The Future of Us

Jay Asher, Carolyn Mackler
science fiction, young adult
The Future of Us - Jay Asher, Carolyn Mackler6.76

It's 1996, and Josh and Emma have been neighbors their whole lives. They've been best friends almost as long - at least, up until last November, when Josh did something that changed everything. Things have been weird between them ever since, but when Josh's family gets a free AOL CD in the mail, his mom makes him bring it over so that Emma can install it on her new computer. When they sign on, they're automatically logged onto their Facebook pages. But Facebook hasn't been invented yet. And they're looking at themselves fifteen years in the future.

By refreshing their pages, they learn that making different decisions now will affect the outcome of their lives later. And as they grapple with the ups and downs of what their futures hold, they're forced to confront what they're doing right - and wrong - in the present.

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Release date: 2011
Genres: science fiction, young adult
Tags: time travel
Average rating: 6.76/10
Total ratings: 34
Updated: August 29, 2021