Rad Reads

6 classic spring reads

Winter is long gone and the spring sun is starting to shine. What better of a time to hit up your bookstore or local library and pick up a few books to enjoy during the sunshine. Nothing beats lying outside with a nice, cool iced tea and a juicy novel. Don’t you agree? Check out our favorite classics worthy of the sun. 


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    Pop Princess

    By: Rachel Cohn

    What 15-year-old girl wouldn’t want to be a pop star? That’s how Wonder Blake feels when she is offered a recording contract and the chance to leave her difficult family life for the life of a superstar. All seems well, until she realized the famous life isn’t as easy as she thought. Still, she has fun along the road with music, boys, awesome clothes, and a fun tour!


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    The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

    By: Ann Brashares

    Tag along as four life-long friends form a sisterhood when they are about to separate for the summer. Carmen, Tibby, Lena and Bridget find a pair of pants that somehow fit them all, even though their bodies are all different. These pants end up being their connection to each other over the summer as they mail the pants to one another after two weeks of use. Will this pair bring the girls everything they want? Love, family, acceptance and understanding?


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    The Princess Diaries

    By: Meg Cabot

    What would happen if one day you just woke up to find out that you’re a princess of a country? Well, that’s exactly what happened to Mia Thermopolos when all of a sudden her dad tells her that he is the prince of Genovia, making her royalty as well! Mia has to deal with this new information, which will totally change her life considering is currently a high school freshman nobody who is about to become a little less invisible.


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    The Secret Language of Girls

    By: Frances O'Roark Dowell

    Eleven-year-old besties, Kate and Marylin, used to be able to talk to each other about anything and everything. But now it seems as though Marylin finds Kate a bit to babyish. Plus, Kate finds Marylin to be too much of a diva and they aren’t as close as they used to be. While they are both putting up a tough front, they secretly wish they were their normal best friend selves again. Will they be able to find their way back?


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    Ella Enchanted

    By: Gail Carson Levine

    Ella is cursed. This is the classic story of Cinderella, except this version isn’t so classic. There are still the wicked stepsisters and there’s the fairy godmother and prince, but one major thing is added: Ella has been cursed to obey everyone’s orders. She has no choice. If she were told to jump off a bridge, she would have to do it. In order to get out from under this curse before she is killed by it, Ella must find her prince! But will she find him before time runs out?


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    Sucks to be Me: The All-True Confessions of Mina Hamilton, Teen Vampire

    By: Kimberly Pauley

    Mina Hamilton is just like any other 16-year-old girl. She is faced with the decision to choose between staying a human and becoming a vampire like her parents. Hold up, that is sooo not what an average teenager’s life is like! Anyway, Mina goes to normal high school, but she also takes vampire classes. Double the school? That already sounds like torture! Add to it the fact that her parents are pressuring her to become a vampire and she has to deal with her crushes. Life can be tough for a normal girl, but it definitely seems like it’s tougher for this kind of chica.


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by Rachael Ellenbogen | 2/1/2016