El s story A fun ride four stars Lily s scored a rare audition to get into the London Drama Academy the school of her reams but there are a few problems she s only there on probation for one term her Your Beautiful Mind (Mindful Drinking Book 2) dad wants her to uit acting to learn the family business and everyone thinks she s there just because she s a rich bitch not because she s talented and someone in particularoesn t want her there and is out to sabotage her every move Oh and there s a cute mysterious boy with mysterious secrets who mysteriously is Culture Moves drawn to her and talks about mysterious things all teenagers talk about like the meaning ofesire because he s like so totally Message in a Bottle: The Making of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome deep and mysteriousI ve always liked boarding school stories but The Rapunzel Dilemma made me realise how much I love performing school stories as well In Adi Rule s Strange Sweet Song Rule made up an entire opera for the school to perform In The Rapunzel Dilemma Jennifer Kloester falls back on something that reuires much less work and picks a play in the publicomain A Midsummer Night s Dream by William Shakespeare I id however love the references to classic school plays like The Crucible However I actually id attend a performing arts school and I actually was in A Midsummer Night s Dream and almost nothing the teachers taught the students resembled anything at all I might recognise from my Introduction To Combinatorial Algorithms And Boolean Functions days learning the craft The teachers kept banging on about the students having to I received an e copy of The Rapunzel Dilemma by Jennifer Kloester from Penguin Australia in exchange for a review this is no way has influenced my thoughts about what I have readI really relished in reading The Ra The Rapunzel Dilemma A companion novel to The Cinderella Moment and my first Jennifer Kloester book Unfortunately I was a littleisappointedI found the novel to just be ok There was nothing to really scream home aboutI found most of the characters to be way underdeveloped Lily came across as spoilt childish and frustrating Where I should have started liking her as the story went along I instead found her annoying and grew to Computer Algorithms C++: C++ and Pseudocode Versions dislike her and I had very non feelings towards Ronan For most of the novel he was made out as this very mysterious character All his back story was revealed at once and I just couldn t really sympathise with him I also felt that there wasn t a huge amount of chemistry between Lily and RonanTheialogue itself came across as stilted and occasionally repetitive in that characters would find out something we Plan Colombia d read about it and then they reiterate the Biologically Inspired Algorithms for Financial Modelling (Natural Computing Series) discovery to another character I also found the plot mildly predictableThere were howeverefinitely moments that were endearing I m looking at you Dover scene The school itself looked fascinating and I feel like you could tell that the author Obumselu on African Literature definitely put in a lot of researchWhile Iidn t enjoy the novel I o see it as being really popular with a younger audience 2 stars This review will appear on my blog terre rit a fleurs It will also appear on Book Nerd Reviews This review appears on Happy Indulgence Check it out for reviews The Rapunzel Dilemma is a fresh modern retelling of Rapunzel featuring an aspiring actress at the London Drama AcademyFrom rehearsals of Shakespeare to being taught by a famous actress to classes featuring movement the book gives us a
fine appreciation of the Arts Lily e Tourney is extremely etermined to be an actress and tries her appreciation of the Arts Lily e Tourney is extremely Distributed Systems determined to be an actress and tries her at succeeding at the Academy but she s picked on by the popular girls in school and is critiued harshly by her acting teacher Having Lily find solace in the Academy seserted towers was an interesting twist to the fairy tale with the mysterious art student Ronan posing as the Prince who saves herUnfortunately Lily and I just Teaching: Education and Academics at the turn of the century. did not get along She s a sheltered rich girl who constantly whines about the obstacles she faced and I just found it really hard to connect to someone who had everything handed to them with a silver platter yet still found things to complain about Once she was out in the real world she couldn t seem to cope and needed others to save her and get her out of situations She is uite a meek and passive character and even Ronan has to tell her off at times With his help the intention is to have Lilyevelop into a stronger woman by the end of the novel but I never really saw this happening as her rich family pretty much gives her everything she wants no matter whatFurther Glitterwings Academy: Midnight Feast No. 2 demonstrating her weakness is how her father puts the expectation on her to continue the family business sacrificing herream of acting He also says he can t tell her best friend and half sister *Angel who would give up her ream for Lily I just found his imposing behaviour to be extremely *who would give up her ream for Lily I just found his imposing behaviour to be extremely on Lily especially knowing she wasn t going to stand up for herself at all Instead of putting her foot Stoan (Mated to the Alien, down she just goes along with it andoesn t tell Angel anything at all even after she encounters many problems at the Academy I just Las Hermanas: Chicana/Latina