"Deflect. Deflect before he realizes that is the one thing you wanted more than anything. I prayed for something to come to mind, anything that I could say to end the sickening silence, but nothing came and I watched the smile slide away, the quiet between us reflected in his face."
One of the best parts of Songbird is that just about everyone can understand Dani's pain when it comes to this. How many of you have had a crush, or been in love, knowing your feelings aren't returned they way you want? Angela does such a great job of taking those emotions we've all felt and using them to let readers really connect with Dani.