Book: Attachments by Rainbow Rowell 

Synopsis: "Hi, I'm the guy who reads your e-mail, and also, I love you . . . "

Beth Fremont and Jennifer Scribner-Snyder know that somebody is monitoring their work e-mail. (Everybody in the newsroom knows. It's company policy.) But they can't quite bring themselves to take it seriously. They go on sending each other endless and endlessly hilarious e-mails, discussing every aspect of their personal lives.
Meanwhile, Lincoln O'Neill can't believe this is his job now- reading other people's e-mail. When he applied to be "internet security officer," he pictured himself building firewalls and crushing hackers- not writing up a report every time a sports reporter forwards a dirty joke.
When Lincoln comes across Beth's and Jennifer's messages, he knows he should turn them in. But he can't help being entertained-and captivated-by their stories.
By the time Lincoln realizes he's falling for Beth, it's way too late to introduce himself.
What would he say . . . ? [via Amazon]

Book Notes:

I picked this up after yoga class. It was one of those days when I found myself aimlessly wandering again, and I figured it was time to read something that was 1) not related to school, 2) light and easy 3) happy. This is my third Rainbow Rowell book, and my first of hers that is not classified as a Young Adult book... the result, the chick lit I was precisely looking for at that moment. 

There's simply something about chick literature that one just kind of looks for. Think of it like a popcorn movie, or a romcom, you just need something to relax you and this is it. I realised what I enjoy most about chick lit is how relatable the context and characters are. 

I'm at that stage in my life when I'm a little past some of the drama of a young adult novel, and kind of starring in the leading role of a chick lit. I've had the craziest plot twists by far, and currently still waiting for that happy ending. I guess in the scheme of things, my life isn't just one novel, but a book series... I might be somewhere in the middle of the book franchise called my life.

Book Quotes:

"It's that, well you came here to meet somebody, right? To meet the guy?"
"To maybe meet the guy, right?"
"Well, when you think about that guy—who, by the way, we both know isn't me—when you think about meeting him, do you think about meeting him in a place like this? In a place this ugly? This loud? Do you want him to smell like Jaegermeister and cigarettes? Do you want your first dance to be a song about strippers?"

Rating: 4/5

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