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Princess Amelia "Mia" Mignonetta Grimaldi Thermopolis Renaldo
Her grey eyes are her "only attractive feature", according to her outspoken best friend Lilly Moscovitz.

Amelia struggles with her new role in the world as Princess of Genovia (a country loosely based on Andorra). For all of her childhood and a some of her adolescence, she prefers to wear combat boots and overalls (though she wears a uniform to school) instead of the designer wardrobe that is expected for her. She is fluent in English and is learning Spanish and French, though she sometimes humorously mistakes homonymous words for one another.

Mia often does inappropriate or mortifying things, particularly when she is in public. She bites her nails, obsesses over her cat "Fat Louie" (whom she admits to loving the most in the world; over her mother, friends and boyfriend), is concerned about her life to an exaggerated degree, and writes in her diary whenever she can. After being formally recognized as a princess, she is assigned her own bodyguard, Lars van der Hooten. Her failure at self-actualization saddens and frustrates her. She was a dedicated vegetarian until book #9 of the series. She lives on takeout from Number One Noodle Son and other local Noho restaurants.

[edit] Lilly Moscovitz
Lilly is a slightly overweight feminist with an IQ of 210 (at last count). She has a "squished" visage (similar to that of a pug) and brown curls, although later in the series she dyes her hair blonde. She is loud-voiced and outspoken, with an extensive vocabulary that Mia cannot always understand. She and Mia have been best friends since kindergarten and Mia lists her as one of her heroes.

Lilly's psychoanalyst parents, the Drs. Ruth and Morty Moscovitz, finance her public access television show "Lilly Tells It Like It Is" until Lilly baits Norman, a stalker who repeatedly asks for her to remove her shoes…...

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