Albertalli, Becky. and Slivera, Adam. “What If It’s Us.” HarperCollins Publishers. 2018.
Arthur is a boy from Georgia who is spending the summer in New York. Ben is a New York native who has to spend summer at school. The universe pulls the two together when Ben was shipping a box full of his exes. The two instantly fall in love, but they miss out on giving each other their contact information. The first third of the book followers Ben and Arthur in trying to find each other.
Ben and Arthur, with the help of their friends, are able to finally contact each other. The two meet up with each other and decide to date. Their relationship is rocky at the start, but eventually, they make it work. The two try to fast track their relationship due to Arthur leaving New York at the end of their relationship. A lot of drama gets stirred up when Hudson surprisingly enters the friend circle again.
After a near death experience by one of Ben's closest friends, Arthur and Ben make up. The two celebrate Arthur's birthday with their friends and hang out for the rest of the summer. Their story is not over, though. The decision of going to back to Georgia lays in the hands of Arthur.