-The Book Thief, Markus Zusak.
"She leaned down and looked at his lifeless face and Liesel kissed her best friend, Rudy Steiner, soft and true on his lips. He tasted dusty and sweet. He tasted like regret in the shadows of trees and in the glow of the anarchist's suit collection. She kissed him long and soft, and when she pulled herself away, she touched his mouth with her fingers. Her hands were trembling, her lips were fleshy, and she leaned in once more, this time losing control and misjudging it. Their teeth collided on the demolished world of Himmel Street.
She did not say goodbye. She was incapable, and after a few more minutes at his side, she was able to tear herself from the ground. It amazes me what humans can do, even when streams are flowing down their faces and they stagger on, coughing and searching, and finding."
p/s my love for anything peanut, i.e Peanut sauce for satay, will be the death of me, I swear. :( Ate about a whole bowl of peanut sauce + satays and ketupat for dinner.
p/p/s The Book Thief is a wonderful book. Last few pages got me crying :(
p/p/p/s I'll be back soon. My lifes been terrible these couple of days. Must be the PMS getting to me. Maybe..