by Emma Cline
Reviewed by Linda:
In this rich and insightful novel, Emma Cline has re-created the infamous Charles Manson cult as seen through the eyes of a young teenage girl. Evie, who is soon to be shipped off to boarding school by her distracted parents, finds excitement and belonging among the girls living on the run-down ranch. She is especially drawn to Suzanne, a mesmerizing older girl, and is willing to overlook many warning signs to stay in their company.