The Best Girl by Emma Harrison

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Review: The Best Girl by Emma Harrison

The Best Girl by Emma HarrisonTitle: The Best Girl
Author: Emma Harrison
Also by this author: Snow Queen
Publisher: HarperTeen
Genres: Contemporary
Publication Date: November 27, 2007
Rating: three-half-stars

Summary (from Goodreads):

You Are Cordially Invited . . .

to your brother's wedding where he will marry rich, famous Marni Shay, at the River Lodge, the most elite resort in Colorado, the state you chose to go to college in so you could escape your family, except they'll all be there. Enjoy ten fun-filled days of avoiding your mother, who still thinks you're not girly enough; planning your brother's bachelor party, because you are his best man, er, girl; and, oh yeah, trying not to drool all over Hot Connor, who happens to be in your English seminar and work at the River Lodge. Put your best foot forward, and . . .

Don't miss the most joyous celebration of the year!

Yeah, right.

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The Best Girl by Emma Harrison is a fun read about a girl who becomes the “best girl” in her brother’s winter wedding. However, she finds herself falling in love with a boy who works at the location of the wedding and is determined to impress him. I enjoyed reading about all the wedding prep and the strong bond between the main character and her brother. Despite all this, I was very frustrated with the main character. She feels as though she has to change herself to be likeable, and the whole relationship between her and Connor is based on lies. The story is still interesting, though, and I didn’t hate it.

About Emma Harrison

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Emma Harrison is a pseudonym of Kieran Scott.

Kieran Scott is an author of young adult fiction including the upcoming TRUE LOVE TRILOGY (May 2014) and the HE'S SO/SHE'S SO TRILOGY, which includes SHE'S SO DEAD TO US, HE'S SO NOT WORTH IT and THIS IS SO NOT HAPPENING. Her other books include the Non-Blonde Cheelerader trilogy, Geek Magnet and Jingle Boy. She also writes Alloy Entertainment books under the pseudonym Kate Brian, including the SHADOWLANDS trilogy and the PRIVATE and PRIVILEGE series, MEGAN MEADE'S GUIDE TO THE MCGOWAN BOYS and THE PRINCESS AND THE PAUPER, among others. She grew up in Bergen County, New Jersey, attended Rutgers University, and now lives in River Vale, New Jersey with her husband and two sons.

Book Review: Snow Queen by Emma Harrison

Book Review: Snow Queen by Emma HarrisonTitle: Snow Queen
Author: Emma Harrison
Also by this author: The Best Girl
Publisher: HarperTeen
Genres: Contemporary
Publication Date: November 24, 2009
Rating: four-stars

Summary (from Goodreads):

Chamberlain Ski Resort and Spa

Welcome to the 10th Annual Snow Queen competition!

I can't believe I got roped into this.

Snow Princesses must attend all pageant rehearsals, with appropriate outfits.

Well, no matter what it takes, I'm going to wipe that smirk off Layla Chamberlain's face.

Our rehearsal space can be booked to practice your talent.

Um, does "looking dumb in a dress" count as a talent?

See Grayson Chamberlain, the assistant director, with any questions.

If you insist! First question: How can someone so sweet (and hot!) be a Chamberlain?

Good luck! One of you will soon be our new Snow Queen!

Oh joy.

Unless Grayson comes with the tiara . . .

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Book Review: Snow Queen by emma Harrison

Snow Queen by Emma Harrison is a fun book about competitions and revenge. This book is so adorable as it recounts a winter beauty pageant, and the main character is quirky and caring. It is pretty clichéd, but that’s part of its charm. Continue reading