Ann Brashares (born July 30, 1967) is an American young adult novelist. She is best known as the author of The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series.
It's a little convenient, isn't it, to say that the reason you did something horrible was because someone else told you to. That doesn't make it any less wrong. No matter how many people are telling you to jump off a bridge, you always have the option to turn around and walk away.