Forget Tomorrow by Pintip Dunn
Posted by Krystal Larson at 12:45 AM Wednesday, July 27, 2016
It’s Callie’s seventeenth birthday and, like everyone else, she’s eagerly awaiting her vision―a memory sent back in time to sculpt each citizen into the person they’re meant to be. A world-class swimmer. A renowned scientist.
Or in Callie’s case, a criminal.
In her vision, she sees herself murdering her gifted younger sister. Before she can process what it means, Callie is arrested and placed in Limbo―a prison for those destined to break the law. With the help of her childhood crush, Logan, a boy she hasn’t spoken to in five years, she escapes the hellish prison.
But on the run from her future, as well as the government, Callie sets in motion a chain of events that she hopes will change her fate. If not, she must figure out how to protect her sister from the biggest threat of all.
In a world where your future self is able to "send you a memory," how would you react if you saw yourself killing your little sister? Callie is named for the famous genius who discovered that memories can be sent from the future. She desperately wants to ensure her psychic little sister's safety-it's dangerous to be a psychic in this world. When her vision is viewed by both the guard and her, she must run unless she wants to be in a small cell for the rest of her life. Instead of continuing to run, Callie turns herself in for the noble cause of keeping her sister safe. Instead, she discovers that the very place she believed herself safe in was far from it. When her crush (who hasn't spoken to her in five years), Logan, breaks her out of her jail cell, Callie must decide how she wants to interpret her vision and if she truly believes that that is her fate.
Callie's character was kind, strong, and dedicated to her sister, Jessa. I liked how her relationship with Logan grew during the book, complete with flashbacks to their younger selves. I liked how she was a little selfish and wanted him to stay with her forever instead of returning back to civilization-that seems far more realistic than the constantly selfless heroine. Jessa and Callie connect even when they're apart via Jessa's "sender" abilities and Callie's "receiver" abilities. I wasn't surprised by the ending (it was a tad predictable), but I am definitely looking forward to the next book!
3 1/2 Stars
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