pillow fights. But sixteen-year-old Karen Duncan has bigger plans for her
slumber party. Family troubles have changed her over the past year, and sheâ€™s
no longer the petty, selfish girl she used to be. Now sheâ€™s ready to shake
things up with her friends. The guest list comes as a surprise to some and a
slap in the face to others. This popular girl has invited some not-so-popular
guests. Even more shocking, sheâ€™s left out some of the girls sheâ€™s hung out
with since middle school.Diane and Evette are outsiders, nervous about being stuck in a house with the
same girls who tease them at school. Kathy, Lisa, and Joann come to the party
with the confidence of the in-crowd, but theyâ€™re masking inner-turmoil that is
bound to surface. Sandy and Angela are usually the voices of reasonâ€¦usually.
And then thereâ€™s Linda, the friend that got away. She may not ever forgive the
girls who abandoned her years ago. Karen hopes to change her mind.
Her agenda is ambitious, and it could spell disaster. But Karen is convinced
God will use this party to spark a new beginning for everyone involved. This
companion book to A Living Hope gives us the inspired story Sadie Cummings
wrote for the girls of Shiatown.
all of the girls you invited coming over? Whatâ€™s the itinerary for tonight?â€
beamed. â€œNothingâ€™s written in concrete, but, I bought a noisy interaction game
for us to play. Weâ€™ll use the karaoke machine too. This will be a spontaneous
night for us. My thoughts are to just let things happen.â€
our thoughts are far apart. Your friends are a tad dramatic. Reign them in so I
wonâ€™t have to.â€
you just destroyed my happy list. I want spontaneity to rule tonight.â€
it does Iâ€™m sending everyone home early.