Pledging wasn't in Malloy Murray's plans, but it might be exactly what she needs...
Malloy Murray has never had any close girlfriends, so she wasn't really feeling the whole "sorority" thing, but Malloy has to pledge?her mother, the National President of Beta Gamma Pi, is counting on it. After meeting some of the sisters at a party, the idea of becoming a Beta isn't actually so bad. And when Malloy runs into Kade, the guy she's been crushing on, things heat up fast, especially when Sharon—a Beta sister and Kade's girlfriend—vows to do everything to keep Malloy away from Kade and out of the sorority. Now to survive the school year, Malloy’s got to look deep into her heart to find the real meaning of sisterhood.
1. Malloy Murray does not want to pledge a sorority.
Do you think her mother, the National President of
a sorority, understands why? Why do you feel some
people are against being in sororities and fraternities?
2. Malloy is mad at her mom and seeks comfort in Kade,
a guy she barely knows. Do you feel Malloy got what
she deserved when she found out she went too far too
fast with this young man? What are healthy ways to
deal with your discouragement?
3. Malloy longs to please her mother, so she attends the
rush for Beta Gamma Pi. Do you think it was a good
decision for her to give Beta Gamma Pi a try? Have
you ever stepped outside your comfort zone and bettered
yourself because of it?
4. Malloy finds two friends, Loni and Torian. How are
the girls alike, and in what ways are they different?
What types of qualities do you look for in your friends,
and what attributes do you bring to a friendship?
5. When Malloy, Loni and Torian decide not to participate
in hazing from the big sisters, their line sisters
want to haze them. Do you feel it was right or wrong
of Malloy to walk away from the intense drama? What
are healthier ways for new friends to come together?
6. When Kade wants another chance at a relationship
with Malloy, she is torn. Do you think Malloy makes
the right decision by giving Kade another try? What
is a good foundation to start a relationship with?
7. Malloy’s car and apartment are broken into. Do you
think Malloy was justified to think Sharon, her Beta
soror and Kade’s ex-girlfriend, was the one behind it
all? What does the concept “innocent until proven
8. Because of severe hazing, there is a devastating accident.
Though Malloy wasn’t a part of the craziness,
do you think she was right in sticking by her sorors
through the trial? How can you help a person forgive
himself or herself?
9. Malloy’s next-door neighbor turns out to be the one
stalking her. Do you think Malloy should have known
the next-door neighbor was up to something? What
are things to look for to make sure no one misrepresents
himself or herself to you?
10. Malloy and her sisters learn lessons from a hard year.
Do you think disaster can bring people together? After
you make it through hard times as a group, what are
things you can learn that will keep the bond tight?