This a debut novel from a 14-year-old writer - funny yet poignant, and capturing the true meaning of friendship. Courtney is pretty, quiet, troubled. Mysterious too. Her friends want to help, but she's not talking. Jeff feels protective of Courtney and wants to get close to her. But Jeff has a secret too. Eddie, the Ed-man, is confident, good-looking. He's drawn to Courtney. And he's the only one who knows Jeff's secret. Then there's Toni. She's loud, mouthy and she knows it. She also knows the Ed-man needs her to keep his feet on the ground.