Religious-Political Activism in the U. S. Catholic Church didn t agree with theecisions she made throughout the bookThe romance with Ronan was sweet enough although I Double Action Deputy (Cardwell Ranch: Montana Legacy Book 4) didn t see what he saw in Lily especially since she was soifferent to him Her serves as her support but we are barely given anything about Ronan until later in the bookI The Alien Corn (The Canadians didn t realise this was the companion novel to the Cinderella Moment until afterwards but Ion t think I missed a lot as I believe Lily s story is standaloneWhile written well The Rapunzel Dilemma featured a character who I failed to connect with Academia Nuts due to her sheltered lifestyle and passive attitude to everything It was an interesting fresh and modern twist to the fairytale and I enjoyed therama elements on the story but I just African Literature don t think it was for me I received a review copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review 35 starsWe first met Lily in The Cinderella Moment which I absolutely loved I enjoyed Lily s character in it and was eager to read her POV in this oneLily loves acting and has gotten a second chance at an audition at the London Drama Academy something that never happens Lily gets in to the contempt of the other students She struggles to fit in and find friends for the first time in her life She is a rich girl who has always been popular and gotten what she wanted and is therefore naive to what it s like in the real world for other people She get. Go her wayIt's not just the other students who are making lifeifficult Lily's got a secret she's not sure how to handle but she finds that a room in one of the Academy's eserted towers makes a perfect refuge Lily can't stay. .
It s a lovely cute story It was funny in some parts well I id get annoyed in the bookI still LOVE the story It s a must read Plus I own the people so my friends you Afghani and 'AbduhAn Essay on Religious Unbelief and Political Activism in Modern Islam don t hav it in yuor lovely library just ask and I ll let you borrow it from my hundreds of booksHave a lovelyay Growing up in wealth and privilege Lily Rehab Doesnt Work - Ibogaine Does de Tourney has had it easy her whole life She s never wanted for anything and has always been able to achieve what she wanted Now what she wants is to become an actress and she has a chance to audition for the London Drama Academyespite the fact that she had to run out early on the summer program she took recentlyAlthough Lily ITS NOT YOUR FAULT does get accepted it seems her reputation has preceded her and the other students are resentful of her second chance and hardly what you call welcoming This is Lily s only chance to live her Unfinished Puzzle dream however so she setermined to put her head Data Analytics down and not let the lack of friendliness from her room mates bother her She needs everything to go perfectly but it seems like things are just getting worse She sistracted in her classes and keeps messing up earning herself criticism from her idol The pranks on her escalate becoming so serious that Lily knows if they take it to the head of the college she would be kicked out in The Mystery of Risk disgrace She needs to try and find out just who is staging this vendetta against herThe only bright spot is the mysterious Ronan Carver a student at the art school adjoining therama academy They re from very Alchemy Arts different walks of life but Lily iseeply intrigued by him He might just be the only friend she has if they can both navigate their Yo salí del abismo differences and other people s reactions to themThe Rapunzel Dilemma is the companion novel to The Cinderella Moment this one focusing on Lily who so cunningly convinced Angel to go to Paris in her place so that she could go to arama school in London The Rapunzel Dilemma picks up not long after The Cinderella Moment leaves off with Lily The Life of Kitty Storm doing her audition to be accepted into to London Drama Academy as a student Angel is busy working for Vidal learning fashionesign and Lily is in London not only with the pressure of having to audition but also harbouring a terrible secret something that is weighing on herTo be honest I found myself a bit bothered by Lily s secret She s manipulated in this book by her aristocratic grandmother who wants her to join some Debutante Club whilst she s in London so that she can acuire some polish and also by her father who really puts her in the most horrid situation I was kind of uestioning to myself how this was something that could be forced for most of the book other than by parental guilt and Aliens Bride Book disappointment the thought of which was pretty horribleI enjoyed a lot of therama stuff at the academy learning about the classes that Lily was undertaking which were far intensive and varied than I realised I ve read books with people performing theatre before but not whilst they re learning the craft at an academy so that was really interesting to learn about The story with her being targeted because the students she had been given preferential treatment because her father is extremely wealthy not an entirely unfounded belief either was relatively predictable but I think the perpetrator was notI liked the introduction of Ronan and I think his first few interactions with Lily were really fun and exciting but I have to admit my interest in them tapered off a bit after that Once she knew
he was and they began hanging out as such mystery kind of collapsed and there idn t seem to be a huge amount of chemistry I never really got the feels with them as a couple I think I liked them both much separately than together Ronan s back
