The One

The One

A Novel

Book - 2018
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How far would you go to find The One? One simple mouth swab is all it takes. A quick DNA test to find your perfect partner, the one you're genetically made for. A decade after scientists discover everyone has a gene they share with just one other person, millions have taken the test, desperate to find true love. Now, five more people meet their Match. But even soul mates have secrets. And some are more shocking and deadlier than others...
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario : Hanover Square Press, 2018, c2017
ISBN: 9781335005106
Branch Call Number: MAR
Characteristics: 412 p. ; 24 cm

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katemarciniak1
Apr 10, 2019

This book is CRAZY. So many twists and turns. Truly shocking. Couldn't have predicted the ending.....

Definitely entertaining.

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Adw555
Dec 28, 2018

Stars: ⭐⭐⭐⭐

Truly entertaining...

What if there were a gene, a part of your DNA, that when tested, would ensure you could find your soulmate? Would you go for it? Or would you still prefer to find the person you were meant to be with the old fashioned way? The One follows 5 separate people on their journey with their newly found Matched person….and it doesn’t all end in happily ever after.

Mandy, Jade, Nick, Christopher and Ellie have all discovered their “soulmate” through the website Match Your DNA. But as you can imagine many obstacles get in the way of true happiness...

Pros: Incredibly clever premise, and just the right amount of characters to keep it interesting.

Cons: Actually I liked it quite a lot...but I definitely wouldn’t call it a thriller...more of a thought provoking drama.

Great read...but adjust your expectations so you aren’t disappointed if you are expecting a thriller.

4 stars

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SF_READER
Jun 06, 2018

Found this book a fast paced read.

Movie is about 5 characters who take a DNA matching test.

They are matched with their soulmates only to find out that....

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Tdruid
Jun 04, 2018

Really excellent book about several people whose lives get thoroughly thrown into chaos by seeking their soul-mate through this match-making service. Nothing turns out the way anyone was expecting. Highly recommended.

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Jun 06, 2018

SF_READER thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over

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