Holly Springs Reads: Princess Diaries Extravaganza!

August 6, 2010

Curious about Meg Cabot’s Princess Diaries series? Check out these mini reviews for a taste of what they’re like!

The Princess Diaries: This is one of the best dairies I’ve ever read. Its extremely cute and funny. The writing is very “authentically teenage”, and very entertaining and well written. The main character, Mia, seemed like a typical teenage girl, which makes her easy to relate to. It will leave you wishing, just a bit that you were in her “five foot nine, flat-chested, freak of the school” Doc Marten shoes. A great book!

Princess in the Spotlight: It’s pretty obvious that Mia doesn’t really enjoy being the princess of Genovia. I mean it’s pretty stressful for any 14-year-old. She has to take Princess lessons, have a body guard follow her around and one day she has to inherit the throne of a country she’s only visited. This book was as great as the first “diary”. Its very funny, and entertaining. Mia still has her charm and wit. She is still very realistic, and easy to relate to. An awesome book. Read the rest of this entry »


West Regional Reads: Airhead

July 7, 2010

*This blog post got Sinthia a ticket in the prize drawing for our Teen Summer Contest. Click here to find out how to enter!*

Airhead by Meg Cabot

Airhead is the 1st book in the Airhead series.  It’s a fantastic book!  It is about a 17 year old girl named Emerson who goes by Em.  Em is tomboy unlike her younger sister Frida who is always spotted in the latest trends.  Frida is ashamed to even be seen with her. Em has huge crush on her best friend Christopher who doesnt even seem to realize she’s a girl.  Then one day, Frida goes with Em and Christopher to a Stark MegaStore opening.  Supermodel Nikki Howard and singer/songwriter Gabriel Luna are spotted there.  Then something tragic happens.  Read the rest of this entry »

Meg Cabot Is Funny!

March 27, 2009

Teens’ Top Ten Nominee for 2008: Jinx by Meg Cabot

July 14, 2008

Have you ever had one of those days or weeks where everything that could go wrong does go wrong? Well, for Jean Honeychurch, every day, every week, has been that way since the day she was born. So much so that everyone knows her as Jinx.

And when her luck goes from bad to worse, her parents decide she needs to try a change of scene. Jinx moves from rural Iowa to the home of her aunt and uncle in New York City. But the changes in store at her new home and school are not what she was hoping for, especially when her beautiful, sophisticated cousin Tory is in the picture.

Jinx is a nominee for the 2008 Teens’ Top Ten. To read more about the Teens’ Top Ten program, click here. To request this book from the library, click here. And don’t forget to place your vote during Teen Read Week, October 12-18, 2008.

Review by Margaret @ Wendell Public Library.

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