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Goddess Interrupted

Goddess Interrupted by Aimee Carter
Rating:
I rate this book a 5 out of 5 stars.
Summary:
Spoiler alert: don’t read this review until you have read book one of the Goddess Test series! 
Kate Winters has earned immortality, or so she thinks. After going back to the human world for 6 months as she is allowed each year, she discovers this might not be true. Apparently, there are beings out there who can kill the immortal.
Kate and the rest of the council will have to fight for their lives. They are fighting against Cronus, one of the most power beings. He is a titan. Titans created the gods and the humans. 
As they are the ones who created the gods, they are also the only ones that can destroy the gods. Kate’s one true love, Henry is acting strange. Kate fears that he doesn’t want her anymore.
On the day of her coronation, Henry is taken away by the King of the Titans. The rest of the council starts preparing for a war that seems impossible to win without Calliope, the Queen of the gods, or Henr…

Princess in Pink

Princess in Pink by Meg Cabot
Rating:
I give this book a 5 out of 5 stars
Summary: Caution: Spoiler alert! Prom is coming soon and Mia still hasn’t been asked. Why isn’t her boyfriend, Michael Moscovitz, asking her? There are only two weeks until prom when this book starts. Mia has been dreaming of prom for years. 
Mia and all of her friends try to think of reasons why Michael wouldn’t have asked her. Maybe he wants to ask her on her birthday. Maybe he wants to ask her in a romantic way. Maybe he just doesn’t want to go. 
Mia’s 15th Birthday occurs at the beginning of this book. It starts out perfectly. She even gets a cell phone from her parents. Her dad gives her a pen to write with in her diary. Michael also give her a beautiful gift, but it’s not tickets to the prom. 
Even Grandmere, the one Mia was not expecting a good gift from, gives Mia something amazing. She is so thankful. Mia’s is having her best birthday yet. That is, until an incident occurs, making a not-so-perfect end to a p…

Princess in Waiting

Princess in Waiting by Meg Cabot
Rating:
I give this book a rating of 5 stars out of 5 stars.
Summary: Spoiler alert!- Don’t read this review until you have finished the first three books in the Princess Diaries series. 
In this book, Princess Amelia is going through more issues. The book starts off in Genovia. Mia is really missing Michael, her boyfriend, who she has yet to go on a date with. She had previously agreed to go to Genovia during Christmas break. 
She is regretting signing that contract because now she actually has a boyfriend to miss. Mia is counting down the days until she sees him again. Her schedule is crazy and she has no free time. After reading Jane Eyre, she decides to stop chasing Michael, by not calling him every night. This is not the best idea. 
When she gets back from Genovia, Mia’s problems are not over. Michael invites her on their first date. He invites her to go to the Screening Room and watch Star Wars with her during dinner. Due to being a princess, Mia finds…

Princess in Love

Princess in Love by Meg Cabot
Rating:
I give this book a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5 stars.
Summary: Spoiler alert!- Don’t read this review until you have finished the first two books in the Princess Diaries series. 
Mia’s dreams are finally coming true, aren’t they? She finally has a boyfriend. She is the princess of a small principality in Genovia. Unfortunately for her, this life isn’t all unicorns and rainbows. Between trying to stop Kenny from kissing her and avoiding conversation about that, she also has to start getting ready for her introduction into Genovia. 
What’s the big problem with having a boyfriend? Mia does not like her boyfriend. Kenny is nice and all, but Mia just doesn’t feel that way about him. She can’t bring herself to break up with him. 
The person Mia has really fallen for is Michael Moscovitz. Unfortunately he appears to be dating Judith Gershner. Judith Gershner is a genius who can clone fruit flies. Michael also has many reason to not like Mia. Of course, she ha…

Princess in the Spotlight

Princess in the Spotlight by Meg Cabot Rating :
I give this book a rating of 5 out of 5 stars.
Summary:Caution: Spoiler alert! Don’t read until you have finished reading Princess Diaries.
Becoming a princess seems like every girl’s dream, right? Wrong. For Amelia Mignonette Grimaldi Thermopolis Renaldo, she is finding out more and more reasons to be less than thrilled about being a princess. On top of the things she already hated, things like, princess lessons, paparazzi, and fake friends, Mia is discovering much more. 
Mia’s mom, who just recently started dating Mia’s algebra teacher, makes a huge announcement. She is pregnant with Mr. Gianini’s child. They decide to get married. Meanwhile, Mia is still just about failing algebra. 
Grandmere pulls some strings, and lands an interview for Mia. This just piles more onto Mia’s stress. She accidentally lets it slip about her mother’s pregnancy to millions of viewers. Grandmere is very excited that they plan on getting married. She starts to pl…

