recommend this book to fans of YA novels since this has everything you can wait from a good novel; likable protagonist, romance, drama and great plot.