Chapter One: Ask me
"You've got to ask him, Jen." My friend Miranda
tugged at my sleeve.
"I'll think about it." I rolled my eyes and
laughed. We were hanging out in the hall beside my locker before
"Here he comes." Sarah pointed. Nick was strolling
down the hall as if he was the most important person in the
"Hey Jen," he smiled as he passed, and my face got
hot. I knew it was bright red.
"Um…Hi, Nick." I gave him an awkward wave. "Did
you want to go to the party with me?" I blurted before I changed
"Okay." He smiled again and walked away. I watched
him leave, and then Liz giggled.
"What are you going to do?"
"I don't know… I think I'll go." I said.
All of their eyes flashed in happiness.
"We have to get you a new wardrobe and give you a
make over." Miranda squealed and grabbed my arm.
"What if he likes the way I am?" I smoothed my
pink t-shirt self-consciously.
They gave me a very weird look like I was crazy.
But I took the offer and I ended up looking fabulous.
When we went shopping they took me to the most
expensive salon in town and I ended up getting an up-do. We also
went to Macy's and I got a baby blue dress with sequins. I told
my friends I would wear the blue high heels that I have at my
house. Then we went to the mall's T.G.I Fridays for
"So when is Nick going to call you?" Liz asked
"I don't know. I hope he calls soon!" I said
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