Monday, March 24, 2014

Little Things in Books That Make It or Break It

Thy Romance Shall Slay:
  • forbidden love
    • show me something good author
      • like I don't know
        • me getting into a emotional wreck 
        • why did you kill me with em feels!
          • I loved it!
    • don't show me a cliche
      • honey we get it, everyone's got boy trouble
  • love triangle
    • so your telling me I have to choose!
    • open your eyes!
      • of course the other dude is better!
        • he freaking watches anime!

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Kaleidoscope Me

by Hillary K. Grigonis
Pages: 162
Format: Paperback
Year pub: 2014
Publisher: Pixel Press & Photo LLC
First lines:
5:30 P.M.

"Dad, she's lost it again." I nervously wrapped a section of red hair around my finger, a letter clutched in my other hand, the phone wedged between my shoulder and my ear.

I heard him pull the phone away and yell something to the noise in the background. I stopped pacing just long enough to take another glance out the window, fingers twirling my hair even faster. The rush of white outside made me sympathize with the plastic snowman inside my favor snow globe that my brother thew down the stairs when he was two. The horizontal lines of snow turned my stomach in knots, like the globe would split open soon and all the glittery white would just come to a stop.