College was supposed to be perfect. She was supposed to be perfect.
For Lily Drummond, life is about following the rules. To be specific, her mother’s rules. College fit into the plan – maintain perfect grades, date the perfect guy, and live the perfect life. On her own, though, Lily realizes that she doesn’t actually have a plan. Without being told what to think and do, she keeps making mistakes.
Away from home, the perfect facade is beginning to shatter. When Lily herself starts to break, it’s the support of an unlikely friend that teaches her how much of a lie perfect really is – and how to be whole on her own terms.
The short story that led to Forget Me Not!
For years, Lily's had a crush on her brother's best friend, Derek. He never notices her, though, so their relationship is only in her mind - and in her bed when she's alone. When he walks in one night as she's getting off thinking of him, neither can deny their attraction any longer. Also in "First Timers Vol. 2!"