New York, New York, U.S.A: Simon Pulse, 2005. Mass Market Paperback. New. 182 pp; Dear Squidge, I really like you but...I ripped the letter up. Pathetic. ''How am I going to do this, Bec? Help me.'' Becca's face clouded. ''He's going to be devastated. He really adores you.'' Cat's always been the perfect girl next door. Thoughtful friend. Supportive girlfriend. Surrogate mother to her three younger siblings. A great help to her dad since her mum died. But now Cat's facing some major dilemmas. A game of truth or dare lands her in hot water when she's asked for a truth she can't reveal. On top of this, she doesn't want to hurt her boyfriend by telling him the truth, but she knows it's over between them. Is it right to tell lies to protect people or keep the peace? Can the truth be too hurtful? Cat tries to sort all this out, and in doing so, discovers a lot about herself and others.