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Blog Tour {Mini Book Review + Giveaway!} The Princess and the Page by Christina Farley

Welcome to a world where magic spills from the tip of a pen. THE PRINCESS AND THE PAGE is Christina Farley's first middle grade, releasing from Scholastic Press. Make sure you enter the $25 gift card giveaway at the end of this post!

A dark secret lurks in Keira's family. She comes from a long line of Word Weavers who bring their stories to life when they use a magical pen. But Keira's mom is unable to face the truth of the family's history because the Word Weavers have been hunted for generations for their power. And so, she forbids Keira to write. Oblivious to the family's secret ability, and angry at her mom's rule of no fictional writing, Keira discovers her grandma's Word Weaver pen and uses it to write a story for the Girls' World fairy tale contest, believing it will bring her good luck. But when Keira decides to have her fairy tale reflect her family's imperfect life, and has the princess in her story vanquished to a dark tower for eternity, she starts to wonder if anyone ever truly lives happily ever after.

Series: n/a
Source: Sent by the author
Format: paperback
Pages: 224
Genre: Middle Grade action/adventure
Rating: 4 Stars
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Release Date: 28th March 2017

My Review...

Ahh, what can I say...I adored The Princess and the Page! It's been awhile since I've read a middle-grade book and I think it's safe to say that this is just what I needed!

The pages are filled with constant adventure set in a beautiful French castle! Keira isn't your typical twelve year old. Nope, she's a word-weaver, a person with special abilities to make their stories come to life, literally!

While meandering through this book I was reminded of the movie Clue, with the characters aged down of course. 😉 If you're a fan of mystery, action, and plenty of humor then you'll love this story! Not your typical princess book!

My only request is for this to become a series, I'd LOVE another book set in this world!

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Author Bio...

CHRISTINA FARLEY is the author of the bestselling Gilded series. Prior to that, she worked as an international teacher and at a top secret job for Disney where she was known to scatter pixie dust before the sun rose. When not traveling the world or creating imaginary ones, she spends time with her family in Clermont, Florida with her husband and two sons where they are busy preparing for the next World Cup, baking cheesecakes, and raising a pet dragon that's in disguise as a cockatiel. You can visit her online at


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One (1) lucky winner will receive:

$25 gift card to their favorite book vendor. Giveaway open internationally. Enter below or HERE.


  1. I read a middle grade book a few months ago and it was a nice change. This does sound like a really cute book. Thanks for the giveaway!

    1. Oh I'd love to know what you read so I can check it out! I absolutely adored this book! Thanks for stopping by! 😉

  2. Mystery, action, and humor! This book sounds fantastic! I think many of my middle grade readers would love it.

    1. I'm sure that they would! Please do let me know if any of them read it! 😁📘

  3. Thank you so much for being a part of my blog tour! I love your blog!

    1. Thanks much! It means a lot to me that you stopped by! 😁💜

  4. I want to get this for my niece. She would love this. She will be here all summer, and she loves to read.


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