By Eileen Cook
On the finish of 8th grade, Lauren wooden betrayed her ally, Helen, in a way so publicly humiliating that Helen needed to circulation to a brand new city. Now, first and foremost of senior 12 months, Lauren is the cheerleading captain, the quarterback’s female friend, and the undisputed queen bee. She has forgotten all approximately Helen—but Helen may well always remember Lauren. And now she’s again, with a brand new identify, a brand new glance, and a close plan to deliver down her former BFF by means of taking out every little thing she’s ever valued—starting along with her boyfriend. be careful, Lauren wooden. issues are approximately to get bitchy.
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She had the same wide smile and strong nose. If you asked me, she was bordering on a horse face. Her hair was longer than in eighth grade, but otherwise I would know her if I saw her. I looked at myself in the mirror. It had been only three years, but I’d changed a lot. I’d lost thirty pounds the summer I moved. The silver lining of having my life ruined was the stress just melted those pounds off. In New York I walked everywhere and took up yoga. Although I hadn’t lost any more weight, what remained, shifted.
She plowed through the crowds of students, a woman on a mission. While she walked, her hands made spastic gestures as she pointed out different things and offered advice: “The gym is down that way. There are water fountains in every wing and also bathrooms. Cell phones aren’t allowed in class, so if you have one, you should leave it in your locker. The only class we have together is biology. ” “I guess,” I mumbled, trying to look like I wasn’t actually with her. Brenda stopped suddenly and I nearly slammed into her back.
Why, I love movies. Let me bore you with all the stuff I know about stupid old movies,” Lauren said in a high squeaky voice. ” I tried to think of where I went wrong. I could tell she was annoyed with me, but it wasn’t like I brought up movies out of nowhere. ” Lauren crossed her arms and stared out at the gym floor. ” “Acting like a total dork all the time. We’re going to be in high school, so it wouldn’t kill you to act normal once in a while. ” “Old movies aren’t weird. ” Lauren sighed. “Talking about taxidermy is weird too.