Mafia Girl

Mafia Girl

By Deborah Blumenthal

Albert Whitman & Company, Hardcover, 9780807549117, 270pp.

Publication Date: March 2014

What's in a name? Everything if you have my name." At her exclusive Manhattan high school, seventeen-year-old Gia is the most hated/loved girl in school. Why? Her father doesn't have a boss. He is the boss--the capo di tutti cappi, boss of all bosses. Not that Gia cares. But life gets complicated when she meets a cop she calls "Officer Hottie" and feels a suprising chemistry. Then Vogue magazine wants to feature Gia in a fashion spread about real-life bad girls. On top of this, she's running for class president. Can Gia step out from under her dad's shadow and show everyone there's more to her than "Mafia Girl?

About the Author
Deborah Blumenthal is an award-winning journalist with work in many national newspapers and magazines, including the New York Times Magazine, where she worked as a beauty editor. She lives in New York.