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Un amoureux pour Mia (The Princess Diaries #3)

3.75  ·  Rating Details  ·  39,121 Ratings  ·  976 Reviews
Princess Mia may seem like the luckiest girl ever.

But the truth is, Mia spends all her time doing one of three things: preparing for her nerve-wracking entrée into Genovian society, slogging through the congestion unique to Manhattan in December, and avoiding further smooches from her hapless boyfriend, Kenny.

For Mia, being a princess and in love is not the fairy tale it
Broché, 264 pages
Published September 17th 2008 by Hachette Jeunesse (first published December 1st 2001)
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Jessica (priceiswong)
Jun 10, 2015 Jessica (priceiswong) rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: own
Loved it! Man, am I flying through this series or what?
This is a reread for me.. I wanted to reread this series because
1. I love this series and I've never reread them so I thought, hey! why not!
2. A Royal Wedding is coming out in June AND I'M SO EXCITED I CAN'T WAIT!!!

(view spoiler)
Jan 25, 2016 April rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2015
*4.5 STARS*
Chelsea (chelseadolling reads)
Reread 5/2/15: I've been swooning over Michael Moscovitz for a decade, and showing no signs of stopping. Sa-wooooon.
Mayra Sigwalt
Feb 29, 2016 Mayra Sigwalt rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Eu praticamente inspirei esse livro, de tão rápido que eu li. Hahahaah
Gosto da maneira bem lenta e juvenil que a Meg desenvolveu o romance. Eu vejo TANTAS coisas da minha experiência na pré adolescência lendo esses livros. Tantas inseguranças e teimosias. Mas adorei ver a Mia crescendo em cada livro. É definitivamente uma leitura fofa e gostosinha de fazer, mesmo se vc já saiu da pré adolescência faz mto tempo! Hahaha
Emily  (ObsessedReader)
Shannon (leaninglights)
Another adorable addition in the series. Didn't love this one quite as much as the first two, it was a little more boy-focused, but overall still really enjoyed it and am excited to get to Genovia next :)
Norah Una Sumner
My reaction after finishing this one:


I cried a little and squealed a lot .I swear to God,my mom came into my room like:


But I didn't care at all.I was like:


I'm smiling while writing this,something is seriously wrong with me...I'm in love with Michael.If someone told me that I'll be reading The Princess Diaries series again in high school and be more emotional about it than when I was 12 years old,I wouldn't believe him.But it's true.I'm pretty sure that 6 years ago I didn't squeal this much beca
Jun 10, 2011 Melissa rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2011-reads
I know I'm waaaaaay older than the target audience for these books, but I loved this book, even so. As I was reading this I was thinking, "That's exactly like I was in high school." Well, except I wasn't a princess . . . and I grew up in Missouri, not NYC . . . and my mom wasn't married to my algebra teacher . . . and I wasn't so lucky to have the big brother of my best friend ever like me . . . Okay, I guess this book was nothing like me. But, still I could relate to so many of the feelings Mia ...more
Apr 03, 2008 Karina rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: all girls!
Princess in Lve By: Meg Cabot.
Meg Cabot did a really good job with all the princess books, well in my opinion she did. I really enjoyed reading this book. I loved that Mia was confused about love because well really mostly all girls are. Mia wants to find the right boy for her but she dosent know who. She has a boyfriend already but she knows that he's not the one for her, but then on the other hand she is really good friends with Michael Moscovitz aka her bestfriend's brother, anyways she thin
Melissa Veras
Mar 05, 2016 Melissa Veras rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Freaking loved this! My heart is warm and I'm so so happy! Stayed up until 3AM finishing this baby Mia and Michael are officially one of my OTP's! This book was so much better than the second one.

One thing I don't understand is why are the books of this series so short? Is completely unnecessary, as they feel like one big book split into a dozen. Between books 1-3 there is not clear division, and it bothers me because I feel like they pull me off the story for no reason. Hey, at least the book
Howdy YAL
Jan 01, 2015 Howdy YAL rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
To see full binge review of books 1-3 click here.

I shouldn’t love this book as much as I do.

But whatever.

Mia and Michael x’s infinity.

Yes, I’m fangirling.

