Landline by Rainbow Rowell
Georgie pulled into the driveway, swerving to miss a bike.
Neal never made Alice put it away.
Apparently bicycles never got stolen back in Nebraska – and people never tried to break into your house. Neal didn’t even lock the front door most nights until after Georgie came home though she’d told him that was like putting a sign in the front yard that said PLEASE ROB US AT GUNPOINT.
Georgie wrote the horoscopes. Neal knew she wrote the horoscopes. He knew her name. His hands were small, and they moved with complete surety across the paper, leaving a thick straight line.
“I didn’t know you used real ink,” she said.
“Can I watch?”
He nodded again.
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