The Princess Diaries

The Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot
Rating:
I give this book a 5 out of 5 stars. 
Summary:Caution: Possible spoiler alert!
What would you do if you found out your parents have been lying to you for your whole life? This is what happened to Mia Thermopolis. Then, she finds out her full name is Amelia Mignonette Grimaldi Thermopolis Renaldo. She’s not just an average New York teen. She is the heir to the throne of Genovia.
She finds this out when her father is worked up because he can’t have any more children. Mia doesn’t understand why this is such a big deal. Her father Phillipe, flies to New York to explain. He stays at the Plaza with Grandmere, Mia’s grandmother on her father’s side. 
In the middle of the Plaza, Mia finds out that she, Phillipe’s illegitimate daughter, is the heir to the throne of Genovia. She is now a princess. Mia is less than thrilled to hear this news. She already is an extremely tall freshman who is failing Algebra. 
On top of all of that, Mia soon finds out that her mo…

The Goddess Test

The Goddess Test by Aimee Carter

Rating:
I rate this book a 5 out of 5 stars
Summary:Caution- Slight spoiler alert!
Would you sign your life away to save the life of someone who just played an awful prank on you? Kate would, and she does. Kate’s mother is dying of cancer and wants to spend her last days in the town she lived in as a child. So, Kate moves to a new town, and goes to a school where she knows no one. She doesn’t date, because she wants to spend as much time as possible with her mom.
Then, Ava, pretty and popular, invites her to a bonfire at Eden manor. Kate’s mom convinces her to go, saying that just because she is dying, that doesn’t mean Kate can’t live her life. This huge bonfire ends up to be a cruel prank. Knowing that Kate can’t swim, she takes her to Eden manor, a place where she can’t leave without swimming across the river. 
Ava dives in, hitting her head on a rock. Kate faces her fear, jumping in after her, and pulls Ava to shore. Kate finds that Ava’s skull is smashe…

Life's Just Like a Porcupine

Life's Just Like a Porcupine poem written by RhinoReader13
Believe me when I say  Everything will be okay It's alright, it's just fine Life's just like a porcupine  So when someone acts very tough  Maybe they had a day that was quite rough Because if you just step in their shoe Maybe you'll see what they're going through Look deeper and you may find Life just poked them in the behind There's always more than meets the eye So above all, always be kind If someone's stressed because their project is due Remind them to thine own self be true Because from a distance a porcupine is cute But when you come within six feet,  You may find that they have smelly feet Some porcupines are bigger and some are small Some are short and some are tall They all have spikes When you are poked, remember they're just like hikes Hikes can be long and make you sore But at least they save you from a bore It's the climb that matters Whether you're a dancer who dances Or a batter who batters Whe…

The Betrothed

The Betrothed by Keira Cass

I give this book a 3 out of 5 stars.

Imagine catching the attention of a king. Lady Hollis does not need to imagine. She is thrilled that King Jameson seems to be interested in courting her. Jameson is a very kind king and one who Hollis admires. Hollis is not exactly the perfect child her parents wanted. They wanted a son who was obedient and behaved excellently. Hollis was far from that description. However, she could become royalty and that made her parents happy. They constantly were nagging her to be someone she was not. 

When Hollis is invited to join King Jameson on a barge down the river. He floods her with compliments. Hollis throws a berry at another girl from court, hardly ladylike behavior. She falls right into the water. Jameson hardly ever laughs, but Hollis can make him laugh. 

Then Jameson invites Hollis to join him to meet a family from Isolte seeking sanctuary. This family, the Eastoffes, have traveled to Coroa to escape from their king. Holli…

The Selection

The Selection by Keira Cass

I loved this book. It is one of my personal favorites. I give it a 5 out of 5 stars. 

Imagine a chance to be a princess. In the Selection, 35 girls are given a chance to win the luxurious lifestyle of a lavish royal. For most people this is a dream come true, a chance to move up from the caste they were born in. For America Singer, this is not what she sees. She sees a life without her secret love, Aspen. America puts her name into the lottery, assuming she definitely will not be picked. America was born a 5 and her love, Aspen is a 6. If she marries him, she will move down in caste. When America is picked to enter the Selection, she is very surprised.

She doesn’t care about the fact that the prince, Prince Maxon is in the highest caste, 1, where only royalty are. America goes into the competition expecting to hate Maxon. When she meets him however, America may begin to change her mind. 

This book is the first book in a series. It is meant to entertain. This bo…

The Throne of Fire

The Throne of Fire by Rick Riordan

I very much enjoyed this book. I would rate it a 4.5 out of 5 stars.

What if the most powerful enemy in the world was rising, and the only person who might be able to stop them hadn’t been seen in years? In the Throne of Fire by Rick Riordan, this is exactly what is happening. Two siblings with the blood of the pharaohs, Sadie and Carter Kane must find Ra, the Egyptian sun god, and save him, to see if he can save the world in exchange. Carter and Sadie are not your average siblings. They have special powers from their bloodline that give both the potential to be the most powerful magicians in the world. By magician, I mean using spells and curses to destroy or restore, not pulling a rabbit out of a hat.  In order to find Ra, they must first search for the three parts of the book of Ra. Then Sadie must find out how to decipher the chant in the books. This is a lot harder than it sounds as no one knows where Ra is in the first place! The enemy they are t…