Do teenage girls scare you? If they do, this book will confirm all your fears. If not, they soon will. Cline delves into the psyche of a 14-year-old girl taken in by a cult in the summer of '69. Evie's memories are uncomfortable, gritty, and compelling in the best and worst of ways. The Girls is a terrifying and vivid reminder of the horrors of adolescence. Lock up your daughters.