Zahra Shay, a humorous African-American girl with a shy side is just a small town girl who attends a private high school mostly composed of Caucasian students. She walks the halls with her two best friends Brooke Long, an energetic Caucasian girl, and Dante Delgado, a feisty Hispanic boy. Just when Zahra thinks her junior year is going to suck, Kenji Moon, an Asian transfer student from Korea enters the school. From the moment Zahra lays eyes on Kenji, she finds him rather captivating and exotic. Of course she isn’t the only one to think so, anyone would drool over his fiery appearance. Rumors around the school say that there is more to Kenji than meets the eye. These rumors are not far from the truth. As Zahra gets closer to Kenji, she discovers an exciting yet horrifying secret. Dive into this story “Synonyms” and discover the hidden secrets that arise.