Tuesday, April 27, 2010
When I was growing up I loved big dresses, the kind with HUGE skirts that swish around your ankles. Of course, one of the only times a girl gets to wear such a dress, her wedding, is when I decided not to go the big poufy dress route but the slim, straight skirt way instead. And so, I still crave an occasion when I can wear a Cinderella dress. Which brings me to Kay Cassidy's new book, THE CINDERELLA SOCIETY.
Talk abou fun! Kay's new book takes a modern twist on an age old fairy tale. Check it out:
What a girl to do when the glass slipper fits, but she doesn't want to wear it anymore?
Sixteen year old Jess Parker has always been an outsider. So when she receives an invitation to join The Cinderella Society, a secret society of the most popular girls in school, it's like something out of a fairy tale. Swept up by the Cindys' magical world of makeovers, and catching the eye of her Prince Charming, Jess feels like she's finally found her chance to fit in.
Then the Wickeds--led by Jess's arch-enemy--begin targeting innocent girls in their war against the Cindys, and Jess discovers there's more to being a Cindy than reinventing yourself on the outside. She has unknowingly become part of a centuries-old battle of good vs. evil, and now the Cindys in charge need Jess for a mission that could change everything.
Overwhelmed, Jess wonders if The Cinderella Society made a mistake in choosing her. Is it a coincidence her new boyfriend doesn't want to be seen with her in public? And is this glamorous, secret life even what she wants, or will she risk her own happy ending to live up to the expectations of her new sisters?
Posted by J OConnell at 9:15 AM