How does Codi's character develop in the course of the novel?


Why does Codi ask Loyd if he was ever in love with Hallie, and what is the significance of his response?


What is the importance of the name the "Stitch and Bitch Club"?


What do pecan trees symbolize?


Is either luck or chance a factor in the plot? How do their presence or absence relate to Hallie's nickname, "the luckiest girl in the world"?