"I wouldn't even consider writing in this diary if I thought Mom or my snoopy brother could make it by this security password. . . . If this were that fiction novel I'm going to write someday, I'd say that I'm talented and gorgeous and one of the more popular students at Southwest Christian Academy. But it isn't, and I'm not, and if I'm really going to pour out my deepest thoughts in here, I'd better be honest. . . ."
In her twenty-first century computer journal, seventeen-year-old Jana stores her secret thoughts during her senior year in high school. The year isn't exactly what she expected -- a self-image crisis (with a nasty new attitude), a desperately cute guy with an annoying sense of civic responsibility, a deadly inner-city gang, and a whole set of emotions and danger no teenager should have to cope with.