Catherine, Called Birdy (rpkg)
"Corpus Bones! I utterly loathe my life."
Catherine feels trapped. Her father is determined to marry her off to arich man--any rich man, no matter how awful.
But by wit, trickery, and luck, Catherine manages to send several would-be husbands packing. Then a shaggy-bearded suitor from the north comes to call--by far the oldest, ugliest, most revolting suitor of them all.
Unfortunately, he is also the richest.
Can a sharp-tongued, high-spirited, clever young maiden with a mind of her own actually lose the battle against an ill-mannered, piglike lord and an unimaginative, greedy toad of a father?
Deus! Not if Catherine has anything to say about it!
Catherine feels trapped. Her father is determined to marry her off to a rich man--any rich man, no mater how awful.
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Review: Catherine, Called BirdyUser Review - Kirsten T - Goodreads
I must have read and re-read this book a dozen times as a kid. I think I kept it in my desk at school for a whole year, to read when I was bored. The many short entries made it great for this. Re ... Read full review
Review: Catherine, Called BirdyUser Review - Jaye - Goodreads
My absolute all-time favorite as a kid, teen and even an adult! Read full review