In this excerpt, from the beginning of the book, Patty's boyfriend, Noah has asked her to marry him and she finds, much to her surprise, that marrying him is not what she wants.
Here's the snippet--
“Well, say something,” Noah said.
I was going to say I couldn’t possibly accept it, when Noah smiled at me in the candlelight. His face was so full of expectation that I reached out and squeezed his hand. “Thank you,” I said. “It’s beautiful.”