Don't Judge a Girl By Her Cover by Ally Carter
(Disney, Hardcover, June 2009)
Cammie's junior year hasn't even started and already she's been involved in a kidnapping plot. Macey, Cammie's Gallagher Academy friend, is the daughter of the vice presidential candidate and the target of the kidnapping. When it's time for school to start, Cammie can't concentrate on her studies and Macey is haunted by what happened. To make matters worse, it appears as if Macey is still being threatened so Cammie, Bex, and Liz join the campaign trail to help protect her. Can Cammie "The Chameleon" figure out who is behind the kidnapping in time to save her friend or are there some things too big for even a Gallagher Girl to handle?
I've always been a fan of spy movies and it's quite refreshing to see a series based around girl spies. Cammie is a sidewalk artist--she can blend in with any surrounding, hence the nickname "The Chameleon." Each of her friends have their own special talents and it's fun to what type of situation they will get into next. In this new novel in the series, we really see Cammie growing up, and the book starts to hint at more serious plots to come. Don't Judge a Girl By Her Cover is particularly relevant this year since we just had a presidential election. Ally Carter shows us a different side of the political process, one that is fraught with threats and espionage. Filled with as much humor, friendship, romance, and Gallagher Academy lore as the previous books, Don't Judge a Girl By Her Cover is sure to delight Gallagher Girl fans. Ally offers up classic Gallagher Girl humor and style in this latest installment.
Don't Judge a Girl By Her Cover is the perfect book to bring on summer vacation since it releases in June. In the meantime, check out the first two books in the series, I'd Tell You I Love You, But Then I'd Have to Kill You and Cross My Heart and Hope to Spy. Visit Ally's blog to learn more about Cammie and her friends. Aren't the covers and titles for this series so much fun? I seriously want to be a Gallagher Girl.