The truth, as much as people acted like they wanted to hear it, was sometimes too cruel and harsh.
Shut the front door! Jenna exclaimed.Andrew disappeared into the foyer, and when he returned, his eyebrows were furrowed in confusion. The door is shut?
Awe! Leaving so soon? Gabby said sweetly, holding the door open. I was just about to pull out the gun for you to play single-player Russian Roulette.
I blinked at him just casually talking about my new sex life with his genie-shiny head, and I knew at any second I would break into hysterics.
Books in the YA genre, in particular, should use proper grammar because they're more of an example to young people than adults books are.