Article Title

Just Friends


Rachel Aedo


Dependable, Young Adult, Friendship; Romance; High School; Family Issues; Breakups

Document Type

Book Review


Chance is a truant heartbreaker, and Jenny is shy and studious. With one quick lie they convince everyone that they’ve been best friends since they were children, and the lie grows into a deep friendship that each relies on. However, it becomes something more when they both realize their feelings for each other and refuse to admit the truth, resulting in heartbreak and anguish on both sides. Chance’s family is falling apart and Jenny is humiliated beyond anything she could have imagined, and neither can predict if revealing their love will save or ruin their relationship. They’ve bonded over a hundred fake memories, but the prospect of making genuine memories together is what eventually pushes them to admit that their relationship is more than platonic.