By Meg Cabot
While lightning moves there can basically be hassle - as Jessica Mastriani unearths out while she and ally Ruth get stuck in a thunderstorm. no longer that Jess has ever particularly refrained from hassle ahead of. rather than cheerleading there are fistfights with the soccer workforce and month-long stints in detention - now not that detention does not have its positive aspects - like sitting subsequent to Rob - the cutest senior round! yet this can be difficulty with a capital T - this hassle is severe. simply because by some means, on that lengthy stroll domestic within the thunderstorm, Jess obtained a newfound expertise. an grand strength that may be used for good...or for evil.
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In magazines, they make out if you're not Kate Moss, your life is over, but in real life, boys—like my brothers—wouldn't look twice at Kate Moss. Claire Lippman, though, who's gotta be thirty-four, twenty-four, thirty-eight or so, they drool over. I think a lot of it is how you project yourself, and Claire Lippman projects herself like she's got it on, you know? Ruth doesn't. Project herself with any confidence, I mean. Ruth's problem is that she's just, you know, a big girl. All the crash diets in the world aren't going to change that.
Don't ask me why. He's no prize, believe me. And just like I knew she would, she said, "Well, I really shouldn't. Lobster is so fattening. Well, not the lobster, really, but all the butter … but I guess it is a special occasion, what with Michael getting into Harvard and all. I guess I should go. " "Come over," I said. "Give me ten minutes, though. " Ruth's voice grew suspicious. " When I remained silent, Ruth said, "You know, I don't think a motorcycle is enough. " Ruth thinks my mom is suffering from the oppression of a patriarchal society, consisting mainly of my dad.
Still," Ruth said, after we'd walked for a little while in silence, "he was kind of cute. For a Grit, I mean. " "What do you mean? " I shrugged. "How should I know? " Let me just tell you a little bit about where we were walking. Ernest Pyle High School is located on the imaginatively named High School Road. As you might have guessed, there isn't a whole lot of stuff on High School Road except, well, the high school. There's just two lanes and a bunch of farmland. The McDonald's and the car wash and stuff were down on the Pike.