By Jackson Pearce
Ever considering that Viola's boyfriend broke up together with her, she has spent her days silently wishing—for anyone to like her back and, most vital, to belong again—until her needs inadvertently summon a genie named Jinn out of his international 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 paranormal story approximately star-crossed fans, what it skill to belong . . . and the way very important it truly is to be cautious what you need for.
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She'll forget about you when you return to Caliban, you know that. Or do you think she won't wish, that you can stay here with her? That for the rest of her life, she'll put you above getting whatever she wishes for? Even better--that for the rest of her life, she won't slip up and say something like 'I wish it would stop raining'? You can't win this. In the end, you'll be in Caliban. She'll forget you. And whatever 'friendship' you think you have will be gone. Relationships are not for immortals.
It's only a few hours," I explain. " "But you hate horror movies," Jinn replies. He says it in a matter-of-fact way that tells me he simply read it in my eyes-- the wish not to see movie murders. 133 "I don't hate horror movies. don't watch them," I say, opening and slamming drawers in an attempt to find a hairbrush. " Jinn asks, studying my eyes and, I'm sure, reading my distaste for gore. I have to admit that I've sort of gotten used to him reading me. It's even nice, sometimes, to be able to explain everything with just a look.
I should put it in water--it'll ruin the brush, leaving it out to dry too long. Aaron pulls me toward the door. The halls are empty of everything but the sounds of teachers complaining in the break room and the whir of the janitors' vacuums. Aaron stops just as we reach the theater doors. "Wait just a second," he says, and reaches into his back pocket. He pulls out a shred of cloth that I'm pretty sure was ripped from the school's Juliet costume. "You've got to be kidding," I say through a smile as he moves to tie it around my eyes.