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Bad Girls Never Say Die is a novel set in the 1960's about self-proclaimed "bad girl" Evie and her "bad girl" group of friends. It's been toted as a gender swapped, feminist version of The Outsiders with a splash of Grease and The Goonies thrown in and while reading, I could definitely see those aspects portrayed. Everything changes for Evie when she meets Diane, a "good girl" who saves her life in a "bad girl" way. This novel examines what it means to live on both the "right" and "wrong" side of the tracks and understand what it means to be a friend. Jennifer Mathieu wrote a brilliant story that is easily recommendable to young teens, especially those reading The Outsiders. The story had good pacing and a nice flow, but at times felt a little easy to predict the outcomes of some situations, which is why I didn't give it a fifth star, but would have given it 4.5 had that been an option. I really like Jennifer Mathieu's writing style and look forward to reading more from her.