Is Ginger's best friend really her biggest rival?

'You can make a wish come true, if you're determined . . .'

Gone are the days when Ginger was an outsider, always on the fringes of friendship. She's swapped puppy fat and pigtails for make-up and hair straighteners and never looked back - until now. Ginger and Shannon are best mates, but when they befriend lonely Emily, everything changes. Even the saxophone-playing boy in the trilby hat can't help - he's part of the problem. Are Ginger and Shannon drifting apart or can they stay best friends forever?

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Reviews of GingerSnaps
  • Poppy Layden-Fritz, age 11

    Gingersnaps is my favourite book in the whole wide world! I have read it 4 times, by reading another book of Cathy Cassidy's, then back to this book! I love all of the drama between friendship and all of the different decisions that Ginger has to make along the way. Of course Ginger is my favourite character and so is Sam. Thankyou Cathy for making this book so amazing!!!! Poppy

  • Naomi, age 11

    Sam Taylor seems like the coolest, weirdest guy ever, Ginger is brave and should be proud of standing up 2 mean manipulative Shannon. U go girl! Love this book, wants me wanna drink some blue lemonade!

  • Taylor, age 11

    I love your book, Ginger Snaps. My favourite part was when at the party people started to get drunk and a huge fight started to happen also all of the drama you put in their. I think you should put drama in all of your books. I told all of my friends about how amazing this book was and now they all want to borrow it off of me. I rate your book 10 out of 10. :)

  • Steph, age 14

    I love this book so much, i've read it so many times. :) I can really relate to ginger and reading this book helped me face my problems. Thanks Cathy :) ?

  • Anonymous commenter

    Really good! I reccomend this!!

  • Anonymous commenter

    I haven't read it but I really want to it sounds so good I got told lots about it and I really wanted to read it once I heard about it

  • Anonymous commenter

    I loved this book, it is really good piece of cathy's writing. i hate shannon and ginger is quite like friend says shannon is good, although she did a mistake but she apologised afterwards but I still hate shannon. please send some more books in Indian book stores.

  • hannah, age 11

    i loved this book its awesome! i think Sam Taylor is just so cute i read it all the time! i think Emily and Ginger make a great pair!poor Nisha so clewless

  • Luisa, age 11

    This book is amazing!!! I've read it sooo many times and I can just imagine every single moment in that book. I think Sam Taylor is so cute and it's true weird isn't always bad !!!!

    Love Luisa xx

  • ally, age 14

    basically my autobiography only change ginger to ally and emily to rebecca. read it at least 20 times.... or more. favourite book ever!!!

  • Mollie, age 11

    I think this book is awsome also ive now read all cathy cassidys books my fave =angel cakes love anya

  • Eva, age 10

    OMG I love this book I can totally relate to ginger
    its a pretty weird party at the end :D

  • Emma, age 12

    O M G BEST BOOK EVER! Read it 50 x over! Favourite book EVER as well as Indigo blue. YOU GO GIRL! (Also make a sequel)

  • Grace, age 11

    I LOVE THIS BOOK!!!! its the best ever and I hope u will make a sequal! and Shanon wasn't very nice!

  • Huai, age Yu

    I LOVE THIS BOOK!! I read all of your books Cathy Cassidy. And I have to say Cathy Cassidy that his book is one of the best. And I love it and this is the first book that you wrote that I read. It inspired me so much that I asked my best friend to read it and now we are both your fans.

  • Zal Meakin, age 12

    I know it sounds weirs but i adore Shannon, I try to act like her and thinks shes amaze. For most of this book the 3 girls are my age, 12, I read this book 10 times or most. Thank Cathy for bringing this great book into the world!

  • Serena D'souza, age 13

    I love this book! One of my favourite Cathy Cassidy books. Loved Sam! Loved Ginger too! Can't wait to read more amazing Cathy Cassidy books.

  • Morgan, age 11

    Loved this book!! It's my favourite, along with Marshmallow Skye. Please make another book with Ginger and Sam!!!

  • cassie, age 14

    i loved this book , its amazing , a must read!!

  • Crystal, age 10

    I have read this book soooo many times!!!!!! I really feel empathy for Ginger. Shannon is quite horrible and tries to act older than she really is. I can't believe how she expected Sam to fall for her so easily and despised him after he didn't. She is extremely vain. The ending is surprising but brilliant because Shannon ended up grovelling to Ginger without any friends.

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