Kidlit4Japan Auction #24 from Angie Smibert

Auction #24: Signed ARC of Memento Nora from Angie Smibert

Image provided by donorBook Synopsis: Nora, the popular girl and happy consumer, witnesses a horrific bombing on a shopping trip with her mother. In Nora’s near-future world, terrorism is so commonplace that she can pop one little white pill to forget and go on like nothing ever happened. However, when Nora makes her first trip to a Therapeutic Forgetting Clinic, she learns what her mother, a frequent forgetter, has been frequently forgetting. Nora secretly spits out the pill and holds on to her memories. The memory of the bombing as well as her mother’s secret and her budding awareness of the world outside her little clique make it increasingly difficult for Nora to cope. She turns to two new friends, each with their own reasons to remember, and together they share their experiences with their classmates through an underground comic. They soon learn, though, they can’t get away with remembering.

Estimated Value: $15
Auction Begins: Wednesday 3/23 @ 4:00PM EDT
Auction Ends: Monday 3/28 @ 4:00PM EDT

Bio: I’m the author of Memento Nora (Marshall Cavendish, April 2011) and the upcoming sequel, The Forgetting Curve (Marshall Cavendish, Spring 2012).

Author Angie Smibert’s Website:

Auction Terms:

  • Bid by posting a comment with your bid amount; anonymous bidding is not allowed.
  • Do not bid unless you intend to pay that amount to a designated charity organization.
  • Bids are in U.S. Dollars.
  • Bids under $50 must be at least $1 more than the previous bid; bids from $50 to under $100 must be at least $2 more than the previous bid; bids of $100 or more must be at least $5 more than the previous bid. Overbids are encouraged.
  • Highest bid before the end of the auction wins; if the highest bid is less than the reserve amount, the auction is extended until the reserve amount is reached; if no reserve amount is stated, the reserve amount is 50% of the item’s estimated value.
  • Winning bid is not final until the winning bidder is notified by email. Winning bidder must donate the winning bid amount to a designated charity organization and provide a copy of the receipt within three days of notification.
  • For physical items, unless otherwise noted, donor pays standard shipping within the U.S.; winning bidder pays for express shipping or for shipping outside the U.S.

About Greg R. Fishbone

Greg R. Fishbone is the author of galactic fiction for young readers including the GALAXY GAMES series from Tu Books @ Lee & Low Books. Check out his website at
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7 Responses to Kidlit4Japan Auction #24 from Angie Smibert

  1. Jed Barish says:

    $25.00 is my bid. I am having back surgery on 3/28 and might not be able to pay (if I win) until a few days after but I PROMISE to pay.

    This book is on my Amazon wish list of future releases.

      • Jed Barish says:

        I am increasing my own bid to $50.00.

        This will be my final bid because I am entring the hospital for surgery on 3/28 and it may be a few days before I can respond to emails again.

        I am already the winning bidder on item #16. So I will make a donation of $100.00 today to cover the $25.00 obligation on #16 and the $50.00 obligation on #24 if I am the winning bidder. If I am outbid on #24, then just consider my overpayment as a donation above the required amount.

      • Thanks, Jed. Good luck!

  2. WINNER: Jed Barish wins with a generous overbid of $50! Congratulations on your winning bid, and get well soon!

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