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Short Synopsis
Elyssa Friedland's unforgettable debut novel asks us to look up from our screens and out at the world . . . and to imagine what life would be like with no searches, no status updates, no texts, no Tweets, no pins, and no posts.

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Evie Rosen has had enough. She's tired of the partners at her law firm e-mailing her at all hours of the night. The thought of another online date makes her break out in a cold sweat. She's over the clever hashtags and the endless selfies. So when her career hits a surprising roadblock and her heart is crushed by Facebook, Evie decides that it's time to put down her smartphone for good. (Beats stowing it in her underwear—she's done that, too!)

And that's when she discovers a fresh start for real conversations, fewer distractions, and living in the moment, even if the moments are heartbreakingly difficult. Babies are born; marriages teeter; friendships are tested. Evie may find love and a new direction when she least expects it, but she also learns that just because you unplug your phone doesn't mean you can also unplug from life.

"The author sprinkles humor, angst and animated characters into her chapters while tackling the common struggle of unplugging from the online world." ---RT Book Reviews

"Friedland's zippy tale offers a lively take on life and love in the age of social media." ---Booklist

Love and Miss Communication

Author Elyssa Friedland

Narrated by Marguerite Gavin

Publication date Sep 1, 2015

Running time 11 hrs 7 min

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