But. as if I cant help itbecause I cant, not when Im around himI glance up. My veins throb as my eyes drink him in. His long, beautiful nose. His slender, assured arms. His pale skin is a few shades darker from the summer sun.
One part made me squeal and I dont think Wills hearing will ever recover from that. BUT OH MY HEART. It was like watching a beloved tv series finale and I just wept and felt nostalgic and happy but bittersweetly so because NOCAN WE JUST.
Isla and the Happily Ever After by Stephanie Perkins Published by Dutton Juvenile on August 14, 2014 Genres: Contemporary YA. Also by this author: Lola and the Boy Next Door, My True Love Gave To Me.
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I found myself UNDERSTANDING it but not really feeling like there was any build-up for me to believe it with my whole heart. I HATE having to put a teeny tiny damper on this OMOVED ISLA party Im having here but I just have to.
Is there a story about flirting on Vicodin that you'd like to share? Ive done plenty of humiliating things in my life, but flirting on Vicodin is not one of them. Not yet. Actually, in early drafts, Isla and her best friend stumbled upon Josh.
It was also scarier. I felt as adrift as she did. Speaking of Anna and Lola: will we catch a glimpse of your first two romantic heroiens (and their gentlemen friends) in this book?
I dont get out often, I blurt. But Im starving, and theres nothing to eat at home. And then, somehow, Im dropping into the empty seat across from him. My compass necklace knocks against his tabletop.
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Chapter one Its midnight, its sweltering, and I might be high on Vicodin, but that guy that guy right over there thats him. The him. His posture is as familiar as a recurring dream.
And before you ask: yes, we're really giving you two whole chapters although we make no promises as to the length of Chapter 2. (And no, there's not anything missing.) Wink! CHAPTER ONE Its midnight, its sweltering, and I might be high on Vicodin, but.
Josh breaks into his first smile. Accomplishment puffs up inside of me. I return the smile as full as I can, even though it hurts. What? Painkillers. It makes sense now. Oh, shit. I tuck up a leg and smack my kneecap on the table.