I thought this book was so cute! I've never been to camp, but reading Sleepaway Girls made me want to go really bad! Everyone loved being there for the summer and it just felt like a big happy family (well, sometimes it did). Whispering Pines was its own little world and I felt as if I could go on reading forever about Sam and her friends. I loved reading about all the characters, even the unsavory ones, like Ashley, but even she ended up not being too bad. There were two cute love interests for Sam to choose between, but it's obvious to the reader immediately who's the better catch. That typical plot device is usually annoying, but was less annoying in this book (probably due to the great atmosphere). Even the little campers had a ton of personality and they were funny, too! The writing was good and so was the plot. Sleepaway Girls was a quick and easy read, and perfect to get you ready for summer.
9 out of 10.
Release Date: May 1, 2009