After a lonely time in the fifth grade, Tess Thomas dreads the beginning of the next school year. Then the exclusive Coronado Club invites her to join. She thinks she'll do anything to belong—until she finds out just how much is required. How far is too far to keep a friend? When does belonging cost more than you should pay? How can there be a God when bad things happen? In the end, Tess develops an unexpected friendship that results in a pact between the two to become Secret Sisters.