The Ashleys by Melissa De La Cruz

The Ashleys

Written by Melissa De La Cruz
Part of the THE ASHLEYS Series

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Meet The Ashley’s. A group of rich, magnificent looking, smart, bratty, and incredibly spoilt young girls who are top of the class in school and outside of it. That is until a new girl named Lauren arrives at school in a stretched limo. With her newfound wealth Lauren’s plan is to infiltrate the Ashleys and then destroy them. Melissa de la Cruz has created a series that delves into the clique and ruthlessness of American junior high school. The Ashley’s shows you a world where the correct accessories are imperative, clothing is an obsession and money is no object.

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The Ashleys by Melissa De La Cruz

Ashley "Ash" Spencer: The only one who can use her real name. Lives in tunics and grosgrain headbands. Highly allergic to peanuts. Secret: Her Gwyneth-blonde hair is due to a salon first-process. Ashley "Lili" Li: Fashion-forward Lili won't leave the house without her oversized sunglasses and Pucci head scarf. Father co-founded and forces her to befriend Lauren Page, the daughter of his co-founder. Secret: Wishes Ashley Spencer would swallow a peanut. Ashley "Bunny" Alioto: Captain of the lacrosse team; smart, pretty, and outgoing. Secret: Rumoured to have got to first base with Robert Austin Elliott "Tri" from the Towne School for Boys, but at a recent encounter at a film premiere, he couldn't remember her name. Meet Lauren Page. New to the Hamlin School. Father's company went public last month, and with that came a mansion in Pacific Heights and a Bentley with a driver named Thomas. Last year she was playing with Barbies, this year she's been promoted from the rank and file to the top of the heap - from geek to goddess, stickers to Saint-Laurent. Her parents tried, but they got the trend wrong: her name is Lauren, but she's so obviously an Ashley

About the Author

Melissa De La Cruz
Melissa de la Cruz is the author of the novels THE AU PAIRS and CAT'S MEOW and the co-author of HOW TO BECOME FAMOUS IN TWO WEEKS OR LESS. Her work has been translated into several languages. She writes regularly for Marie Claire, Gotham, Hamptons, and Lifetime magazines and has contributed to the New York Times, Glamour, Allure, and McSweeney's. She recently moved from New York City and now lives in Los Angeles with her husband. She has never dared use her cell phone on the Hampton Jitney. This is not her dog.

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272 pages


Melissa De La Cruz
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Simon & Schuster Ltd

Publication date

7th April 2008




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