“He only invited me because of you and Chase.’
‘Right,’ she said, following me inside. ‘He’s never shown the slightest interest in you before. I mean, he’s never stared at you like you’re the only person in the room when we’re all together. Or sulked around for days because you turned him down for a dance. Or touched the sleeve of your sweater when he thinks no one’s looking-‘
‘He’s never done any of that,’ I said. Then, less confidently, ‘Has he?”
I saw book 5, and at that point didn’t know it was book 5 (and Goodreads didn’t mention this was a series, so that didn’t work either). Luckily I found out (due to things happening in book 5) quite early that it was a series (and of course I added a series thing on Goodreads to warn others as well).