The Ugly Stepsister Strikes Back

The Ugly Stepsister Strikes Back Everyone Knows How Those Fairy Tales Go The Princess Gets Beautiful, Nabs Her Prince And Leaves Her Evil Stepsisters In The Dust.But What Happens When You Re The Ugly Stepsister And Your Obnoxiously Perfect Pretty, Smart, And, Worst Of All, Nice Stepsister Is Dating The Charming, Devastatingly Handsome Guy You Ve Had A Thing For Since You Were Nine Quirky, Artistic And Snarky Mattie Lowe Does Not Lead A Charmed Life Her Mother Is Constantly Belittling Her Online The School Mean Girl Has Made It Her Mission To Torment Mattie But Worst Of All Her Stepsister Is The Most Popular Girl In School And Is Dating Mattie S Secret Crush, Jake Kingston.Tired Of Being Left Out And Done With Waiting For Her Own Fairy Godmother To Show Up, Mattie Decides To Change Her Life She Ll Start By Running For Senior Class President Against Jake.Ella Can Keep Her Prince Annoying Mattie S Going To Rule The School.And No One, Not Even A Cute And Suddenly Flirty Jake, Is Going To Stop Her.This Is A New Release Of An Edition Originally Published By Fire Ice Books. I sighed, because that s what unrequited love made you do Sigh with self pityThis was really cute I never thought I could enjoy YA again but this book made a liar out of me This a quick, light, and easy to read Very funny But very YA Yup Shocker, right The Ugly Stepsister Strikes Back, as the title suggest is Cinderella flipped on its head because instead of Cinderella being the heroine, it s actually the ugly step sister who is Mattie Lowe is your quintessential, manga loving, snaI sighed, because that s what unrequited love made you do Sigh with self pityThis was really cute I never thought I could enjoy YA again but this book made a liar out of me This a quick, light, and easy to read Very funny But very YA Yup Shocker, right The Ugly Stepsister Strikes Back, as the title suggest is Cinderella flipped on its head because instead of Cinderella being the heroine, it s actually the ugly step sister who is Mattie Lowe is your quintessential, manga loving, snarky, awkward high school girl who n
I loved this adorable take on the Cinderella story Very clever, very sweet and tons of hilarious dialogue Matilda Mattie, for short feels like a bum compared to her gorgeous, sweet, smart and selfless stepsister, Ella Having been raised together by Mattie s dad since Ella s mom passed away, Ella represents everything Mattie isn t They go to the same prestigious and rich high school, and while Mattie refuses to conform to the popular cro
THE REVIEWWhy this book Seemed like a book for meWhat I thoughtOMG Mattie obsession with Jake had me rolling my eyes constantly, I was seriously embarrassed for her Girl get a life You have major problems The secondhand embarrassment in this book was also too much, I wanted to scream I
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I nearly bailed on this YA romance near the beginning, but I kept reading because someone whose taste often intersects with mine had recommended it So I figured, the heroine won t make the obvious choice view spoiler otherwise smart but low self esteem heroine throws common sense and moral choice out the window when her popular forever crush asks her to do something she knows is wrong hide spoiler and I m glad I did.Mattie has two artists as parents very self involved parents One tries I nearly bailed on this YA romance near the beginning, but I kept reading because someone whose taste often intersects with mine had recommended it So I figured, the heroine won t make the obvious choice view spoiler otherwise smart but low self esteem heroine throws common sense and moral choice out the window when her popular forever crush asks her to do something she knows is wrong hide s
Salad isn t food Salad is what food eats This book is so muchthan I expected The characters are wonderful but definitely not perfect Sometimes I thought they were jerks but they re so alive and multi dimensional I absolutely adore multi dimensional characters Aaaaa.dore I loved everything about this book from the plot delivery to the beautiful and timeless concepts of self acceptance and love But most of all I was enchanted with Mattie She just makes everything so interestingSalad isn t food Salad is what food eats This book is so muchthan I expected The characters are wonderful but definitely not perfect Sometimes I thought they were jerks but they re so alive and multi dimensional I absolutely adore multi dimensional characters Aaaaa.dore I loved everything about this book from the plot delivery to the beautiful and timeless concepts of self acceptance and love But most of all I was enchanted with Mattie She just makes everything so interesting even the predictable bits like a makeover Before I could tell her that she could stop, that I would be just fine with mismatched eyebrows, she already had the wax on my right eyebrow. Ella the Stepsister is Jane Bennett from Pride and Prejudice reincarnate Nuff said Despite Ella s stereotype I really enjoyed her relationship with Mattie In fact, I enjoyed all the relationships, screwed up or not They re pulled off brilliantly Mattie is such a realis
Little did I know that when I first read this book four years ago, Sariah Wilson would become one of my very favorite authors This was the first book of hers I read and I was hooked I m still coming down from my Starstruck high and thought it d be fun to read this one again Besides, I know this newer edition had some bonus material that I really wanted to read For those who know me, I adore Cinderella It s probably my favorite fairy tale and I always enjoy a good modern retelling The titl Little did I know that when I first read this book four years ago, Sariah Wilson would become one of my very favorite authors This was the first book of hers I read and I was hooked I m still coming down from my Starstruck high and thought it d be fun to read this one again Besides, I know this newer edition had some bonus material that I really wanted to read For those who know me, I adore Cinderella It s probably my favorite fairy tale and I always enjoy a good modern retelling The title really caught my eye on this one and I had to give it a try Our main character Mattie is pretty hard on he
5 glorious and shiny stars for laugh out loud fun, humor, wit and causing my emotions to run the gamut This is a book for all you teens out there or parents of teens or anyone who wants to just have fun while reading about some high schoolers Ok, I know what you re thinkingyou re past the high school age and so grateful to be on to greener pastures and happily content Or you re thinking, never again for high school Well I m here to tell you that no matter if high school is a distant memor 5 glorious and shiny stars for laugh out loud fun, humor, wit and causing my emotions to run the gamut This is a book for all you teens out there or parents of teens or anyone who wants to just have fun while reading about some high schoolers Ok, I know what you re thinkingyou re past the high school age and so grateful to be on to greener pastures and happily content Or you re thinking, never again for high school Well I m here to tell you that no matter if high school is a distant memory and not really
3This book made me so happy It reminded me so much of my reading experience with some of the other books I absolutely loved Especially Fat Cat, Sean Griswold s Head and Flipped If you re a fan of any of these books, you re bound to love The Ugly Stepsister Strikes Back.Mattie has been hopelessly in love with Jack Kingston since the age of 9 But before anything could happen between them he started dating her super nice, perfect stepsister Ella Not like she believes that a guy like Jake w 3This book made me so happy It reminded me so much of my reading experience with some of the other books I absolutely loved Especially Fat Cat, Sean Griswold s H
First of all WHY DOES THIS BOOK HAVE A HIGH RATING I want to keep this review short because I m pretty sure this book killed few of my brain cells I.FEEL.ABSOLUTELY.NOTHING It s like I read the book but I couldn t connect with the characters even though the story line wasn t that bad The main character, Mattie Lowe, was insecure, doubtful, with low self esteem And I m sure that this was author s intention of making her seem that way but personally I found it very annoying Oh no, Jake loo First of all WHY DOES THIS BOOK HAVE A HIGH RATING I want to keep this review short because I m pretty sure this book killed few of my brain cells I.FEEL.A