Frost at Midnight kDemocratic country which means that I am allowed to express my own opinion even if it is different than yours or yours or his or hers ect Yes you get what I mean In fact I do encourage you to read it so you could make your own opinion and share it usSYNOPSIS SPOILER FREE We have 3 girls that go to the same school and all 3 are the finalists of the Pig Pageant contests that take place in Facebook and it is run by all students that go that school If you have no idea that Pig Pageant is in short it is a cyber bullyingind of game that students do the
up the 3 most ugly and fat girls the school *Awesome Right This Premise Got Me *right This premise got me intrigued I thought oh wow this would be a very deep and heartfelt read and there is diversity and stuff I will get to that point now these 3 girls eventually become friends we have Mireille which is basically the team leader of the 3 Astrid the winner of the contest that has recently moved to the city and Hakima that is Arabic I guess so yeah there is a lot of diversity and this is one of the main reasons why I was expecting so much from this book And they decide to go on the adventure of their life from their town sorry I forgot it too complicated to remember to Paris by bike That would be 7 days of cycling Each one of them has her reasons to go to Paris and these reasons happen to intersect at the same time at the same place in ParisThis is it now I am going to talk about thePOSITIVE THINGS This book is written by the French author Cl mentine Beauvais This book is about France There is diversity Friendship NEGATIVE SECTION BE AWARE OF SPOILERS SO DO NOT READ IF YOU DO NOT WANT TO BE SPOILED Now I don t even Princess Baby, Night-Night know where to begin with At the beginning it was OK there were some funny parts but then it stroke me why the hell is Mireille being such a btch with her mother Like hellooo you are just 15 could you just shut the f up and stop barking back at your mother and asking her why did she sleep with an ugly man like your father Like girl you got some issues and you need a psychologist I get that you are upset and you do not feel alright with your self but what the hell and her mother is just taking it as if it something normal No I AM NOT OK WITH THIS ATTITUDE SORRY FOLKS Another thing I cannot get they literally met on the same goddamn day and have already planned to go to Paris cycling for 7 daysRewinding two of them are nearly 16 and one of them is 14 Are we for real Is this a joke Where are the hidden camsOhh it gets better I promise Hakima s brother who is an ex solder on a wheelchair missing both his legs total respect for those people this is by no means meant to be offensive nor anything in those lines decided to accompany them for the trip and their parents be like oh sure Kader is going with them why not let them go here take these sausages made by Mireille grandparents in one day take this trailer to carry the sausages and the other stuff you might need for the travel oh here is a solar battery to charge the little fridge here is the license to sell foodhelloooo PARENTING LEVEL BELLOW ZERO Guysss I cannot comprehend thiss I just found it to be ridiculous at last and sending wrong messages to younger audience that might read this book It promotes that It is OK to talk back to your parents and treat them like they are your age It is OK to want something and get it your way no matter what It is OK to think of doing something hugee like cycling for 7 days at 15 and you would get attention for it and get someind of revenge to those that have bullied you This are the messages I get from this book I just want to uote a couple of dialogues that got me like WTF You can t go You are not even allowed to sell food You will poison everyoneUhmmm what You daughter might get in some much serious trouble by cycling 7 days alone with 1 girl younger than her and another her age and all you worry is that she will poison someone because she does not have food selling license I jut wanted to throw the books at that moment if had I have the hard copyI am going to wrap it up because I could eep going on all night Over all I gave it 15 stars rounded to 2 only because there was diversity in this book and I appreciated it It was the worst book I have read this year which was really disappointing I hated it but you should read so you could experience it It might not deliver the same emotions it did to me so you might end up liking it which I hope so. Reads they become stars of social media and television With the eyes of the nation upon them the girls find fame friendship and happiness and still have time to consume an enormous amount of food along the wa.
PICK UP THE 3 MOST AND FAT GIRLS
Clémentine Beauvais ç 1 CHARACTERSIved a copy of this
in exchange for an honest review Many thanks to NetGalley Pubishers and authorThis is coming of age YA book about today s world where girls any person are judged by their face size and shape it s about 3 ugly girls facing bullies at school their growing friendship and travel of course I liked tone of the book I was laughing right from the beginning Overall this is intriguing light and easy read FRUn moment sympa une belle pop e et un humour d capant ENI read this book because I suggested it for my class I *To Know What My Students *know what my students about to readI really loved Mireille s it brightened the entire book Because well let s say it the subject is uite heavy Beauty its standards and ugliness These girls are deemed fat lumps if we translate boudins in English That s awful And Mireille s strength is exemplary But clearly she s just hiding what she really feels rejection from about everybody be it her mother her father or students in her class She made my heart ache I wanted to hug her About the story I really liked the idea but I got a bit bored in the middle Really the thing that ept me reading is the style Mireille s way to tell things It was great really I laughed at loud sometimes just with the cat s name Babyboule My I find it so funny Then Mireille s elouence her poetic gushes I loved her relationship with her mom we feel their love even if they don t express it And I really really wanted her to ackowledge Philippe The ending was not at all disappointing uite the opposite in fact I didn t think it would end this way but it was better than what I expected view spoilerMostly I loved the way Philippe is considered Mireille s father because really he is in everything but blood And I already Improbable Destinies: Fate, Chance, and the Future of Evolution knew that Patricia s book would be published But I really believed that Klausnew Mireille was his daughter It surprised me hide spoiler This was a rather random pick for me I was thinking I needed to read books that take place outside the US and what better than a book set in France written by a French author I must say I am very pleased I chose this book I don t understand why you insist on calling yourselves the Three Little Piglettes Mum groans It s a horrible nameWe ll make it beautiful you ll see Or better we ll make it powerfulI have heard people talk about this reclaiming Taking back something that was meant