You're Invited

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You're Invited

By Jen Malone; Gail Nall

Aladdin, Paperback, 9781481431965, 336pp.

Publication Date: May 19, 2015

Description
Four best friends start a party-planning business in this fresh, funny tween novel from the authors of "At Your Service" and "Breaking the Ice."
Twelve-year-old Sadie loves helping her mom with her wedding planning business, and with Sadie's mad organizational skills, she's a natural That's why it's so devastating when her mother fires her after a "Little Mermaid" themed wedding goes awry.
Enter Sadie's best friends: sporty Vi, ace student Lauren, and boy-crazy Becca. The girls decide that in order to get Sadie's mom to reconsider, they have to make her see how amazing Sadie is at party planning. Except no one's gonna hire a twelve-year-old to plan a wedding. A birthday party, though? Definite possibility.
Before long, RSVP your one-stop shop for the most creative parties in town is born. Of course, Sadie can t wait to prove herself to her mom, but the other girls also have their reasons for enlisting: Vi has her eye on the perfect gift for her hardworking dad, and Becca's all aflush at the thought of connecting with Ryan, the new Irish cutie in town. And though Lauren thinks she's too busy with summer studies to officially join, she's willing to help out in any way she can.
But in this particular party-planning business, nothing goes according to plan Sadie's mom is a perpetual no-show, Vi's archrival is dead set on ruining her summer, Becca can t seem to get Ryan to glance in her direction, and Lauren keeps choosing studying over her friends. Is the girls friendship strong enough to survive a business? Or does RSVP spell the end of these BFFs?


About the Author
Jen Malone is a former Hollywood publicist who once spent a year traveling the world solo, met her husband on the highway (literally), and went into labor with her identical twins while on a rock star s tour bus. These days she saves the drama for her books.Jen is also the author of the middle grade novel"At Your Service, "coauthor of the You re Invited series, and wrote the YA novel"Map to the Stars". You can visit her online at JenMaloneWrites.com.

Gail Nall lives in Louisville, Kentucky, with her family and more cats than necessary. She once drove a Zamboni, has camped in the snow in June, and almost got trampled in Paris. Gail is the author of the middle grade novel "Breaking the Ice", the coauthor of "You re Invited "and "You re Invited Too", andthe author of the young adult novel "Exit Stage Left". You can find her online at GailNall.com and on Twitter as @GaileCN.