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Read Bottom Up

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Read Bottom Up

By Neel Shah; Skye Chatham

Dey Street Books, Paperback, 9780062262189, 256pp.

Publication Date: January 26, 2016

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Description

A charming novel about falling in love (or like) in the digital age--the never-before-seen full story.

Madeline and Elliot meet at a New York City restaurant opening. Flirtation--online--ensues. A romance, potentially eternal, possibly doomed, begins.

And, like most things in life today, their early exchanges are available to be scrutinized and interpreted by well-intentioned friends who are a mere click away.

Madeline and Elliot's relationship unfolds through a series of thrilling, confounding, and funny exchanges with each other, and, of course, with their best friends and dubious confidants (Emily and David). The result is a brand-new kind of modern romantic comedy, in format, in content, and even in creation--the authors exchanged e-mails in real time, blind to each other's side conversations. You will nod in appreciation and roll your eyes in recognition; you'll learn a thing or two about how the other half approaches a new relationship . . . and you will cheer for an unexpected ending that just might restore your faith in falling in love, twenty-first-century style.

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