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Magan: The Academy: Game On by Monica Seles and James LaRosa

The Academy: Game On by Monica Seles and James LaRosa Publication: June 4, 2013 Publisher: Bloomsbury USA for Children Pages: 272 Target audience: Young adult Keywords: romance, friendship, tennis, new school Format read: NetGalley eBook from Publisher (Thanks!) Summary: From small town girl to up and coming tennis star at a prestigious school, Maya’s new […]

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April 28, 2013 - 5:53 am

VeganYANerds - I haven’t seen anyone else mention this book but it doesn’t sound like one that will impress most readers. Thanks for reviewing it, Magan

April 24, 2013 - 1:23 pm

Alexa Y. - This book reminds me of a few things: A Cinderella Story, The Princess Diaries and Gossip Girl. I feel like elements from each were fused into the story, which is interesting. I would have preferred to see more about Maya trying to succeed at the Academy in terms of her sport and scholarship, instead of this society game/identity crisis that appears to be happening. Still, that must have been an interesting story!

April 24, 2013 - 1:15 pm

Liviania - I figured I’d just skip this one and now I know I’ll skip it.