By Cassandra Carter
From ally to frenemy to flat-out enemy
For her candy sixteen, Jordan Wright eliminates the frizzy hair, the conservative outfits, and eventually likes the hip new woman smiling within the reflect. So while she hears approximately an open casting demand the most popular rapper's new video, she has the arrogance to move for it. She and her ally, Adrienne, test with hundreds of thousands of hopefuls, yet purely Jordan makes it. Adrienne turns out positive with it. but if Jordan starts off getting a few severe recognition, Adrienne becomes a hater. And after Jordan has an blameless in-the-hall dialog with Adrienne's ex-boyfriend—they dated for one week, like 4 years ago!—Adrienne plots to break Jordan's lifestyles via spreading rumors, writing stuff at the toilet partitions and telling Jordan she'd be useless. abruptly Jordan's attractiveness is fading. omit candy 16. She quickly discovers that what she wishes so much is to discover the energy to be herself.
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There’d been a news-ping among Tally’s messages, but she hadn’t felt up to reading. ” “Someone hacked the mail yesterday and sent out that new invitation, the one that changed the dress code to costumes. Everyone on the Valentino Bash Committee thought it was someone else who’d done it, so they all just went along. But nobody knows who actually wrote it. ” Tally blinked, the room suddenly out of focus. Dizzying was right. The world seemed to turn around her, as if she were inside the stomach of something big and out of control.
Glimpses of gray silk teased Tally from just ahead as she ran, but the crowd was thick and in frantic motion, and by the time she reached the central column of the spire, the figure had disappeared. Glancing at the lights above the elevator door, she saw that it was on its way up, not down. The fake Special was still around, somewhere in the spire. Then Tally noticed the door to the emergency stairs, bright red and plastered with warnings that an alarm would sound if you opened it. She looked around again-still no gray figure.
Three hours to come up with something decent, and everyone else had a huge head start. Sometimes, it felt like being a real criminal had been much, much simpler. Shay had breakfast in tow: lobster omelettes, toast, hash browns, corn fritters, grapes, chocolate muffins, and Bloodies-more food than a whole packet of calorie purgers could erase. The overburdened tray shivered in the air, its lifters trembling like a littlie arriving at school, first day ever. “Um, Shay? ” Shay giggled. “No, but you sounded bad.