Review of La Petite Four by Regina Scott
La Petite Four surround 4 friends, Emily, Priscilla, Ariadne and Daphne. The book follows Emily, an aspiring artist. She is engaged to be married to Lord Robert. When he informs her she cannot attend the coming out ball she is determined to discover his secret and expose him for what he really is.
I really liked this book. Too often in Teen Fiction this era is skipped over, so I loved to see it. . There is plenty of drama, romance and even adventure in La Petite Four. The 4 friends are quite real. They interact like real friends and each have their own unique personalities. They remind me of my own friends in a way.
This is Ms. Scott's first Young Adult novel, but you would never guess it. Usually, authors turned young adult authors first outing isn't as amazing as you'd imagine. Very often I find authors writing "down" towards teens. Ms. Scott did not have this problem. Her writing was very descriptive and visual.
In Conclusion, A great book for all-historical buffs, romance lovers and adventure/mystery seekers. The characters are great, the storyline is great and the writing is great. I look forward to reading more Teen/Young Adult books from Ms. Scott in the future.
Look out for my interview with Regina Scott soon!