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Story Was A Good Mystery And Definitely Not What I was a good mystery and efinitely not what I expecting and I liked the contrast between his upbringing and Lily s I think I Connecting in College d have liked a bit information about his school as well They all seemed like a lot of funI found Lily uite a passive character for most of this book I actually would ve *thought she be proactive at trying to find out who was framing *she Feminism and the Women's Movement Dynamics of Change in Social Movement Ideology and Activism Perspectives on Gender d be proactive at trying to find out who was framing and why Instead mostly what sheoes is just kind of complain about it and hide from people Also perhaps this is just because I m older but part of this can be seen coming from a mile away and Lily just BWWM (Interracial African American Billionaire Baby Romance Marriage Urban) 2 (Interracial African American Billionaire Baby Romance Marriage Urban) 2: Billionaires Secret Baby (BWWM Interracial African American Romance Urban Baby Romance Short Stories) does not get it Not even after she stumbles upon something that a she shouldn t have seen and is b highly suspicious She just kind of files it away in a box and forgets about it until everything has pretty much all come out already at the end I alsoidn t find this book s tie in to the fairytale in the name anywhere near as believable as it was in the previous book unfortunatelyThe Rapunzel Dilemma is okay I liked it enough but I could see that for me there just wasn t uite enough The Passport That Does Not Pass Ports depth to the characters and the story was a little flimsy Parts of it were really promising but others justidn t really work for me I think the basics were there but in the end it perhaps wasn t overly the sort of story I could fall in love with A kind of seuel to this author s other YA book The Cinderella moment As with that book I greatly enjoyed this one however having Lily as the main character was a little tiresome Yes she grew on me but she is spoiled and a little vain She grows out of that by the end of the book though so that s somethingAs with the first book the author knows her stuff or at least far than I the reader She throws in The Arcav Princes Captive (Arcav Alien Invasion, designer names plays and actors painters etc without pause It added to the reality of the book and added interest pointsI love all the other characters and grew especially fond of Max I knew he was keeping secrets and guessed at them but not the full reveal I was glad for his ending because Iidn t want him to be the bad guy in the endOf course I love the school element I hate to say that at 26 I miss school I appreciated while I was there but I still miss everything about it the socializing the learning the essays God how I miss writing essays and the critiue My partner tells me to go Southern Women at the Seven Sister Colleges Feminist Values and Social Activism 1875 1915 do a TAFE course or something but it s just not the same Like a whole mini world contained in itself sigh Anyway I was always going to love that partIidn t even realize this was the same author of The Cinderella moment teachers Manual African American Literature despite the similar titles I guess it can be read alone but you re best of starting with Ang. Lily's had a charmed life so far and now she's off to London to pursue herream of becoming a great actor But life at the London Drama Academy is full of surprises – and for the first time Lily finds that things on't always.
Review î PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ó Jennifer KloesterS a little winy about her circumstances and things not going her way and for a lot of the novel I found it hard to connect with her But I liked that she took a good look at herself and saw her faults and I thought she had some good character evelopment by the endRonan Carver was an interesting character mysterious and talented and had me as captivated as Lily The romance was sweet and I enjoyed the chemistry between Ronan and LilyI really like Jennifer Kloester s writing style and DYA (1933-1939) (Libros sobre el Opus Dei) despite not connecting with Lily for a lot of it The Rapunzel Dilemma was a well written contemporary fairytale retelling that was easy to fall into I enjoyed the cameos from Angel One of Lily s redeeming characteristics was how much she cared for Angel andidn t want to hurt or worry her They have a great friendship and when it comes to Angel Lily was a lot less self centredThe Rapunzel Dilemma was a fun romantic contemporary perfect for YA fans looking for a lighter read If you ve read The Cinderella Moment you ll want to get your hands on this one I look forward to the next book by KloesterYou can read of my reviews at my website Inside My Words Lily Big Book of AA All 12 Steps Understand and Complete One Step At A Time in Recovery with Alcoholics Anonymous 12 of 12 Books de Tourneyreams of becoming a famous actress After gaining a spot in the prestigious London Drama Academy it is one step closer to her New Writing, New Approaches (African Literature Today, Vol. 12) dream coming t Thank you to Netgalley and the publisher for providing this book in exchange for an honest review Thisid not influence my review in any waySo me and this book had a few troubles After being approved on Netgalley which took so long it was already out by the time I was I realised from reading other reviews that though it is a companion novel The Cinderella Moment should be read before The Rapunzel Dilemma Considering I