1. The makeover
I stared at myself in the mirror
They were the words that people called me, all day everyday at school. They would push me in the corridors and throw stuff at me. I never understood what I had done wrong; was it my good grades? My wild, curly hair?
Home and books were my escape, as well as my best friend and next-door-neighbour Alex. He had always been there for me, and I had a bit of a crush on him, as well Dan Henderson, the school's best athlete and manwhore. But they would never like me, I'm just Maya Micharo.
Ever since I was little I had always wanted to be one of the popular ones, the girl with all the friends and boys. The girl who got invited to a party first, and always knew the latest gossip. The girl people liked.
I looked in the mirror again. Something has to change, I thought to myself. With shaking hands I first rung up the hairdressers, then the beauticians. I was going to get a makeover, and I would do whatever it took to become popular and beautiful...