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All American Girl by Meg Cabot

by Chevy


For the first book I've ever read by Meg Cabot--I was truly impressed and will be reading her others.

The story tells of Sam Madison, who's not really anybody unlike her older sister who's perfect and how she's in love with her sister's boyfriend. Sam is also an artist and one day her sister discovers some drawings she's done of celebrities and then shows them to their parents. So, in result to that, Sam's forced to attend an art class where she's forced to draw what she "Sees" and not what she "Knows." During the class time, Sam meets David.

Well, the nextweek after an embarassment in the art class, Sam decides that she won't go to class one day and ends up saving the president's life...which leads her into becoming the teen ambassador of the UN.

I will not give the story away for it is definitely worth reading...please read this book...definitely will leave you happy and keep you laughing!


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Mon Feb 25, 2008 4:45 pm
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I read Ready Or Not: All American Girl, with no background knowledge of Meg Cabot or her series (so I hadn't read the first one). I read it in about three hours and found it.....a bit blah. I know that sounds stupid coming from a girl that writes YA herself, but I found the book a bit pointless.

The writing itself was good, so I would consider reading a different book of hers, but I wouldn't recommend the one I read.

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Sun Feb 24, 2008 4:35 am
Stockmar says...



Meg Cabbot is my "girly books" author. I love her sooooooooo much.




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Aedomir says...



That sounds good, I've never read it though :-O lol




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Tue Feb 19, 2008 4:12 am
Sam says...



The second book was truly angsty. XD

Yeah. I don't know. They're kind of cute, but it's something that you can get tired of really easily.




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I loved the first book, because it's great for lifting spirits on a rainy afternoon. But the sequel just totally killed me. Not that it was a bad book or anything. but Meg Cabot was supposed to be giving girls an example, seeing as how she's so popular. And then she went and let her 16 year old MC have sex. Yeah, right. I just felt like "Whoa, wait a sec, Sam's supposed to be awesome role model, so you want girls going and having premarital teen sex??" Yeah. Not that I'm like "kill all girls who have sex before marriage", but I've known a lot of people who just regret it so much. If you're not careful, it can ruin your life.

So, first book :great. Sequel: not so much. Great ideas, bad examples




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Thu Aug 16, 2007 10:53 am
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it's great :D
i read that and the second addition, all america girl ready or not.
all of meg cabot's book are awesome, be sure you read them too. :)
especially princess diaries.
and there are some for adults, but it's equally as nice.
i read every boy's got one, and it was seriously funny and interesting.




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Thu Apr 19, 2007 1:28 am
Pushca says...



I liked it. I found it to be exactly like all her other books.




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Sat Apr 14, 2007 5:58 pm
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I thought the book was pretty good. If you like this book, you should check out her Mediator book series as well. Those are awesome.




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Oh and congratulations Supermal on your 50th post.




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I haven't read All American Girl yet but i recommend Princess Diaries, The Guy Next Door, The Mediator and Victoria+The Rogue
If you havent read any of them yet(girls) you have to. I thougt they would be the crappest books in the history of time and that i should read it so i can laugh out loud but it was really good and started the chick flick section of my bookshelf.

Seriously read them




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Sat Apr 09, 2005 10:15 pm
Kylie J says...



I thought All American Girl was really good, but when I tried to read The Princess Diaries, I couldn't get past the first couple pages. I felt like that series really insulted my intelligence!




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Sat Mar 26, 2005 8:44 pm
Rei says...



I just thought the story was stupid. It was poorly written, and I could not force myself to finish it.




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Sat Mar 19, 2005 8:20 am
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I'm gonna borrow All American Girl on Wednesday from my firend (money probs). I read the first two chapters in class and have been dying to read the rest. I just finished reading Teen Idol also from Meg Cabot, but I don't think it's as funny and cool as All American Girl.
Meg Cabot is a great Teen writer.




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I have not read it, but my friend did. She told me what it was all about, and I read the first page or so. Ever since I have wanted to read it. Maybe I'll actually get around to doing so one of these days... Lol




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I liked it. I mean, it wasn't exactly enlightening literature or anything, lol, but it's a cute, funny book. I like the Princess Diaries books too.. they're good in a different way from the movies. But yeah, she's a pretty good writer.




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Tue Feb 15, 2005 2:02 am
nanc21 says...



an excelent book for all ages. i suggest if you like this nook to read all of meg cabbots stuff, it rocks hard core.




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Tue Jan 11, 2005 12:58 am
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Yeah, the Princess Diaries books and movies rock in completely different ways, lol. And All American Girl is my all-time favorite book! I'm so in love with David :D He's just... 8)




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Wed Jan 05, 2005 4:50 pm
Sam says...



Yes, I read and enjoyed that book too...and the Princess Diaries are awesome, even though they aren't anything like the movies. *sigh*




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.ive read her books 2.i like the princess diaries the best.im also starting the 1-800-where-r-you seris




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Mon Jan 03, 2005 10:56 pm
Meshugenah says...



i read this one as well. It was prety good. Not my favorite type of lit, but i read it, and that says loads. :D




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Mon Jan 03, 2005 5:18 pm
nickelpickle says...



I also read this book and I really, really liked it. As a word of advice, her other books were also really good, so do read them:) It was a bit juvenile but i held mmy interest and I got through it really quickly





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