2017 Reading Challenge

2017 Reading Challenge

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Thursday, July 15, 2010

REVIEW for I Now Pronounce You Someone Else


















Thank you! thank you! Nikole at Scholastic Books for sending me a copy of this book.

TITLE:            I now Pronounce You Someone Else

AUTHOR:      Erin McCahan

GENRE:         YA

RATING:        4 Stars

I was so pleasantly surprised when I started reading I Now Pronounce You Someone Else. This YA novel addresses a very interesting subject - for me anyway!



Imagining what your life "really" should be and then, getting the opportunity to actually live it.


The storyline immediately engaged me - although I have to admit to being a little annoyed, at times, with the main character "Phoebe". Sometimes I just wanted to scream at her - stop your whining - your life is not that difficult. Regardless of this, I loved that "Phoebe", who has always thought she should actually "be" someone else and have a totally different life than the one she has - fall in love and actually gets to see her wish realized. She is now in a loving relationship - which also comes complete with the kind of family she has always believed she should be part of.



However, "Phoebe" slowly starts to realize that maybe her dreams and the thing that she has always wanted so dearly may not actually be everything she thought - in fact, "getting what she wants" may end up not being what she needs at all.



Loved the writing style and the message that this novel contains - be happy with who/what you are and believe that you will always receive everything you need AND NOT everything you want.



I found this book entertaining and I was actually sorry to see it end. Very good read.

3 comments:

Laura Fabiani said...

Love the cover and the premise of the storyline. Nikole is great, isn't she? Thanks for this review.

Emma Michaels said...

I saw that you are a part of the Debut Author Challenge! That is so amazing that you are supporting debut authors and I only recently found out that I am going to be one!!! I wanted to ask if you wouldn’t mind heading over to my blog and giving me your opinion. As a blogger turned author I would really appreciate it and the publisher is still giving out ARCs so you might have a chance at a free copy! Thank you and I hope you will stop by and check out The Thirteenth Chime!

Sincerely,
Emma Michaels
http://EmmaMichaels.Blogspot.com

P.S.- My release date if Friday the 13th (August this year) isn't that crazy?

bermudaonion said...

This sounds like a winner! I think we all need to be reminded to be thankful from time to time.

 
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