High Before Homeroom (Google eBook)

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Simon and Schuster, Jun 22, 2010 - Fiction - 320 pages
30 Reviews
Losers, now you can get the bad-boy rep the girls find positively irresistible! Unleash your dark side with the Doug Schaffer plan for drug addiction and rehabilitation! (Kids, don't try this at home.)

 

At sixteen years old, Doug Schaffer knows two things for sure:

 

1. He is doomed to live in the shadow of his older brother, Trevor, a former high school football star who is stationed in Iraq.

 

2. Free-spirited Laurilee, the hot ear-piercing girl at the mall, only dates bad boys.

 

Cue Doug's foolproof plan to tarnish his own unremarkable reputation. The first step is to develop a drug addiction. His mom's too preoccupied with organizing care packages for Mothers Support Our Troops Northwest Oklahoma City Chapter to stop him. Besides, he just needs to get hooked on meth long enough to come back from rehab a totally different person. Someone people notice.

 

With the help of Trevor’s strung-out former high-school buddy, drug addict Doug has the confidence that loser Doug never mustered. He stays out all night, scores girls, and stands up for himself. Then Trevor unexpectedly returns home with a dark secret of his own, and everything Doug thought was true is shattered. Soon the brothers find a common ground they never knew they shared as they discover the price of pleasing others is the freedom to be yourself.

 
  

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User Review  - Candace - Goodreads

About a 16 year old loser, boring, brainiac boy, who wants to get noticed and very precisely and expertly tries to become a drug addict so he can go to rehab, come back tan, popular and get the girl ... Read full review

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User Review  - Amy - Goodreads

Thank you for books that make you feel things. It's a pretty fucked up book, but awesome all the same. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
24
Section 3
45
Section 4
67
Section 5
68
Section 6
121
Section 7
154
Section 8
160
Section 11
283
Section 12
302
Section 13
303
Section 14
304
Section 15
305
Section 16
306
Section 17
307
Section 18
308

Section 9
191
Section 10
219

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About the author (2010)

Maya Sloan is an award-winning author with an MFA in creative writing from Boston University and an MFA in fiction writing from the University of Arkansas. High Before Homeroom is her first novel. She was born and raised Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

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