Series: Airhead #1
Published by Point on June 1st, 2008
Genres: Contemporary, Friendship, Love & Romance, Young Adult
Source: borrowed from the library
Meg Cabot expands her huge fan base with this slightly darker, more mysterious novel - without losing any of her signature heart and humor.
EM WATTS IS GONE.
Emerson Watts didn’t even want to go to the new SoHo Stark Megastore grand opening. But someone needed to look out for her sister, Frida, whose crush, British heartthrob Gabriel Luna, would be singing and signing autographs there—along with the newly appointed Face of Stark, teen supermodel sensation Nikki Howard.
How was Em to know that disaster would strike, changing her—and life as she’d known it—forever? One bizarre accident later, and Em Watts, always the tomboy, never the party princess, is no longer herself. Literally.
Emerson is what you would consider a geek. If you’re into labels that is. Her life is as normal as can be. Straight As, gaming sessions with her best friend Justin, and constant arguments with her sister, how normal can you be? When accompanying her sister to the grand opening of mega-store Stark, her life ends and her new one begins. Because as soon as she wakes up, she’s in Nikki Howard’s body, the teen supermodel that is the face of Stark industries.
I was looking forward to this trilogy. I love Meg Cabot, and her Princess Diaries series, and also her Mediator series so I knew I had to get this one read. Sadly I was disappointed. This had so much potential. I thought the body transfer story would be worthy of a great read, but I was mistaken. Maybe it’s the fact that I’m older and more critical than normal, but I just wasn’t feeling the story-line. It felt highly unrealistic as to what happens to her and I was hoping for something a lot more creative.
It also doesn’t help when the main character tends to annoy me with her constant whining about makeup and clothes like it’s a concept she can’t understand. I also thought there were way too many boy characters and I get how they all come to be, but I just didn’t think they were necessary.
Good cast of characters.
Stop and go and a little slow.
Nice and it does convey the story.
Interesting enough to hold my attention.
Overall, a cute story but I wanted more!