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An Introvert's Tale
By R.K. Ryals
Published May 9, 2016
From the author of The Story of Awkward comes the second book in the
stand alone Embrace Yourself series, An Introvert's Tale.
What happens when you lose your self-control, when saying no
suddenly becomes easier than saying yes?
Maia Parker is everyone's go-to girl. She's smart, kindhearted, and
involved in every charity a graduating high school senior can be
involved in. She's never been good at saying "no". Until now ...
Maia has always been better at observing life. Instead of confronting
people, she avoids confrontation. She keeps a notebook with things she
"should have said" scribbled between the things she must do.
Jackson Taylor is a quintessential free spirit and an adrenaline junkie.
His philosophy: Let life take you where it leads. Take risks. Be daring.
A skydiving instructor by day and a drag racer by night, he doesn't hold
back, doesn't try, and he doesn't follow rules.
One summer. One disaster. An unbelievable romance. And suddenly
Maia Parker isn't who everyone remembers.
Suddenly, she's unable to stay silent ...
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The second book in the standalone Embrace Yourself series, An Introvert's Tale, is now available on eBook!
For those interested in the first book, The Story of Awkward, it is currently FREE on all eBook outlets!
Note: These books are completely separate stories and do not have to be read in order.
Excerpt from An Introvert's Tale Copyright © 2016 by R.K. Ryals :
I’M SINGING AT the top of my lungs, tears a stain on my cheeks, when my mother walks into my room.
She freezes at the door, her hand gripping the knob.
I’m standing on my bed, my bare feet digging into fabric.
I’m standing on a cloud, and I’m floating away to heaven on the wings of a choir.
The hum recedes when I sing, disappearing into whatever void it disappears inside of when I’m doing something it agrees with.
Why does it agree with Jackson?
“Maia?” Mom whisper-yells, my name too loud to be a true whisper, but too breathless to be a yell.
My gaze falls, gluing itself to her, and I stop singing.
The hum rushes back.
“What are you doing?” Mom asks.
For some reason, I’m feeling brave. Strange, huh? Maybe that’s where courage comes from? From this musical place where our souls have been stripped bare.
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