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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.
A 2012 ALA Popular Paperback for Young Adults, ALA Amazing Audiobook for Young Adults and a 2011 ALA Top 10 Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers and ALA Best Fiction for Young Adults!

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"Powerful and compelling."
- Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"Frightening and effective."
- Publishers Weekly, starred review

"An unflinching look at the intricacies of high school relationships."
- School Library Journal, starred review

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Available as a bind-up with Cracked Up to Be.

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2012:
ALA Popular Paperback for Young Adults
ALA Amazing Audiobook for Young Adults

2011:
ALA Top 10 Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers
ALA Best Fiction for Young Adults
OLA White Pine Honour Book

2010:
CYBILS Finalist for YA Fiction
GoodReads Choice Award Nominee for YA Fiction
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