I saw Theo before he saw me. He was the second groomsman to come down the aisle, a bridesmaid on his arm. He was smiling, genuinely and awkwardly – he’d always hated being on display. He looked good – fit, but not that obsessive revenge-body fit he’d been the first year after our breakup. He’d […]

I folded myself away like winter sweaters in April to love you like you’d never been loved. I poured it into your cork-stoppered heart relentlessly, watching it splash back on my feet but refusing to give up. I loved you.

I can never turn off my editor brain, which often affects my reading experience, but Bel Canto is so perfectly crafted, my editor brain has stayed quiet and let me just be a reader. Here’s a beautifully descriptive passage that I love: “It had been a beautiful party, though no one would remember that. White […]