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Fame (In the Cards #2)

3.68  ·  Rating Details ·  134 Ratings  ·  17 Reviews
Do you have what it takes to be a star?Eve thinks she does. But the school musical is not what she has in mind. Eve doesn't do auditions, particularly not for Mr. Courtney, the music teacher, who's not a big fan of hers. However, when the tarot cards reveal that the musical may be the first step to the mega-stardom she dreams of, Eve decides to go for it. A powerful King o ...more
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published January 8th 2008 by Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books (first published 2008)
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Nov 17, 2008 Melinda rated it liked it
Like "Love," I enjoyed Fredericks' next installment in the In the Cards series, "Fame." Unlike other sequels/follow-ups, it did take me a while to get into this on, though, and I think the reason is that the narrator's voice changed from Anna to Eve in this book. Eve's voice, like her personality, is a lot different from Anna's, and it was a little discombobulating at first. Once I got used to the switch, though, it was very interesting to see the same people and school culture from a different ...more
Mar 26, 2010 Margaret rated it it was ok
It was pretty typical. Eve was the type of girl who wanted to be a famous star. She gets the chance to make her dream come true and all that. She's afraid what the cards will show--an award for being an outstanding actress or something as pathetic as shoving pop corn in her mouth while watching a TV show?

It wasn't really, really bad, though. There are some good things about the book. I'm giving it two stars.
Jun 11, 2014 Stacy rated it liked it
I like the way this book continues the story line. I think Eve make the worst decisions based on the cards of all of the three girls. She used them as an excuse not to prepare for school, auditions, anything, and she really messes herself up. I think she grows less through the course of the book than her friend did, but she is learning.
Dayna Smith
Nov 11, 2011 Dayna Smith rated it liked it
The second book of the In The Cards trilogy. Eve has Anna read the cards to see if she will get the lead in the school production of Cabaret. The cards seem to indicate success, but Eve will have to achieve her success at the expense of someone else. Is fame under those circumstances worth it? Are there some prices that are just too high? A tale of teenage desire, meanness, and self sacrifice.
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Jun 30, 2013 Geeta Sharma rated it liked it
This was possibly the hardest one to read of all 3 books- Eve was just a very frustrating character to have to read. I could understand her conquest to become a brilliant star- but she seemed like a bad friend- i felt as if she took advantage of everybody around her because she just wasn't used to hearing the word no and when she does hear it she had a hissy fit.
Oct 19, 2009 Daniela rated it really liked it
This is a great book, becuase there are some people who think they have the fame by some cards but hey really dont... one day a boy started to ask what if we really became famous, so he made a lot of ways to become famous... are they going to become famous or waht is going to happen? ...more
Apr 28, 2011 Emmag. rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I thought this book was just okay. It was slightly cheesy and pretty typical. It was not a bad book or that Mariah Fredericks is a bad author, although I do think it would have been enjoyed more by a younger age group.
Jun 11, 2009 Alissa rated it really liked it
You should really read this book!
Mariah Fredricks is such a good author.
READ IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Feb 01, 2016 Hannah rated it really liked it
I can relate to Eve, I mean, I'm not that obsessive. But, I used to be like that when I was younger. I really like a theatre theme/ scene, so this was a good book to me.
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Mar 07, 2009 Alyssah-Jasmine Merani rated it really liked it
This is such a great book. About a girl who auditions for a play and all this drama is soo good that i cannot tell you guys.

Mar 01, 2009 Bethany rated it really liked it
this was a good book with a great lesson i would recomend this to anyone
another great one but i liked the In the cards : love better...
Nov 09, 2010 Nataliah rated it it was ok
I think its an ok book but i have read better books. I think a person that likes drama would like this book.
Feb 25, 2009 Mollie marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
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Apr 04, 2011 Justine Megan rated it it was amazing
made me cry...
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Feb 12, 2010 Lucy Zheng rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is the book about eve.Eve became a star. Eve and her friend help her be a more to find out.
May 25, 2013 Angela9600 rated it it was amazing
I am glad I got the first one from a library book sale- I am loving this series.
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Mariah Fredericks is the author of the bestselling novel The True Meaning of Cleavage, which Meg Cabot called "Laugh-out-loud funny and way twisted!"

Mariah accepts that cats are her superior in every way and would never dream of insulting one by trying to own it. However, she has been reading tarot cards since she was a teenager, and while she knows that it is lame to believe in fortune-telling, h
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