gotta stop stealing other people’s problems and get some of your own.”
“Sometimes you lose a battle. But mischief always wins the war.”
With blond hair to his shoulders, dark stubble on his cheeks, and the kind of faux-ruggedness that gets you a career as a catalog model, Jake was every bit as good-looking as you’d expect Alaska’s boyfriend to be.
the glittering ambiguity of a girl’s smile, which seems to promise an answer to the question but never gives it.