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Young Adult Fiction 1757
Fun and exciting
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
0.0
Writing Style 
 
0.0
Reader reviewed by Courtney

What
if you found out were not a princess like you thought you were but
instead you were practically a nobody? This is the story of Sinda
(Princess Nalia first), she lives in a palace and has a life any girl
would dream about but that suddenly changes when she finds out she isn't
the princess but just her decoy. They traded Sinda with the real
princess to keep the princess safe from the tale that said she would be
killed before her 16th birthday. I almost cried when they kicked her
out with only a few belongings and told her it was best to just sever
the relationship fast so it would heal quicker. How could anybody do
this I thought?! This story sounds familiar but it doesn't end like you
would imagine!



I decided to pick this book up to enjoy a simple and fun read and I
was not disappointed. I really enjoyed this cute story! The False
Princess is jammed packed with a unique plot, delightful characters,
action/adventure, mystery and of course romance! The story line is
unpredictable and unique and I was sucked in to the drama right from
page one. I thought at times I could figure out how it was going to end
but I never did.



I loved the characters; Sinda was quirky, clumsy, and a bit dreary
and she reminded me of a typical teenage girl. She was so full of anger
at times that you just couldn't help but to relate to her, very
realistic character. Kiernan was also wonderful, he was always
sarcastic but I just loved that he made an effort to continue to
encourage Sinda to be the best and not beat herself up.



Some of the story was not as good as I would have hoped; like cheesy
lines and not enough dialogue between the characters but this was still
a great book. Very clean romance scenes that I would let my daughter
read at any age. Very good story!
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