19 "The Princess Diaries" Book And Movie Differences That Prove Books Are Always Better
I've said it before and I'll say it again, the book is ALWAYS better than the movie.
Now don't get me wrong, I LOVED The Princess Diaries. I've seen it approximately 800 times, and it holds a special place in my heart.
In the books, we first meet Mia when she's a wee young babe.
Mia's classmates are not as douchey.
Mia's grandma is one sassy lady, and I'm #HEREFORIT.
Mia's dad ain't dead.
Mia has a cute ass lil' brother named Rocky!
Plot twist! Mia also has a half-black half-sister who goes on her own adventures.
Mia's friend group is diverse AF.
Mia has multiple boyfriends.
Mia dumps Josh in a blaze of glory.
The build up of Mia and Michael's love story is too precious.
Mia and Michael are truly #baegoals.
Michael Moscovitz, is — get this — one of the hottest guys in school.
Romance! Drama! Intrigue! Mia is stuck in a love triangle.
Lilly and Mia have a HUGE falling out.
There is no Lana/Anna/Fontana trio, thank god.
Mia and Lana are actually pretty good friends.
Start spreading the news — The Princess Diaries takes place in NYC, not San Fran.
Mia splits her time between NYC and Genovia.
MIA HAS HER DIARY FROM THE VERY BEGINNING!!
But, at the end of the day, both stories are amazing and funny and entertaining. Can't really go wrong with either, but, IMO, the best way is to experience both.
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