The concept - to pick a random page, find a quote and tempt others with it's tastiness.
Title - Vegan Virgin Valentine (p. 19)
Author - Carolyn Mackler
"I hate it when people tell me to chill out. It's just like when I am walking down the hall and some cheese-ball social-studies teacher bellows,'Smile, Mara!' like I'm supposed to be perenially pumped on Prozac."
After this week I consider Carolyn Mackler, Elizabeth Scott and Sarah Dessen to be the Holy Trinity of YA Romance. Humour, drama, insight and some delectable leading man feature in all three's work but more importantly, their protagonists are real, flawed and highly relatable. Can't wait to read this one, give me a day!
Title - Girl Next Door (p.17)
Author - Alyssa Brugman
"I couldn't say, 'I accidentally saw Penelope Sullivan's hairy nipples,' so in the space where I was searching for a word that actually meant accidentally in this company, Jasmina Fitzgibbon raised her eyebrow."
This is an Australian work that I have meant to get to earlier. Now's the time...