She comes from an 'old money' family with a long history in Rosewood.
As her parents have exceedingly high expectations of her, she works hard to be at the top of her class and is involved in a variety of clubs and other extracurricular activities.
Peter Hastings (Father) Veronica Hastings (Mother) Melissa Hastings (Sister) Alison Di Laurentis (Half-Sister) Courtney Di Laurentis (Half-Sister, deceased) Daniel Hastings (Maternal Uncle) Genevieve Hastings (Maternal Aunt) Jonathan Hastings (Cousin) Smith Hastings (Cousin) Penelope Hastings (Paternal Aunt) Duncan Hastings (Great-Great-Great Grandfather) Olivia Caldwell (Surrogate Mother)Reefer Fredricks (Ex-Boyfriend) Ian Thomas (Crush, Kissed) Andrew Campbell (Ex-Boyfriend) Zach Pennythistle (Flirted/Kissed) Colin De Soto (Former Love Interest) Beau (Kissed) Chase (Fling) Wren Kim (Boyfriend)Assisted in the blinding of Jenna Cavanaugh Kissed Ian in 7th grade Witnessed Toby Cavanaugh and Courtney's exchange during The Jenna Thing Snuck around with Wren after being banned from seeing him.
Witnessed the murder of Tabitha Clark Had Hanna plant drugs in her friend Kelsey's room in order to save herself.
In 2010, a Pretty Little Liars (TV series) loosely based on the novels began airing.
The 13th book in the series, Crushed, was released on June 4th, 2013.
Moral ambiguity and the consequences of lying are featured prominently in the series; the girls constantly create their own problems through their unwillingness to tell the truth about certain events and misdeeds they have done.
The novels have frequently appeared on the The New York Times Best Seller list.
The novels explore several serious issues such as bullying, murder, pregnancy, family issues, drug addiction, underage drinking, eating disorders, homosexuality, peer-pressure, infidelity, and mental illness.
Advocates also elucidate that a woman making herself easily available to men may increase her chances of being unconsciously or unscrupulously taken advantage of or abused.
By applying a deliberate approach to relationships, Rules champions suggest, a woman has the time and space to discover and reflect upon the character and actions of a man she is dating.
Proponents of the methods offered in the book point to The Rules as having positive results for both men and women.
They represent the point of view that men enjoy being the aggressor and are inspired to treat women better who choose behaviors which set up boundaries and slow down the courtship process.
Put crushed Viagra in Colin's Aminospa vitamin water with Melissa Hastings.