"How are you feeling?" Mom asked with an appraising eye. "You sure you're up for this?"
I finished my hair, pasted on a smile, and lied through my teeth, "Definitely." Though we'd been over this, I patiently said, "The docs told me that settling back into a normal routine might be good for someone like me."
-Chapter 1, "Poison Princess" by Kresley Cole
by L.J. Smith
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