Running to Stand Still

Collin was who he was simple and easy.Me I was jagged and complex I wanted everything.And despite how he made me feel safe, it was clear to me that we d never work out in the end.That divide between us would always be there.Because I d never ask him to give up on the things he wanted.And while I sometimes wished I could be that person, I wasn t.Just seven months.Collin was who he was simple and easy.Me I was jagged and complex I wanted everything.And despite how he made me feel safe, it was clear to me that we d never work out in the end.That divide between us would always be there.Because I d never ask him to give up on the things he wanted.And while I sometimes wished I could be that person, I wasn t.Just seven months Then Jamie Benson can leave this goodbye town behind her and start her new life in Chicago She can leave this place of broken glass and cracked sidewalks and rusted fences This place that holds nothing good She can leave the ghosts and spinning rooms and shattered promises in her rearview mirror and never look back.But all the stories she s been telling herself are threatened when, one night, while tending bar at her father s hole in the wall dive, she meets Collin a boy who is good and honest and sincere in a world where everything is harsh and cold and detached A boy who makes her feel safe A boy worth staying for.Will Jamie be able to untangle the truths from the lies Or will the sins of the past swallow her whole
Running to Stand Still Collin was who he was simple and easy Me I was jagged and complex I wanted everything And despite how he made me feel safe it was clear to me that we d never work out in the end That divide between u

  • Title: Running to Stand Still
  • Author: Lauren Rosolino
  • ISBN: 9781535000253
  • Page: 314
  • Format: Paperback
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    About the Author

    Lauren Rosolino

    Author of The Charm Necklace, Running to Stand Still, and The Longest Way Down Writer of stories about finding beauty in brokenness Wife Adventurer Magic believer Coffee drinker Lover of words and books, the woods and walks Born and bred in Detroit, Lauren grew up reading Harry Potter, watching Gil Girls, listening and dancing to a lot of music, and wondering why people do what they do She graduated from Wayne State University with a BA in Psychology And currently, wants nothing than to live on a 100 acre farm in the middle of nowhere.

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    • Nimi said:
      Sep 20, 2018 - 18:43 PM

      Written in alternative first person narrative of Jamie and Collin, Running to Stand Still is a story that moved me with its' emotions.It is the story of a dysfunctional family that looks normal from far off but has been living on tenterhooks since that one night years back when everything changed. The family comprising Jamie, her younger brother Nate and their father Charlie.Lauren Rosolino has brilliantly written about a life where one, having lived with the underlying tension, becomes sensitiv [...]

    • Majanka said:
      Sep 20, 2018 - 18:43 PM

      Book Review originally published here: iheartreading/book-touIn Running to Stand Still, Jamie Benson is eager to leave town and start a new life in Chicago. In seven months, that’s a plausible reality. But while working at her father’s bar, she meets Collin, a boy who is honest, sincere, and all the things she’s longed for and never knew. He makes her feel safe. He gives her a reason to stay. But with all the sins of the past still haunting her, can she get past what happened, and move on? [...]

    • Sara said:
      Sep 20, 2018 - 18:43 PM

      4/5 Stars!This is a beautiful coming of age story of second chances and finding love when and where you least expect it.All Jamie wants it to get out of her small town and move to Chicago. Life has not been good to her and she sees Chicago as her escape, her chance for a life on her terms. Then she meets Collin. Sweet, honest, kind and loving Collin and suddenly, she's not so sure what she wants anymore.Rosalino has written an honest story of relationships, letting go and self-discovery, and lov [...]

    • Lauren Rosolino said:
      Sep 20, 2018 - 18:43 PM

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