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Estelle: The Princesses of Iowa by M. Molly Backes

The Princesses of Iowa by M. Molly Backes Publisher: Candlewick Upcoming Release Date: May 8, 2012 Pages: 464 pages Format: eBook from NetGalley Summary: After pretty, popular, and rich girl Paige is involved in a drunken car accident with her friends, her mom ships her off to Paris to smooth over her daughter’s (and her family’s) reputation. When […]

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December 20, 2012 - 9:03 am

Estelle: 2012 End of the Year Survey (Yay!) - […] Stealing Parker by Miranda Kennealy Endangered by Eliot Schrefer Graffiti Moon by Cath Crowley Princesses of Iowa by M. Molly […]

October 12, 2012 - 9:01 am

Young Adult Review: Send Me a Sign by Tiffany Schmidt - […] quite a few books recently with main characters who were popular, rich, smart, and beautiful. (See: The Princesses of Iowa and All You Never Wanted.)  I could have easily not connected with them because they were so […]

July 10, 2012 - 12:30 am

Top Ten Tuesday: Underrated Books That Have Flown Under the Radar - […] E absolutely could not put this title down. E was thoroughly surprised by the multi-dimensional storyline and the fact that an author could make me sympathize with a poor little rich girl. The joys of writing shoot from every direction in this book and there are so many moments to treasure, as well as so many that are difficult to experience. What are you waiting for? goodreads / amazon / E’s review […]

May 29, 2012 - 7:01 am

Our Half Year Report + a Summer Giveaway - […]  The Princesses of Iowa by Molly Backes […]

May 5, 2012 - 7:02 am

May 2012 Young Adult Book Releases - […] Princesses of Iowa by M. Molly Backes Publisher: Candlewick Press Release Date: May 8, 2012 Estelle’s Review Goodreads | Amazon Paige Sheridan has the perfect life. She’s pretty, rich, and popular, and […]

April 10, 2012 - 8:00 am

Top Ten Books That Were Totally Deceiving - […] I’m sure you noticed from my review, I absolutely loved this book. Loved loved. But I was so surprised by how deep this story actually […]

March 4, 2012 - 9:23 am

In My Mailbox Meme: Rather Be Reading Blog (Estelle) - […] The Princesses of Iowa by M. Molly Backes Magan: Fever by Lauren DeStefano M + E: The Book Report: The Probability of Miracles by Wendy […]

February 27, 2012 - 2:57 pm

VeganYANerds - It’s great when an author can get you to relate to a character you’d normally think you have nothing in common with. I haven’t read anything by Molly but I would definitely like to read this!

February 27, 2012 - 1:36 pm

theplussideofme - I’ll have to check this book out. I’m always interested in texts that I can possibly recommend to my (potential) high school students. I’m a little fearful though, since my best friend died in a drunk driving accident at the age of 15 (which in turn split our friend group up into divides that still exist). I suppose some of the most triggering reads are the most powerful. Perhaps it will be a cathartic process.

February 27, 2012 - 11:43 am

Anna - AHHHHHHH! I love love love Molly so I’m so happy to see you enjoyed Princesses of Iowa. She’s MY writing teacher, so perhaps I’m biased, but I think she’s brilliant.