The Future of Us
By: Jay Asher and Carolyn Mackler
"A romantic comedy about the risk of sacrificing moments of happiness in the present by living for the future"(Shelf Awareness).
"Then, just under the blue banner, something makes me shiver. Next to a small picture of a woman sitting on a beach, it says 'Emma Nelson Jones'"(10).
"America Online gives you 100 free hours if you sign up. It came in the mail last week"(4).
Person vs. Self Emma often has conflicts with herself weather she should tell people their futures. When she learns shocking news about her best friend, Kellen, Emma must decide to either warn Kellen and risk changing the future in major ways or let the future play out.