Apple Pie

Currently Reading: Gabriel’s Rapture (Gabriel’s Inferno #2) and Gabriel’s Redemption (Gabriel’s Inferno #3) by Sylvain Reynard


“Julia spoke briefly to Tom on the phone, exacting his promise that he would arrive around three o’clock in order to participate in the gift exchange, then she and Rachel parked themselves in the kitchen to peel apples for a pair of pies.  Rachel had cheated and bought the pastry, but had removed it from its Pillsbury packaging, and placed it between layers of plastic wrap in the refrigerator so no one would know.”


“Rachel examined the apple pies on the center island, testing their temperature with her finger. ‘Grab a knife, Jules.  Let’s sample these pies.'”

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Peach Pie

Currently Reading: Matched (Matched Trilogy #1) by Ally Condie

PeachPie“‘I thought you might like some pie,’ Grandfather says, looking at me.  He saw me then, the other day, and I smile at him.  At his signal, I lift the covers from the guest trays and we all gather around to eat.  I serve everyone else first and then pick up my piece of pie, flaky and warm and fruit-filled, and lift a forkful of the pasty to my mouth.

“I wonder if death will always taste this good.”

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