Search Results: "Meg Cabot"


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FROM THE NOTEBOOKS OF A MIDDLE SCHOOL PRINCESS by Meg Cabot
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 19, 2015

"A sweet fantasy, both funny and highly satisfying. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Olivia's middle school worries get a lot easier when she gets the surprise of a lifetime. Read full book review >

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EVERY BOY’S GOT ONE by Meg Cabot
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 4, 2005

"Chick lit sinks to a new low."

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AIRHEAD by Meg Cabot
FICTION
Released: June 1, 2008

"Although it relies on a somewhat far-fetched premise, the text's abundant references to current pop culture and Em's witty character keep this read both grounded and fun. (Fiction. YA)"
Unlike her starry-eyed sister, down-to-earth Em Watts isn't thrilled to be at Stark Megastore's star-studded opening, especially since her best friend and secret crush, Christopher, can't stop drooling over teen modeling sensation and Stark representative, Nikki Howard. Read full book review >

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HAUNTED by Meg Cabot
FANTASY
Released: Jan. 1, 2003

"Although Cabot's heroine speaks in a voice that is funny, flippant, and pure teen, Suze's repetitious obsessing gives the material a padded feel, and the perfunctory plot barely hangs together. (Fiction. 12+)"
Heroine Suze Simon copes with a homicidal ghost and juggles two love interests in the fifth installment of Cabot's Mediator series, written under the name Jenny Carroll. Read full book review >

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ALL-AMERICAN GIRL by Meg Cabot
ADVENTURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

"Great fun. (Fiction. 12-15)"
The bestselling author of the Princess Diaries series turns to a different head of state in a comedy about a privileged but disaffected adolescent girl whose life undergoes a radical transformation when she instinctively jumps on a gunman, foiling his plan to assassinate the president. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2003

"Cabot's fresh, fast-paced voice catches the new reader up with the important details so that having missed the first three episodes doesn't get in the way of enjoying this one. (Fiction. 11-16)"
The latest in the Princess Diaries (Princess in Love, 2002, etc.) is as hilarious and enjoyable as its predecessors. Read full book review >

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HOW TO BE POPULAR by Meg Cabot
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"Despite featuring upperclassmen, Steph's aboveboard actions and mostly pure thoughts make this a fun and light text suitable for a younger audience wanting to read about older teens. (Fiction. 10-14)"
Armed with a plan, Steph Landry starts junior year determined to shake her place as the butt of her town's saying, "Don't pull a Steph Landry." Read full book review >

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QUEEN OF BABBLE IN THE BIG CITY by Meg Cabot
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2007

"Tedious froth, perhaps more suitable for teens who might think this is what grown-up life is like."
A silly, predictable follow-up to Queen of Babble (2006) about a chatty chick conquering Manhattan. Read full book review >

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THE BOY IS BACK by Meg Cabot
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 18, 2016

"Like the text thread you wish you'd never been included in, this one is best deleted."
A humiliating internet post sends golf pro Reed Stewart home to help his parents out of a mess. Read full book review >

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JINX by Meg Cabot
FANTASY
Released: Aug. 1, 2007

"While too-perfect Jinx isn't as compelling as Cabot's usual heroines, the fluffy gothic romance will keep her readers happy. (Fantasy. 12-14)"
Iowa preacher's daughter Jean (known universally as Jinx) has been shipped off to rich Manhattan cousins. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: March 10, 2009

"A pleaser. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Friendship and loyalty carry the day in this spirited third title of Cabot's Rules-for-Girls series (The New Girl, 2008, etc.). Read full book review >

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AVALON HIGH by Meg Cabot
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: Jan. 1, 2006

"Very nicely done. (Fiction. 12+)"
The author of the Princess Diary series tackles a royal family of more ancient and mythical lineage in this fun, suspenseful retelling of the King Arthur legend. Read full book review >