Showing posts from April 20, 2014

Meet Cindy from Shortcomings by Ginger Simpson #YA

My name is Cindy Johnson, and I’m a freak…at least I feel like one.Although Momma says I’m beautiful, other people look at me like I’m uglier than sin.You see, I was born with one leg shorter than the other and I have a very bad limp.I go to high school, but if I had a choice, I’d just stay home and read romance books all day.At least, through novels, I can escape to a world where people don’t stare and say unkind things.
Funny thing is, I have a crush on the HS Quarterback despite knowing I don't stand a chance with him.His name is Cory Neil and he’s polite, but probably only because he feels sorry for me. Knowing Math is my strong subject, he called and asked me to tutor him. I was so blinded by his attention, I agreed because he was so sure he’d lose his place on the team if he failed the class.  I couldn't let that happen.  He's awesome.
Anyhow, I arranged to meet him in the library because our house…well, let’s just say, it isn’t a mansion and I decided I’d be much mo…