The Austin Tattoo

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Young Adult  |  House: Booksie Classic
I could cut. I could cry. I could scream--oh, that I could.

In The Austin Tattoo, follow Violet Lewis, a sophmore, through the roughest patch she'll ever go through: ACCEPTANCE.
What happened during the Incident? And why won't she talk?
Find out in this twisty, topsy-turvy, whirlwind novel following a heartbroken girl and her denial.

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The Austin Tattoo

Submitted: October 17, 2011

I could cut. I could cry. I could scream--oh, that I could.

In The Austin Tattoo, follow Violet Lewis, a sophmore, through the roughest patch she'll ever go through: ACCEPTANCE.
What happened during the Incident? And why won't she talk?
Find out in this twisty, topsy-turvy, whirlwind novel following a heartbroken girl and her denial. Read Chapter

Chapter Two

Submitted: October 17, 2011

Chapter two   I forget about the sticker. I sit through all of geometry with it on my purple jacket—hood popped up—and d... Read Chapter

Chapter Three

Submitted: October 18, 2011

  Chapter Three   I like my house; wraparound porch with a white-picket fence; yellow paneling; big, green, grassy ... Read Chapter

Chapter Four

Submitted: October 18, 2011

Chapter 4   I wake up to the sound of a possessed alarm clock. Actually, wake up implies you once sleeping. I didn’t. I ha... Read Chapter

Chapter Five

Submitted: October 19, 2011

Chapter 5   My mom walks through the open door and into my bedroom. She brought me a cup of green tea with one Sweet ‘N Lo... Read Chapter

Chapter Six

Submitted: October 20, 2011

Chapter 6 I stand five feet and six and a half inches tall. I weigh 123 pounds. My signs are vital. My beat is heartfelt. I am health... Read Chapter

Chapter Seven

Submitted: October 21, 2011

Chapter 7   I wait by the door. It’s Saturday, sun-drenched, estival, and 87 degrees. I’m wearing blue-jean shorts and a... Read Chapter

Chapter Eight

Submitted: October 21, 2011

Chapter 7 It’s the sixth week of school. I’m ready for summer. I now have every line from The Bee and Its Beau memorized unnecess... Read Chapter

Chapter Nine

Submitted: October 22, 2011

Chapter Nine   This is the worst Sunday of my life. So far. Though, I can't imagine things any grimmer. First, the n... Read Chapter

Chapter Ten

Submitted: October 25, 2011

Chapter Ten   How can there be a civil war? Nothing is normal anymore. I mean, nothing is the way it used to be, given t... Read Chapter

Chapter Eleven

Submitted: October 25, 2011

  Chapter Eleven   I wake up to the beating of my heart echoing across the hospital room via heart-rate monitor. I ... Read Chapter

Chapter Twelve

Submitted: October 30, 2011

Chapter 12   The world isn’t going to see me as a dad. Not only because suicide is a rather pleasant thought right now, bu... Read Chapter

Chapter Thirteen

Submitted: November 01, 2011

Chapter 13 The music plays and Adam sings the first line. He is standing off behind me. I’m alone center-stage. If a tree was t... Read Chapter