The book starts where it explains Spencer‘s last summer holiday at UPenn summer program. Spencer is in jail for possession of drugs. As the police tell her that her friend (Kelsey) bailed on her she calls Aria and Emily who don’t help and Hanna helps Spencer by planting drugs in Kelsey’s room and Spencer walks free not knowing that Kelsey never bailed on her.
Hanna’s dad is busy with his campaign and he knows someone took 10,000$ and Hanna confesses of being blackmailed by the photographer. This leads to Mr. Marins change of heart and becomes closer to Hanna. As Mike is ignoring Hanna he is dating someone else. Helping her dad with the campaign she meets Liam and comes to know that he is the son of the rival who is standing against her dad for the senator.
Aria being dumped by Noel emails Ezra and he comes to the rescue with his manuscript about their love story. She secretly starts dating him until she finds him with Klaudia. In the end Noel comes back to her.
Emily’s big sister is in town and they go for a night out where she meets Kay. She falls for her and kisses her too. Then they start hanging out. Only later to come to know that she is Kelsey Spencer’s former friend who was framed for possession of drugs. She also comes to know that Kelsey does not know Spencer framed her. She tells Kelsey about it which causes a fight between Spencer and Kelsey.
Spencer gets an email saying how there has been a mistake from the Princeton college about her application and she is being reviewed again there was mix up between two applicants Spencer Jill Hastings and Spencer F Hastings. To improve her credit she is striving hard to get A and she is the lead Lady Macbeth. She meets Beau who helps her deal with things and she is happy until the opening of drama night she fights with Kelsey. Kelsey the girl she framed for possessing drugs during summer break when she attended Penn University’s summer program.
Emily leaves with Kay and all girls meet her where they come to know how Kay is not A and she OD’s herself. Later meeting Kay in the mental institution where Hanna was sent by A they come to know how Tabitha was also a patient there. They also see how Courtney was there and has left a mark.
I found this book okay no suspense and nothing much. I will read this book series till the end but if it was some other series I would dislike it.