Two titles begin a new teen series by Mates, Dates, and Inflatable Bras author Cathy Hopkins. Sprinkled with Brit-teen slang, the Truth or Dare series introduces friends Cat, Becca, Squidge and Mac. In White Lies and Barefaced Truths, Cat is dared to talk to Becca's crush, famous dreamboat Ollie Axford, and she is stunned when Ollie flirts with her in the process. Is Ollie worth breaking up with Squidge over? The Princess of Pop, finds the gang trying out for the Pop Prince and Pop Princess talent competition. When self-doubting dreamer Becca is the only one of her friends to make it into the final rounds, she has to confront her fears in her quest to rule pop-dom.