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Life as a princess = a dream come true, right? Girl, please! Between palace rules, a mean queen-bee roomie at her posh boarding school, the ever-present paparazzi -- and, BTW, her unrequited crushing on Jonas -- Jenna feels superstressed, and finds herself wishing she were a plain old nobody again. Which is why she tries to run away . . . only to get trapped in a scheme to overthrow her uncle, the king!
Suddenly -- seriously? -- Jenna must stop a civil war. When all she really wants is her first kiss!
The charming sequel to THE PRINCESS PLOT!
I did not read the first book in the series, THE PRINCESS PLOT, yet was able to easily follow along with the story. I found the beginning of the book to be a bit slow, and wonder if it is because I was not already connected to the characters. Author Kirsten Boie makes Jenna’s predicaments relatable, particularly her relationship with Jonas. Everyone has felt the way Jenna feels when her heart is broken: “Lovesick. What a silly word for such a terrible, overwhelming pain.” While I wish they communicated more honestly, I liked Jenna and Jonas’ sweet relationship.
It’s difficult not to compare this book to Meg Cabot’s The Princess Diaries. I prefer that series to this one, yet know that fans of princess stories will devour this. I recommend reading THE PRINCESS PLOT before diving into THE PRINCESS TRAP.