7 Gal Pal Lit Picks
While some chose to celebrate Valentine's Day this past week, others favored something called Galentine's Day. A creation of the wonderful character Leslie Knope (played by Amy Poehler), during the second season of Parks and Recreation, Galentine's Day celebrates female friendships instead or romantic love.
To stay in the Galentine's Day spirit, here are seven book recommendations that focus on friendship between gal pals. So, grab your bestie and some tissues as you prepare to laugh, cry, and remember just what makes a bestie so wonderful!
No celebration of female friendship would be complete without the quintessiential series celebrating besties! During their first summer apart, four teenage girls, best friends since earliest childhood, stay in touch through a shared pair of secondhand jeans that magically adapts to each of their figures, and affects their attitudes toward each of their different summer experiences.
Zoe thought that being cut from her ballet program was the worst thing that could happen, but when her best friend Olivia is diagnosed with a life-threatening disease, Zoe quickly learns that not being able to dance is the least of her problems.
Stephanie's relationship with her best friend, Rachel, changes during her first year in junior high she tries to conceal a family problem and meets a new girl from California.
Halley's junior year of high school includes the death of her best friend Scarlett's boyfriend, the discovery that Scarlett is pregnant, and Halley's own first serious relationship. Also the inspiration for the movie How to Deal starring Mandy Moore.