By Kody Keplinger
Whitley Johnson's dream summer time together with her divorce dad has become a nightmare. She's simply met his new fiancee and her young ones. The fiancee's son? Whitley's one-night stand from commencement evening. simply freakin' great.
Worse, she absolutely doesn't slot in together with her dad's ideal new country-club kin. So Whitley acts out. She events. challenging. So difficult she doesn't even observe the good stuff correct less than her nostril: a candy little destiny stepsister who's almost about the one individual she's ever cherished, a ally (even even though Whitley swears she doesn't "do" friends), and a smoking-hot man who isn't her stepbrother...at least, no longer but. it is going to take all 3 of them to assist Whitley get via her anger and start to place the items of her relations jointly.
jam-packed with authenticity and uncooked emotion, Whitley is Kody Keplinger's so much compelling personality to this point: a cynical Holden Caulfield-esque lady you'll totally care approximately.
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Dying! Oh Wisnieski, help me! Please fucking help me. Me: “Wiskieski, just tell me. We used to be so good man. It was me and you. Just me and ol’ Wisnieski. ” Minutes passed. ” And I lay there in the dark, waiting for Wisnieski to respond. To tell me we were all right. But he never did. No. Wisnieski. What happened. Where did you go. I’m never going to get to the post-production party—I thought. I’ll never make it. Never! And I spun the shitty phone around on the floor, sweating. m. m. Somehow it was the worst feeling ever, to watch that happen.
55 [SAM PINK] “You started and I followed,” my brother said. ” And I remembered the gum I had in my mouth. Worried I’d inhale it while catching my breath. ) of my lungs. I saw myself decaying in the corner of a room empty but for a toilet—wheezing in the corner, purple- skinned and seconds from death. My brother gave me the gum a couple days ago and I saved it. It was pink and had been in a dresser drawer for a long time. When I ate it today after my sandwich, the gum crumbled into dust at first.
Randomly. Like I don’t even know if I’m talking to myself or someone’s telling me that or whatever. Which at first was scary. Then I realized I did it to preserve myself in some way and it became comfortable. I kicked some more rocks against a chainlink fence. Both my hands in fists. A part of the city skyline was visible over garages and loading docks. Kill you—I thought. ” I didn’t say anything. Felt like I should. 37 [SAM PINK] But I didn’t. ” Then he punched a branch that hung over someone’s fence and kicked some rocks.
A Midsummer's Nightmare by Kody Keplinger