Den norska bokbloggaren “Flukten fra virkeligheten” har varje söndag en rolig liten utmaning där man ska skriva ner en liten smakbit av boken man läser för tillfället. Just nu läser jag bland annat ”The Summer I Found You” av Jolene Perry och här kommer min smakbit;
Their eyes are on me. I feel them. Searching my face for more answers, or explanations or anything. I don’t want to think about any of this right now.
What I really want is a night like the night Shelton and I had when my parents left town. I mean, it wasn’t that big of a deal, but it was huge to me. He came and slept with me all night. All night I rested in his warm arms and felt his lips on my forehead, and I suddenly understood why people get married. Who wouldn’t want to sleep like that every night?
”Kate?” Mom leans forward over the table. ”Are you crying?”
”Just tired.” I push to standing and start for my room, and neither Mom or Dad stops me.