Virtually Yours (Hardcover)
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 9781534436664, 368pp.
Publication Date: June 4, 2019
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How bad can one little virtual lie be?
NYU freshman Mariam Vakilian hasn’t dated anyone in five months, not since her high school sweetheart Caleb broke up with her. So, when she decides to take advantage of an expiring coupon and try out a new virtual reality dating service, it’s sort of a big deal.
It’s an even bigger deal when it chooses as one of her three matches none other than Caleb himself. That has to be a sign, right?
Except that her other match, Jeremy, just happens to be her new best friend IRL.
Mariam’s heart is telling her one thing, but the app is telling her another. So, which should she trust? Is all fair in modern love?
About the Author
Praise For Virtually Yours…
— Elizabeth Eulberg, author of Better Off Friends
"Witty and insightful, Sarvenaz Tash's Virtually Yours is a delightful journey into the heart of love. A whimsical romance that is at once utterly contemporary and totally timeless, Tash masterfully intertwines the complexities of falling in love, owning your mistakes, and understanding who you really are."
— Samira Ahmed, New York Times Bestselling author of Love, Hate & Other Filters, and Internment
"Virtually Yours is a book that delivers more than one happily ever after. It's about finding yourself before you can find the one, and I loved following Mariam's journey as she found both."
— Lauren Morrill, author of MEANT TO BE and BETTER THAN THE BEST PLAN
“As funny as it is wise, Virtually Yours is a 21st century delight, taking rom-com tropes that date back to Shakespeare and making them feel fresh and newly relevant. Not only does Sarvenaz Tash nail the feeling of college freshman year—the thrill and discomfort of trying to hold onto who you once were even as you’re becoming someone new—she also brilliantly tackles the question of what makes a relationship real. I loved it. For real.”
— Lance Rubin, Author of Denton Little’s Deathdate
"A sincere story of self-discovery."
— Kirkus Reviews
"A hilarious novel that readers will not want to put down. Through snarky, tongue-in-cheek dialogue and hysterical inner monologues, Tash creates characters who are charismatic and engaging…Perfect for anyone who likes humor and romance."
— School Library Journal
"Will resonate with older readers and challenge those who haven’t yet settled on who they want to be."