Pre-Reread Thoughts After seeing the movie The Princess Diaries when I was 15, I was so excited when I saw the books in stores that I grabbed them up. Mia was my age, awkward about the same things as me, struggled to seem attractive, and is a secret princess. AND the nerdy, nice, musician, played by the gorgeous Robert Schwartzman, had a… Continue reading Flashbook Friday: Princess in the Spotlight
Pre-Reread Thoughts Just like the Jessica Darling series, I discovered Pirates! while spending my study hall periods in my high school library. The cover was cool and it was the beginning of the Pirates of the Caribbean craze, so I picked it up and I loved it. From what I can remember, it was about a teen… Continue reading Flashbook Friday: Pirates!
Pre-Reread Thoughts I started to read Meg Cabot‘s Princess Diaries series after seeing the Anne Hathaway movie when it came out in 2001. I think I read roughly 4-5 of the books in the series and then fell off the bandwagon. I LOVED the movie and I enjoyed the books, but the books were different and more complex… Continue reading Flashbook Friday: The Princess Diaries
Pre-Reread Thoughts When Perfect Fifths, the final novel in the Jessica Darling series by Megan McCafferty, was first released, I took a while to read it. Busy with college, I wasn’t keeping up with the series any more. I waited two summers to read the conclusion of Jessica and Marcus’s love story. When I finally got around… Continue reading Flashbook Friday: Perfect Fifths
Pre-Reread Thoughts As usual, there will be spoilers for this and previous installments of the Jessica Darling series by Megan McCafferty, my absolute FAVORITE YA series of all time. Okay, THIS is the installment where we actually see Hope and Jessica interacting for more than one chapter! Fourth Comings follows Jessica into the post-grad hell of job… Continue reading Flashbook Friday: Fourth Comings
Pre-Reread Thoughts If you haven’t finished Sloppy Firsts and/or Second Helpings and don’t want any spoilers, stop here! I’m reviewing the third novel in Megan McCafferty‘s Jessica Darling series, Charmed Thirds! Yes, I will reiterate a million more times that this is my FAVORITE YA series. This might be my least favorite book in the series but it’s still one of… Continue reading Flashbook Friday: Charmed Thirds
Pre-Reread Thoughts I am super excited to talk about the second installment of Megan McCafferty‘s Jessica Darling series, Second Helpings. First, a warning: If you plan to read Sloppy Firsts, you probably shouldn’t read this review. It’ll be impossible for me to discuss this book without spoiling the ending of Sloppy Firsts. You have been warned! After finishing Sloppy… Continue reading Flashbook Friday: Second Helpings