Between the two of us...(tentative title)

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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Romance  |  House: Booksie Classic
Two very unlikely people fall for each other and ultimately turns to love in the most taboo setting: high school. Ruby is an introverted, 18 year old student in Mr. John Kerouac's English class

Table of Contents

Chapter 1

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chapter 2

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Chapter Two     After driving for what seemed to be an eternity, I finally arrived at my house. Pulling into my par... Read Chapter

Chapter 3

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Chapter Three   “Alright people, listen. You have a new assignment. Now don’t groan, hear me out.” Mr. Kerouac urged a... Read Chapter

Chapter 4

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Chapter Four     After my mother’s phone call, I lost it. Why did she always have to be so insufferable? Was I ev... Read Chapter

Chapter 5

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Chapter Five     Homeward bound I was. My mother had shrieked in a shrill voice over the phone for me to come home ... Read Chapter

Chapter 6

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Chapter Six     It was Saturday morning and the weather was finally back to its previous state; bright and sunny. J... Read Chapter

Chapter 7

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Chapter Seven     I remember when I was just a little girl my mother and I would travel the long distance to Maine ... Read Chapter

Chapter 8

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Chapter Eight     The hum and tinkering of my moving vehicle rang in my ears. Focusing on the road before me, I fel... Read Chapter

Chapter 9

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Chapter Nine     When I went inside of my house and shut the door behind me, I had a difficult time standing uprigh... Read Chapter

Chapter 10/11

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Chapter Ten/Eleven     After the movie, I left Gemma’s house with my head set with a new perspective. Somehow I k... Read Chapter

Chapter 12

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Chapter Twelve   I awoke to find myself blinded by sunlight and loosely wrapped in strong, limp arms. Inwardly startled... Read Chapter

Chapter 13

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Chapter Thirteen   I was laughing so hard I thought I would not be able to breathe. Thomas was standing in the middle of his... Read Chapter

Chapter 14

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Chapter Fourteen     Monday turned out to be a humid and rainy day. How fitting it was, considering Mondays are the... Read Chapter

Chapter 15

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Chapter Fifteen     I saw Thom around school, but I could tell that something had changed between us. He was more p... Read Chapter

Chapter 16

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Chapter Sixteen   “Gemma!” I found her before she went to her last class. She jumped and spun around. She was talki... Read Chapter

Chapter 17

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Chapter Seventeen     It seemed like it had been forever since I had last been in his apartment, but as far as I re... Read Chapter

chapter 18

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Chapter Eighteen     I was immersed in a deep, deep sleep, vaguely feeling a body lying next to mine. I cracked my ... Read Chapter

Chapter 19

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Chapter Nineteen     John tentatively entered his living room and checked the time. It was 9:12 a.m. The apartment ... Read Chapter

Chapter 20

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Chapter Twenty     Gemma left after another hour and I decided to take a hot bath. The entire time, I could not get... Read Chapter

Chapter 21

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Chapter Twenty-One   I thought it was a really good idea on my part to skip school for once. After having my head in th... Read Chapter

Chapter 22

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Chapter Twenty-Two   Gemma slept over at my house the night of the bonfire party. She and Jeff had exchanged numbers and had... Read Chapter

Chapter 23

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Chapter Twenty-Three   The mood lightened as we ate and tentatively tried to converse. I didn’t know why I was being ... Read Chapter

Chapter 24

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Chapter Twenty-Four   On Monday morning the weather was brisk and wet; a typical way to begin a brand new week. John had dro... Read Chapter

Chapter 25

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Chapter Twenty-Five       John took notice of Ruby’s car still in its parking spot and went up the stair... Read Chapter

Chapter 26

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Chapter Twenty-Six   There was more traffic than he had thought, so John pulled up and parked his car in the bar’s lo... Read Chapter

Chapter 27

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Chapter Twenty-seven   After dropping an elated Trisha off at her car, she enthusiastically reassured him that she woul... Read Chapter

Chapter 28

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Chapter Twenty-Eight     After leaving his classroom, I felt ill at ease and almost angry at him; an emotion I woul... Read Chapter

Chapter 29

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Chapter Twenty-Eight     After leaving his classroom, I felt ill at ease and almost angry at him; an emotion I woul... Read Chapter