BIOGRAPHY : SARA SHEPARDSara Shepard grew up on Philadelphia’s Main Line, in Philadelphia. When she was young she wanted to be a LEGO designer, a fashion magazine editor, a soap opera star, a Claymation artist, a geneticist, but she really wanted to be a writer. She wrote the Pretty Little Liars series and the Visibles. Pretty Little Liers novels where inspired by her raising in Philadelphia’s Main line.
SUMMARYEmily, Spencer, Hanna, Aria, and Alison (also known as Ali) where having a sleepover. The next morning they notice that Ali is gone. They a few years later they found Alison’s dead body when her family was having a tennis court in their back yard. They builders dug her body up in the middle of the construction. Emily, Spencer, Hanna, and Aria stopped talking after Ali disappeared. When they got to the wake they met up in front of the church and sat together during the wake. After the wake they all got a text message from a person called A. A sent them messages about stuff that if anyone else knew their lives would be ruined. After they got the texts they said that they would met at a park of a school. The schools were closed in honor of Ali. They told each other that when they got a message from A they would tell each other. They never told each other but they did talk more than they used to. They suspected that A was a boy named Toby. Where ever they looked Toby was there. Emily thought that Toby was A so she asked him to a charity dance called Foxy. When Spencer, Hanna, and Aria saw Emily with Toby they told her that they thought that she was in danger, because they thought that Toby killed Ali. Emily listened to them and left without Toby. The next day Toby went missing. The day after that they found his dead body. After his body was found they got another note from A. Now they learned that there was someone else watching them. Read the book to find out what what happens next.
CHARACTERSMainEmily Fields: A teenage and good friend of Ali.Alison (Ali) DiLaurentis: One who was killed. Fiend of Emily, Spencer, Hanna, and Aria.Aria Montgomery: A teenage who Was friends with Ali.Hanna Marin: Another teenager who was a good friend of Ali’s.Spencer Hastings: A fiend of Ali’s. Also a teenager.MinorToby Cavanaugh: Described in the book as the black cat of the town. Also a teenager.
PLOTIntroduction• in sixth grade and they are having a sleepover.rising action• They have a sleepover in eighth gradeClimax• Ali goes missing• they find her body• They get notes from someone named AFalling action• Toby dies• Get more notes from AConclusion• Almost solved the case.
VOCABULARY1. Dysfunctional; adj; behaving or acting outside social norms pg. 43 But now they were back home, everyone was reverting back to their dysfunctional ways.2. Claustrophobic adj; pertaining to or suffering from claustrophobia. pg. 77 Aria whispered, feeling claustrophobic3. Philosophy noun; the rational investigation of the truths and principles of being, knowledge, or conduct. pg. .79“you like philosophy?”4. Churning n; the act of a person or thing that churns. pg. 1215. Tarot noun ; any of a set of 22 playing cards bearing allegorical representations, used for fortunetelling and as trump cards in tarok pg. 220 the magic of tarot.
CHARACTERSLucy Hale as Aria Ashley Benson as Hanna
CHARACTERSShay Mitchell as Emily Troian Bellisario as Spencer
CHARACTERSSasha Pieterse as Ali Keegan Allen as Toby
LYRICS BEAUTIFUL LIARAy, Ay, Ay Nobody likes being played Beyonce, Beyonce Shakira, Shakira (hey)[Beyonce] He said Im worth it, his one desire [Shakira] I know things about em that you wouldnt wanna read about [Beyonce] He kissed me, his one and only, (yes) beautiful Liar [Shakira] Tell me how you tolerate the things that you just found out about[Shakira] You never know [Beyonce] Why are we the ones who suffer [Shakira] I have to let go[Beyonce] He wont be the one to cry [Beyonce] (Ay) Lets not kill the karma (Ay) Lets not start a fight(Ay) Its not worth the drama For a beautiful liar[Shakira] Cant we laugh about it (Oh) Its not worth our time (Oh) We can live without em Just a beautiful liar[Shakira] I trusted him, but when I followed you, I saw you together[Beyonce] I didnt know about you then till I saw you with him again [Shakira] I walked in on your love scene, slow dancing[Beyonce] You stole everything, how can you say I did you wrong[Shakira] You never know [Beyonce] When the pain and heartbreaks over [Shakira] I have to let go [Beyonce] The innocence is gone[Beyonce] (Ay) Lets not kill the karma(Ay) Lets not start a fight(Ay) Its not worth the drama For a beautiful liar [Shakira] Cant we laugh about it (Oh) Its not worth our time (Oh) We can live without em Just a beautiful liar[Shakira] Tell me how to forgive you When its me whos ashamed [Beyonce] And I wish could free you Of the hurt and the pain (Both) But the answer is simple Hes the one to blame Beyonce, beyonce Shakira, shakira [Beyonce] (Ay) Lets not kill the karma (Ay) Lets not start a fight (Ay) Its not worth the drama For a beautiful liar [Shakira] Cant we laugh about it (Oh) Its not worth our time (Oh) We can live without em Just a beautiful liar
RATINGI gave this book 5 stars because I never wanted to put it down. It was a page turner. You never knew what was going to happen next. When you least expected it it was there. The writer was very creative for coming up with this.