Constantly funny, splendidly witty: a bull’s-eye.
Sheldon’s latest outing mashes elements of Pretty Woman with The Prince and the Pauper to create a twenty-first-century answer to The Slums of Beverly Hills. … Recommend this to teens who appreciate wry commentary on contemporary life.
Entertaining … Teen girls will enjoy the peek into the life of the rich and famous.
The book’s slightly larger-than-life characters and plot offer some hilarious scenarios as both teens learn a bit about power, greed, compassion, and what they want in life.
This novel will be an easy sell to teens who enjoyed Mean Girls and are looking for light drama.
—School Library Journal
Readers will appreciate the lack of condescension, both in tone and outcome, where even Paloma and Oona’s joining forces against the conniving adults feels neither saccharine nor gratuitously vindictive. Send this one with beach-bound teens for added SoCal feeling—they’ll appreciate it.
—Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books