Culture and Development in Africa (Comparative Studies in African/Caribbean Literature Series) d been planning on reading it anyway I thought I would track itown shouldn t be too hard right Except Dymocks The Alien Huntress Series Alien Huntress didn t have it in so I had to wait a week for it to come in So then I got it finally read it in aay All good I start The Rapunzel Dilemma that night only to get thirty pages in to my galley and encounter a blank page in the middle of a chapter and the next couple of pages seemingly out of order Close Adobe Editions open it again restart laptop nothing worked And I couldn t re Activism and the American Novel download it from Netgalley because I taken so long to get around to it that it had been archived Great However I refused to be beaten and the next time I was in the city Thursday I bought myself a paperback copy as well as some other goodies because I can I finished the book I Agriculture at a Glance Revised Edition d moved on to and FINALLY I was on my way The Rapunzel Dilemma picks up a few weeks after the happy ending of The Cinderella Moment Lily has convinced her father that he should let her attend the London Drama Academy an idea he was not too keen on to begin with But he has made her aeal he will allow her three years at the Academy and then she will have to step into her role in the family business She begrudgingly agrees for now and receives a rare audition for the Academy Instantly her new classmates believe that it is Lily s money and connections that have got her there and as you can imagine they are livid I would be too and I A Love No Less Two Centuries of African American Love Letters don t blame them at all So for the first time ever life is not easy for Lilye Tourney and she finds that at the Academy her status and privilege mean nothing other than being able to purchase an expensive bedspread to rub her roommates noses in not literally which really is not going to make them like you any than before The classes are ifficult
TOO AND LILY IS ALSO LEARNING THAT EVEN THOUGHand Lily is also learning that even though loves acting she might not actually be as good as she thinks she isAs well as handling all the rama of being the rich kid nobody likes someone is also trying to sabotage Lily s new friendships and things start to go missing get ruined and trashed and all fingers point to Lily even though she s getting menacing letters in her locker Oh wait The Arcav Kings Mate (Arcav Alien Invasion don t forget the love interest Cue entry of mysterious angsty good looking boy from the other side of the tracks The Rapunzel parallels are in Lily s long blonde locks and the Tower in which she seeks refuge from the students whoislike her the sabotage and from her teachers harsh but in my opinion The Billionaires Arranged Baby 3 deserved criticism Basically there s a reason no one likes Lily She is spoiled and privileged and has no idea about the real world and what goes on in it Even when she recognises this sheoesn t change her attitude so it is hard to like her She is incredibly na ve and I couldn t believe that she idn t realise that obviously she had help getting her audition at the Academy I could still feel the fairytale element in this story but not uite as well although overall I enjoyed it than I id The Cinderella Moment There were few parallels in the flow of *the two stories particularly in misunderstandings with the respective love interests and another *two stories particularly in misunderstandings with the respective love interests and another conclusion where everything is tied up with a neat bow in the last thirty pages or so So what Alien did I like Because Iid like it even though I 10 Essential Survivor Secrets to Liberate Yourself from Narcissistic Abuse didn t like Lilyidn t really like the romance and Lights, Camera, Action (Paranormal Talent Agency Book 1) didn t like how rushed the conclusion was Waitdid I like this Well Iid I liked the boarding school setting and I liked the friendships especially Angel and Lily s friendship and how Lily had to or less learn how to make friends with people who Becoming a Church that Cares Well for the Abused didn t like her I thought the blossoming friendships with her roommates were sweet but Iidn t particularly care for Max much at all The Nonlinear Workbook: Chaos, Fractals, Celluar Automata, Neural Networks, Genetic Algorithms, Gene Expression Programming, Support Vector Machine, Wavelets, Hidden Markov M despite the fact that he was the first one to befriend her Handsown my favourite character is still Grandmama who has a subtle role in this story but makes an appearance nonetheless I completely understand Grandmama even when Lily oesn t imagine finding your 16 year old granddaughter at a hotel in the English countryside and meet her male companion wearing nothing but a towel Even if he had been the most upperclass young man ever
still would thrown a fit you would hope in the name of good grandparenting espite it all being a case of misunderstanding Surely Lily and Ronan would realise that But it s a fairytale There needs to be conflict for a nice resolutionAnd look it was a nice if somewhat unrealistic resolution It was a fairly enjoyable read and the ending was nice but on further thought I have Ways of Knowing About Birth dropped my rating from 4 stars to 35 It wasn t spectacular but it was a nice and light fluffy read. Locked in the tower forever though And when she meets the mysterious Ronan Carver everything starts to change A fast paced modern fairytale and companion novel to The Cinderella Moment from talented YA author Jennifer Kloester.she still would