Natalie Sterling wants to be in control. She wants her friends to be loyal. She wants her classmates to elect her student council president. She wants to find the right guy, not the usual jerk her school has to offer. She wants a good reputation, because she believes that will lead to good things. But life is messy, and it's very hard to be in control of it. Slut or saint? Winner or loser? Natalie is getting tired of these forced choices - and is now going to find a way to live life in the sometimes messy, sometimes wonderful in-between.
Cindy Ellis has plans for her life that do not include working in her stepmother’s spa. When she gets a scholarship to Manderley, Cindy thinks her dreams are finally coming true. Filled with visions of an Ivy League education and a fabulous new life, she can’t wait to leave Castle High behind and get started. If only she didn’t have to leave her two BFFs as well, it would be perfect.
It’s a new semester at Manderley Prep- where being wealthy doesn’t make you popular but it certainly opens doors…Victoria Lee has the best life. Living alone in her parents’ McMansion, Victoria can do pretty much what she wants. And what she wants is to throw a party no one will forget. Soon, everyone wants an invite to the party--but not everyone will get one…How do you know if someone likes you just because you’re rich? You don’t.
Ethan Andrews is the one guy that Maggie has always wanted but never had the courage to go for. With her shortage of funds and Ugly Betty looks, she’s not even a blip on his radar. That’s all about to change when Maggie gets the makeover of a lifetime - and a little help from her friends. The perfect opportunity to make her move comes during the class trip to Hawaii. Could there be a more ideal setting for a little romance? Now Maggie just has to figure out if she has the guts to make her move.…