A Patron Saint for Junior Bridesmaids Read Online Free - A bully, a wedding, and a larger-than-life family add up to a hilarious and heartfelt middle-grade novel.
Mary Margaret Miller is going to be a junior bridesmaid--that is, if she isn't grounded for the rest of her life. She's feuding with school bully Brent Helzinski, and her cousin Eden, aka The Bride, is clashing with her grandmother about wedding plans. Mary knows it's her job as a junior bridesmaid to make the day run smoothly, but she sure could use a little help from above.
|Title||:||A Patron Saint for Junior Bridesmaids|
|Number of Pages||:||272 pages|
May 21, 2017
If you were raised Catholic (and particularly inundated with patron saints) this is a fun book for you. However, the story is so sweet and solid that even if you are not familiar with the Catholic parts you will enjoy the zany, full of love family and the questions of honesty/assertiveness that a...
May 05, 2017
This was thoroughly entertaining. It's rare to have an exploration of spirituality and religion so neatly served up with humor and heart.
Mary Margaret's family is struggling: a hardware chain has forced the closing of their family-owned hardware store, and her dad has moved from Minnesota to Nort...
August 13, 2016
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Mary Margaret Miller is trying to deflect attention from herself by getting her mom excited about cousin Eden's wedding, mainly because Mary punched Brett. The two had been having problems all year, and even though Mary is usually a good kid, she couldn't ta...
February 26, 2017
I think this book was pretty interesting, it was funny. The main character was a girl named Mary, and she is Catholic. Sometimes in this book I am really shocked about Mary's actions it the book, because she's Catholic, and she would follow Catholic rule, right? WRONG. Mary is just so... WOW! You...
January 04, 2017
A cute, funny story.
Though Mary's Catholicism is emphasized in the reviews I read, I feel like this book was written more for people who don't know much about Catholicism rather than explicitly for a Catholic audience.
A good, light-hearted, clean read.
June 26, 2017
Mary Margaret Miller is thrilled to serve as junior bridesmaid to her older cousin, Eden. But while she takes her duties seriously, she's also dealing with an impending move from Minnesota to North Dakota, her mother's proclivity for lying to her grandmother, and her own part in a long-standing w...
July 09, 2017
Shelley Tougas writes such believable kids, it's impressive and yet, because she' so great at it, I think it's an overlooked skill. The most highly skilled people make the hard work look easy.
No one believes that Mary's cousin Eden is getting married, but Mary's not going to look an offer to be a...
January 07, 2017
When Mary is asked to be a junior bridesmaid in her cousin's wedding, she doesn't fully realize the responsibilities she is taking on! Her cousin, Eden, has anxiety disorder and doesn't want a big wedding; it's grandma who is making all the decisions. Mary already has enough going on in her life:...
March 25, 2017
Tougas, Shelley Patron Saint of Bridesmaids, 262 pages. Language: PG (5+ swears, 0 ‘f’); Mature Content: G; Violence: PG (punch in the nose).
Things in Mary’s life are not spectacular. Her father is living a few hours away because a big box store closed down the family hardware store and he couldn...
February 01, 2018
Many young people will relate to Mary Miller and the challenges she experiences when her parents have to live in different states for work reasons until they are both able to find jobs in the same place. Mary is excited to be invited to be a junior bridesmaid for her cousin, Eden, who has extreme...