Holder, Nancy. Pretty Little Devils.

Author:Winship, Michele
Position:Brief Article - Young Adult Review - Book Review

HOLDER, Nancy. Pretty little devils. Penguin, Razorbill. 250p. c2006. 1-59514-030-1. $14.99. JS

Cross Mean Girls with Scream and you have the makings of Holder's novel about the dark side of high school. The PLDs are the most popular clique in their school, and Sylvia, their leader, not only hooks them up with babysitting jobs to fund their shopping habits, but also orchestrates the practical jokes they play on each other and their biggest rival, cheerleader Brenda Wu. Big, dark houses where teen girls are babysitting by themselves are prime venues for suspense, and in this case, even murder. The plot centers on Hazel, a girl who envies the PLDs and wants nothing more than to be one of the popular girls. Lucky for her, Sylvia picks her out as a...

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