By Jody Gehrman
Whilst highschool junior Natalie-or Dr. Aphrodite, as she calls herself while writing the connection column for her university paper-is accused of understanding not anything approximately men and giving women undesirable dating recommendation, she comes to a decision to enquire what men fairly imagine and wish. however the men in her category will not supply her instantly or critical solutions. the one answer? Disguising herself as a man and spending per week at Underwood Academy, the personal all-boy boarding university on the town. There she learns much approximately men and ladies in methods she by no means expected-especially while she falls for her dreamy roommate, Emilio. How can she express him she likes him with no blowing her disguise?
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When’s the last time she got any? “Um . . ” Darcy looks worried. ” I open my mouth to speak, but nothing comes out. All the chicks at Mountain View High listen to you and all you do is fill their heads with BS!!! Not once have you ever told them anything useful or sane from a guy’s point of view. You have no idea how guys think or feel about anything! ” I blink at Darcy and Chloe, feeling dazed. ” Chloe squints at me, confused. “All those guys who want me fired. ” Darcy shoots a look at Chloe.
I don’t ask for details. ” It’s really happening. We’re actually doing this. I feel sick and amazed and thrilled all at once. Operation Babe in Boyland is officially launched. Chapter Five Sunday morning we drive to Corte Madera to shop for my disguise. Luckily, Underwood has a uniform, so I just need one basic guy outfit to get me through the door. I’ve been practicing speaking in a low, manly voice, using my breath the way our drama teacher taught me back when I played Portia’s cross-dressing scene.
Darcy cries, clapping her hands. ” “Wait, you’re not seriously considering . . ” Chloe trails off. ” I glance down at my chest. I’m wearing a T-shirt, no bra, and there’s very little there to write home about. ” Darcy twirls around like a little girl. “Undercover! Secret agents! ” Chloe rolls her eyes, already recovering from her brief brush with enthusiasm and returning to her natural state of bitchy skepticism. “Hold on, though. How are you going to get in? Even if they believe you’re a guy, it’s not like you can just enroll.