Jodi Picoult is the author of twenty-four novels, including Small Great Things, Leaving Time, The Storyteller, Lone Wolf, Between the Lines, Sing You Home, House Rules, Handle with Care, Change of Heart, Nineteen Minutes, and My Sisters Keeper. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband and three children.Her new novel, A SPARK OF LIGHT, is available on October 2nd.Website: http://www.jodipicoult.com/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jodipicoul... t Twitter: https://twitter.com/jodipicoult Twitter: https://jodipicoult Twitter.com/jodipicoult Twitter.READ MORE
Normal, in our house, is like a blanket too short for a bed--sometimes it covers you just fine, and other times it leaves you cold and shaking; and worst of all, you never know which of the two it's going to be.
So much of the language of love was like that: you devoured someone with your eyes, you drank in the sight of him, you swallowed him whole. Love was substance, broken down and beating through your bloodstream.
and he suddenly knew that if she killed herself, he would die. Maybe not immediately, maybe not with the same blinding rush of pain, but it would happen. You couldn't live for very long without a heart.