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me@you.com

3.26 of 5 stars 3.26  ·  rating details  ·  93 ratings  ·  28 reviews
Is it possible to fall in love with someone you’ve never met? Imogen Summers thinks so because it’s happened to her.

Immy is a normal eighteen-year-old, with a normal life, a normal family, and a normal boyfriend. But when she finds herself falling for a girl on an Internet message board, a girl she knows only as the mysterious Fickle, her so-called normal life is suddenly
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Paperback, 288 pages
Published January 17th 2012 by Bold Strokes Books (first published January 1st 2012)
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Rose
I can appreciate a story like "me@you.com" for the way it shows a young, college aged woman coming to terms with her sexuality and ultimately finding a relationship that makes her happy. Imogen (Immy) Summers seems to have a good life surrounding her in the beginning, but is ultimately unfulfilled by it. She has an attentive, steady boyfriend (Matt), attends uni, gushes with fans of a popular TV show featuring a mainstay lesbian couple that she's fascinated by and frequents chatting online with ...more
JCV
It started interesting but then everything else happened way too fast. The relationships (if you can call them that) felt rushed. They weren't developed enough for me to actually buy them. I mean they met over the internet for Pete's sake! It takes longer to trust people there and even longer to actually fall in love. Lots of conversations and the likes.. but nope.. there's not even a meaningful conversation between Barnaby and Fickle or maybe there is but then I wasn't paying attention because ...more
Sarah
This is an awesome book! I won't bother giving you the synopsis cos everyone else has already done that, but suffice to say that KE Payne captures the ups and downs of teen love brilliantly. I loved all the English slang - I can't understand why some people are getting worked up about it - sure I had to look up a few words, but sheesh, that's no big deal is it? I understood why Immy did what she did, and as I watched her journey with Fickle and Joey unfold I felt like I was standing in her corne ...more
Mandi Kaye Ottaway
me@you.com This book had a lot of ups and downs, but overall I liked the story. I think it’s a great story for any confused or curious teen to read.

The writing did leave a lot to be desired. It really frustrates me when authors choose to turn all of their teen characters into some fake caricature based on silly stereotypes. Teens do not all text like complete idiots (“can’t w8 2 c u” etc), especially now that there is this thing in the world called a full qwerty keypad on most phones. It ends up
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Ally
Me@You Book review
me@you.com" tells the story of 18 year old Imogen "Immy" Summers and how she finds herself attracted Fickle on a website about a show she loves.
Although I don’t advocate using the internet to find girl/guys/or soul mates in boards and not proper websites a lot of people are doing it and that’s what Immy does. She falls head over heels for Fickle; the cant sleep, thinking about you all day kind of Fall and I could totally emphasise with that, as I'm sure a lot of other people
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3.5 stars

Imogen (Immy for short) is just your average 18-year old gal. College, boyfriend, going out with friends, getting schoolwork done, spending time with family, etc.

One evening she discovers an online message board revolving around her current TV obsession, Lovers & Sinners - a show which features a love match between two females. Immy tells herself this isn't the part of the show she is most intrigued by, but it sounds like
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Kristina Weber
As a straight YA librarian, I really liked this book. I think any teen could read this to understand how difficult this kind of confusion can be. I felt very fortunate while reading it because when I was a teen, I only had one kind of agony to go through when it came to falling for someone. Add in the social stigma of that person not being the gender you are supposed to be falling for, and wow. That's tough.

I found the veiled advice- don't tell your parents or your ex-boyfriend- to be troubling
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Mrs.V.E.
Mar 24, 2012 Mrs.V.E. rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommended to Mrs.V.E. by: The Briliant Author Herself.
I've red *me@you.com* and would like to tell how truly GOOD it is!
It is very well written, it's very original (I haven't read or seen before a novel written in the way KE Payne have done - namely, she used the MSN chatting dialogues as the red thread throughout the novel, I do find this style of writing brave and brilliantly-original.

The plot line is deep (awakes those feelings that are so very well hidden within) at times even dark, but what I find so comforting is that KE Payne did not leave t
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Celine
This book being outside my comfort-zone, I wasn't sure what to expect. Now, after reading Me@you.com I'm not so sure what to think.

Imogen is your average 18 year-old girl. She has a cute boyfriend, two loyal best friends, an annoying little sister and a massive pile of homework. But when she discovers an internet board of her favourite series, Lovers & Sinners, she soon becomes addicted to talking to her digital friends. She is starting to get feelings for the mysterious Fickle... I she fall
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Tanecia
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3.5 stars

I received a digital arc in exchange for an honest review



First off, I wasn't really expecting anything special when I read the blurb for Me@You.com but I was really surprised by this one. I'm not familiar with this Author and her work but I know she wrote the YA novel 365 days and a couple of lesbian Ya novels that people seemed to like so I follow the crowd (not really) and read it.

This book is more on the romance side and it tells the story of a young woman named Imogen trying to fi
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Kelley York
This lingers between a 3 and a 3.5.

