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Dune’s eyes lingered on her, searching for clues to the contrary. But life with the rich and fabulous Pretty Committee had taught Kristen to hide her feelings of inadequacy by batting her lashes and smiling brightly. Her tears got the hint to come back when she was alone. ” Jax ran a hand through his sweaty bangs. ” “And when we’re done, let’s fill it back up with Jell-O,” Dune added. “Some guy on YouTube did it to his uptight neighbor. ” Jax spit his gum into his hand, then whipped it over the fence.
It was a gift from Massie. ” Dune narrowed his light brown eyes. ” He chin-pointed at Ripple, who was sitting on her blue-and-white–striped towel trying to rub suntan oil on her lower back. She looked like an angry ape swatting at a mosquito. Ooops. Kristen ran her pale fingers through the dark, lapping water to avoid his disapproving gaze. He booger-flicked a piece of sea grass off his board. ” Dune pinched the shark tooth strung around his neck on what looked like the thick leather lace of an old Topsider.
Marsha Gregory was at Costco. And her father, Ray, was on a golf trip in Miami working on some potential new business venture. ” There was only one place left to turn. Kristen closed her bedroom door. Lowered her bamboo shades. Yanked her mother’s old yellow dishwashing gloves out from under her mattress and slid them on. Then she crouched beside David Beckham’s kitty litter box, dug in, and pulled out Dylan’s white hand-me-down MacBook. Tiny powder-scented rocks fell away to the sides and split like Demi Moore’s middle part.