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Waiting on Wednesday: The Future of Us

October 26, 2011

Title: The Future of Us
Authors: Jay Asher and Carolyn Mackler
Publisher: Razorbill
Release Date: November 21, 2011

It’s 1996, and less than half of all American high school students have ever used the Internet.

Emma just got her first computer and an America Online CD-ROM.

Josh is her best friend. They power up and log on—and discover themselves on Facebook, fifteen years in the future.

Everybody wonders what their Destiny will be. Josh and Emma are about to find out.—Goodreads

I don’t know how, but this book has totally flown under the radar for me. I KNOW that I’ve seen the title, but I never realized what it was about. I think maybe I thought it was something else I wasn’t interested in? I don’t know. But what I mean is this: THIS BOOK SOUNDS AWESOME.

Seriously, who hasn’t thought about what it’d be like to be able to go back and talk to your younger self? Even if you’re the kind of person who wouldn’t want to change the outcome or any of the mistakes you’ve made, it’d still be incredible to let your younger  know that everything will be ok, or that they should probs study a little bit harder for that one test, or go to that party instead of studying.

Anyway. I’m in love with the premise of this book. And I’m sort of glad that I’m hearing about it late so that I don’t have all that long to wait for it.

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