Short Story: All’s Fair in Love, Ice Cream, and Power Outages (Part 2)

Just to refresh your memory, when Part 1 ended, our lovely drunk couple had just come up with the brilliant idea of eating all the ice cream before it melts and adding alcohol to it... And since I decided the rest of the story would just flow better if it stayed all together, here's Part 2, the final part, in the short...
 

Short Story: All’s Fair in Love, Ice Cream, and Power Outages (Part 1)

I originally posted this in 2015, but I kind of buried it and eventually took it down. So some of you might've seen it before, but most of you probably haven't. Anyway, I'm splitting it up into two or three parts to post it since it's over 2000 words, so here's Part 1 of a random, kind of cutesy short story of mine...
 

Book Review: Tone Deaf by Olivia Rivers

Ali, a former child prodigy at piano, has been deaf, using ASL and lip reading to get by, for seven years. But when her best friend drags her to a concert for a band whose music Ali has never even heard, she ends up winning the raffle to go backstage and meet the leader singer, Jace. Their first meeting doesn't go well, but, when he asks her to come back the next day and then notices her bruises,...