Pretty Little Liars
By: Sara Shepard
Everyone has their secrets, including the characters in Sara Sheppard’s bestselling novel, Pretty Little Liars. Pretty Little Liars takes place in Rosewood, Pennsylvania were everything seems to be picture perfect. The main characters are four rich, beautiful girls: Aria, Emily, Spencer, and Hanna who all have one thing in common - their best friend, the girl who had brought them together, made them best friends and popular, Alison DiLaurentis, had disappeared the summer between seventh and eighth grade and has not been seen since. The four girls who were once all best friends now don’t even talk to each other anymore and each face their own problems in this novel. It starts off with Aria moving back to Rosewood after having lived in Iceland for two years. She is devastated to have to come back to the states- she loved Iceland. And when she comes back, she meets an older, smart, and cute guy who she turns out to like more than any other guy and what do you know, when she gets back to school he turns out to be her teacher. Emily has been a swimmer forever and her parents have high expectations for her. She's always been one of the shy ones until the new girl, Maya, comes and spices up her life. Emily feels like a completely different person with Maya, she feels like she did when she used to be with Alison. Maya is able to get Emily to try new things, like smoke weed, skip swim practice and lie to her family and boyfriend, and Emily begins to develop feelings for Maya as more than a friend whom you soon discover that Emily has the same feelings about Ali and confessed them to her a few days before she disappeared. Spencer is basically the perfect person. She has the perfect grades, all AP classes, is great at sports, has the biggest house and is the most beautiful. There's only one person better than her- her sister Melissa. They've been battling it out to be the best since they were kids, and Melissa always wins at every...
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