I had the pleasure of snagging an ARC of The Jewelat RT earlier this year with a good deal of expectations. It is, after all, a HarperTeen novel, and I’ve come to expect a lot from HarperCollins. Let me just say: I was not disappointed at all! I’ve been reading a lot of YA contemporary novels lately (thank you, Stephanie Perkins for getting me in the mood with your precious Anna…
Freedom means brutal choices.
Rebel lovers Naya and Ric have survived one year in hiding, raising Naya’s twins from infants to toddlers in the shadow of the brutal Auberge dictatorship. They’re alive, and they’re together, but the city is…
So I guess this is what happens to notes when they get wet.. 😫😭😭😭☔️⚡️⚡️⚡️
“Where are you from?”
Ah, an actual question. That means I can ask one back.
“Nebraska, toward the South Dakota and Wyoming side, if that helps.”
“I’ve never met anyone from there.”
Michigan was a long way from home. “I usually get ‘not in Nebraska anymore’ jokes, and then I have to decide if I’m going to remind them that’s Kansas or play along.”
“What do you usually do?”
Excerpt As I turned to leave the room, my eyes fell on a sketch pad and I couldn’t help myself.