Blog Tour: Diary of a Dancing Drama Queen by Louise Lintvelt (review, giveaway)

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Diary of a Dancing Drama Queen CoverDiary of a Dancing Drama Queen (The Secret Ramblings of Harriet Hughes #1)
written by Louise Lintvelt
published by Louise Lintvelt

find it here: (affiliate links) Amazon, Goodreads

Why did I pick this book: I participated in the blog tour hosted by CBB Book Promotions(I received a copy of this book for review purposes.)

Did I enjoy this book:
I did enjoy this book. I read it every free chance I had and finished it in less than a day. I did not want to put it down.

Diary of a Dancing Drama Queen is a fun little read that I think a lot of fourth through sixth grade girls can relate to. Harriet is like most young girls. She thinks she is not pretty, not coordinated, and the loser of her grade. Harriet does have friends and ends up being friends with someone she thought would never be her friend.

Harriet’s mother and father are great. They are normal parents despite what Harriet thinks. The dance classes were fun to read about. I enjoyed Harriet’s drawings throughout her diary. Diary of a Dancing Drama Queen ended in a cliffhanger and I definitely want to read the next book in this series.


Would I recommend it: I would recommend it to the younger crowd.

Will I read it again: I will probably reread it again when it is time for my daughter to read it.

About the book:
Harriet Hughes is not your typical 12 year old girl. She does not like pink and she is not what you would call breathtakingly beautiful. Harriet considers herself decidedly average; her sister Abigail on the other hand is very pretty and good at everything.  Join Harriet as she makes her way through middle school. In diary of a dancing drama queen Harriet has to face the embarrassment of a dance class after her mother enrols her and her sister at Madam Zangara’s School of Dance. She is not exactly the best dancer in the world and when the most popular girl in school, Melanie joins the dance class, it marks the start of a fun filled adventure that includes a birthday party, a talent show and a school dance. Will she get asked to the dance by her biggest crush, Oliver Russel? Harriet writes about family, friends, school and boys in a fresh, young voice and the sketches in her diary (secret ramblings) add a touch of whimsy. This funny book is sure to be a hit with 8-12 year old girls.


Diary of a Pop Sensation coverDiary of a Pop Sensation (The Secret Ramblings of Harriet Hughes #2)
written by Louise Lintvelt
published by Louise Lintvelt

find it here: (affiliate links) Amazon, Goodreads

About the book: Harriet is whisked off to New York with her best friends to take part in a talent competition. Harriet has to focus on winning the talent competition while trying to deal with the aftermath of the school dance where she was humiliated by her crush Oliver Russel. Join the Daisies as they experience New York for the first time, navigate the twists and turns of the Tween Talent competition and take on the Trendy Triplets. This second book in the Harriet Hughes series is funny, imaginative and entertaining; the perfect read for tween girls.



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  1. Theresa Ann Fischer says:

    These books sound like a great Christmas present for my niece!

  2. I’m so glad you enjoyed it! I really like how important family and friends are in the story. Thanks so much for hosting a tour stop!

    • I liked that, too. It seems like a lot of books lately have parents who are not a part of the kids’ lives. That makes me sad and kind of angry. This book had a very strong parental presence. Thank you for the opportunity to be a part of this tour. 🙂

  3. Thank you so much for featuring my books on your blog. I am really glad you enjoyed them!