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  1. johnbaxter

    johnbaxter Member

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    Need Book Recommendation

    Discussion in 'Book Discussion' started by johnbaxter, Apr 21, 2013.

    I'm working on a story about a boy and girl that meet at the age of eight, and become best friends. The story covers their relationship up to their mid-twenties. I'm looking for books that cover this subject, young fiends that grow up together. It doesn't matter if they just stay friends, get involved, or break up. Any suggestions?
     
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    Are you writing a YA book or an adult book? I feel like so many of the stories about this involve one of the characters dying.

    I assume you meant friends? ;-)

    None are coming immediately to mind that span this pretty significant age range. Is your story mostly about the relationship or is there a larger, separate plot?
     
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    It's a story about soul mates, with a twist. I see it as young adult, but the book takes them through college.
     
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    read the short story "Distance" by Raymond Carver.
     
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    It might be a stretch, but Atonement by Ian McEwan
     

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