By Kody Keplinger
Whitley Johnson's dream summer time along with her divorce dad has changed into a nightmare. She's simply met his new fiancee and her young children. The fiancee's son? Whitley's one-night stand from commencement evening. simply freakin' great.
Worse, she completely doesn't slot in along with her dad's ideal new country-club family members. So Whitley acts out. She events. not easy. So tough she doesn't even detect the great things correct less than her nostril: a candy little destiny stepsister who's near to the single individual she's ever beloved, a ally (even although Whitley swears she doesn't "do" friends), and a smoking-hot man who isn't her stepbrother...at least, now not 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 relatives jointly.
Filled with authenticity and uncooked emotion, Whitley is Kody Keplinger's so much compelling personality so far: a cynical Holden Caulfield-esque lady you are going to completely care approximately.
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Across from him, in an identical bed, there’s another sleeping man with tubes everywhere. He’s old, with thin skin and white hair. The bed beside him is empty, but across from it is my mom. A half-closed privacy curtain separates her from the old man beside her. I walk closer and see she’s tucked into a narrow bed. The steel sides of the bed are pulled up, almost as if she’s in a crib for adults. indd 27 12/17/13 2:26 PM Janet Gurtler Her eyes are closed, and plastic tubes stick out of her. She’s attached to a pole with IV bags hanging from it and more tubes that run to another machine.
It feels cold. “I’m sorry,” she says. I raise my head to look at her. She’s staring at me and she clears her throat. I’d given up knowing long ago. I look away and study the picture on the wall above the bed. A cottage scene. Pastels. Boring. Tranquil. Exactly opposite to what’s going on inside me. It’s almost worse that she’s only telling me because she thinks she’s going to die. But I can’t provoke her now. I have to keep her calm before surgery. “You’re not allowed to die to get out of this,” I tell her.
You never told me anything,” I whisper. ” “He’s not dead,” she repeats. The pain in my chest expands. I hope I’m not close to having a heart attack too. I have a father. It wasn’t immaculate conception. Mom presses her lips tighter and then turns away from me, staring out the window. ” I fight to keep bitterness from my voice—and the fear. If she leaves me, I’ll be all alone. The twins aren’t exactly responsible-adult material. I reach for ChapStick in my pocket, pull it out, yank off the lid, and jab my lips.