When an insecure teen starts impersonating someone else, her life spirals dangerously out of control in a realistic, relatable novel about finding yourself and discovering your true friends.
Leah Lobermier dreams of becoming a doctor, but it s hard to stay focused on getting good grades when boys make oinking sounds at her in school and her mother spends every night on the couch with a bottle of wine. Leah s skinny and popular "friends," Kristy and Corinne, aren t much better and can hardly be counted on for support. When the girls convince a handsome older man to buy them beer, Leah takes his phone number and calls him, pretending to be Kristy coy and confident and they develop a relationship, talking and texting day after day. But as the lie she created grows beyond her control, can Leah put a stop to things before she or Kristy is seriously hurt?"
Someone I Wanted to Be