By Jackson Pearce
Ever due to the fact Viola's boyfriend broke up along with her, she has spent her days silently wishing—for a person to like her back and, most vital, to belong again—until her needs inadvertently summon a genie named Jinn out of his global and into her personal. he'll stay until eventually she makes 3 needs. yet it is just after Viola makes her first want that she realizes she's in love with Jinn . . . and that if she needs two times extra, he'll disappear from her life—and her world—forever. Jackson Pearce spins a mystical story approximately star-crossed enthusiasts, what it skill to belong . . . and the way very important it's to be cautious what you would like for.
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She sprays down the closest shirt with the can of starch. "You didn't tell me you had a date. With whom? " I snap, defensively enough that my mom rolls her eyes. "It was with Aaron Moor. He's from school. " "Oh, no, it's okay. I was just wondering," my mom says. She pauses for a moment, a thoughtful look on her face, then sets the can of spray starch down. " I nod. Relationship talk is not something my parents and I are good at. " She crunches the sleeve of a blouse as I open my drink and begin to head to my room.
Did Aaron try anything? " "He's the problem, not Aaron. " "Be there in fifteen minutes," Lawrence replies nervously, and I hear his car growl to a start. I snap the phone shut and dip back into the theater. Aaron welcomes me by wrapping an arm around my waist and pulling me into him, all without turning away from the movie. "No," I whisper, trying to resist sinking into his side. " Aaron says, yanking his stare away from the screen. Someone shushes us again. family thing, sort of," I mutter, trying to hide the surge of frustration that arises when I think about Jinn spying on me.
I'm still angry at him--fuming, even--for the way he made me feel, for thinking I need to be babysat, for not telling me when he knew he couldn't love me. But for some reason, my stomach twinges in guilt. I quickly ask how the veggie diet is going so I don't feel compelled to follow him. Thursday is much the same. When I wake up, I scan the room for Jinn, but the house is empty; knowing this causes a sort of hollow feeling to creep up on me as I get ready for school. I silently mouth Jinn's name in my Shakespeare class, where I first saw him, letting just enough of a breathy whisper escape my lips so that if he appears I can pretend it was an accident.