Title: The Clique
Author: Lisi Harrison
The social minefields most privileged middle-school girls drive the over-the-top drama in this addictive new book, set in suburban New York City’s Westchester County. Massie Block: With her glossy brunette bob and Whitestrip smile, Massie is the uncontested ruler of The Clique and the rest of the social scene at Octavian Country Day, an exclusive private school in Westchester, New York. Dylan Marvil: Massie’s second in command who divides her time between sucking up to Massie and sucking down Atkins shakes to try to get rid of the extra fifteen pounds that won’t seem to leave her hips alone. Alicia Rivera: As sneaky as she is beautiful, Alicia floats easily under adult radar because she seems so ‘sweet.’ Would love to take Massie’s throne one day. Just might do it. Kristen Gregory: She’s been dying to fit in ever since her parents went broke. She’s smart, hardworking and will insult you to tears faster than you can say ‘scholarship kid.’ And then there’s Claire Lyons, the new girl in two-year old GAP overalls from Florida, who is clearly not Clique material. The only problem is that Claire’s family is staying in the guest house on the Blocks’ massive estate while they look for a new home! Claire’s future looks worse than a bad Prada knockoff. But with a little luck and a lot of scheming, Claire might just come up smelling like Chanel Mademoiselle….