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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

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

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 O