Don't Judge a Girl by Her Cover (Gallagher Girls, #3)
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Don't Judge a Girl by Her Cover (Gallagher Girls #3)

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When Cammie "The Chameleon" Morgan visits her roommate Macey in Boston, she thinks she's in for an exciting end to her summer break. After all, she's there to watch Macey's father accept the nomination for vice president of the United States. But when you go to the world's best school (for spies), "exciting" and "deadly" are never far apart. Cammie and Macey soon find them...more
Hardcover, 263 pages
Published May 11th 2010 by Turtleback Books (first published June 9th 2009)
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Tricia
Jan 01, 2010 Tricia rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: action/adventure/romance people
Ally Carter is a great writer and this book just proves it. She weaves in the new mysteries and includes some old ones too, just to tie all of the books together. Once it comes down to the final showdown, I wouldn't be surprised to see all of the characters (spies or not) included in the battle. This series is fantastic, and I definitely recomend this book
Y
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Fari
Full review to come! :)

It is extremely, extremely rare for me to call a book badass and adorable at the same time and to mean it. Ladies and gentlemen, this is one of those times. This book was so cute I can't even tell you but the whole spy aspect of it was incredibly cool and a blast to read about. Full of twists and turns I didn't see coming and a lot of sweet and funny moments as well as cool fighting scenes. More than once I was asking myself how on earth Ally Carter thought of all this bad...more
Nikki
I finished the galley for this book last week and I really enjoyed it. I think each book could have more in it though. I'm not sure what I mean about more, but the books are spread out too far and are too forgettable that if there was more to it, I wouldn't have to spend the first few chapters trying to remember what happened in the last book. Maybe it needs more action or more missions or something. That being said, I always enjoy the books when I am reading them and this one is no different. I...more
Briana
Jan 06, 2009 Briana marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
I hope I can wait for this book to come out. I am sooooooooooo excited! Ally Carter is a great writer, and everyone should read the Gallagher Girls series.
Laura Gardner
Cammie Morgan is back in her most exciting adventure yet. Roommate Macey McHenry's father is running for vice-president and Macey is a target. After an incident on the campaign trail when Cammie and Macey barely manage to escape an attack on their lives, a new operative is brought to Gallagher Girls Academy to watch out for Macey. Cammie, Liz and Bex are told not to worry, but when have they ever followed the rules before? And why does Cammie keep seeing Zach in strange places? Does he still lik...more
Sammee (I Want to Read That)
I really look forward to new books in this series. I'm a bit addicted to them if I'm honest and this was another fun installment.

When Cammie visits her friend Macey in Boston things don't exactly go to plan. Unless the plan was being ambushed! Or finding themselves part of an attempted kidnap they barely manage to escape. Desperately wanting to help keep their friend safe, Cammie, Liz and Bex use their spy skills to find the truth...

I really like how the author manages to give us a completely di...more
Stephanie
I swear, this series gets better and better. So I definitely wasn't disappointed with Don't Judge A Girl By Her Cover.

The plot gets more interesting and it definitely has more action. I mean, a kidnapping attempt on the daughter of the governor, soon-to-be, VP of the US? Yea, action packed novel for sure. And not only is there an kidnapping attempt, who are the people behind it? And who exactly are they trying to kidnap?

The characters are definitely more well-defined. Cammie seems to be a lot mo...more
Sally Chen
Cammie has been through a lot of boy problems (technically 2) and is now in her junior year at the school for Gallagher Girls. Now she and her friend Marcey are in danger.

The 3rd book was more interesting then the last two, but it is still frustrating to read. Knowing that's Cammie's personality and that's how she narrates, it still bothers me how she thinks she is all that. There were also a lot of confusions because of the lack of details. One point she may be describing the fight but I could...more
Skye
This review is also posted on my blog, In The Good Books.

When Cammie visits her roommate and friend, Macey, in Boston, where her father's being nominated for vice president, she expects an exciting end to summer break. Excitement she gets, when she and Macey find themselves in a kidnapper's plot.

