Overnight

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Penguin Group USA, 2003 - Juvenile Fiction - 151 pages
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Gray is one of the Lucky Seven, the group every girl at Fielding Academy wants to belong to. But those inside this enchanted circle know it's less about feeling accepted in the group and more about making sure the other girls don't turn on you. Of the Seven, Gray is the quietest, the most vulnerable, the easiest target for the others. And tonight she disappears. As the girls search for Gray, some of them worry. Others have secrets they're not telling, even to the police. And as the truth gets harder to hide, the Lucky Seven is in danger of falling apart. As for Gray, she's going to need all of her courage just to survive the night.

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The book is sort of fast-paced. A girl named... Gray goes to a sleepover with a group of girls that are most likely to kill each other than actually be friendly to one another. Then she is kidnapped by a mental woman with a serial killer boyfriend. After that, one of the girls, Martha, feeds another girl's (Caitlin) dog a mothball, which is deadly poisonous, only to set up another girl, Leticia. In the midst of all this, we learn that one girl in the group, Zoe, is a show-off and pretty mean. Also, we learn that Gray's mom had cancer, and that the girls all go to the same private school.
Kinda stupid book.
 

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User Review  - Bill - Goodreads

This is a terrific thriller, especially for middle school girls. Told from the seven points of view of the sixth graders on a birthday sleepover, we learn about their group they like to call ... Read full review

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About the author (2003)

ADELE GRIFFIN is the critically acclaimed author of numerous young adult novels, including My Almost Epic Summer, The Other Shepards, and National Book Award Finalists Where I Want to Be and Sons of Liberty. She lives in New York City.

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