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#LoveHacks, Book 1 is the first book of the #LoveHacks series. It is followed by #LoveHacks, Book 2.


New city, new job, new friends... Can you navigate the hilarious ups and downs of dating in the modern world?


Chapter 1: This Story Will Change Your Life

New city, new job, new friends... Can you navigate the hilarious ups and downs of dating in the modern world?

Chapter 2: Telltale Signs Your BFF Is Into You

When a blast from the past interrupts your date, how will you juggle new romance and old friends?

Chapter 3: 3 SF Spots To Visit Before You Die

When Mark disappears into the city nightlife, can the rest of the gang team up to find him?

Chapter 4: You've Been Breaking Up Your Friends All Wrong

Cole comes up with a devious plan to convince Mark and Amy to break up for good! Will he succeed?

Chapter 5: 5 Do's And Don'ts Of Double Dating

A blind date turns into double the trouble when you run into Mark and Amy!

Chapter 6: 6 Things Only Country Fans Will Understand

Could a country-themed date turn into a rehash of The Worst Date Ever?

Chapter 7: What The Media Hasn't Told You About Finding A Job

The group decides to find Sereena a job... but are they up for the task?

Chapter 8: She Dates A Bad Boy. You Won't Believe What Happens Next!

Cole and Mark plot to find Horatio a girlfriend... but can they help his wandering heart find true love?

Chapter 9: 9 Things Only Attractive People Get Away With

ClickIt is hiring a new writer, and Brooke comes to grips with being just TOO attractive.

Chapter 10: We Need To Talk About Rich Guys

A date whisks you away on a romantic escape! Will you find love in The Floating City?

Chapter 11: 11 Time Geeks Gave Us Life

Mark finally decides to confront his feelings for a friend... but how will she respond?

Chapter 12: We Dated Three Guys At Once So You Don't Have To

With a push from your coworker, you decide to date the final three guys for your article... all at once!

Chapter 13: 13 Dating Fails You Have To See To Believe

When your date starts to go south, will a special someone come to your rescue?

Chapter 14: Don't Plot Sabotage Without Reading This First

Cole has a master plan to get back at his business rival.... but will he be able to follow through?

Chapter 15: Why Sports Dates Have Us Hooked

Ben takes you out to the ball game while Brooke challenges Sereena to give social media a chance.

Chapter 16: 16 Secrets For The Perfect Breakup

You finally tell Ben the truth about your job... but how will he react?

Chapter 17: 17 Things To Never Do At A Work Party

You and your friends are headed to the ClickIt Anniversary Party! Will a special someone sweep you off your feet?

Chapter 18: The Ending Will Blow Your Mind!

A special someone will have you seeing fireworks in the #LoveHacks Book 1 finale... but who will you choose?


Sneak Peak



  • The book debuted on a Thursday. Subsequent chapters follow on a Wednesday.
  • This book was released simultaneously with The Freshman, Book 3.
  • The title of the series is a play on the concept of "Life Hacks".
  • This book boasts the longest chapter titles of any Choices story.
  • The chapter titles appear to mimic typical "Buzzfeed" Clickbait Article Titles, all the while describing the plot of the chapter.
    • Furthermore, Chapters 3, 9, 11, 13, 16 and 17 all have listicle titles where the number of items in the list matches its respective chapter number.
  • #LoveHacks follows a system similar to The Crown & The Flame.
    • #WIN means you did something right.
    • #OMG means you did something right in a creative way.
    • #FAIL means you did something wrong.
  • The book has several cameo appearances of characters from other Choices series:
  • In Chapter 14, it is revealed that Leah's screenplay is actually a parody of Most Wanted, Book 1.
  • In Chapter 18, it is revealed that the book takes place over the course of one month.
  • The logo of Pixelberry is displayed in Ben's mural in Chapter 17.
  • This book contains several pop culture references, including: Kendall Jenner and The Walking Dead (Chapter 1); Inception and James Bond (Chapter 4); The Wizard of Oz (Chapter 5); the song "Don't Stop Believin'" and its use on the show Glee (Chapter 6, if you choose Cole for a distraction); the movie Old Yeller and the series Girls (Chapter 7); Casablanca, Singin' in the Rain, My Fair Lady and Scarface (Chapter 9); pop singer Adele (Chapter 16, if you choose Cole to cheer up Main Character); Cheers (Chapter 18), as well as DC characters Catwoman and Batman (Chapter 18, if Cole doesn't invite Amir).
  • ClickIt, a company featured in this book and its sequel, makes a cameo appearance in High School Story, Book 2.
  • In Perfect Match, Book 2, the protagonists of the Perfect Match series visit San Francisco. In Chapter 7, they visit The Double Tap and drink the Bayshore Welcome.
    • In the same chapter, Damien mentions having grown up with the Starfall comics, the comics Ben illustrates.
  • In October 2019, more than 2 years after its full release, players noticed some changes were made to this book: some new premium scenes have been added and some existing choices have been removed, reworded or made part of a premium scene.
  • This book is also the first to feature the closet (i.e. you can change during the story), followed by Rules of Engagement, Book 2 and The Royal Romance, Book 1.

