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 replicate. So whilst she hears approximately an open casting demand the most well liked rapper's new video, she has the boldness to head for it. She and her ally, Adrienne, attempt with enormous quantities of hopefuls, yet basically 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 wreck Jordan's existence by way of spreading rumors, writing stuff at the rest room partitions and telling Jordan she'd be at an advantage useless. without warning Jordan's reputation is fading. omit candy 16. She quickly discovers that what she wishes such a lot is to discover the energy to be herself.
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16 Isn't Always Sweet (Kimani Tru) by Cassandra Carter