From the acclaimed author of A Little Friendly Advice and Same Difference, the story of a senior class president who takes on a pack of promiscuous freshmen.
Natalie Sterling wants to be in control. She wants her friends to be loyal. She wants her classmates to elect her student... read more
“But the girl, it changed her. The way she walked. How often she raised her hand in class. What she'd dare to put on her plate at lunch. She was never the same girl again. Not really. She was Fish Sticks.”Natalie remembering Autumn's story
the best thing about wrong decisions is that they don’t prevent you from making the right decisions later on. It’s harder, but it’s not impossible.”Highlighted by 45 Kindle customers
I didn’t care so much about how I’d be remembered. So long as I never forgot.Highlighted by 30 Kindle customers
It didn’t matter if I was the kind of girl who had sex, or the kind of girl who had her portrait on a wall in the library, or the kind of girl who got into the best college, or the kind of girl who didn’t tell her parents everything, or the kind of girl who teachers loved. I just needed to be okay with all the kinds of girl I was.Highlighted by 27 Kindle customers
That’s the thing with secrets—you can’t explain yourself. The only thing you’re left able to say is sorry—again and again.Highlighted by 26 Kindle customers
This was why trusting boys was just like drinking and driving. Sure, some people took the risk. One or two beers never feels dangerous at the time. And not everyone who drinks and drives gets into an accident.Highlighted by 19 Kindle customers
“That’s right, Mike. No dicks, no dickheads, no cocks, no penises, no wieners, no wee-wees, no boners, no dongs, no dill weeds, no scrotums allowed. Which, I think, are all adjectives used to describe you.” She yanked the pencil right out of his hand. “So, yeah. Looks like you’re not invited.”Highlighted by 17 Kindle customers
“Get what you can out of it. I mean, if spending time with him makes you happy, do it. Don’t overthink things. Remember, you’ve got the power. He wants to be with you. You’re the one in charge.”Highlighted by 14 Kindle customers
That was the worst part of all, really: knowing better, but doing it anyway, no matter how deeply it went against the kind of person I was.Highlighted by 13 Kindle customers
“Wait. I’m actually starting to feel bad for him,” I said. “Remember, this is the guy who defaced your poster, who crashed your girls’ night, who—” “Okay. I’m back. Keep going.”Highlighted by 9 Kindle customers
Because when he touched me, things felt just shy of perfect. Nothing like that happened, though, so instead I let myself enjoy the way he ran his hands through my hair. I couldn’t believe how amazing a simple gesture like that could make me feel, as if my veins were suddenly pumping electricity and not blood.Highlighted by 6 Kindle customers
This book is pretty inappropriate. There is sex, nudity, and language in this book. P.G 13. Parents would probably want to learn more about it before letting your child reading it. It does talk about some reality, but not everything turns out right.
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