Most sleepovers are simple. Food, fun, and pillow fights. But sixteen-year-old Karen Duncan has bigger plans for her slumber party. Family troubles have changed her over the past year, and she’s no longer the petty, selfish girl she used to be. Now she’s ready to shake things up with her friends. The guest list comes as a surprise to some and a slap in the face to others. This popular girl has invited some not-so-popular guests. Even more shocking, she’s left out some of the girls she’s hung out with since middle school.
Diane and Evette are outsiders, nervous about being stuck in a house with the same girls who tease them at school. Kathy, Lisa, and Joann come to the party with the confidence of the in-crowd, but they’re masking inner-turmoil that is bound to surface. Sandy and Angela are usually the voices of reason…usually. And then there’s Linda, the friend that got away. She may not ever forgive the girls who abandoned her years ago. Karen hopes to change her mind.
Her agenda is ambitious, and it could spell disaster. But Karen is convinced God will use this party to spark a new beginning for everyone involved. This companion book to A Living Hope gives us the inspired story Sadie Cummings wrote for the girls of Shiatown.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I was not sure what to think of Pajama Party:The Story in the beginning. Within the first couple chapters, I was hooked. I found this quick story to be inspiring with an element of faith, hope and the power of forgiveness. I love how Karen has grown and made a change for the better. I admire her strength and bravery in trying to help her friends make a change, as well. She took a risk by having a pajama party and inviting old and new friends, as well as, those she was not close to or had been mean to in the past. I am giving Pajama Party: The Story four stars. I think many readers would enjoy reading it and find inspiration within the pages. I recommend it, especially for preteen and young teenage readers. They would definitely relate with the characters and what they are going through. Many readers would learn some very important lessons. I received this book from the publisher. This review is 100% my own honest opinion.
Food, fun and pillow fights plus a whole lot more. I loved the overnight visit with nine teenage girls facing challenges and hidden fears. Hope the author write a book featuring each girl.