Me@you.com was a quick read and enjoyable. I liked Immy, though at times her willingness to be pushed around and tendency of not making solid decisions without someone forcing and prodding her into it got frustrating. But those were also traits that made her realistic, I think.

Joey was easily my favorite character in the book, so I was pretty excited toward the end at the role she got to play. Overall, the entire situation felt very, very true to things I used
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Shawna LeAnn
This review can be found on my blog Dreaming In The Pages


Summary:

Internet romance. In this day and age it is nothing we haven't seen before. The same goes for internet messages boards for our favorite shows, we have all been there and done that and well, to be honest, we all still do it. When you don't feel like anyone else knows you, there is someone out there on web that does. So when 18 year old Imogen [or Immy for short] grows attached to a new show that highlights a romance between two wome
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Seanean
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Imogen Summers has a great boyfriend; everyone thinks so... except Imogen herself. Recently, Immy has been thinking that there might be more than just hanging out, the occasional kissing, and the nightly walk home.

Isn't dating supposed to be exciting?

Things change when Immy finds an online site about her favorite TV show, which includes two lesbian characters as the leads. In the chat room and forums, Immy finally feels free to say what she wants and she
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Jojo
"me@you.com" tells the story of 18 year old Imogen "Immy" Summers and how she finds herself attracted to another girl called Fickle on a website that she frequents.

This book just blew me away! It's a light, quick read - a very good "pick up and put down and pick up again" book and I read it in just three days, but that's not to say it's lightweight. Far from it!

Immy is a lovely character and I really empathised with her situation. She's just a normal college kid with a cool boyfriend and some n
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Brianne
Thanks to Netgalley.com, Bold Strokes Books, and KE Payne. I had the honor of reading me&you.com by KE Payne. Me&you.com is a a modern YA story about a college student named Immy. Immy has it all- great friends, a boyfriend everyone wants..but something just doesnt seem right. While chatting in a online forum, Immy discovers what was missing.

Me&you.com is a clean story about dealing with the feelings of being sexually confused. It is a honest and interesting look at opening your mind
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Kurt
Aug 05, 2015 Kurt rated it 1 of 5 stars
Shelves: no
This book is troubling in that the language used is so simple it has me thinking it was intended for a youthful audience, but who would wish to show 18-year old characters falling in love after seeing someone's photo on a BBS (Bulletin Board System popular in the 1990's)? This almost is a primer to alert and alarm parents about internet usage for their young adults.

The ending... (view spoiler)
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ybnrmalatall
This book was like a train ride that stars out pretty interesting, has a couple bumps but nothing wrong or unenjoyable about it, you hit the climax or you thought you did and when it ends you are left with one of those "less drama, more relationship development please".

Jess
Me@you.com was very much an atypical typical book about the joys and dangers of the internet. Typical because no twist or turn is particularly unexpected. Atypical because you rarely encounter a clear female protagonist whose teenage desires for love and a clear understanding of herself don't make you want to gouge your eyes out. Even though this was the first book I've read coming straight from the UK (meaning there hadn't been any changes in the text or dialogue for US understanding), the text ...more
Cata
I enjoyed very much! Easy to read, and definitely a good description of the on/off rides of young love.
Heinerway
Interesting story, especially appealing to those who–like me–spend too much time in internet.
Terryann
i was a little underwhelmed with the main character. i liked the story and the setting as well as the bff characters they were very supportive. immy comes across just a bit whiney and a bit controling. i was very un-impressed when she handed her virginity over to her boyfriend just because...well, i'm really not sure why. i'm all for getting your groove on, but this was odd. she does end up with the right girl end the end, redeeming herself:) i'd recommend to teens and for general purchase.
Rebekah Weatherspoon
This story does an excellent job of showing just how easy it is to get burned by internet romance. It's also a perfect example of how teen heartbreak is a universal thing, gay or straight. The start was a little slow, but once it picked up I felt myself totally footing for Immy. Likeable characters with a super sweet ending. A great read to share with others. :)
angie
Me@you.com is a very sweet, very believable and touching novel that anyone (teen or adult) dealing with falling in love and self-discovery will find a home in. I was a little iffy at first about the whole thing pretty much taking place online, but it worked fabulously! Hope to read more by this author! :)
Louisa
Really good book, really sweet, and I really liked reading it! Hated the part where it was tough for Immy, because of the evil girl! Not the actual book, but what Immy goes through! Yep.
Angie
brit girl discovering her sexuality. lots of IM format makes for interesting story.
Megan
Amanda
Apr 11, 2012 Amanda added it
DNF - Cannot get into the book at all.
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KE Payne was born in Bath, the English city, not the tub, and after leaving school she worked for the British government for fifteen years, which probably sounds a lot more exciting than it really was.

Fed up with spending her days moving paperwork around her desk and making models of the Taj Mahal out of paperclips, she packed it all in to go to university in Bristol and graduated as a mature stud
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