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Extraordinary*: The True Story of My Fairygodparent, Who Almost Killed Me, and Certainly Never Made Me a Princess

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Extraordinary*: The True Story of My Fairygodparent, Who Almost Killed Me, and Certainly Never Made Me a Princess
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12+
Release Date
November 08, 2011
ISBN
0385736495
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Jennifer Van Der Berg would like you to know that the book ostensibly written about her—Born to Be Extraordinary by Eileen Codlin—is a bunch of bunk. Yes, she had a fairy godparent mess with her life, but no, she was not made into a princess or given the gift of self-confidence, and she sure as hell didn't get a hot boyfriend out of it.
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Extraordinay: Not your ordinary, everyday fairy tale!
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4.7
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
4.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
With a book market flooded with tales of Vampires and Zombies, Extraordinary* The True Story of My Fairygodparent,Who Almost Killed Me, and Certainly Never Made Me a Princess was a fantastic surprise! Adam Selzer has created a story line with the perfect mixture of humor, suspense, vampires, zombies and even unicorn poop! Nowhere else can you find such a unique combination.
Jennifer Van Der Berg knows all too well how flawed some young adult books can be. These books don’t always tell it the way it is but often tell it the way it should be. She had one of those books written about her life, and she wants to set the record straight. Jennifer just happens to be an ordinary girl who just deals with her anger by smashing things she buys at the dollar store.
Jennifer knows that vampires are not always all that great- she readily admits she was never the one to get into that “I want to be a vampire phase”. Her world involves negotiations with vampire clans, zombies or “post humans”, romance. Extraordinary * uses a little-no a lot of humor while alluding to Shakespeare and The Music Man, making it a clever read for people of all ages.
What I like the most about Adam Selzer’s novel Extraordinary * is that it brings a refreshing look at vampire/zombie genre in a way that any reader would approve of. If you have had enough of zombies and vampires, Selzer takes you on a roller coaster ride of a journey while adding in a little irreverent humor. And if you love the genre, Selzer will make you a fan!

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Excellent Humor
Plot twists that keep you hooked!
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