#BookCouplesChallenge Day 21

 

Day 21 of Book Couples Challenge and it’s one of the toughest choice this month with the Geek one!

I confess that I haven’t read many romances with the main characters meeting online.  Traditional mail yes like Punk 57 by Penelope Douglas or Dear Aaron by Mariana Zapata.

Would that count?

 

Well if I have to stick to internet I do have a fantastic one!

 

Julie and Finn (Matt) in Flat Out Love by Jessica Park

If you’ve never read a Jessica Park before this is a very good one to begin with! She writes beautiful, emotional and subtle books. YA mainly.

 

Synopsis:

Flat-Out Love is a warm and witty novel of family love and dysfunction, deep heartache and raw vulnerability, with a bit of mystery and one whopping, knock-you-to-your-knees romance.

It’s not what you know—or when you see—that matters. It’s about a journey.

Something is seriously off in the Watkins home. And Julie Seagle, college freshman, small-town Ohio transplant, and the newest resident of this Boston house, is determined to get to the bottom of it. When Julie’s off-campus housing falls through, her mother’s old college roommate, Erin Watkins, invites her to move in. The parents, Erin and Roger, are welcoming, but emotionally distant and academically driven to eccentric extremes. The middle child, Matt, is an MIT tech geek with a sweet side… and the social skills of a spool of USB cable. The youngest, Celeste, is a frighteningly bright but freakishly fastidious 13-year-old who hauls around a life-sized cardboard cutout of her oldest brother almost everywhere she goes.

And there’s that oldest brother, Finn: funny, gorgeous, smart, sensitive, almost emotionally available. Geographically? Definitely unavailable. That’s because Finn is traveling the world and surfacing only for random Facebook chats, e-mails, and status updates. Before long, through late-night exchanges of disembodied text, he begins to stir something tender and silly and maybe even a little bit sexy in Julie’s suddenly lonesome soul.

To Julie, the emotionally scrambled members of the Watkins family add up to something that … well… doesn’t quite add up. Not until she forces a buried secret to the surface, eliciting a dramatic confrontation that threatens to tear the fragile Watkins family apart, does she get her answer.

Flat-Out Love comes complete with emails, Facebook status updates, and instant messages.

 

Favorite quote:

“If you can’t stop thinking about someone’s update, that’s called “status cling.”
Jessica Park, Flat-Out Love

 

Goodreads -> https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/11096647-flat-out-love

 

Amazon -> http://amzn.to/2AJzr9R

 

And you what are your favorite online couples? Just give me more recommendations please.

 

Thanks for reading!

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2 Replies to “#BookCouplesChallenge Day 21”

  1. Oohh..this is a tough one!! I’m not sure I’ve read anything like that! Though Flat Out Love has been sitting on my TBR for awhile!!

    1. BewareOfTheReader says: Reply

      Well see my predicament Trisy? The girls at Collector of Book Boyfriends and Night Owl are tricky like that! LOL

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