Can honesty lead to heartbreak if the truth is subjective? A compelling novel in verse from Sonya Sones.
have a joke about her:
"How can you tell if Colette is lying?"
"Her mouth is open."
Fifteen-year-old Colette is addicted to lying. Her shrink says this is because she's got a very bad case of Daughter-of-a-famous-movie-star Disorder--so she lies to escape out from under her mother's massive shadow. But Colette doesn't see it that way. She says she lies because it's the most fun she can have with her clothes on. Not that she's had that much fun with her clothes "off." At least not yet, anyway...
When her mother drags her away from Hollywood to spend the entire summer on location in a boring little town in the middle of nowhere, Colette is less than thrilled. But then she meets a sexy biker named Connor. He's older, gorgeous, funny, and totally into her. So what if she lies to him about her age, and about who her mother is? I mean, she "has" to keep her mother's identity a secret from him. If he finds out who she" really" is, he'll forget all about Colette, and start panting and drooling and asking her for her mother's autograph. Just like everyone "always" does.
But what Colette doesn't know is that Connor is keeping a secret of his own...