So coming up reviews:
- The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother by James McBride
- Room by Emily Donoghue
- Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins (reading now)
- a Non-book, yummy give away! Watch out for it soon!
Veronika Myers tried to convince them, but no one would listen.
Lisa is pregnant.
"Countries?" I said. Somehow I'd forgotten there were other countries, that we shared the moon with other countries.
A vibration rippled through my body.
First Sentence:Why did I pick this book?
Growing up, I was just like so many other girls pining for a life that seemed out of reach.
"There are places you can go," Ariana tells him, "and a guy as smart as you has a decent chance of surviving to eighteen."
"So everything we talked about was just a lie."
"No," says Ariana. "It was a dream. Reality got in the way, that's all." (p9)
"I ain't no runaway -- I'm a run-to," (p122)
"Picasso had to prove to the world he can paint the right way, before he goes putting both eyes on one side of a face, and nose stickin' outta kneecaps and stuff. See, if you paint wrong because that's the best you can do, you just a chump. But if you do it because you want to? Then you're an artist." (p125)
Chet keeps trying to get me to swim with him.
"...seven-teen, eight-teen... nine-teenn...twenty! Com-ing!" I yelled.
Mrs Ferrars died on the night of the 16th-17th September -- a Thursday.
Sometimes Sonny felt like he was the only human creature in the town.
Death was approaching.