Luckily, escaping is just one the things they do best, as students of the Gallagher Academy For Exceptional Young Women - a spy school in disguise. But soon they find out that it isn't over yet, and as m...more
Lisa
Are there really schools out there that teach you espionage? If so, where can I apply? The whole idea behind Gallegher Academy is amazing. It is a boarding school that teaches young women how to be the deadliest spies in the world. Sure it would suck not having boys at your school, but I think I'd get over it after learning how to decapitate a man with a nail file. (Ok yuck, I could never do that...I'd make a horrible spy.)

In this third novel of the series we get to see a little bit more of Mace...more
Bry
My favorite in the series thus far. This installment has Macey's father running as Vice President of the US and Cammie, Liz, and Bex tagging along on her security detail after a near kidnapping just before the school year.

This book definitely see's the girls grow up in terms of innocence. For being future members of the CIA they seemed too Disney in the other books. This one shows them that being a spy isn't all about cool disguises and fun gadgets.

The plot is pretty intense (for this series)...more
Sarah
*Potential spoilers for books 1 and 2 in the series*

I've been hooked on this contemporary, but not really realistic, series about Cammie and her friends at the Gallagher Academy, a school for future spies. Before I started this series, I had read Ally Carter's Heist Society and really enjoyed that book as well. While the Gallagher Girls books appeal more to perhaps a younger audience than Heist Society, the books are still fun and easy reads and I didn't feel like they were immature, which is ho...more
Jessica
I thought the first two Gallagher Girls books (I'd Tell You I Love You But Then I'd Have to Kill You and Cross My Heart and Hope to Spy) were a lot of fun, but this one didn't quite live up. The first two were primarily driven by romantic-interest storylines, and I think in the end that's what made them work - the fun of the book was seeing the struggle of trying to balance being a supergenius student at an elite spy school for girls and being a teenage girl who's trying to figure out her way ar...more
Jessica
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Negar
وایییییییییییی خدا چقدر خندیدم =))
این یکی حتی بهتر از قبلی بود :)) من دیشب توی تخت تمومش کردم :-" :))
قووووووووووول می دم تا این امتحان حسابان رو ندادم دیگه نخونم! تا شنبه! قول قول :| :-"
+ خطر اسپویل :))

اول اینکه اسمش بسیار کیوت بود :)
خاله ابی :)) طبق قانون کلی، از اینجور آدما بدم میاد :-"
جو سولومون رو بوسید =)) پنجاه و هشت ثانیه =))
وای خدا =))

زک کیست آیا؟ :)
من دوست دارم زک را :(
نکنه اینا یه سری پسر باشن بر علیه دختر؟
نکنه زک هم باهاشون باشه؟
“I'm someone who doesn't have anything to lose.”
آه خدا...more
Kendra
When I read YA I usually do it unthinkingly, by which I mean I read YA like I would read any other book for which I am the target audience. The Gallagher Girls series is one of those things, though, where I am constantly made aware of the fact that I am absolutely not the target audience. From a bookselling perspective, I'd definitely recommend these to a young reader making the transition from MG to teen; the series may get darker later on, but as of book three the series is pretty sanitized, e...more
Ashley Conte
The book "Don't Judge a Girl by Her Cover" by Ally Carter is about a girl named Morgan (a.k.a) "The Chameleon" visiting her friend Macy and how they are in for a real surprise when someone is out to get Macy. They don't go to an average school, they go to a spy school.
I loved the book because it was a mystery and it left you questioning, which made you want to keep going. Every page I turned drew me in. The intended audience is for people who like a great mystery because it includes spys and...more
Tiffany who finally decided to change her name
Ha, ha! This book is hardCOVER and it's Don't Judge a girl by Her COVER!
Peace Love and Reviews
Let's face it, the moment Macey stepped out of that shiny black limousine when we first met her in I'd tell you I love you but I have to kill you. We were all expecting that her political background will be a good plot to write a kidnapping story. When's a better time to do it? Election day of course. And that's is how it all started.

Cammie accepted Macey's invitation to go to her while she is attending the campaign for her Senator father. A detour via elevator to the roof top had them faced to...more
Yolanda Sfetsos
This is the third book in the very awesome Gallagher Girls series.

