Best friends, big fans, a mysterious webcomic, and a longlost girl collide in this riveting novel, perfect for fans of both Cory Doctorow and Sarah Dessen.
Libby drew the pictures, May wrote the tales, and their heroine, Princess X, slayed all the dragons and scaled all the mountains their imaginations could conjure. Once upon a few years later, Libby was in the car with her mom, driving across the Ballard Bridge on a rainy night. When the car went over the side, Libby passed away, and Princess X died with her. Once upon a now: May is sixteen and lonely, wandering the streets of Seattle, when she sees a sticker slapped in a corner window. Princess X? When May looks around, she sees the Princess everywhere: Stickers. Patches. Graffiti. There's an entire underground culture, focused around a webcomic at IAmPrincessX.com. The more May explores the webcomic, the more she sees disturbing similarities between Libby's story and Princess X online. And that means that only one person could have started this phenomenonher best friend, Libby, who lives.
©2015 © 2015 by Cherie Priest (P)2015 Scholastic Inc.
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I loved the book it's amazing I even want to read it again I comprehended so well it's fun existing and scary. I did not like the fact it said a couple things wrong. Other then that it was awesome!
Gripping, hilarious and sad. It cannot be skipped. You will love this story. I could not turn it off.
It was awesome, from the first sentence to the last. Wow, I really want this story to keep going and going and going.....
"Loved it except..."
A nice light escape if a story; a little trope-y, a little predictable, but enjoyable all the same.
I found it difficult to get through the narration on the manga/graphic novel portions of the story. It is very clear the narrator is unfamiliar with the style, as she read the Princess X comics as though performing for a 20's radio serial. If the whole novel had been read in such a manner, I might have ended up missing out on a nice read.
As it is, the rest of her narration was good! Her voice for Meg is actually stuck in my head like a catchy tune, and I'm having a tough time of not speaking like her out loud. I'm on the fence in her choice of speech for Jack's voice, but how DO you portray "cocky genius"?
Well worth a listen.
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