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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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 >

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TEEN IDOL by Meg Cabot
FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2004

"Great fun. (Fiction. 12+)"
When hunky television and movie actor Luke Striker goes undercover to Clayton, Indiana, to research the life of a typical high-school student for a movie he's about to star in, Jen Greenley, everyone's best friend and the school's emotional fix-it girl, is considered to be level-headed enough to be let in on the secret. Read full book review >

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FICTION
Released: July 1, 2001

"Teenage girls will love it. (Fiction. 12-16)"
What's a high-school freshman to do when she learns she's a princess? Read full book review >

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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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PANTS ON FIRE by Meg Cabot
FICTION
Released: May 1, 2007

"But it's Cabot, so it won't matter—buy in bulk. (Fiction. YA)"
The summer before senior year, Katie Sullivan's on top of the world, especially with Seth, the football team's kicker as her boyfriend, a ranking at the top of her class and a place in her school's popular clique. Read full book review >