I went to YALC for the first time last summer and it was amazing. I'd never been anywhere like it before - so many passionate readers, so many books, and a signing queue like no other. I can't wait to be back there. I'll be there on the Sunday, doing a panel about travelling and writing at 11am, and a workshop with the fantastic Will Hill and Caroline Carpenter at 3pm.
Ariel's accidental meeting with a handsome stranger called Joe is completely perfect; they have a connection like she's never known before. They exchange numbers and agree to meet when he is back from a trip to France. But when Ariel messages him, the number Joe gave her is disconnected. He's ghosted her. She assumes she will never see him again. Except she does. Again and again. Ariel returns to the place she and Joe met, and is stunned to find him there, not in France as he said he'd be, and behaving as if he has no idea who she…