First Page Friday #3

First Page FridayFirst Page Fridayis a brand new weekly meme hosted by Dani on Pen to Paper Blog.

Every Friday I will post the first page of a book that I am excited to read/have read. After reading the first page, I’ll let you know what I think and in turn I’d like to hear your thoughts on the novel as well! 

BullyTitle: Bully

Author: Penelope Douglas

Series: Fall Away #1

Published: June 17th 2013 by Penelope Douglas

 

 

Synopsis: My name is Tate. He doesn’t call me that, though. He would never refer to me so informally, if he referred to me at all.

We’re neighbors, and once, we were best friends. But then, one summer, he turned on me and has made it his mission to screw up my life at every opportunity. I’ve been humiliated, shut out, and gossiped about all through high school. His pranks and rumors got more sadistic as time wore on, and I made myself sick trying to hide from him. I worried about what was around every corner and behind every door. 

So I left.

I spent a year studying abroad and bathed in the freedom of life without Jared. Now I’m back to finish up high school and get the hell out of here forever. I’m hoping that after a year of breathing room, he’s moved on and forgotten all about me. 

But even if he hasn’t changed, I have. I’m not interested in avoiding him or turning the other cheek anymore. We’re going to go head to head, because neither of us wants to back down.

FIRST PAGE 

Chapter 1

One Year Ago

“No! Turn here,” K.C. shrieked in my right ear.

The tires of my dad’s Bronco screeched with the sudden, short turn onto a car-packed street.

“You know, maybe you should’ve just driven like I suggested,” I blurted out, even though I never liked anyone else to drive when I was in the car.

As if reading my mind, K.C. responded, “And have you bury your face in your hands every time I don’t launch myself through every yellow light? Not.”

I smiled to myself. My best friend knew me too well. I liked to drive fast. I liked to move fast. I walked as quickly as my legs could take me, and I drove as speedily as was reasonable. I rushed to every stop sign and red light. Hurry up and wait, that was me.

But hearing the pounding rhythm of the music in the distance, I had no desire to rush any further. The lane was lined with car after car, displaying the magnitude of the party we were crashing. My hands clenched the steering wheel as I squeezed into a spot a block away from the party.

“K.C.? I don’t think this is a good idea,” I declared…again.

Sorry for the late post guys! My friend came to visit me and I’ve been super busy.

What do you guys think? Would you Read? Have Great Weekend!!! 

 

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