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Valentine Princess: A Princess Diaries Book

By Pam Gelman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

V-Day romance fluff for Princess series fans.

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This is basically fun fluff that will be hard for readers to put down. Hugely successful author Meg Cabot has cornered the market on writing for female tweens, having created a character that is very relatable as a gawky high school student yet fulfills young girls' fantasies of being a princess. This volume in the series is also written as journal entries. In VALENTINE PRINCESS Mia is actually rereading a diary from a year and a half before her first Valentine's Day with her boyfriend Michael.

Mia's a good kid at heart with strong morals and resistance to peer pressure, but there's not much here in the way of substance or tough challenges for her to face, making her a less relatable and engaging character and this series less meaningful.

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