To Catch A Pirate by Jade Parker

To Catch A Pirate

byJade Parker

Kobo ebook | January 7, 2014

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Swashbuckling teen romance to coincide with release of the third PIRATES OF THE CARRIBEAN movie in Summer 07! Ahoy, hotties! A beautiful, plucky seventeen-year-old finds herself aboard a pirate ship...where danger lurks in every corner, but a certain dark-eyed pirate in search of buried treaure may just steal her heart. This high-seas romance will have readers swooning.

Title:To Catch A PirateFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:January 7, 2014Publisher:Scholastic Inc.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545683718

ISBN - 13:9780545683715


Rated 4 out of 5 by from Loved it My 16 year old self really enjoyed reading this book. I loved the couple.
Date published: 2017-07-08
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Cute Occasionally, we romantic fantasizers need a short, cute paperback to swoon over and guiltily indulge in. To Catch a Pirate is one of these. One thing that I really liked was that it is historically accurate and, therefore, fairly believable. I mean sure, some aspects are far-fetched, but the background of 1700s piracy is stable in the story. Another thing was James. He was darkly charming, flirty, brave, tragic, and (in the end) tender and caring -- too perfect to ever be real, but that’s what these novels are for. Annalisa was not as compelling, but she wasn’t annoying either, which is saying a lot for heroines these days. She gets points for cleverness and being a go-getter, for caring about her dad and trying to shape her own destiny despite personal tragedy, instead of being a rich, wallowing brat. Other than that, her personality as conveyed through dialogue is pretty lukewarm. The love triangle was not annoying (wow!), and it, too, was believable. It provided some interesting conflict and moved the plot along. I also appreciate that the “other guy” was not a perfect asshole or perfect nice guy who loses the good girl to the bad boy. Those two stereotypes are tired. This guy was upstanding, handsome, and brave, but he didn’t quite understand Annalisa, and that is why he wasn’t right for her. There is a good deal of swashbuckling in this book, which is good, especially since it is needed to balance out the occasional cheese. The book is pretty fun and swoony overall, and it is just tad too racy for a Disney Channel original movie, but would otherwise make a good one.
Date published: 2016-01-15