Cammie's almost ready to start her junior year at the Gallagher Academy for Exceptional Young Women, but first she's meeting one of her best friends, Macey, in Boston. Macey's father, Senator McHenry, is at a national political convention to accept the vice presidential nomination, so Macey has to make an appearance with her parents. And Cammie finds herself being escorted by Secret Service agents watching Macey and her family.

Ju...more
Sarah
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Lily
* Hardcover: 272 pages
* Publisher: Hyperion Books; 1st edition (June 9, 2009)
* ISBN-10: 1423116380
* Author: Ally Carter
* Cover art: I like it.
* Over all rating: **** out of 5 stars
* Obtained: My local library

Don't Judge a girl by her cover by Ally Carter

Reviewed by Moirae the fates book reviews.



When Cammie "The Chameleon" Morgan visits her roommate Macey in Boston, she thinks she's in for an exciting end to her summer break. After all, she's there to watch Macey's father accept the nomina...more
Charlotte Phillips
I am so glad that I decided to contine with this series and to read on, because it seems to me that as the series progresses, it becomes stronger, better, more advanced with drama and adrenaline. I love the way that the author develops her sense of mystery when it comes to the characters within her book, because it means you are left never really know what has occured, why, how, when or what. your left just pondering on and on, turning the page over and over again. There just seemed to be a whol...more
Sara
Aug 12, 2009 Sara rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Fans of the Gallagher Girls series
Shelves: 2009, young-adult
4.5 stars. I think this is my favorite book in the Gallagher Girls series so far - the stakes are higher, the action is more "real", and the characters have already been introduced so they now seem comfortable and read smoothly. Over summer, Cam takes a break from her school for female spies-in-training and visits her friend Macey, whose dad is running for Vice President. They make a wrong turn, narrowly foil a kidnapping plot, and even after they return to school in the fall, the two can't shak...more
PurplyCookie
Carter brings her popular Gallagher Series to a whole new level of spying and excitement when Cammie Morgan almost gets kidnapped along with her roommate Macey McHenry as Macey's dad campaigns to be the next Vice President. Finding herself in real danger, Cammie knows it's not just a test being pulled by her teachers. When they get back to school, Cammie's Aunt Abby, who she hasn't seen for a long time, is there on duty as a Secret Service agent to protect Macey.

And yes, there are boys, includi...more
Kelsey
It has been a few years since I last read one of the Gallagher Girls books and I was worried I might be a bit lost. But I didn’t need to have worried, because I soon was caught up in the story and everything came flooding back. The action was heated up and there were even more secrets, plot twists, and thrilling clues in Don’t Judge A Girl By Her Cover. The title was definitely a perfect fit for this story as Cammie, Bex, Liz, and Macey face a lot of new challenges and their different “covers” a...more
Princess Bookie
My Thoughts: We are once again introduced to the girls and their adventures! Except this time, there is real danger! They are not so much learning now, they are actually helping their friend out! Macey is in real trouble! Someone wants to hurt her and will do anything to achieve this goal!
I don't want to give too many spoilers for this one! You just need to read it if you haven't. Read the other two first! So, what is the symbol Cammie knows she has seen before? Why does someone want to hurt Mac...more
diana (chaotic reader)
This series just keeps getting better and better.
Don't Judge a Girl by her Cover presents a more exciting and twisty plot than the first two books. It is also what I'd like to call "kind of Macey's book". Macey is actually one of the characters that we didn't really get to know. I love that in this book we see a lot more side to her and get a feel of the life she has outside of the walls of the Gallagher Academy. Macey grew in me in this book. She's a total kickass and her boy advice would never...more
Rita Webb
Author Ally Carter really turned up the heat in this story. In the first and second books, the adventures were amusimg, but the spy-in-training Cammie was never in any real danger.

However, within the first opening scenes of this 3rd book, a terrorist organization attempts to kidnap Macey, one of Cammie's best friends. Since Macey's father is running for vice-president, Macey is surrounded by secret service agents, and yet it was only Cammie who saved her friend and got her off the hotel roof bef...more
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