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Review: Starring Jules #1: Starring Jules (As Herself)

Starring JulesPublisher: Scholastic Press
Author: Beth Ain
Genre: Children/Realistic Fiction/Grades 3 – 5
Series: Starring Jules
Review Source:  NetGalley/Scholastic

★ ☆★ ☆★ – 5 Stars!

Summary: (Goodreads)
Lights! Camera! Action! A hilarious chapter book debut from a fabulous new talent!
Things to Know About Me by Jules Bloom
1. I am a scrambled-eggs-and-chocolate-milk type person.
2. I have an audition for a TV commercial (which would be great if I were a tall-icy-drink type person.)
3. I am in between best friends right now.
4. I am worried that the audition will be a disaster. (See #1 and #3!)
Jules doesn’t want to ruin THE OPPORTUNITY OF A LIFETIME, and she’s willing to turn to anyone for help–even her know-it-all ex-best friend! If only that lovely new girl in class would turn out to be the new best friend of her dreams, maybe, just maybe, Jules will be ready for her close-up…

My Review:
This is such a cute read. It reminds me a lot of my daughter, and I know she will enjoy this series, not only now but later. I love the fact that Jules keeps lists, as even being an adult I keep lists too. I thought this was normal? No?
Starring Jules reminds me of Junie B with a mix of Fancy Nancy. I absolutely adore it.
I loved it when Beth wrote out how the new student sounds with her accent, brilliant! I can not wait for the rest of this series, I mean, who could totally pass up on a sparking, dancy, imagination little girl? Jules even learns words like: pizzazz, snazzy, and improvise. I love adding vocabulary to my daughter’s world, and with this book it is easily done!

About the Author:
A Pennsylvania girl at heart, Beth Ain fell in love with life in New York City, and she loves trying to capture the essence of family life there. Thankfully, she now has the benefits of both city and small-town life, having settled in Port Washington, New York, where she lives very happily with her husband and their two kids.

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Disclosure: I received this book for free from NetGalley/Scholastic Press. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own.

Stacking the Shelves

Stacking the Shelves

Stacking The Shelves, hosted by Tynga’s Reviews,  is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. This means you can include books you buy in physical store or online, books you borrow from friends or the library, review books, gifts and of course ebooks!

For Review: NetGalley/BFB/Author
Starring Jules #1: Starring Jules (As Herself) by Beth Ain
Entangled by Nikki Jefford
Lord, I Give You This Day: 366 Appointments with God by Kay Arthur
Hair Spray, High Heels & Second Hand Smoke by Frank Meyner

Bought/Freebies:
An Offer He Can’t Refuse by Theresa Ragan
Off Sides by Sawyer Bennett

Won/Gifted:
Ten Days of Perfect by Andrea Randall
Snow Angels by James Thompson
The Wisdom of Hair by Kim Boykin
Rush by Maya Banks
Fly Away by Kristin Hannah

Past Week In Review:
With All My Heart by Brian Rock
Pepper Parrot’s Problem with Patience by Carole Roman
Meme: Friday Finds
The Spinsterlicious Life by Eleanore Wells

What are you adding to your shelf this week!? Either comment or leave your link so I can check out your list, too.
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