Uninvited by Leah Spiegel Book Tour

When Alley started her senior year at Upper East High in the South Hills area, it was supposed to be the usual drag of hanging out with people who spent more on one outfit than Alley did on her entire wardrobe. That was until Kirsten, a girl in their clique, suddenly goes missing and the only people who seem to care are her friends. All evidence leads to the new comer Shane, a cocky and self-pretentious person in Alley’s opinion, but the police seem uninterested so she and the rest of the girls start a little investigation of their own. 

But they are nowhere closer to finding Kirsten than when they started and now they had the police’s attention; just not in the way they expected. The girls have to start over and discover that maybe it wasn’t an outsider who took Kirsten, but someone within their own clique who has something to hide; a secret that just might have gotten Kirsten killed.

Alley is starting her senior year of high school, at one if the most prestigious schools in her area. She attends with girls reminiscent of models, decked out in the latest designer threads, with luxury cars and credit cards to match. Alley isn't wealthy, she's the daughter of a single father who seems to work long and tiring hours, just to make ends meet.

Alley is one of the popular girls by association. Being friends with Val has had it's challenges, and her clique is one if them. Things suddenly become a while lot more entertaining at school, when popular girl Kirsten is feared missing. The last anyone had saw her, was whispering to new student Shane, in the hallway. Alley can feel she's being watched, the same SUV following her about town and parking outside of her house. But when she discovers Shane driving that very same SUV the next morning, conclusions are drawn. Clearly he took Kirsten, disposed of her and now Alley is his next victim... But the unlikely group of designer clad amateur investigators needs proof.

With a little surveillance and a whole lot of trouble, the girls follow the clues in a game of detective cat and mouse, but nothing prepared them for what they would discover what was really happening... Besides Alley's crush on the new boy.

Uninvited was hilarious. It's a young teen read that was incredibly entertaining. The character of Valerie was hysterical, she was a bumbling and accident prone sidekick, a little slow on the uptake, but with a endearing personality. Her detective skills, or lack thereof were brilliant. I absolutely adored her.

It's a light and fluffy comedy foremost, with the hint of romance. I loved it and it was just what I needed to breakaway from the heavy dystopian themed series I tend to gravitate towards and will definitely be continuing with the series.

The Uninvited
(South Hills Sidekicks: Book One)
Written By Leah Spiegal
Published 11 / 02/ 2012
302 Pages

Uninvited is available now from Amazon

Although we moved down to North Carolina several years ago, we’re originally from the Pittsburgh area. (That’s why a lot of our characters either live in the Burgh or reference our hometown football team, The Pittsburgh Steelers.) And yes, we even have the Southern accents to show for it now. Although Megan’s is considerable thicker, Leah still can’t understand the locals.

We are known as ‘the sisters’ among our neighborhood; when actually we’re probably really known as ‘the sisters with the Yorkies’. Our pups, Skippy Jon Jones and Captain Jack Sparrow, were given long names to compensate for their small size but not their large personalities.

If Leah’s not glued to her electronic devices, AKA her Kindle Fire and various laptops, you can find her training ‘the attack dogs’, running on the treadmill while conceiving the next great book idea with the Dave Matthews Band, Muse, Florence and the Machine, The Lumineers, and Pink (just to name a few) blaring out of her earphones.

If Megan’s not glued to her electronic devices AKA her iPad and Nook Color, you can find her teaching fourth graders, swimming marathon style at the pool, or cuddling with ‘the attack dogs’ as she watches Duck Dynasty, Gold Rush, Scandal, Person of Interest, Morning Joe, etc.

Leah graduated from Edinboro University with a BA in Art Education. Megan received her teaching degree from Edinboro University and Masters in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Technology from Grand Canyon University. 

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  1. Yay so happy you liked it it sounds like a really fun lazy-Sunday read! Great review! :)

    1. Hi Giselle, lovely to see you again. I loved it, it was fluffy, funny and one of those lighthearted books that really instill a love of reading. I can't wait to continue on with the series next month during YA contemporary month.


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