Freshman Jamie Bartlett is frustrated with high-school life. She wonders what it would be like to be popular, where Marco the hunk might notice her and snooty Sawyer would remember her name. To escape the pressures of school, Jamie retreats to her journal, weaving a tale about teen heroine Isabella ("Is"), who's beautiful, self-assured, and popular and can effortlessly zap any pesky person out of her way. When she accidentally turns in her journal as a homework project, Jamie wins a writing contest and finds her books on shelves nationwide. Suddenly she's caught up in the whirlwind of photo shoots and guest appearances and starts to lose touch with her friends and herself. Meanwhile, Is becomes a real presence for Jamie, though no one else can see her. As Jamie's stardom grows, her literary alter ego pops in and out of her life to influence every move she makes. Jamie eventually becomes disenchanted with her new life and in the end must decide whether popularity is worth sacrificing ...
21 July 2006 (USA)
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How My Private, Personal Journal Became a Bestseller
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When Jamie catches up with Connor in the parking lot at the dance, he is standing by the open front passenger door of the four door pickup truck his brother is driving. After Connor and Jamie kiss and they are walking back in to the building, Connor's brother is watching them through the open back passenger door which no one had opened. See more
Wow. This is so inspiring.
I know. Next time Rachel calls me a cow, I'm gonna zap her.
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Lyrics by Robbie Nevil
Produced by Ray Cham
Performed by Drew Seeley See more