What happens after Janine, 17, says "no" to Hal, a popular high school athlete? Why did Hal suddenly turn from a fun, respectful guy into a sexually-demanding male? Janine's decision about Hal's demands haunt her while as editor of her high school online newspaper she interviews pregnant teens. What the girls tell her leads to the shocking truth about Hal and his new demand of her. She finally learns why she cared so much for him and why he demanded sex from her. Can she dare risk romance with another attractive man? Perhaps it could be Nick, a handsome college sophomore who admires Janine's crusading journalism, and more.