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Thick with suspense and simmering with adolescent turmoil, Bad Girls is an action-adventure survival story that pits a group of troubled teens against a forbidding tropical landscape, an elusive enemy, and, worst of all, each other. It's Mean Girls meets Lord of the Flies, and it marks the debut of an innovative new voice in fiction.

Anna Wheeler's parents have had it up to here. They can't seem to control their daughter anymore and so, one night, Anna's yanked from her bed and carted off to Camp Archstone — boot camp for troubled teen girls. There, on a vast, remote, sparsely populated island, Anna will be expected to change her ways and repent for the sins her religious father just can't seem to forgive. Here's a hint: There's a boy involved. No, a man.

Life at Camp Archstone is Anna's worst nightmare. Every minute of the day is scheduled, the counselors are hardcore, and one girl is crueler than the next. But when a grueling hike into the forest goes horribly wrong, things go from bad to worse. Stalked by an unknown foe and left to fend for themselves, the girls band together to try to find their way back to civilization — and that's when the real trouble begins.

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"[S]ome readers (the majority of whom will probably be older teens) will enjoy the nail-biting suspense, the jungle survival challenges, and the mean-girls politics." Booklist

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"Not that the writing was spectacular, or the story was especially amazing, but it was a well-written, engrossing tale that simply unfolded at its own pace, which happened to be a very quick pace." Curled Up With A Good Book

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In this survival/adventure tale about a group of troubled young women stranded in the wilderness, the real trouble begins when they band together to find their way back to civilization.

About the Author

Alex McAulay, author of Bad Girls, Lost Summer, and Oblivion Road, is a graduate of Brown University, and holds a Ph.D. in literature from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is also an indie-rock musician who has recorded several albums under the name Charles Douglas.  He currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Lisa.&

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chikki-babe, March 5, 2007 (view all comments by chikki-babe)
Well personally I have read this book over and over. I cant get enough of it and always recomend it to all my friends. I recomend it highly to all teens that are interested in reading a marvellous book packed to the brim with adventure and suspense. Get into a troubled teens mind as she battles the wilderness, and the worst enemies of all- bitchy teen girls!!! (s'cuse the language)
Xo Chikki
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ISBN:
9780743497336
Author:
McAulay, Alex
Publisher:
MTV Books
Author:
Alex McAulay
Subject:
General
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Young women
Subject:
Islands
Subject:
Teenage girls
Subject:
Survival
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Fiction : Action & Adventure
Subject:
Religion-Spirituality - General
Subject:
Popular Fiction - Adventure
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Edition Description:
B102
Publication Date:
June 2005
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TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
7 x 5 in 7.875 oz

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Product details 320 pages MTV Books - English 9780743497336 Reviews:
"Review" by , "[S]ome readers (the majority of whom will probably be older teens) will enjoy the nail-biting suspense, the jungle survival challenges, and the mean-girls politics."
"Review" by , "Not that the writing was spectacular, or the story was especially amazing, but it was a well-written, engrossing tale that simply unfolded at its own pace, which happened to be a very quick pace."
"Synopsis" by , In this survival/adventure tale about a group of troubled young women stranded in the wilderness, the real trouble begins when they band together to find their way back to civilization.
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