Book Review: Find Me I'm Yours by Hillary Carlip

“If you believe in destiny like I do, and you think there’s even a remote possibility we’re meant to be together, then find me I’m yours.” —Mr. WTF

In one sentence — one serendipitous moment — everything Mags Marclay, an offbeat, wry, 24-year-old struggling artist living in L.A., has ever known is forever changed as she is led on a treasure hunt to find her soul mate.

Find Me I’m Yours is a highly entertaining, unconventional virtual page-turner. Become immersed in Mags’s world through original artwork, hand-written lists, graphics, and Instagram photos within the book. You can go even deeper into the Find Me I’m Yours universe by clicking on embedded links leading to interactive content that’s expertly woven through the novel, including:

• Original rom-com style VIDEOS that star the handsome stranger Mags dubs “Mr. WTF,” who gives clues to the hunt.
• Thirty-three unique, custom-designed WEBSITES that further the narrative, blur the lines between fiction and reality, and offer endless ways for you to enjoy additional original content, including reality and comedy series featuring A-list talent.
• OPPORTUNITIES for you to share your own content (artwork, stories, songs, apologies, wishes, etc.), interact, connect, and personally engage with the story.

This revolutionary CLICK LIT® novel was conceived from the get-go as an ever-expanding, multi-platform entertainment experience. Created, written, and designed by Hillary Carlip, and co-created, directed, and produced by Golden Globe-winning and Emmy-nominated TV comedy writer/producer/director Maxine Lapiduss, Find Me I’m Yours is a game changer in the way that stories are told and experienced.
Release Date: November 3, 2014
Age Group: Adult
Source: Review copy from publisher
Reviewed By: Kelli
Find Me I'm Yours was such a unique and fun read!  It was my first time reading Click Lit and I really enjoyed it.  I found myself smiling as I read, and ended the book smiling and happy.

I liked Mags right from the beginning.  Her voice appealed to me and her inner dialogue sounded a lot like mine.  I loved the way she thought about things: even though she appeared to be quite happy-go-lucky, she was actually quite pragmatic about the way she did things.  This was most evident in the way she conducted the search for Mr. WTF.  She was smart, savvy and thought outside of the box. 

The crux of the book, the hunt for Mr. WTF, was a fun and inventive concept.  I loved that Mags really had to work hard at deciphering the clues.  There was a lot of character development throughout the story, mainly because Mags' search led her to some realizations about her own life.  

The addition of the websites, pictures, and videos made Find Me I'm Yours all the more fun to read.  I read the book on my Kindle Paperwhite, and while I definitely enjoyed it, I would recommend reading this book on a device that has a color screen.  I would have enjoyed all the additions even more had they been in color.   

There were so many funny moments throughout this story.  Some things that stand out are the names Mags makes up for things and people, like S.H.A.R.I., the skantress, and the Victorias Secrets model.  The way Mags thought, and her humor throughout hard times in her life, made me smile as I read.

I really enjoyed Find Me I'm Yours.  It was fun, light-hearted, and unique.  It was also a pretty clean read, which was nice considering the genre.  I'd recommend it to fans of contemporary fiction, and would definitely read Hillary Carlip again.


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