I was ordinary. Nice.
He was extraordinary. And he wasn’t always nice.
Moody and difficult, brilliant and beautiful, Kes scared me and he protected me. He could be incredibly hurtful and incredibly thoughtful. He wasn’t perfect, but he was perfect for me. He challenged me, he took me out of my safe little box and showed me the world could be magnificent. He was everything I wasn’t.
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Aimee Anderson is ten when the traveling carnival first comes to her nice little town. She doesn’t expect her world to change so completely. But meeting Kestrel Donohue puts her life on a different path.
Even though she only sees him for the two weeks of the year when he passes through her home town, his friendship is the most important of her life. As a child’s friendship grows to adult love, the choices become harder, and both Kes and Aimee realize that two weeks a year will never be enough…
I Choose You, Sara Bareilles
Once In A Lifetime, Keith Urban
Dear Darling, Olly Murs
Stay, Lisa Loeb
Living Dangerously, Dami Im
Thinking Out Loud, Ed Sheeran
Show Me Love, Tatu
Stop Girl, U-Kiss
Sometimes Love Just Ain’t Enough, Patty Smyth and Don Henley.
The Carny, Nick Cave
Carnival, The Cardigans
Quando o Carnaval Chegar, Chico Buarque
Traveling Man, Lynard Skynard
Circus Fantasy, ‘Water for Elephants’
THE TRAVELING MAN
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