The Future of Us: Book summary and reviews of The Future of Us by Jay Asher

The Future of Us

by Jay Asher

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The Future of Us by Jay Asher

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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.

Ages 12+

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"Starred Review. Though readers will not necessarily be surprised by how things turn out, the enjoyment - and the underlying message - is in simply allowing the journey to unfold. Ages 12 and up." - Publishers Weekly

"Without question a page-turner, it's nevertheless unlikely to linger long in readers' minds." - Kirkus Reviews

"A clever, timely story that will attract any teen with a Facebook account." - Booklist, Starred Review

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Jay Asher

Jay Asher is the author of the young adult novels The Future Of Us and Thirteen Reasons Why. Thirteen Reasons Why, his first novel, was published in hardcover in October 2007, and went on to spend 65 weeks on the New York Times children's hardcover bestseller list, with foreign rights sold to 31 countries and 750,000 copies currently in print in the US alone. You can follow his blog at www.thirteenreasonswhy.com.

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