Attachments Review: Another Book In Which Rainbow Rowell Makes Me Fall In Love With a Man From Nebraska

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Summary of Attachments by Rainbow Rowell

Beth Fremont and Jennifer Scribner-Snyder know that somebody is monitoring their work e-mail. (Everybody in the newsroom knows. It's company policy.) But they can't quite bring themselves to take it seriously. They go on sending each other endless and endlessly hilarious e-mails, discussing every aspect of their personal lives.
Meanwhile, Lincoln O'Neill can't believe this is his job now- reading other people's e-mail. When he applied to be "internet security officer," he pictured himself building firewalls and crushing hackers- not writing up a report every time a sports reporter forwards a dirty joke.
When Lincoln comes across Beth's and Jennifer's messages, he knows he should turn them in. But he can't help being entertained-and captivated-by their stories.
By the time Lincoln realizes he's falling for Beth, it's way too late to introduce himself.
What would he say . . . ?

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Rainbow Rowell is quickly becoming one of my new favorite authors. I read and fell in love with her book Fangirl and have yet to be disappointed by any of her books. Attachments is a delightful romantic comedy with endearing characters.

The premise of someone falling in love with another person through reading her email sounds creepy, but Rowell manages to pull it off by including generous helpings of humor. The format of the book reminded me a lot of Meg Cabot's The Boy Next Door (which is one of my favorite books) because it's partially told through emails. The email exchanges between Beth and Jennifer are hilarious. I listened to this book on Audible, and the narrator, Laura Hamilton, does an excellent job of bringing those emails to life. I chuckled quite a bit while listening to this book.

In addition to its humor, I also loved how relatable the characters are in Attachments. Rowell is a master of creating characters who I instantly fall in love with, and Lincoln was no exception. He's shy, awkward, and utterly adorable. This is the second time Rowell has made me fall in love with a man from Nebraska. 

I loved Attachments by Rainbow Rowell. It's chockfull of witty banter and earnest characters looking for love. I gave it 5 out of 5 stars on Goodreads.

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