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Pennyroyal Academy by M.A. Larson
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it was amazing
bookshelves: books-i-got-from-barnesandnoble

Princesses, Witches, Dragons, and Knights, oh my!

A young girl who has no recollection of who she is rescues a young boy named Remington who wants to become a knight from a wicked witch before they travel to a school called Pennyroyal Academy who train young girls to become Princesses of the Shield who fight Witches. Upon meeting some new friends who don her "Evie" (Eh-vie) after the staff calls her Cadet Eleven after she doesn't know her own name due to a memory curse, Evie tries her best to survive at Pennyroyal Academy while fighting a bully and more. Will she succeed? Read on and find out for yourself.

This was a pretty good read. When I first discovered the book, it had a really beautiful cover on it. The book was also written by one of the writers of the animated TV show "My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic" and "My Gym Partner's a Monkey" which was pretty cool as well and found out from an interview he did that he sent this to actress Reese Witherspoon to read. She loved it so much that she wanted to make it a film before this book was even published so there is a film in the works for this book which she is producing and that Lionsgate is doing. If you enjoy stories about princesses, fairy tales, dragons, and more then definitely give Pennyroyal Academy a check out. It's available wherever books are sold and at your local library.
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Reading Progress

November 28, 2014 – Shelved
November 28, 2014 – Shelved as: to-read
November 28, 2014 – Shelved as: books-i-got-from-barnesandnoble
December 16, 2014 – Started Reading
December 16, 2014 –
page 1
0.31% "I'll start this tonight."
December 17, 2014 –
page 12
3.75% "Off to a good start thus far. I hope they tell what the girl's name is."
December 20, 2014 –
page 12
3.75% "I'll get back to this tonight."
December 21, 2014 –
page 77
24.06% "Still pretty good. Evie just became a princess cadet so we'll see what happens next."
December 22, 2014 –
page 77
24.06% "I'll read more tonight. Still enjoying this."
December 22, 2014 –
page 139
43.44%
December 23, 2014 –
page 139
43.44% "I am still enjoying this. Will read more tonight. Listened to an interview online that the author of this book did and he said that before this book was published he got Actress Reese Witherspoon to read it and she is going to make this book a movie and produce it. I thought that was cool. I hope Evie can survive at PennyRoyal Academy and am not sure if its pronounced "Ehvie" or "eevee". I've been just saying "Ehvie""
December 23, 2014 –
page 150
46.88%
December 26, 2014 –
page 209
65.31% "I am 102 pages away from finishing this 312 page book so hope to finish it today. I am on page 210 of 312."
December 26, 2014 –
page 210
65.63%
December 27, 2014 –
page 245
76.56% "Almost done. I will finish this today. am on page 245 of 312."
December 27, 2014 – Finished Reading

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