By John Green
From the number 1 bestselling writer of The Fault in Our Stars
Michael L. Printz Honor Book
Los Angeles instances booklet Prize Finalist
When it involves relationships, Colin Singleton's variety is ladies named Katherine. And in terms of ladies named Katherine, Colin is usually getting dumped. Nineteen instances, to be designated. On a street journey miles from domestic, this anagram-happy, washed-up baby prodigy has 10000 money in his pocket, a bloodthirsty feral hog on his path, and an obese, pass judgement on Judy–loving ally using shotgun—but no Katherines. Colin is on a venture to end up the theory of Underlying Katherine Predictability, which he hopes will are expecting the way forward for any courting, avenge Dumpees all over, and at last win him the lady. Love, friendship, and a useless Austro-Hungarian archduke upload as much as excellent and heart-changing conclusions during this ingeniously layered comedian novel approximately reinventing oneself.
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The sun dipped precariously low in the sky by the time Jenny and I climbed on the bus that would take us back to Twin Willows. We had already called our moms, told them we’d be hanging out at Joe’s for a few hours and we’d be home in time for dinner. As long as there wasn’t too much traffic heading out of Bangor, we would make it. The urban landscape dissolved into suburbs as we sped along. 54 Winter Falls I turned to Jenny. ” “For the millionth time, yes,” Jenny said. “You have the perfect coloring for it.
I’m sorry. ” Lidia turned her attention to the chicken as if the discussion were over. I got to my feet and came to the other side of the island. “Is it the money? Because it’s all paid for by the grant, and Mr. ” Lidia didn’t look up. She sprinkled a pinch of Italian seasoning over each of the breasts. ” “Not ready? What does that mean? I’m sixteen. ” “Cara—” A note of pleading crept into the pet name. “It’s so unfair! ” I shoved the island with my full weight, and it trembled enough to knock over the pepper mill.
The scene at the waterfall last night haunted me—the ashes swirling in the water, the moonlight shifting over the treetops, the panther watching me. I shivered and pushed it out of my mind. I tucked my basket in the crook of my elbow and buried my hands in my pockets. 25 Nicole Maggi My fingers met a lump inside my jeans; it was the amulet I had found. Mr. Salter had stayed late last night, so I hadn’t asked Lidia about it yet, but the light in the kitchen spilled into the dawn-darkened pasture, telling me she was awake now.