By Eileen Cook
Hailey Kendrick continuously does precisely what is anticipated of her. She has the best pals, dates definitely the right boy, will get sturdy grades, and follows all of the ideas. yet one evening, Hailey dangers every thing by way of breaking a really mammoth rule in a really public way...and with a truly unforeseen associate in crime. Hailey will get stuck, yet her associate doesn't, and Hailey takes the autumn for either one of them. all at once, Hailey's excellent life--and her reputation--are blowing up in her face. Her acquaintances are all warding off her. Her academics do not belief her. Her boyfriend will not even communicate to her for lengthy adequate to inform her that she's been dumped. they are saying honesty is the simplest policy--but a few secrets and techniques are worthy holding, regardless of the associated fee. Or are they?
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Mandy made a face like she had just bitten into month-old cottage cheese. “Careful,” Joel said. As the president of the student council, he was always sure to enforce the “respect and dignity” clause in the student handbook. ” “God, it’s not a gay thing. I have tons of family friends who are gay,” Mandy said. ) The real issue wasn’t the fact that the security guard might be gay, it was that she had a cheap haircut and unshaven legs, and had made a few thousand dollars selling an unflattering photo of Mandy.
The kids who don’t drop out tend to be loners. They don’t even seem to want to hang out with each other. It’s as if they don’t want to create too large a target. It was easy to forget Joel was there on scholarship. He wasn’t anything like the others. He was always in the middle of everything, laughing and cracking jokes. He never seemed bitter, or like he resented what everyone else had. “I never think of you as the scholarship kid,” I said. “My problem is that I can’t get you to think of me at all,” Joel said with an exaggerated wink, and he dodged when I tried to shove him in the side with my elbow.
My throat pulled tight, making it hard to swallow. ” “I wouldn’t mind living in the city,” I said quickly. “It would be really cool. We could get a place in one of those high-rise buildings that have a view of Lake Michigan. ” “The schools in the city aren’t good, and you wouldn’t want to be cooped up in an apartment all the time while I’m at work. Evesham has a great reputation. This way, there will be tons of people your own age, lots of fresh air. ” Archery? Did he think I wanted to be Robin Hood?