❝ you can only pretend for so long that the embers of my dying flames are shooting stars ❞
North Winters has enough problems already, with a brother and father that flock together that a pair of football-driven pigeons, baseball captaincy, school, and girls.
Actually, a girl.
Because, if he's being honest with himself, there's always only been Phoenix Blaze who's hot as hell and knows it, with a passion for human rights and humiliating jackasses. She's North's dream girl, and with everyone pressuring them to "just get together already, Jesus", North is 100% sure she's the one.
And then Phoenix gets diagnosed with terminal cancer and suddenly, North is forced to rethink everything he thought he knew about his friends, his family, and most importantly, himself.
**terrible synopsis, i'm aware. it's like,,,,4am though and i cannot be bothered to fix it. the book, i'd like to say, is probably better.