to hurt you and turning it into something empowering That is what Mireille did When she medaled in the Pig Pageant for the third year in a row she banded together with the gold and silver medalists to take back the term piglet and make it into something powerful I was all onboard this girl power trip and loved the message I also really loved Mireille She was witty amusing and a little snarky She loved poking the bear when it came to her mom but when it came down to it she had nothing but love for her In fact she just wanted for her Mireille had a lot of growth during this story and I always expect that in a good YA book Both Astrid and Hikima added to the fun The three could not have been different from each other but I love that this wonderful friendship came from something so awful I also thought it was so sweet the way Astrid and Mireille took on the roles of big sister to Hikima Mireille was not uite as warm and fuzzy as Astrid but she had a heart of gold underneath it all and there were many decisions she made which support this I ind of loved the way Beauvais tied things up at the end She gave a little something to all the main players Mireille Astrid Hikima Kader Mireille s mother and step father I am a sucker for a happy ending and I got that plus a great deal of closure Overall A delightful coming of age road trip which made me laugh and warmed my heart I would like to thank the publisher for the review copy BLOG INSTAGRAM BLOGLOVIN FRIEND ME ON GOODREADS Piglettes was one of the worst books I have read this year and a huge disappointment I can t even This is correct I didn t even wanted to give it 2 stars this was so generous of me I have never had so many issues with a book before and I wanted to like this book it had soo much potential and the premise was so intriguing and good and also the cover looks pretty cute boy have I been so wrong I hated it sorry guys I just did Do not get me wrong the fact that I hated this book does not mean you would not like it too We live in a 21st century and I live in a republic and. It around crying about itWell yes a bit but not for long Climbing aboard their bikes the trio set off on a summer roadtrip to Paris their goal a garden party with the French president As news of their trip sp. I came across Piglettes when I was in the library one day and after a uick read of thebook in exchange for an honest review Many thanks to NetGalley Pubishers and authorThis is
synopsis and discovering that it featured a group of girls going on a bike roadtripand discovering that it featured a group of girls going on a bike roadtrip Paris I *knew I had to read it I visited Paris a few years ago *I had to read it I visited Paris a few years ago and absolutely loved it So I was looking forward to being reminded of the city PlotDuring the
beginning of the book we find out that three young girls Mireille Astrid and Hakima have just been voted the threeof the book we find out that three young girls Mireille Astrid and Hakima have just been voted the three girls in school by their classmates on social media After this the girls come together and decide they want to make a stand and the best way to do this is to attend a national event in Paris and make their voices heard Positives The plot is essentially uite simple which made the book easy to follow and understand The author isn t afraid to discussbring up controversial topics such as online bullying weight periods disability and I really appreciated this I loved the bike roadtrip aspect of the book it was so interesting learning about France and its culture The book focuses on giving a positive message to readers which is that what s inside is important than what you look like on the outside Negatives Although the ending was good it did confuse me a little I m still not entirely sure if the President s partner new exactly who Mireille was ConclusionOverall this was a really fun read that delivered an incredibly important message I feel Piglettes is maybe aimed at slightly younger readers because of the simpler language used but it can still be enjoyed by older readers too The cover the title the story I love this book 3 This book Piglettes in English is what I call a good surprise A really good one I hadn t expected to like this book as much as I didThree girls Mireille Astrid and Hakima find themselves being awarded the Gold Silver and Bron I loved the Sesame Seade series a hilarious and smart middle grade mystery trilogy from Cl mentine Beauvais Piglettes shows us as if we didn t already now that Cl m has a uniue voice in fiction This is her first YA novel translated into English by herself I might add from her 2015 French novel Les Petites Reines Piglettes takes us on an unlikely adventure with three witty uirky and smart protagonists like the ones featured in her younger fiction But now Cl m s used her writing powers to create a YA read that you won t feel like you ve read beforeMireille Astrid and Hakima have been voted the three ugliest girls in their school Awful right If it were me I d hide under my duvet forever but these new friends band together and take matters into their own hands From bullies and bicycles to periods and politicians you never now what to expect next in Piglettes The girls set off slowly on their bikes to Paris with a plan to crash a garden party at the Elysee Palace on 14th July This bonkers adventure attracts interest from the French press and a wave of support on social media leaving you cheering for the PiglettesPiglettes is a light hearted funny romp through France with a serious edge girls you should do what you think is right even if everyone is telling you that you can t I couldn t get enough of the below line which I read over and over I don t understand why you insist on calling yourselves Three Little Piglettes Mum groans It s a horrible name We ll make it beautiful you ll see Or better we ll make it powerful Thank you to the publisher for providing this book for review I also reviewed this book over on Pretty Books Piglettes is an adorable and inspiring novel I would love to share this one with my younger selfMireille is angry that she got bronze on the schools yearly Ugly list For the past two years she s won gold and this year someone took away her 1 spot and now she s in third Marielle nows how to deal with being called names and she doesn t let that affect her But when she confronts the first and second place winners she realizes that they are not as easy going as her The three girls band together and against all odds they plan a b I came across this on BookTube and it looks soooo cute Also I highly recommend the Cook Read Create channel on YouTube Mands aka The Bookish Manicurist aka one of my favorite people ever is one of 3 people I trust implicitly for book reviews and I love that she s vlogging on the regular now I ve already added 3 books based on her June wrap up alone Just FYI the other two books I added are A Cardboard Palace and How to Bee Note I rece. Awarded the Gold Silver and Bronze trotters after a vote by their classmates on Facebook Mireille Astrid and Hakima are officially the three ugliest girls in their school but does that mean they're going to