I'm Regina Afton. I’m Anna Morrison’s best friend. These aren’t small things, and Kara’s right: They’re worth keeping my mouth shut for. So I kept my mouth shut the whole weekend, and
P U R C H A S E
Climbing to the top of the social ladder is hard–falling from it is even harder. Regina Afton used to be a member of the Fearsome Fivesome, an all-girl clique both feared and revered by the students at Hallowell High… until vicious rumors about her and her best friend’s boyfriend start going around. Now Regina’s been “frozen out” and her ex-best friends are out for revenge.
If Regina was guilty, it would be one thing, but the rumors are far from the terrifying truth and the bullying is getting more intense by the day. She takes solace in the company of Michael Hayden, a misfit with a tragic past who she herself used to bully. Friendship doesn’t come easily for these onetime enemies, and as Regina works hard to make amends for her past, she realizes Michael could be more than just a friend… if threats from the Fearsome Foursome don’t break them both first.
Also re-issued as What Goes Around, a 2-in-1 Bind-Up with Cracked Up to Be.
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ALA 2012 Popular Paperback for Young Adults
ALA 2012 Amazing Audiobook for Young Adults
ALA 2011 Top 10 Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers
ALA 2011 Best Fiction for Young Adults
2011 OLA White Pine Honour Book
2010 CYBILS Finalist for YA Fiction
2010 GoodReads Choice Award Nominee for YA Fiction
“Powerful and compelling.”Kirkus Reviews
“Frightening and effective.”Publishers Weekly
“An unflinching look at the intricacies of high school relationships…”School Library Journal