Waiting on Wednesday: The Future of Us

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Waiting on Wednesday: The Future of Us

The Future of Us by Jay Asher and Carolyn Mackler

The Future of Us by Carolyn MacklerJay Asher
Published by Razorbill
Pub Date: November 21st 2011
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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.


I can’t wait to dig in and laugh and remember all those 1990s references!!


Jess @ Gone with the Words

26 Responses to “Waiting on Wednesday: The Future of Us”

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    I can’t wait for this either! I recently read Jay Asher’s Thirteen Reasons Why and loved it, can’t wait to read another of Asher’s books. And I’m with you on the ’90’s references. =D Seems so interesting. 

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    Kathy Coleman

    I am with you all the way about this one and about the whole 90’s reference thing. This was my pick for WoW last time I posted. I can’t wait! 

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    I really can’t wait for this one. I really should go preorder it. Thanks for reminding me. lol =]
    Here is My WoW

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    Jen @ A Reader's Journey

    I haven’t seen this one, definitely adding to my TBR!

    Here’s my WoW this week. Happy Reading!

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    This is actually on my TBR shelf. It sounds incredibly intriguing! I might borrow it once my library gets a copy~ Anyway great choice! Feel free to check mine :) http://onlysomewhatqueer.blogspot.com/2011/10/waiting-on-wednesday-oct-5-cool-covers.html

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    Savy @ Books With Bite

    Excited to read this book! I did a happy dance when I got this book!

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    He-he, I wouldn’t know about the 90s references, but I still love the concept of this book. It’s totally on my to-read list, too!

    You cam find my WoW here.

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    This sounds really cool! I remember being able to pick up those disks with “100 Free Hours of AOL” or whatever it was. Now, I can’t imagine not being able to access the internet 24/7! Looks great, I’m adding it to the TBR!
    Courtney @ Fuzzy.Coffee.Books

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    deff looks so awesome and unique. looooved 13 reasons why!
    i follow you here! here’s my WOW post! Stop by and let me know what your fav read has been so far this year!!  I also posted a review of my WOW..so technically I guess I already finished with my waiting! http://lindsaycummingsblog.blogspot.com/2011/10/waiting-on-wednesday-review-of-pledge.html

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    Jacinda @ Reading Housewives

    Ditto on the 90s references! I have this on my shelf…I need to read it! haha! 

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