||Sixteen-year-old Janet chronicles her journey through the "dark phase" of her life during which she and her best friend Disha dress exclusively in black, listen to jazz, and think about "Deep and Meaningful Things." However, Janet and Disha find themselves distracted from their deep and meaningful thoughts by such things as boys, dyeing their hair, and worrying that Janet's new nose piercing might be infected. Set in England, this story is told via entries in Janet's journal.
||Sixteen-year-old Janet Bandry keeps a diary as she deals with an annoying family, school, a quirky best friend, and trying to find herself through vegetarianism, literature, romance, and her "Dark Phase." Reprint.