For Melody, a twenty four year old graduate of UC Berkeley, being the girlfriend of Major, an ex-college football star turned Medical student, has been the definition of her happiness. Through heartbreaks, accomplishments and everyday life, Melody’s relationship has provided her with the security she always wanted. Yet a chance meeting with Mecca, a smooth talking poet from New York causes her to reminisce on her life with Major. As Mecca begins to revive feelings long since left cold by Major, Melody begins to question if she is willing to let go of the history and stability she has with her boyfriend and try something new.
Brandelyn gives an overview of the book:
Brandelyn N. Castine is the author of Everybody Plays the Fool, a novel; Spoken Silence: Life in Four Parts, a volume of poetry; and U.G.L.Y., a novel and currently lives in the Bay Area. As a full time writer with a bachelor's degree from UC Berkeley, Brandelyn is also a...