by Robin Brande
Mena Reece does NOT want to start the new school year. She's been kicked out of church, lost all of her friends, and her parents aren't speaking to her, either. She THOUGHT that being a good Christian meant telling the truth and treating people well, but when she did the right thing, all she got was grief. Then she gets into another religious controversy -- evolution vs. intelligent design. Mena has to find new friends, examine her values, and figure out if she can believe in God AND believe in science. And if she falls in love with a Lord of the Rings loving science geek on the way, well, that's just another thing to worry about in this crazy time called high school.