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Ransom My Heart

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

Great, although quite vulgar at times

The book was a true classic and I loved it, but due to the popularity of the Princess Diaries Series amongst really young girls, it is quite risky that it was released with the series as it contains quite vulgar scenes which may not be appropriate for young girls. But o...
The book was a true classic and I loved it, but due to the popularity of the Princess Diaries Series amongst really young girls, it is quite risky that it was released with the series as it contains quite vulgar scenes which may not be appropriate for young girls. But overall, GREAT!!!!!!!!!!!!

posted by 1766353 on August 16, 2009

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4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

Not what you think when you think Princess Mia...unless Mia has turned into a salacious beast...

I teach middle school. This book was sent by our school system to our school's library. The buyer for our system saw "Princess Mia" and made a logical, albeit vastly incorrect, leap that Cabot's book would be a great addition based on the success and readability of th...
I teach middle school. This book was sent by our school system to our school's library. The buyer for our system saw "Princess Mia" and made a logical, albeit vastly incorrect, leap that Cabot's book would be a great addition based on the success and readability of the Princess Diaries. NOTHING could be further from the truth. As an adult, the book is just fine for my eyes. Everything that has been said in previous reviews about characterization and adventure and strong female heroine and romance is absolutely true. BUT THIS IS NOT A BOOK FOR YOUNG ADULTS. Contrary to the marketing that misleads the reader into believing this is a natural extension of the Princess Mia ethos, this book contains graphic sexual detail and innuendo. This book should be in the adult Romance section of any bookstore and never, ever confused with a book that would be appropriate for the masses of girls who fell in love with Princess Mia (at least until they pass an acceptable age---and 13 and 14 ain't it). I was surprised because the book didn't really need the gratuitous, graphic sex to be a good read...the story could stand on its own without it. If you pick up this book thinking it will have the same mildly flirtatious and innocently romantic tone as the Princess Diaries series, you will be shocked and disappointed to find that Princess of Genovia Mia Thermopolis has quite the explicit imagination, as she is credited with the authoring of this book. I applaud that the proceeds go to a worthy cause, but at the same time please be aware this is a book for ADULT AUDIENCES...or at least the more mature, late teens...definitely not your Disney Princess!

posted by jinxminx76 on April 3, 2010

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  • Posted October 1, 2011

    No idea why this is a YA novel

    Well, I tried really hard to like this one, since I liked Princess Diaries, but this was so much worse!! First of all, Finnula is overly brazen, even for a tomboy, at a time when women were docile - there is NO indication whatsoever that she is a female. All the explicit scenes, placed seemingly at random, more than crossed the line b/w YA and a regular Harlequin romance. Even I, an 18 year old, thought it was too much to be called classy. The last straw was the overly predictable and phony battle b/w Hugo and Laroche. Definitely not for teens.

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