Email this sample to a friend

The Kissing Booth


By Douglas T. Vale



Copyright 2013 Douglas T. Vale


Cover image courtesy of Aimvotalphotos / StockFreeImages.com


Smashwords Edition, License Notes


This ebook is licensed for your personal enjoyment only. This ebook may not be re-sold or given away to other people. If you would like to share this book with another person, please purchase an additional copy for each recipient. If you’re reading this book and did not purchase it, or it was not purchased for your use only, then please return to Smashwords.com and purchase your own copy. Thank you for respecting the hard work of this author.



###


The kissing booth fundraiser was announced in the school papers Friday, and next Monday the booth opened for business in a corner of the food court. On the outside it looked like a flimsy navy-blue tent with a hanging doorway of tinkling jade. A mousy girl with disorderly brown hair over her eyes and braces slouched in a foldable chair, greeting the curious. She had a clipboard on the floor next to her.

"You can go in for twenty-five cents," She said. "Just twenty-five cents for a good cause."

At first hardly anybody tried it. But twenty-five cents wasn't much, and the school, like so many schools, encouraged boredom. So a few students paid their quarter and went in. When they came out, they wouldn't say exactly what they'd seen, though many would give you an enthusiastic 'whoa, dude, whoa," and shake their heads. Soon enough lines built up in front of the booth. The poor mousy girl kept a fresh paper stack under her chair, since she got so many visitors now, and many repeat visits.

Previous Page Next Page Page 1 of 21