Saturday, August 7, 2010

Pretty Little Liars

ABC Family’s new series Pretty Little Liars, which is based off of the novels written by Sara Shepard, is a new breed of television shows; mixing Nancy Drew with Gossip Girl. The show has brought a new Tuesday night activity to the table and viewing parties have become the new trend.

Alison DiLaurentis (played by Sasha Pieterse) was the It Girl and leader of the popular clique at Rosewood Day. That is until she went missing…

Spencer Hastings the boyfriend stealing honor roll student (played by Troian Bellisario), Hanna Marin the newly skinny popular girl (played by Ashley Beson), Aria Montgomery the English teacher’s pet and Daddy’s little girl (played by Lucy Hale), and Emily Fields the swimmer girl who has no use for boys (played by Shay Mitchell) have found themselves observed by a secret stalker, who calls him or herself “A.”

When the girls start finding messages with threats to tell about Spencer’s stolen kisses with her sister’s fiancé, Hanna’s bulimia, Aria’s English teacher slash boyfriend and cheating father, and Emily’s homosexual tendencies, they start to think that these secrets, which only Alison knew, may be not-so-subtle-hints that Alison’s back in town.

That is until full year after Alison’s disappearance when the new girl, Maya, moves in to the house that Alison lived in when she went missing. A certain backyard renovation may stir things up when Alison’s body is found. In order to save their reputations and their lifestyles, the pretty little liars have to determine who “A” is and get him or her to keep their secrets.

To find out more about the Pretty Little Liars you can read Shepard's novels, watch the show, or visit their official site:

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