My most recent Google searches included: Who is Amy Winehouse? Who is Casey Anthony? Who is Donald Draper?
I live under a rock.
In other news...
I'm almost at 35,000 words on MANHOLE. I sent a note to my mentor mentioning my fear that in adding more words, I have lost the boy voice. She recommended I read this one.
Josh Mendel has a secret. Unfortunately, everyone knows what it is. Five years ago, Josh’s life changed. Drastically. And everyone in his school, his town—seems like the world—thinks they understand. But they don’t—they can’t. And now, about to graduate from high school, Josh is still trying to sort through the pieces. First there’s Rachel, the girl he thought he’d lost years ago. She’s back, and she’s determined to be part of his life, whether he wants her there or not.Then there are college decisions to make, and the toughest baseball game of his life coming up, and a coach who won’t stop pushing Josh all the way to the brink. And then there’s Eve. Her return brings with it all the memories of Josh’s past. It’s time for Josh to face the truth about what happened.If only he knew what the truth was . . .
Finally, to make all of you smile, I am including my favorite line from my editorial intern letter written over the weekend:
"If you are going to tie someone up, you better be all in."
What's on your bookshelf this week?