Carly's used to being the new girl in school. She knows how it always goes, but this time, she's got a plan. Everything's going to be different here.
But she doesn’t count on falling for Jane. Nor on the fact that Jane hates jocks like Carly. In fact, Jane hates almost everything that interests Carly, especially the quiet, mysterious Tommy Mack.
To make matters worse, she has to figure out where she stands on drugs, alcohol, and a new and different kind of loneliness. She’s spent most of her life passing through, now she has to learn what it takes to belong.
Joan B Flood was born in Ireland and lived briefly in France and England before settling in Canada. She now lives in Vancouver, BC.
Her poetry, short fiction, and non-fiction have been published in anthologies in Canada, U.S.A., and Australia. She has published under the names Joan Bridget and Joan Flood. “New Girl” is her first novel.