oldcharliebrown (oldcharliebrown) wrote,

New Short Story: "The Wing Collection" by Eilis O'Neal

"It was Jeffrey who had wanted to go to the bookstore after school. Jeffrey, Emily had discovered after he moved in with them, read constantly. He read in the morning while he ate his cereal. He read whenever he finished an assignment before everyone else in class, which was pretty much all the time. He read during recess, sitting on a shaded bench on the playground. He read after they got home from school, and he would have read during dinner if Emily’s mother had allowed such things. Emily didn’t read, not if she could help it..."
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