Book Beginnings (13 November) | In Real Life by Jessica Love


Book beginnings is a meme set up by Rose City Reader. Every Friday post the first line, or few lines, of the book you’re reading along with your initial thoughts about the sentence, impressions of the book, or anything else the opener inspires. Then add a link to your post on Rose City Reader’s blog.

My Book Beginning
In Real Life by Jessica Love

In Real Live by Jessica Love

My best friend and I have never met. We talk every day, on the phone or online, and he knows more about me than anyone. Like, deep into my soul. But we’re never actually seen each other in real life.

I’ve not read the blurb for this book and I’ve deliberately avoided reading anything about it online. I knew I’d love it when I saw the cover and now I’ve read these opening lines I know this book will be one I very much enjoy. From the opening lines you can straight away see how much she feels for her best friend, and how the best friend is possibly also a love interest. This person means the world to the narrator. I love that these two characters feel such a strong bond and yet have never met and I can’t wait to read further and find out how they know each other and whether they stay online friends or whether they will dare to meet up in real life (my strong suspicion is that they will!). I’m sure this book is going to be a gorgeous read!.

17 thoughts on “Book Beginnings (13 November) | In Real Life by Jessica Love

  1. I love the sound of this one, too….how the characters move from their online connection to real life is bound to be engaging. Thanks for sharing, and for visiting my blog.

  2. This opening raised a red flag for me. I am in the middle of teaching a unit on online safety to my middle school kids. This sounds like it could be an internet predator to me. I hope I’m wrong. Happy reading!

  3. Pingback: Weekly Wrap Up and Stacking the Shelves (14 November) | RatherTooFondofBooks

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