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Tidak ada persahabatan yang sempurna di dunia ini, yang ada hanya orang-orang yang berusaha sebisa mungkin untuk mempertahankannya.

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Ini bisa jadi sebuah kisah cinta biasa. Tentang sahabat sejak kecil, yang kemudian jatuh cinta kepada sahabatnya sendiri. Sayangnya, di setiap cinta harus ada yang terluka.

Ini barangkali hanya sebuah kisah cinta sederhana. Tentang tiga
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Paperback, 318 pages
Published September 1st 2009 by Gagas Media (first published 2009)
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Imah
Mar 03, 2017 rated it liked it
For the first time in my life, saya lebih suka movie version-nya dibanding bukunya. In my opinion, cerita yang dimodifikasi dan diangkat ke layar lebar lebih 'menarik' untuk saya.
Shan
May 22, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Thanks for this good story!
Metta Diana
Jun 12, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
refrain told us the story about friendship, relationship. The relationship between friends, bestfirends, and family. The main story is about friendship between Niki and Nata. People said that there is no friendship between male and female. It will turns to another relationship, people call it love. Sometimes they’ll fall for each other. Sometimes only one of them who fall in love. But sometimes the boy or the girl actually has the same feeling, too, but (s)he didn’t realized it.


Love. It comes to
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Amirasofa
Aug 24, 2011 rated it it was amazing
at first, i just browse some book on Google Book and then i finally found this book with a sweet-blue-envelope in front of the cover. i was enchanted of the cover and tried to read it on Google. the more i read it, the more i fall in love with how Winna Efendi wrote and the sweet-teenage sensation she sent to this book. i like all the characters there, they all seem real and has been described so well.
i also like the plot. it's simple, just fit with teenagers' life. even if it's simple, but
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Emily
Jul 08, 2010 rated it liked it
The book is a sweet story of friendship and love, two childhood best friends not realising that they are in love with each other because of obstacles that come across... it's a sweet story, sweet enough to make your heart melt a little, but nothing remarkably special about it. The characters Nata,Niki and Annalise are well created, I like the scene on the airport, It really conveys the emotions of the character.

as i said, good enough to read to make you happy :)
Anita Chandra
Mar 04, 2012 rated it really liked it
Lucky i'm in love with my bestfriend.
Satu kalimat lirik lagu yang benar - benar menggambarkan novel ini.

Aku suka sekali ciuman pertama mereka, that was so sweeet. :)

Last, this book was great to read.
I don't have anything to review. lol.
In Initia Iqbal
Jan 02, 2017 rated it really liked it
The first Winna's book that I had read while in high school.

And I've read this novel around 6 times..and never get boring haha.

Well, Winna is the mother of Indonesian female writers for simple yet sweet stories.
Zaskia Aruni
Mar 09, 2010 rated it really liked it
Shelves: gagas-media
this is the best winna efendi's book. i really love it. well, i reallly love winna efendi's book. those books are A-MAZING owowooo. omgot. i'm waiting for another winna's book. :DD really waiting for them. aaaaaaw
Nur Fadilla Octavianasari
love the cover anyway, so unique!
how's bout the story? hmm pretty good enough. makes me things that a truly friendship between boys and girls cant be exist .

keabayang ama cerita Ai sih, yah ada bberapa bagian yang mirip . tp overall oke banget kok .dan yang pasti ceritanya juga beda :p
Meganingrum
Jun 21, 2016 rated it liked it
The story is pretty simple. A daily life of highschool students.
Vinacalista
Jan 11, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: winna-efendi
I love it, It's really inspiring, that story about a boy who loves his childhood friend, and because he holds on too long, another person came in between them, ahh !! i really love it.. :D
Chitra
Aug 05, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
The story is about two people who have been a bestfriend since they’re child. The point of this novel is telling about love that will be back in where it should be. really love it...
Retno  Kusumawardani
Feb 16, 2016 rated it it was amazing
when I miss you I can remember...
Chaterine Gunawan
Mar 25, 2016 rated it really liked it
Nice book, semi light-reading. Although the plot is very cliche, but the author succeed making this story into something out of ordinary. Good job, author.
Ininopi
Jul 04, 2013 rated it liked it
finished long ago, but too busy changing status. crap!
Izza
Jul 10, 2013 rated it it was amazing
It'S always been you
simple word tapi mengartikan segalanya
Emmanuella Elma
Sep 09, 2011 rated it really liked it
it's always been you...
Jessica
May 11, 2013 rated it it was amazing
A light story, but great well-made plot. I'd love to know the characters in real life! And for making the antagonist character became quite better is another plus point of this book! :D
Novia Widya Widya Chairani
the story is mainstream.
hahavee
Jul 19, 2015 rated it it was amazing
i love this book at first sigh
Charisma Va
Dec 25, 2011 rated it it was amazing
i think , it is a funtastic book...
it can be our motivation,
tell about friendship, love, loyalty, betrayal and much more
essentially. u must read it...
Ilmi Ristianti
Jul 26, 2013 marked it as to-read
it's very good. romantic .
M. Bagus
Feb 13, 2014 rated it really liked it
Nice :)
Annisa Ratu
Nov 10, 2011 rated it it was amazing
boring at first but its totally recommended because at the end of the story... really touching. love this book!
Johana Nomi
Jul 17, 2013 rated it really liked it
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Rani
Sep 30, 2014 rated it it was amazing
very impressive
friendship for everything
Desy
Sep 14, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Love this novel, so much!
Wiwien Wintarto
Jul 27, 2015 rated it it was ok
A basic standard text-book-romance. Nothing surprising.
Cinka YunRam
Feb 11, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Bestfriend is more than anything....
Eka
Mar 19, 2010 marked it as to-read
My friend said she will also lend me this book. Can't wait to read it!!!
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