Ready or Not: Book summary and reviews of Ready or Not by Meg Cabot

Ready or Not

An All-American Girl Novel

by Meg Cabot

Ready or Not
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  • Published in USA  Jul 2005
    256 pages
    Genre: Novels

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Ages 12+.
Top ten things Samantha Madison isn't ready for:
10. Spending Thanksgiving at Camp David
9. With her boyfriend, the president's son
8. Who appears to want to take their relationship to the Next Level
7. Which Sam inadvertently and shockingly announces live on MTV
6. While appearing to support the president's dubious policies on families, morals, and yes, sex
5. Juggling her new after-school job at Potomac Video
4. Even though she already has a job as teen ambassador to the UN (that she doesn't get paid for)
3. Riding the Metro and getting accosted because she's "the redheaded girl who saved the president's life," in spite of her new, semi-permanent Midnight Ebony tresses
2. Experiencing total role reversal with her popular sister Lucy, who for once can't get the guy she wants and the number-one thing Sam isn't ready for?
1. Finding out the hard way that in art class, "life drawing" means "naked people."

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"Lots of heart and humor here, and despite all the talk of sex, no real details, though this may still prove to be a controversial title in some regions." - KLIATT

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This book has an okay story line. The part about sex at camp David and Sam's talks with her sister about it was very inappropriate especially for the ages the book shows. A twelve year old should never read this nor should anyone under 15. The book was ruined with all of the inappropriate things. It could have been a great book but my opinion is that premarital to sex is not okay. Do not buy this book!

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Meg Cabot Author Biography

Meg Cabot is the #1 New York Times best-selling author of The Princess Diaries (which was made into two Walt Disney movies, published in over 40 countries and voted as one of England's 100 best-loved novels), the Airhead trilogy, The Mediator Series, 1-800-WHERE-R-U series (which was the basis for a TV series called Missing), and Allie Finkle's Rules for Girls. She's sold over 15 million books worldwide and has received the Romantic Times Reviewers Choice Award and the American Library Association's Top Ten Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers. Meg donated all of her proceeds from the Princess Diaries companion novel, Ransom My Heart, to Greenpeace.

She divides her time between Key West, Indiana, and New York City with various cats and her husband.

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Meg Cabot: Cabot rhymes with habit - cabit

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