Wrong All Along

      Daisy Jordan
Wrong All Along

Jill Sherer and her friends spend the summer after their freshman year of high school in a sun-splashed daze of romance and excitement. But as they make their way through sophomore year, mistakes, missed opportunities, and carefully-ignored signs come back to haunt them.Freshman year is over. Summer is here. Jill and Hillary aren’t fighting anymore, Lorylyn is back with Brady and happier than ever, and Jill has her new best friends Hilton and Todd too – Hilton, whom she endlessly admires and wants to be more like, and Todd, with whom she’s crazily in love. After a somewhat rollercoaster year, things are looking pretty great. And on the last day of school, Hilton tells Jill an outrageous, stunning secret about her relationship with Reed, then at Landon’s party that night, Jill gets to kiss Todd in spin the bottle. And just like that, the tone for the summer is set. Sunny days on a sparkling blue lake...an overnight stay in a hotel with the boys...trips to Cedar Point, the Bahamas, and California...the thrill of romance in the air...sneaking out late at night...one girl’s “first time”...wild nights at Landon’s. The lingering high off all of it. Giggling, stories, excitement, inside jokes. Anticipation of what’s to come. For Jill, Hilton, Lorylyn, and Hillary, it’s their dream summer. Everything is picture-perfect; nothing can go wrong.But for some of the girls, what’s to come is nothing they would have wanted to anticipate. For things haven’t been as perfect as they’ve seemed. It’s just that the girls have ignored the signs. Signs they could have seen all along, had they been willing to look. But desperate to believe in the glimmering illusions of the summer, they close their eyes to what they don’t want to see, what they don’t want to believe. To the ominous gut instinct that everything is just a little too perfect, a little too good to be true. To the foreboding premonition that it won’t last, that control is somehow slipping away. Because everything that seems too good to be true...probably is.
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    Really Good Friends

      Daisy Jordan
Really Good Friends

Really Good Friends portrays the essence of high school - the friendships, the jealousies, the betrayals, the first loves, the “really good friends” you wish were so much more...For Jill Sherer, high school’s shaping up to be better than she could’ve imagined. From the first week of cheerleading practice, she and her best friends Hillary and Lorylyn are included in a circle of popular girls who open the door to a world of exciting social possibilities. And on the first day of school, Jill meets Todd – hot, smart, athletic, funny, and a flirt – the boy of her dreams.But things with Todd don’t go as Jill had hoped, she and Hillary drift apart, and her circle of friends is shaken because of Lorylyn’s new boyfriend. Desperate to get things back to the way they were, Jill, along with her new best friend Hilton – a gorgeous, intriguing girl who is the link between her old friends and her new ones – anxiously awaits the one thing that never changes…Landon Kessler’s parties.There, on a lake outside town, everyone comes together time after time for dancing, drinking, skinny-dipping, and spin the bottle. Spin the bottle...the game that leads to new loves, bitter jealousies, betrayals, and breakups. The game that teasingly draws the circle of friends together, only to rip them apart in unforeseeable ways. But they keep coming back, some with hope, some with malevolence, some with amused interest, to be part of the saga that unfolds party after party, month after month...
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