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- Publisher: Simon & Schuster Childrens Books
- Format: Paperback | 368 pages
- Dimensions: 130mm x 198mm x 28mm | 272g
- Publication date: 5 January 2012
- Publication City/Country: London
- ISBN 10: 0857076078
- ISBN 13: 9780857076076
- Sales rank: 26,583
It's 1996 and very few high school students have ever used the internet. Facebook will not be invented until several years in the future. Emma just got a computer and an America Online CD. She and her best friend Josh power it up and log on - and discover themselves on Facebook in 2011. Everybody wonders what they'll be like fifteen years in the future. Josh and Emma are about to find out.
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By Moodyno1 10 Jul 2013
Favourite Quote: "I swear, guys in groups are capable of the stupidest things."
This book is perfect for a fun, light, summer read! I enjoyed it and give it a 3/5 stars!
The whole idea of this book was just awesome! Seeing your future through facebook? Complete genius! This part of the plot was my favourite! I loved seeing how everyone changed based on a few decisions, the authors did really well writing it! However the other parts of the plot, like the different romances between the characters or their relationship with their parents didn't really appeal to me, maybe it was because I felt there were under-developed and that's why I never had a connection to them. That's a reason why I took one star off because some of the plot just bored me!
As for the characters, they were okay. I started out really liking Emma then I started to dislike her towards the middle and then liked her again at the end. Complete rollercoaster relationship! Then there's Josh who I liked well enough. Their relationship was why I took the other star off, I never felt the connection between them and the ending felt to rushed and forced! The secondary characters that I really liked were the two other friends, there were hilarious!
Overall I did enjoy this book and would recommend it to anyone needing a creative, quick, light read !!!!