1. Never trust anyone.
2. Remember they are always searching.
3. Don’t get involved.
4. Keep your head down.
5. Don’t fall in love.
simple rules. Ariane Tucker has followed them since the night she
escaped from the genetics lab where she was created, the result of
combining human and extraterrestrial DNA. Ariane’s survival—and that of
her adoptive father—depends on her ability to blend in among the
full-blooded humans in a small Wisconsin town, to hide in plain sight at
her high school from those who seek to recover their lost (and
But when a cruel prank at school goes awry,
it puts her in the path of Zane Bradshaw, the police chief’s son and
someone who sees too much. Someone who really sees her. After years of
trying to be invisible, Ariane finds the attention frightening—and
utterly intoxicating. Suddenly, nothing is simple anymore, especially
not the rules…
A funny and smart romantic comedy about getting the guy. . . and finding yourself.
Sophomore Nora Fulbright is the most talented and popular new
cheerleader on the Riverbend High cheer squad. Never mind that she used
to be queen of the nerds—a chess prodigy who answered every question
first, aced every test and repelled friends at every turn—because this
year, Nora is determined to fully transition from social pupa to full
blown butterfly, even if it means dumbing down her entire schedule. But
when funny, sweet and very cute Adam moves to town and steals Nora’s
heart with his untra-smarts and illegally cute dimple, Nora has a
problem. How can she prove to him that she’s not a complete
airhead? Nora devises a seemingly simple plan to barter her way into
Adam’s classes that involves her classmates, friends—and her older
brother Phil’s award-winning AP history paper. But soon, Nora can barely
keep track of her trades, and struggles to stay in control of her
In the end, the only thing that can save Nora is a
chess tournament—that she has to compete in wearing her cheerleading
uniform. Can she prove to everyone that she can be both a butterfly and a
Allyson Valentine has created a story so full of
enamoring characters, pitch-perfect humor, and delightfully frustrating
romance that it will leave you cheering. Great for fans of Stephanie
Perkins's Anna and the French Kiss, Susanne Colosanti and Sarah Dessen.
In The Boyfriend App by
Katie Sise, super-smart, somewhat geeky Audrey McCarthy can’t wait to
get out of high school. Her father’s death and the transformation of her
one-time BFF, Blake Dawkins, into her worst nightmare have her longing
for the new start college will bring.
But college takes money. So
Audrey decides she has to win the competition for the best app designed
by a high schooler—and the $200,000 that comes with it. She develops
something she calls the Boyfriend App, and suddenly she’s the talk of
the school and getting kissed by the hottest boys around. But can the
Boyfriend App bring Audrey true love?