Two Outta Three – S. Briones Lim
Ah, unrequited love…
Who hasn’t felt the pang and sting of watching your crush walk by knowing you couldn’t touch him? The pain is unarguably worse when that crush is your best friend. Raquel (Rocky) Rossi knows that for a fact!
I’ve always been a sucker for soundtracks. In fact, I’d love to have background music playing on my behalf wherever I go! In keeping with this love, I’ve compiled a list of songs that I feel would be a great soundtrack for Rocky and Jesse. Hope you feel the same way ;)
(direct link) https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLzLPWcK1N8uiW4blyjwgKtVDYOG9fYvtc
Jesse Tyler is the perfect mix of sweet prince and bad boy…
He is also my best friend–and I’m hopelessly in love with him.
Unfortunately, he didn’t feel the same way about me, and to make matters worse, he moved away in the middle of our senior year, completely cutting me off.
Now after a few years (and did I mention a new guy?) I am hit with the biggest bombshell of all–Jesse is moving back to town!
I know I should be happy, but I can’t help but feel a bit nervous about our reunion, especially since I never once stopped loving him.
Will things be weird between us?
Will we struggle to reconnect?
But even more importantly…
Will he finally feel the same way about me?
The old-fashioned bells my dad refused to take off the front doors rung as the glass door opened. Seeing as we weren’t due to open for another thirty minutes, I could only guess who had walked into the door. My beating heart certainly knew.
“Mr. Rossi?” The familiar voice was like a melody. It reminded me of an old favorite song that you hadn’t heard in years, but were still able to recite line by line with ease. Despite the years of silence, I still knew that voice so well.
“Over here, Jesse.”
My palms instantly moistened. Taking a deep breath, I wiped them against my faded jeans, unsure of what to do with myself. Trying to appear calm, I leaned my forearm against the counter and shifted my weight so my hip was sticking out. Realizing how stupid I looked, I straightened myself and crossed my arms over my chest.
“What the hell am I doing? Am I drill sergeant?” I shook my head, reminding myself he was just an old friend. Granted, a best friend I used to love, but still. Finally relaxing into a somewhat decent pose, I looked up in time to see him round the corner towards us.
He instantly took my breath away.
It had been five years since I had last seen him. Having always been the conspiracy theory type, he never even owned an online profile and believe me, I looked! For the last five years I had relied solely on my memory whenever I thought about him. In my mind, the name Jesse conjured up images of a handsome boy—tall, skinny, with a flop of messy dark hair. The man standing in front of me was not the Jesse I recalled. He was much, much better.
Thanks to her Mom’s unwavering devotion to read a bedtime story to her every single night throughout her childhood years, S. BRIONES LIM’s love for books began before she could even speak.
Raised in Southern California, Author S. Briones Lim initially dreamt of becoming an artist and/ or Book Author. A Psychology Degree (Summa cum Laude), a stint in Art School, and a career in Advertising/Media later, she is finally delving back into her first love – books. As a self- renowned bookworm, S. Briones Lim’s love for books has inspired her to pen her own novels and hopes her readers will fall in love with her stories as much as she enjoyed writing them.
Author of the Amazon Bestselling novel, Caught Inside, S. Briones Lim’s other obsessions include time with family, POPCORN, watching movies and her dogs, Tobi and Roscoe. She currently lives on the East Coast with her husband and continues to write every day.