In this electrifying novel from Cassie Mae, two close friends surprise themselves by shifting from platonic love to sexual attraction.
Eric Matua has one friend - his best friend and childhood sweetheart, who needs a place to stay for the summer.
Mia Johnson has thousands of friends - who live in her computer. When she starts receiving supersweet messages from a stranger who thinks she’s someone else, Mia begins to believe that real love is possible outside her virtual world.
When the two friends become roommates, Mia finds herself falling harder than she ever thought she could. As her advances are continually spurned, Mia splits her time between Eric and her computer. But she soon realizes she’s about to lose the only real thing she’s ever had...
"Cassie Mae is awesome! The perfect balance between laugh-out-loud funny and achingly poignant, The Real Thing is the ultimate escapist read. I didn’t want it to end!"
"Watching two best friends figure out how to fall in love makes The Real Thing a summer read of swoon-worthy perfection"
[A] very cool story."
"This was a great beach read and I love Chase and Kels!"
"Cassie Mae’s writing is fresh and original, making for an utterly enjoyable read with plenty of laugh-out-loud moments. You’ll be nose to toes in love with this book!"