But you would too with these two.

Okay, to get serious, Princess in Love would’ve been a nice wrap up to the series to be honest. It sort of had that perfect gooey feeling to it. Where you just wanted to wrap yourself up and love it. Even the ending scene was just perfect.

That would be in part becuase the series was originally intended as three
Mar 06, 2008 Lucy rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorite-books
Princess in love...obviously this is a book about a girl, Mia who likes a guy. Mia has a boyfriend which she doesn't really like because she's got a guy in her heart who only thinks of her as a kid. She spends her time becoming a princess, living in genovia, and dealing with a widowed mother who's going out with her algebra teacher. So much crazy things going on with her life, so how's she going to ever be with true love? Recommended to people who wants to find out!
I started Princess in the Middle immediately after finishing A Royal Disaster, and it was the best decision I've made in a while. It starts about a month or so after the events of A Royal Disaster, and Mia is struggling with the realisation that she'll be going to Genovia within the next month and formally announcing herself as heir to throne. As such, she's having even more princess lessons, and is being fitted with formal gowns to wear on her jam-packed tour of Genovia.

She's also in a relation
Oct 23, 2012 Jennifer rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: princess-diaries
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. To view it, click here.
Sara Saif
This takes place an entire month after Princess in Spotlight and covers about 20 days (which barely leaves any room for scrutinizing the lack of character development). *exasperated sigh*
Mia (FINALLY) has a boyfriend but she is not happy because she is in love with her best friend's older brother, Michael. (UNGRATEFUL BRAT)
Whine Chart:
______Boris Pelkowski's mouth breathing.
______Boris Pelkowski's shirt tucking.
______Being a biological sport/gigantic.
(considerably less f
Brooke ♥booklife4life♥
At A Glance

Young Adult; Romance
Love Triangle/Insta Love?: nope.
Cliff Hanger: eh.
Rating: 4 Stars

Score Sheet
All out of ten

Cover: 8
Plot: 8
Characters: 7
World Building: 8
Flow: 8
Series Congruity: 8
Writing: 8
Ending: 7

Total: 7

In Dept

Best Part:
Mia stood up for herself
Worst Part: Lily upset me greatly!
Thoughts Had: Oh snap Lily; Mia let him down easy!; Micheal, what balls!


Continuing the Series:
Recommending: yes

Short Review: Usually i love Lily, but in this book, i felt like she
Ad Astra
Nov 10, 2014 Ad Astra rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
FINALLY! That's all I'll say. I love this series. Wish I had read it when I was younger. But all that awkwardness sure does make me laugh. Ahhh, being a teenager.
Laura W
I may end up repeating some things from my Princess In the Spotlight review but bear with me (or is it bare with me? I never know...)! So once again, Mia is narrating the story from her diary. I really like this choice of format because it really does emphasize Mia's voice.

Once again, I'm not liking Lilly all that much even though she's slightly better in this book simply because Mia doesn't tell her as much so how would she know not to say certain things? Still, she still seems really selfish a
Apr 25, 2013 Abby rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
What can I say about these books, they're so endearing. I wish I had read them when I was younger, but I still find the characters really likeable overall. I feel like they are people that you could meet in real life; they are people that you can root for. I decided to read a few and then review them together if I liked them, and trust me, I loved them. I'm going to go through by the things I like most of this series so far. Also, I always loved the movies when I was a girl (I must have watched ...more
Never did I imagine that a fourteen year old would teach me how to kiss.

The third time is definitely lucky for Princess Amelia Mignonette Grimaldi Thermopolis Renaldo, Crown Princess of Genovia. Well, of course, not at first, since Mia is stuck with a boyfriend she likes but not loves. She's in love with her best friend's older brother, Michael. And she's still struggling with her Algebra.

Meg Cabot's writing is definitely full of life and humor. It actually makes me nostalgic of my high school l
Aug 31, 2010 Brianna rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
"Boris, must you constantly breathe on me?"

Lol, Kenny thought Mia liked Boris. ahahahaha! Then again, Mia thought Jo-C-rox was Michael in the last book. So both of them are equally dense, I suppose. "'What did you get in Algebra?' he asked slowly, as if I were dense. Which, of course, I am. So dense that I never realized how much in love I am with Michael Moscovitz until Judith Gershner came along and swept him right out from under my nose."

