Amy Haskel thought a week of R&R on a private island would
be fun in the sun and an escape from the feud with a rival
society that turned very personal. Amy bought her bikini,
sunscreen and her problems with her to the private island.
As graduation looms, there's the unfinished business with an
old boyfriend and then there's the most
pressing problem is the transformation of a Rose & Grave
patriarch from evil to attractive. Just when Amy begins to
think that Spring break couldn't get any less relaxing, a
weird accident happens and puts everyone on edge. This is only
one part of the problem, Amy comes to believe that someone
has entered the island. Rose& Grave have major secrets that
being threatened to be revealed and the potential fallout of
these secrets have the power to take down one of America's
figureheads. What Amy doesn't know is that invader goal is
to make sure that Amy doesn't leave the island alive.
wasn't quite sure what to expect from this book, when I
first started reading this book. It was confusing because it
all over the place and didn't have a
comprehensive feel to it. To me this book reads like I'm
reading a book about a young girl instead of someone college
aged. I had a hard time reading this book, but I liked the
closeness between the members of the
Rose & Grave society. They felt like they were a
family. Another thing that I liked about this book is the
insight that is revealed of the world of sororities and
fraternities because it's not a world that I'm really
From "witty and endearing"¯ to "impossible to put down,"¯
the critics have given elite marks to Diana Peterfreund's
Secret Society Girl and Under the Rose.
Now, in a wildly captivating new novel, Amy "Bugaboo"¯ Haskel
fellow Rose & Grave knights are trading cold, gray,
hyperintellectual New Haven for an annual rite of spring
March) in Florida.
For Amy, a week of R&R on her secret
society's private island should be all fun in the sun--and an
from an on-campus feud with a rival society that's turned
personal. But along with her SPF 30 and a bikini, Amy is
suitcase full of issues to remote Cavador Key. Graduation
University looms, not to mention buckets of unfinished
business with a
former flame and--most pressing of all--the sudden, startling
transformation of a mysterious Rose & Grave patriarch
evil to utterly... appealing?
Just when Amy thinks
can't get any less relaxing, a wacky "accident" puts
everyone on edge.
And that's only the beginning, as Amy starts to suspect that
has infiltrated the island. With some major Rose & Grave
be exposed, and the potential fallout enough to take down one of
America's most loathsome figureheads, what she can't know is
party crasher is deadly serious about making sure "Bugaboo"
back to Eli alive...