Books

Independant Reading Log

  • Chaotic Non-Date

    Chaotic Non-Date
    Chapter 20, Pg. 207-217
    Nozomi and Willow spend the afternoon chasing Arden and Dela, failing many times before they can catch up to them.
  • A Spark

    A Spark
    Chapter 21, Pg. 217-223
    When Arden and Willow leave to have a personal conversation about their relationship, Nozomi gets to see a side of Dela she hasn’t met before.
  • A Little Closer

    A Little Closer
    Chapter 24, Pg. 241-254
    While refolding the origami cranes, Dela opens up to Nozomi about her mother's death, and is thankful for Nozomi's response.
  • An Unexpected Saviour

    An Unexpected Saviour
    Chapter 25, Pg. 257-271
    Nozomi and Willow's "date" gets interrupted when Nozomi gets a call that her grandmother has gone missing. As she waits in her grandmother's home, worried, Dela, of all people, opens the door with Nozomi's grandmother.
  • Family Love is Supposed to be Unconditional, Right?

    Family Love is Supposed to be Unconditional, Right?
    Chapter 26, Pg. 274-287
    Nozomi is conflicted about her relationship with her grandmother and if it would be worth ruining their relationship just for her to come out.
  • Friendship Hurts

    Friendship Hurts
    Chapter 17: Devon, Pg. 231-256
    Jack, the person Devon called his best friend for years, is mad at Devon for seeing Terrel, and it makes him realize that Jack never accepted him to begin with.
  • Finding Aces

    Finding Aces
    Chapter 18: Chiamaka, Pg. 257-266
    Chiamaka tells Devon about her plan to find out who Aces is, but he has his doubts.
  • Everything is at Stake

    Everything is at Stake
    Chapter 20: Chiamaka, Pg. 285-294
    Chiamaka realizes how much power Aces has to ruin her life, and she wonders who and why.
  • Could it be Aces?

    Could it be Aces?
    Chapter 21: Devon, Pg. 296-302
    After letting himself out of school, Devon goes to the park, where he realizes someone is taking photos of him.
  • Is it Okay if I Like You in a Non-Friend Way?

    Is it Okay if I Like You in a Non-Friend Way?
    Chapter 22: Chiamaka, 304-311
    Belle visits Chiamaka in detention, and after admitting she likes her, they kiss.
  • Why Us?

    Why Us?
    Chapter 23: Devon, Pg. 313-327
    After leaving the library, Devon and Chiamaka walk into the hallway to see “invasive” pictures of Chiamaka plastered on every poster.
  • Where Did I Go Wrong?

    Where Did I Go Wrong?
    Chapter 24: Chiamaka, Pg. 329- 344
    An Aces text hints to Chiamaka and Jamie’s accident that may or may not have killed a girl, and Chiamaka is worried Aces will do something to hurt her.
  • How Did They Get Through The Gates?

    How Did They Get Through The Gates?
    Chapter 24: Chiamaka, Pg. 329-344
    Chiamaka is followed home by a car and receives images of herself in her own home, which is soon followed by a text from Aces, including an image of Devon kissing Terrell.
  • We’re Being Watched?

    We’re Being Watched?
    Chapter 25: Devon, Pg. 346-348
    Chiamaka calls to tell Devon about how Aces followed her home and the most recent text, specifically the part about the image of him and Terrell.
  • I Need A Break

    I Need A Break
    Chapter 26: Chiamaka, Pg. 350-358
    Belle invites Chiamaka over right after she(Chiamaka) gets her cornrows done and they do more than just talking.
  • It Isn’t Just a Person, it’s the Whole School

    It Isn’t Just a Person, it’s the Whole School
    Chapter 27: Devon, Pg. 360-371
    The night Chiamaka and Devon try to find out who Aces is, Devon learns that “Aces” isn’t just a person, but an entire organization run by Niveus to “eliminate” and destroy the lives of black students.
  • This Might be Our Last Week at Niveus Private Academy

    This Might be Our Last Week at Niveus Private Academy
    Chapter 28: Chiamaka, Pg. 375-394
    Chiamaka tells Devon about her and Jamie hitting a girl with his(Jamie) car, and Devon tells Chiamaka what he found out about Aces and what their true intentions are.
  • Mr. Taylor is One of Them

    Mr. Taylor is One of Them
    Chapter 29: Devon, Pg. 396-402
    Mr. Taylor, Devon’s music teacher, discourages him from going to Julliard or even going to college at all, that Devon’s “kind” shouldn't be going to college.
  • It Was a Set-up, Wasn't it?

    It Was a Set-up, Wasn't it?
    Chapter 30: Chiamaka, Pg. 404-408
    Chiamaka learns that the new headmaster has been part of Aces since he was young and that the girl she and Jamie nearly killed is also Belle’s sister, which makes her think.
  • I Want You to be so Happy

    I Want You to be so Happy
    Chapter 31: Devon, Pg. 410-422
    Devon comes home and breaks down, crying infront of his mother from how stressed he’s been about everything, but something she says lifts a weight from his shoulders.
  • I Never Want to See You Again

    I Never Want to See You Again
    Chapter 32: Chiamaka, Pg. 424-438
    Chiamaka realizes that Belle doesn’t actually like her and it was only a distraction for Chiamaka to get her guard down, letting their plan go perfectly.
  • Hi, Dad

    Hi, Dad
    Chapter 33: Devon. Pg. 440-458
    A flashback to when he was 10 years old, visiting his dad in prison for the first and last time on September 9th, especially the white shirt his father was wearing.
  • That Can't Be True

    That Can't Be True
    Chapter 33: Devon, Pg. 440-458
    During Devon’s visit to Dre, his ex-boyfriend, in prison, he learns that inmates wearing white are on death row.
  • All That Time For Nothing

    All That Time For Nothing
    Chapter 33: Devon, Pg. 440-458
    After talking to Dre, Devon asks the receptionist to visit his dad, and the receptionist tells him that his father recieved the death penalty on September 9, the last time Devon ever saw him.
  • Just Call The Number

    Just Call The Number
    Chapter 34: Chiamaka, Pg. 460-465
    Instead of meeting up at Devon's place like he and Chiamaka had planned, they go to Terrell's house and decide to tell the local news about Aces at Niveus and how other school are doing the same.