Wednesday, July 19, 2017

"Izzy's Popstar Plan" by Alex Marestaing

{Congrats to Diane E. for winning a copy of ‘A Fool and His Monet’! We have emailed you for your address! :) }

About this book:

  Izzy Baxter has big plans—popstar plans.
  Ever since she was six, she’s dreamed of becoming the world’s next singing sensation. Now sixteen, her singing career is on the rise, and she’s been selected to compete on the hit TV show International Popstar Challenge. As Izzy performs in far off locations such as Tokyo and Paris, it seems as if her plans are coming off without a hitch. But God has plans of His own, and Izzy will soon discover that living for Him is “way cooler” than megastar fame.
  Presented like a daily blog, set up like a devotional, and read like a novel—this book will be an instant hit with tween girls. This cutting edge new product will meet girls where they are, and girls will love following Izzy on her incredible adventure. Plus, they’ll get daily spiritual food to equip them on their own incredible adventure with God.”

Series: Book #1 of two.

Spiritual Content- Each day is written like a devotional with talks about God, a Scripture is quoted and discussed, and a prayer; ‘H’s are capital when referring to God; Many mentions of songs about God (Izzy writes songs about God); Mentions of Bibles & Bible reading; Mentions of those in the Bible; Mentions of Christian faiths; Mentions of being baptized; Mentions of churches, pastors, & a youth group; A mention of C.S. Lewis.

Negative Content- Minor cussing including: an ‘idiot’, an ‘oh my gosh’, two ‘stupid’s, two ‘wimp’s, and five ‘dumb’s; Mentions of jealousy, meanness, & tempers; A couple mentions of lying; A couple mentions of throwing up;
*Note: A couple mentions of a goth girl.  

Sexual Content- a barely-above-not-detailed kiss; Many mentions of & Talks about boyfriends, girlfriends, relationships, romance, crushes, dating, dates, & breaking up; Mentions of a kiss & kissing; Mentions of touches (barely-above-not-detailed); Mentions of blushing & a father not wanting his daughter to be alone with guys; A mention of a man looking dreamy.

-Izzy Baxter, age 16
                                         Diary P.O.V. of Izzy
                                                 229 pages

Pre Teens-

New Teens-

Early High School Teens-

Older High School Teens-

My personal Rating-

I wasn’t sure what you expect with this book, but it turned out being cute. Corny at times, but still pretty cute. The web diary/devotional format was an interesting touch.

See y’all on Friday with a new review!

*BFCG may (Read the review to see) recommend this book by this author. It does not mean I recommend all the books by this author.

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