March 10, 2020
Sometimes, it all comes down to chemistry
Unassuming outcast Elliot Goldman is just trying to get through his final year of high school—until he meets his new lab partner, Jordan Hughes. Sweet, charming, and charismatic, Jordan opens Elliot’s eyes to the possibilities around him, and gives him butterflies like nobody’s business. Together they fight high school scrutiny, repel bullies with punk rock, and celebrate who they are in this heartwarming exploration of what it means to fall in love for the very first time.
"Oh, come now, Eli," his breath fanned against my skin as he stared down at me. His hands pressed against the wall on either side of me, preventing my escape. "You can't deny we have Chemistry together."
Collin King is getting his first taste of fame, but he's not sure he likes it.
The music industry controls everything. His music. His personality. His image. His dates.
He's sick of it.
With the looming deadlines for his next hit single fast approaching, Collin is losing his words. How can he write a song when his inspiration died with his freedom?
How can he write when he has no one to write about?
Well... that's where Dominik Darling comes in.
"You know, you shouldn't smoke those things," I spoke softly, referring to the cigarette perched between his teeth. The pale light of the moon made his skin glow like an ethereal light, while his black hair shone like pure obsidian.
"And why not?" he asked tiredly, letting the poisonous smoke escape his lips as he looked up at the stars.
"They'll kill you," I said honestly, finally looking away from him to peer up at the brilliant night sky.
He took the opportunity to turn his stunningly blue gaze back to me. He studied me lazily for a few minutes before asking, "And what if I want to die?"
I looked down, straight into his eyes, and asked, "What if I don't want you to?"