Cornelia and the Audacious Escapades of the Somerset Sisters

Book Review by: Jackson M.

Book by: Lesley M. M. Blume
Book Length: 272 pages

Story Summary: This book is about a shy, eleven year old girl named Cornelia who really likes book and dictionaries. She lives in a fabulous apartment in NY. Her mother and father are famous pianist. It sounds great, but every time she gets invited somewhere, it is because her parents are famous. Cornelia mother is never there due to her concerts. Cornelia doesn’t want to follow in her mom’s foot steps by playing piano. One day on the way up to her apartment, she see’s she has a new neighbor. She goes over to meet them. Will Cornelia make any new friends? Will Cornelia be embarrassed? Ashamed? Will she visit a lot? Find out in Cornelia and the Audacious Escapades of the Somerset Sisters.

Your Review: This book is amazing. It talks about Cornelia’s new friend, and how she has traveled around the world! It takes you on the adventures of her yet still talks about Cornelia’s daily life. It can get a little confusing at times, but will fill in blanks later. The ending is very sad! So be prepared. My favorite character is Cornelia because she is like me in lots of ways. She is shy and likes books. It would make a good movie, but wouldn’t be as good as the book. Students who like adventures, surprises , and fiction would like this because it has lots of that. I would recommend it because it is just amazing, and has a lot of adventures and surprises. This is a great book and would recommend it to everyone. Go read Cornelia and the Audacious Escapades of the Somerset Sisters!!


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