By M.H. Taylor
The ‘freshman fifteen’ is a word that refers back to the volume of weight scholars more often than not achieve in the course of their first yr in collage and clear of domestic. yet what concerning the weight of all the different stuff university newcomers hold? What concerning the issues they lose?
Jillian Ford, a seventeen yr previous from Richmond, Virginia, is a freshman at fictional nation collage in Winston-Salem, North Carolina who's no longer ready for the social rigors of faculty existence and all that incorporates it. She leaves a sheltered, yet emotionally vacant domestic to discover herself in the midst of a vicious love triangle while kingdom University’s celebrity basketball participant, junior Ahmad Bell, all of sudden falls for her.
Over semesters—from the autumn of 1991 to the spring of 1992—Jillian has to take care of a few actual existence or dying matters. Her religion, friendships, priorities, values and love are placed to the try out repeatedly during this novel approximately collage lifestyles and private identification. Jillian’s ally and roommate, Cheryl-Lynn Bassett, besides Ahmad’s ex-girlfriend, Tracy Howard, and a whole solid of others make Jillian’s first 12 months in school one to recollect for everybody.
Read to work out if Jillian effectively navigates the chaotic existence and stresses of a faculty freshman or if she succumbs to the unfair strain of being a “nobody” at the campus’ totem pole. Is she in a position to deal with the drama of her past love below the strain of understanding that everybody is observing, waiting…and hating? What else does Jillian achieve in the course of her freshman 12 months? extra importantly, what does she lose? The stunning finishing to this story may have you challenging a sequel to this bold story.
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