Friendship without drama? Dream on! Jasmine has always been best friends with Kiara. They have a secret handshake, plans to open a joint Etsy shop, and even invented a salted caramel drink together at the local cafe. But when Kiara joins the basketball team, she starts to become distant . . . and then she betrays Jasmine's trust. Jasmine has never felt so alone. Eventually, her mom forces her to join drama club—and it's much more fun than she expected! She starts to make new friends, including a very cute boy. Things are looking up! But just as Jasmine is getting used to her new normal, there's a crisis with the play—and Kiara suddenly reaches out. Can the former friends help each other when they need it most?
Jackie Nastri Bardenwerper is the author of young adult novels On the Line and Populatti. She loves fishing, running, and the beach. She graduated from Cornell University and lives in Fairfield, Connecticut with her husband and two children. Visit her online at www.jnbwrite.com.