• Chicken,' Josie said. 'Have you ever been in love?' Peter looked at Josie, and thought of how they had once tied a note with their addresses to a helium balloon and let it go in her backyard, certain it would reach Mars. Instead, they had received a letter from a widow who lived two blocks away. 'Yeah,' he said. 'I think so.

    Jodi Picoult (2012). “The Jodi Picoult Reader's Companion: A Collection of Excerpts”, p.420, Simon and Schuster