Mia's reaction to Michael's computer program was totall
This book was so...nice. The storyline was fairly good and I enjoyed very much what happened throughout the book. Mia is a pretty...annoying voice to read, mainly because she's a fifteen year old girl confused about love... and also because she's the heir of a country. What really made me enjoy the book much more were the final pages. They had me laughing and in some parts, my heart was pounding to see what would happen. It's a great book to read when you just want to read somthing for the fun o ...more
Claire - The Coffeeholic Bookworm
This is, so far, my favorite among Princess Diaries. It has all the ingredients needed for a delectable story. Comedy, a pint of drama, a small doze of action – Lana vs Mia! and an extra dose of romance. Will Michael finally admit her feelings to Mia, or is it the other way around?

Please bear with me for looking or acting a little starry-eyed lately after I’ve started my Princess Diaries collection. I just couldn’t help this grin from showing, I’m actually starting to like Michael for myself ins
Jan 29, 2016 hpboy13 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: best-of-ya
Absolutely hilarious, and a sheer joy to read!

Upon rereading ten years later (at 23 vs 13), it is still delightful. I can now better appreciate a lot of it - the grumbling about NYC during the holidays, the awkwardness when all your friends couple up. This was the first book in the series I read, so it holds a special place in my heart. I also love it because it's the first time Mia takes initiative and does things, instead of just reacting to the chaos swirling around her.
Maria Casey
My favourite so far of the series. Mia is so witty. The Princess Diaries series always makes me laugh....
Jul 21, 2012 Alicia rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I just love that this is a no-brainer kind of a book. I have been a little leery of books in a series and I honestly thought I wouldn't read past the first one just because I didn't want to take the risk. However, they are such fun, quick reads. I keep grabbing the next one and thinking, "just one more."

Down to this one: I LOVE the scene at the end when she finally shows up at the dance. Fantastic. That scene alone gave this book another star.

I find Lilly's protests really funny and so true to
In the midst of a reading slump, so I thought, lets hit the library. I walked away with nothing but trashy books and romance manga and it was like a breath of fresh air! I HAD to re-hit this series because I never actually got to finish reading them! I only ever made it to the fourth book and I have to say, I'm pretty anxious to figure out what happens in books 5-12 (I don't even know how many there are! Agh!)

This is still an adorable continuation of the series and it's so flipping cheesy. I th
Aug 13, 2015 Shinjini rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

Yes, that isn't the most adult response to a book anyone has ever given but this book is just sugar sweet and I guess I was just in the mood for some of the teenage angst that this captures so perfectly. I mean, FINALLY! Mia finally gets what she has been whining about since book 1. A kiss! And the last couple of pages of this book are so good. I actually squealed like an overexcited teenager who gets a love letter for the first time. Or finds out that her celebrity
I liked this book; I didn't particularly love it at a literary level, I didn't connect with Mia's feelings whatsoever, I didn't feel the particular need to follow Mia's story through her perspective and sympathise with her - but I still liked reading it, just for the fun of it and for Meg Cabot's clever wordings.

I've been re-reading this series in preparation for A Royal Wedding, which I want to read but whose other nine preceding books' (or was it ten?) storyline were already decluttered memor
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Librarian note: AKA Jenny Carroll (1-800-Where-R-You series), AKA Patricia Cabot (historical romance novels).

Meg Cabot was born on February 1, 1967, during the Chinese astrological year of the Fire Horse, a notoriously unlucky sign. Fortunately she grew up in Bloomington, Indiana, where few people were aware of the stigma of being a fire horse -- at least until Meg became a teenager, when she flun
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Other Books in the Series

The Princess Diaries (1 - 10 of 11 books)
  • The Princess Diaries (The Princess Diaries, #1)
  • Princess in the Spotlight (The Princess Diaries, #2)
  • Princess in Waiting (The Princess Diaries, #4)
  • Princess in Pink (The Princess Diaries, #5)
  • Princess in Training (The Princess Diaries, #6)
  • Party Princess (The Princess Diaries, #7)
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