Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday: The Future of Us by Jay Asher and Carolyn Mackler

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

the future of usThe Future of Us by Jay Asher and Carolyn Mackler
Release Date: November 21st, 2011
Razorbill, 309 pages

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.

This is such an awesome idea for a book. I remember the days when my friends and I would go on AOL, when (to us) the internet was this new, awesome, mysterious thing. Being able to easily connect with people from all over the world was such a great concept. Then when Facebook came around, it brought whole new possibilities concerning social networking. I cannot wait to get my hands on this book!

What are you waiting on this Wednesday?


  1. Someone had this book last week and it sounds sooooo cool!!! I would love to see my Facebook fifteen years from now. Just thinking about it blows my mind. Great pick!

    Here's my WoW!

  2. Great pick! I am excited to read The Future of Us too!!! =D

    My WoW

  3. This one sounds like a really fun and interesting read! Feel free to check out my WoW here.

    Rumana @ Relook the Book

  4. I loved Jay Asher's 13 Reasons Why, so I have high hopes for this one. Plus the concept sounds cool. Nice pick! :D

  5. I totally agree! This sounds like a great idea for a book. A bit scary as well.

  6. I used this one on my last WoW. So intriguing. Can't wait!

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  7. I absolutely can't wait to read this one!

  8. Looking forward to this one too. Great pick.

  9. teehee this one is sitting on my bookshelf :)


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