(psst! October 1 from 2-4 in Sterling, VA! Join me, Megan Hart, MK Meredith, Harper Sloan, Mary Behre, and AC Arthur for an awesome group book signing event at the Dulles Town Center Books-a-Million!! RSVP and get more info, here.)
Meet Ethan: Nerdy. Anxious. Inexperienced with women. Nice. The kind of nice where people always take a little bit of advantage even when they don’t mean to, and the kind of anxious that keeps him from doing anything different because he doesn’t want anybody to dislike him too much. Until the day he walks in on his dad and the girl he used to date in an intimate and semi-naked position.
Meet LeeAnne: This poor girl’s been through the wringer. But no worries, because she’s getting her shit together. And she’s stopped looking for a while knight to save her. That’s cool, because Ethan’s no white knight. He tells corny jokes and runs into stuff. He’s still figuring out his own shit. Both of their lives are a little broken right now. But maybe if they help each other put the pieces together, they can both come out stronger.
So I caught my dad in bed with my ex-girlfriend.
My best friend cancelled our plans to celebrate my birthday.
Decided to drink away the betrayal.
Made out with a cardboard cutout of a celebrity in front of my new roommates.
Got in a bar fight.
Hooked up with that pretty bartender whose sad smile I’ve secretly been painting pictures of since forever, but she shoved me out the door with hardly a word.
Did I mention the tattoo I don’t exactly remember getting?
And that’s only Saturday.
Now I need to pick up the pieces of my messed-up life.
LEEANNE’S HAD A TOUGH LIFE
What do you do when you’ve lived in the same small town your whole life and you feel as if you’ll always be stuck in the same rut, like a piece of busted wagon wheel? Well, maybe you start by hooking up with the first decent guy who walks into your bar.