Book Excerpt from A Special Love

March 25, 2014 at 12:40 am 1 comment

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I’m hosting an excerpt today from YA book “A Special Love”. There’s also a giveaway for a $25 amazon gift card, and a signed copy of the book. You can find more info about the giveaway at the bottom of this post.

Read an Excerpt

She fell asleep under the tree. Kevin didn’t let go of her hand. She woke up after a short while, looking into the green leaves above. She blinked her eyes as light beamed down from the sky, finding its way through the tree branches up above. She turned her head, her vision still blurry with sleep. She looked into Kevin’s eyes. They were light hazel, almost gold, and his dark eyelashes were longer than any she had ever seen. His fingers fluttered on her soft hand as he ran them over her skin and intermingled her hand with his until they felt like only one.

“Hi,” he said.

“Can I ask you something?” she questioned.

“Of course,” he replied.

“Why did you defend us that day in the cafeteria?”

“To be honest, I wasn’t defending you. I was defending Michael.”

“But why did you when no one else did?”

“I guess you and I—we’re a dime a dozen, but Michael . . . he’s like that yellow leaf in a mix of green—one of a kind. I wasn’t going to let someone make him feel bad for it.”

Ann Marie leaned herself forward until she could feel Kevin’s breath against hers. Pressing her lips to his, she felt what could only be described as a shimmer. It started at the cusp of her lip and flowed like water surrounding her heart. Kevin looked back into her eyes as they lay under the sky.

“You know,” Kevin said, “when I was a kid, I had a bad stutter. Kids used to pick on me every day at school. One day, I came home crying, and I never forgot what my mom said. She told me that God doesn’t make mistakes. She said I was perfect, that it was special, that I was different from everyone else—one of a kind. I never forgot it.”

 

 About The Book

ASL CoverTitle: A Special Love

Author: Krissy Bells

Genre: YA

When Robert Adler and Meredith Conrad fall in love, all that is left for them to do is prepare to live a fairy-tale life. With the blessing of their second child, a son named Michael, everything they have always dreamed of begins to become a reality. But his autism diagnosis is something they never anticipated. The struggle they face after the diagnosis puts a strain on their family that begins to tear them apart. Years later, Michael begins high school, and the true love his older sister Ann Marie finds there helps bring her insight and appreciation of Michael’s unique gifts and identity. It might be just what is needed to put their family back together.

Author Bio

authorspecialloveKrissy Bells was born and raised in the Detroit metro area. A former school secretary, she now spends her days as a stay-at-home mom. She is passionate about her family and friends, her Dachshund named Harry, and anything topped with cheese or chocolate. Krissy can be contacted at authorkrissybells@gmail.com. Thank you for reading!

Links

http://www.amazon.com/Special-Love-Krissy-Bells-ebook/dp/B00IPPI3DI/ref=sr_1_11_title_0_main?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1394121215&sr=1-11&keywords=a+special+love

http://www.amazon.com/A-Special-Love-Krissy-Bells/dp/0991628403/ref=tmm_pap_title_0?ie=UTF8&qid=1394121215&sr=1-11

https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7905172.Krissy_Bells?from_search=true

Giveaway

Win a $25 amazon gift card and a signed copy of the book during the tour. Awesome, right?

Go here to participate in the giveaway.

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