A thrilling, chilling, romantic read from bestselling author of The Princess Diaries Meg Cabot. It’s not easy being Jinx. Jean Honeychurch hates her boring name (not Jean Marie, or Jeanette, just Jean). What’s worse? Her all-too-appropriate nickname. Grade 7 Up—Jean Honeychurch is so unlucky that even her family calls her Jinx. To escape an unpleasant situation with a boy who refuses to let her end their.

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Jean worried the harm she could bring. Her aunt and uncle welcome her to their Manhattan town house, but her beautiful cousin Tory isn’t so thrilled.

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The beginning starts out slow, but don’t give up on this book. What’s up with Tory and this whole “witch” thing? Jean Honeychurch hates her boring name not Jean Marie, or Jeanette, just.

But this one was too full of venom, spite, and all-around stupidity that I just could not bring myself to finish it. Her cousin, Tory, convinced Jean to join her coven of pretend “witches”. I liked it, but just It was pretty predictable but i still mrg it. I had no idea what she had planned but i knew it would be bad.


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Otherwise this was just a book about a teen in a new school that could have been handled a lot better if megg had been in the hands of say, Sarah Dessen. Especially stealing the doll!

Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Children and Young Adult Literature portal Novels portal. Jean Honeychurch has been unlucky since the day she was born, with her luck only getting worse from there. To escape yet another unfortunate situation involving a stalker I’d never read this one it’s probably the only one I never read but it still transported me back to being Harper Teen; Reprint edition May 12, Language: But I finally gave in and decided to give this another go.

That earned this book an extra star from me. English Choose a language for shopping. Books by Meg Cabot.

How does Torrance’s “coven” resemble a typical mean girl clique? I had fun reading this book, especially the “Prom” or Spring Formal part.

Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. See how we rate. Stay up to date on new reviews. There Jean finds out Tory has changed drastically from her five-year-old self who used to ford creeks and climb trees; now Troy is a little too into boys, likes to mess around with drugs and alcohol and even fancies herself a witch.

But certain elements of the prose were quite annoying. I loved you at ‘I like seals,'” I admitted. I read it for a challenge and wish I hadn’t wasted my time. Newbery Honor-ed tale not for scaredy cats. Some words like “bitch” or “freakin’. User Reviews Parents say Kids say. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Yet another great book from Meg Cabot, as expected! It starts by showing just how unlucky Jinx actually is and how it from that point on it just keeps getting worse for her.


In addition to her adult contemporary fiction, she is the author of the bestselling young adult fiction The Princess Diaries and The Mediator series. The plot didn’t have anything really new to it — girl meets boy, girls crushes on boy, girl gets boy, with a This is the first book I’ve read by Meg Cabot, so I probably started off on the wrong foot with her.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Her continual need to blame herself for everything, her pessimism and utter cluelessness when it comes to Zach, the proverbial gorgeous guy next door, all combine to form a flat one-dimensional character that I have no sympathy for.

But Tory knows something about Jinx and herself, something that Jinx believes is completely dangerous. I’ve had a number of people recommend it, and have a friend who loves it, and maybe if I’d read it when I was younger, I’d have loved it, too, but I was a little underwhelmed. Teen, 15 years old Written by BookAddict October 29, Meike Yes it is a stand alone.

For kids who love fantasy and magic. I hated me, hearing myself described in such a way. You like a fun, quick, easy, lighthearted, clean, youth, romance, with a dash of the supernatural witchy stuff in this case Let’s not get to high and mighty on czbot reviews of sweet little YA romance novels, we know what we’re getting into. It’s easy to read, it This book is simply fun to read.