Sunday, July 3, 2016

Happy YA Sunday! - Moon Dance

Happy YA Sunday!
How has this summer been treating you so far? Need an escape? Cool down with ten summer short stories sure to help you beat the heat. You'll find my story Moon Dance in there too!

Blurb: Luna has one wish for her birthday. She wants to spend it forgetting her ex and celebrating with her family. When plans fall through she and her cousin Nina decide to cruise along the coast. Once again things go awry. Summer Solstice is the longest day of the year and Luna feels every minute of it drag by before the sun gives way to the moon and she realizes her wish has been unfolding all day long.

Excerpt: Nina goes for her purse. The sound of tires slowing gets my attention. A truck with tinted windows merges to the shoulder of the road in front of us and parks.  A barrage of warning signals goes off in my brain. “Is your location turned on?” I ask quickly. “Always. How else is anyone going to know I am where I say I am?” Maybe from your fifty-million photos on Instagram. The truck door opens

About the Author:
As a teen M.A. Cortez spent many of her summer afternoons at Newport beach in Southern California. She now lives in Colorado with her husband surrounded by the beautiful Rocky Mountains. Like all California girls, when summer comes around she feels the pull of the ocean and must revisit it, even if it’s just in a story like this one.