The whole "prince" concept in these books is fascinating and scary. I loved the adventure and competition that filled the middle of the book, but I was disappointed with the ending and how the story wrapped up.
I'm currently looking for my perfect magazine. I want stories that interest me, some fashion and beauty advice, and a fresh perspective. This is not my favorite. While the advice it gives is solid, and I really like the fashion advice column, most of the magazine is articles of clothing from different designers and their prices. I want style advice, not go-buy-this advice, especially when most of the stuff is hundreds of dollars.
I gave this book a decent rating, just because it had such an interesting setting. It was current, except not futuristic. The characters that inhabit it are strange and magical, but utterly grounded. Though the book is written in prose and not poetry, it is almost like the Weetzie Bat books. While the book was real, it didn't draw me in or enchant me. Readable, entertaining, but not rant-worthy.
Anything by Meg Cabot is entertaining, but I couldn't bring myself to read it all the way through. I sort of skipped around and read enough. It was entertaining but not entrancing.
I love love love this movie.It's semi-based on one of my darling childhood fairy tale retellings, The Frog Princess by E. D. Baker, and while not much of that tale is evident in the movie, it's totes still worth it. I love the jazz soundtrack, the flapper fashion, and the roaring twenties feel. Enjoy!