He gets so sick of those people with their happy lives and their normal jobs on solid ground. He gets so angry when he’s seen by no one, moving state to state leaving no trace, Mr. Inconsequential mattering to nobody nowhere.
She feels it beating at its cage like desperate fists pounding inside a coffin that’s been closed too soon, buried too soon.
He’s clever. He’s handsome. He makes you feel at ease. That’s your Brandon, he’s a catch!
Those of you who were near and dear to Eleanor are well aware that she aged far beyond her years, and although young-ish on paper, in practice she was senior to us all.
Everything changed the day I called that number.
I thought about him all day, kicking myself for not asking his name. I had no idea I’d have another chance.
Javier stood at the starting line, concentrating on his breathing. He blocked out all the commotion around him. His focus was keener, sharper than at any other moment in his life. This was his time.
Why did I ever want to be a baker? I groan and curse the blaring 4:30 am alarm that cuts short my slumber.
If there was one thing Cuthbert could not abide, it was helping yourself to something that wasn’t yours.
On a 20 hour bus ride through jungle and desert, the bathroom will be vile. But don’t let that stop you.