Click here for the walkthrough of this book: LoveHacks, Book 1 Choices.

The Freshman The Freshman, Book 1 · The Freshman, Book 2 · The Freshman, Book 3 · The Freshman, Book 4 · The Freshman: Love Bites · The Freshman: Game of Love · The Freshman: Snowed In · Chris: Luxury Getaway · James: Masquerade Ball · Kaitlyn: The Perfect Date
The Crown & The Flame The Crown & The Flame, Book 1 · The Crown & The Flame, Book 2 · The Crown & The Flame, Book 3
Most Wanted Most Wanted, Book 1 · Most Wanted, Book 2
Rules of Engagement Rules of Engagement, Book 1 · Rules of Engagement, Book 2 · Rules of Engagement, Book 3 · Rules of Engagement: Newlyweds
Endless Summer Endless Summer, Book 1 · Endless Summer, Book 2 · Endless Summer, Book 3
#LoveHacks #LoveHacks, Book 1 · #LoveHacks, Book 2
The Haunting of Braidwood Manor The Haunting of Braidwood Manor
The Royal Romance The Royal Romance, Book 1 · The Royal Romance, Book 2 · The Royal Romance, Book 3 · The Royal Holiday
The Sophomore The Sophomore, Book 1 · The Sophomore, Book 2 · The Sophomore: Hartfeld Horror Story
Hero Hero, Vol. 1 · Hero, Vol. 2
High School Story High School Story, Book 1 · High School Story, Book 2 · High School Story, Book 3 · High School Story: Class Act, Book 1 · High School Story: Class Act, Book 2 · High School Story: Class Act, Book 3
It Lives It Lives In The Woods . It Lives Beneath
Home for the Holidays Home for the Holidays
Red Carpet Diaries Red Carpet Diaries, Book 1 · Red Carpet Diaries, Book 2 . Red Carpet Diaries, Book 3
Perfect Match Perfect Match, Book 1 · Perfect Match, Book 2
Bloodbound Bloodbound, Book 1 · Bloodbound, Book 2 · Bloodbound, Book 3 · Bloodbound: Dark Solstice
The Junior The Junior, Book 1
Veil of Secrets Veil of Secrets
America's Most Eligible America's Most Eligible: Season 10 · America's Most Eligible: All Stars · America's Most Eligible: Wedding Edition
Desire & Decorum Desire & Decorum, Book 1 · Desire & Decorum, Book 2 · Desire & Decorum, Book 3 · Desire & Decorum: First Winter
Across the Void Across the Void
The Senior The Senior
Big Sky Country Big Sky Country, Book 1 · Big Sky Country, Book 2
The Elementalists The Elementalists, Book 1 · The Elementalists, Book 2 · The Elementalists: Winters Past
A Courtesan of Rome A Courtesan of Rome
The Heist: Monaco The Heist: Monaco
Ride or Die: A Bad Boy Romance Ride or Die: A Bad Boy Romance, Book 1 · Ride or Die: A Bad Boy Romance, Book 2
Open Heart Open Heart, Book 1 · Open Heart: Second Year · Open Heart: Third Year
Passport to Romance Passport to Romance
Wishful Thinking Wishful Thinking
Nightbound Nightbound
Platinum Platinum
Sunkissed Sunkissed
The Royal Heir The Royal Heir, Book 1 · The Royal Heir, Book 2 · The Royal Heir, Book 3 · The Royal Finale
Bachelorette Party Bachelorette Party
Mother of the Year Mother of the Year
Save the Date Save the Date
The Royal Masquerade The Royal Masquerade
Baby Bump Baby Bump, Book 1 · Baby Bump, Book 2
Blades of Light and Shadow Blades of Light and Shadow, Book 1 · Blades of Light and Shadow, Book 2
Witness: A Bodyguard Romance Witness: A Bodyguard Romance
Distant Shores Distant Shores
The Nanny Affair The Nanny Affair, Book 1 · The Nanny Affair, Book 2
Queen B Queen B, Book 1 · Queen B, Book 2
My Two First Loves My Two First Loves
Rising Tides Rising Tides
Hot Couture Hot Couture
Foreign Affairs Foreign Affairs
With Every Heartbeat With Every Heartbeat
Laws of Attraction Laws of Attraction, Book 1 · Laws of Attraction, Book 2
A Very Scandalous Proposal A Very Scandalous Proposal
The Unexpected Heiress The Unexpected Heiress
Wake the Dead Wake the Dead
Surrender Surrender
Crimes of Passion Crimes of Passion