Brianna on the Brink by Nicole McInnes

By Nicole McInnes

Popularity didn't come simply for sixteen-year-old Brianna Taylor. She didn't put on the appropriate outfits or come from the correct kinfolk. in reality, she didn't come from any kin in any respect, until you counted Jolene, who simply wasn't that a lot into being a mother. So while Brianna joins the cheerleading squad, she unearths herself by surprise renowned. yet then a one-night stand has lifestyles changing effects, and Brianna needs to settle for support from the only individual closest to her mistake.

No longer on top of things, Brianna needs to reevaluate all that she suggestion was once very important and examine the real that means of family.

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I responded to this feeling by loosening his belt and unbuttoning his khakis as I pulled him toward the laundry room. Once we were lying together on my bed, I could see the signpost up ahead in my brain, the one that read YOU KNOW WHERE THIS ROAD LEADS. And we blew right past it. We were both naked from the waist down, still kissing, his breath louder than it had been just seconds before and his heart pounding like crazy against my chest. “Are we . . ” he asked. And because I didn’t get that he was talking about birth control—because, stupidly, birth control was the last thing on my mind—I looked at the bedsheet in a moment of confusion.

I mean, I am and I’m not. I’ve got the weird living situation, the lack of real parents, and no clue what I’m supposed to do with my life. But here’s what Keisha taught me about growing up the way we have: you can let it wreck you, or you can make it work for you. You just have to take control to survive. Jules knows this, too, and just like my sister, she refuses to be pushed around by anybody. Yeah, maybe I was quiet and shy for years after that, and maybe I didn’t fully come out of that shell until I met Jules freshman year, but I made it through being a little kid.

The hell,” she mutters, slurping a little line of drool back into her mouth. ” I don’t go to school that day. Jules’s mom, who is a lawyer and who looks like she just stepped out of Vogue magazine, clearly doesn’t quite understand what’s going on. As we’re all standing downstairs in the kitchen a little while later—me, Jules, and her parents—I can hear by Mrs. Hill’s voice that she’s not at all thrilled about the idea of me staying in their house by myself. But then Jules tells her, “God, Mom.

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