FallingBy Lisa RigsbeePublished March 17th, 2013After seventeen year-old Sophie’s mom dies in a tragic accident, she is so engulfed with guilt and sadness, she feels like she could literally, simply lie down and die. But a few months later, on the night she and her friends experiment with a Ouija board, things begin to change in unimaginable ways. Sophie begins to hear, and then see, Nick, a boy who has been dead for two years. This story tells of their blossoming friendship, young love, and how, through Nick, Sophie learns to live again. But even in the spirit world, happiness can’t last forever. There is a dark side to this otherworldly friendship. Not all spirits are good. Sophie’s dreams become haunting, scary nightmares. And soon these nightmares become reality, and lead Nick and Sophie into a battle against this evil spirit. They must fight for her life, but even if they can figure out how to fight a ghost, Sophie isn’t sure she wants to. If she dies, she could be with Nick forever.FALLING grips emotions and keeps the reader turning pages late into the night.
And now, Lisa Rigsbee's Top Ten Book Crushes!
(in no particular order)
Alcide from Sookie Stackhouse/True Blood
Eric from Sookie Stackhouse/True Blood
Jasper from Twilight
Edward from Twilight (but not Robert Pattinson)
Charlie from Twilight
Jon Snow from Game of Thrones
Gale from Hunger Games
Joe Morelli from Stephanie Plum
Sirius Black from Harry Potter, and Harry of course. And honestly, Sirius is probably only because Gary Oldman played him in the movies.
Ned Nickerson from Nancy Drew (childhood crush, but still a fond place in my heart)
Lestat from Ann Rice
Okay, I know I cheated and put 11, or 12. But really, who has just 10? I could barely narrow it down to just these. I only have 1 real life crush. I love fictional characters much more.
Lookie! And an excerpt! Is this a fun post or what?
He reached around me, hugging me close. I wasn’t expecting it, so it threw me off balance, and we fell onto the bed, which set us both to laughing. This was going to be fun. I was worrying for nothing. I climbed under the covers and felt Nick slide in beside me. I would never cease to be amazed at how real he felt. It felt like a regular person was lying right beside me. In fact, it felt like a real hand slipping under my shirt right then.
“What? My hand is cold. I’m just trying to warm it up.”
“You’re warm all right.”
He kept his hand there, along my side at my waist. I felt him pull me closer.
“Your skin is so soft. I won’t ever let you go,” he whispered, his lips pressing into my ear.I melted in his arms. I belonged to him.
Lisa lives near the beach with her daughter and four dogs. She spends every spare moment at the beach, either reading, or surfing, or just sitting and watching the water. That's also where she does most of her writing, in a notebook, with a pencil. Lisa is a school teacher, and a yoga teacher. She is passionate about dog rescue. As busy as she stays, she is most happy sitting on her sofa, cuddling with her pups.
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