First Chapter First Paragraph Thursday Intros ~ Hold Still

First Chapter First Paragraph Thursday Intros ~ Hold Still

Hold Still, Nina LaCour, Young Adult, Pink/Orange, Two Girls, Cinema, Clouds, Shadows, Friendship, Suicide, Depression
I watch drops of water fall from the ends of my hair. They streak down my towel, puddle on the sofa cushion. My heart pounds so hard I can feel it in my ears.
“Sweetheart. Listen.”
Mom says Ingrid’s name and I start to hum, not the melody of a song, just a one drawn-out note. I know it makes me seem crazy, I know it won’t make anything change, but it’s better than crying, it’s better than screaming, it’s better than listening to what they’re telling me.

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