In Estelle Laure’s exciting debut novel, Remember Me, a young girl must confront the fact that her mother is descending into Alzheimer’s disease. As her mother starts to forget who she is and the details of their life together, the daughter struggles to keep hold of her memories. This emotionally powerful story explores what happens when one loses grip on reality and how love can carry you through even your darkest times.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for people who like reading about difficult topics, such as Alzheimer’s disease. It is also a good choice for young adults who are interested in stories with emotional depth.
- The writing is beautiful and lyrical, haunting in its portrayal of a daughter losing her mother to Alzheimer’s
- The characters are richly drawn and their relationships feel realistic
- It tackles a difficult topic with grace and sensitivity
- The book doesn’t conclude with a clear resolution.
- The author uses heavy wording and makes the plot difficult to follow at points.
- There are some graphic scenes that may be too much for some young adults
Learn more about the author
Estelle Laure is a teen & young adult author.
“Powerful, beautifully written story about a daughter struggling to deal with her mother’s Alzheimer’s. The characters are rich and the plot is compelling. I could not put this book down.”
“This beautifully written novel sensitively portrays the gradual decline of a mother’s memory due to Alzheimer’s disease. The daughter’s struggles are heart-wrenching and honest as she tries to deal with her own feelings while caring for her mother.”
“Remember Me is a compelling debut novel that deals with the difficult topic of Alzheimer’s disease. Estelle Laure captures the emotional ups and downs of life with this debilitating illness flawlessly. This book will stay with you long after you finish reading it.”
“This heartbreaking and beautifully written novel is a powerful exploration of the effects of Alzheimer’s disease on both the sufferer and their loved ones. Estelle Laure does an amazing job at bringing to life the fear, pain, and love that comes with this devastating illness.”