In 2006, while the San Francisco Bay Area was immersed in the
Hyphy Movement – Dani was fleeing the city for the small
coastal town of Eureka. With a past she wants to forget and a
future that may be out of reach – Dani finds Thizz and her
world turns inside out.
Matt fell in love with Dani the first time he saw her. He
also knew whatever drove her from San Francisco to Eureka in
her last semester of high school wasn’t something she wanted
to share. When she finally started to open up, Matt hesitated
just long enough for his best friend Nick to swoop in. Forced
to sit and watch their relationship grow, Matt also learns of
Dani’s obsession with Thizz. He secretly feeds her addiction
in a desperate attempt to win her heart.
When a school project uncovers a disturbing link between
Dani’s parents and Nick’s uncle, Matt is torn between his
loyalty to Nick and his feelings for Dani as he tries to
convince Dani that her life is in real danger; while
persuading Nick to turn on his uncle to save the girl they
Oh my! The first thing I have to say is I so thought this was
something different than it was. I thought it was gonna be
some love triangle. It was so was not just some teenage love
story. Gangster types, drug dealers, murders, and love all
wrapped into one.
If you like action and love intrigue this is definitely the
book for you.
I quickly became enthralled with this novel. Whipped through
it cause i was so ADDICTED within 5 days.A must read for
anybody but especially a young teenager struggling with
Dani is a troubled teenager with a rough horrible past that
she deals with everyday. Matt makes her life a little easier
adding laughter and fun in class to it.
Matt is the sweet hearted yet naughty best friend that is
always there for Dani no matter what. He protects her from
everyone but herself.
But then Nick oh my what a charmer, who doesnt love Nick.A
gorgous rich boy who shares so many things with Dani.
But I wont lie i root for Matt through the entire novel.
Waiting for Dani to dump Nick and tell Matt she is madly in
love with him.
Without a doubt one of the best young adult novels i have
Nicole was born and raised in California. She claims to be a
San Francisco native, however she's lived in both Northern
and Southern California. She credits her creativity to the
fact that she attended 12 schools between kindergarten and
her senior year in high school. Her nomadic childhood allowed
her to reinvent herself often. Some might say she was, how do
you say it, a liar. While others see the stories she told as
a coping mechanism. Twelve schools, in six cities, in twelve
years - give her a break. Today she channels her storytelling
ability into writing novels. Long story short - kids that lie