People who don’t read may laugh at you, but grieving for a book you’ve just finished is totally a thing. The worst thing about characters in novels is that they’re not real, and when you’ve turned the last page, you can’t talk to them anymore.
The Academy, Bentley Little: Something strange is happening at Tyler High. The laid-back principal has become unusually strict. The janitors no longer work nights because of what they hear. The students are frightened by what they see