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Sunday, August 18, 2013

Our first ever guest review!! 
Wings, (Wings#1) 
Aprilynne Pike

Laurel was mesmerized, staring at the pale things with wide eyes. They were terrifyingly beautiful—too beautiful for words.

Laurel turned to the mirror again, her eyes on the hovering petals that floated beside her head. They looked almost like wings.

In this extraordinary tale of magic and intrigue, romance and danger, everything you thought you knew about faeries will be changed forever.

Oooh...this one is a fairy tale, I just love fairy tales. They are all about chiseled, fair prince charming, evil villains and very helpless princesses. But this book has one thing which is so different, that it makes it stand out from all those fairy tales lying in my bookshelf, this book paints an entirely different image of fairies. Read on and you will find out.

Firstly, when my friend told me she had a love story which had fairies in it, I was psyched. She bought it to school the next day. I started reading it and that was it.... I couldn't put the book down.

This story is about a girl (Ok-ok I know every book has one but she is somewhat different) Laurel who is a faerie (yes I know the spelling is wrong) a new type of being as she is also a plant. (Ok I know what you are thinking that I am insane and how can fairy's be made out of plants but believe me its true) Anyways she is from Avalon, a kingdom which is full of faerie beings and is ruled by winter faeries. There are four types of faeire's:
1) The winter faeries who are the most powerful ones in the bunch and they are on top of the hierarchy system
2) The autumn faeries who are also known as mixers and they make portions for the rest of them. These portions are to cure the sick or to overcome the trolls-their natural enemies.
3) The summer faeries like... no love doing fireworks, they are a type who use their powers to entertain the Fae's (plural of faeries).
4) And the spring faeries. Most of them are guardians and the others are the helpers.

The most important thing about these faeries are that their jobs can’t be imitated by other season Fae's like an autumn faerie's work cannot be done by a summer faerie or a human (believe me David tried....oops silly me, I forgot to mention whose David, but don’t worry as always I will be there to save the day). And for shopaholic’s like me, let me tell you that shopping at fairs or markets of Avalon is completely and utterly FREE! CAN YOU BELIEVE IT!

So I should save the day and tell you about David.
Okay so Laurel was like a hard-hit (not exactly like one but somewhat similar to it) She was planted in the human world while she was a sapling (or a baby. But folks let’s not forget that she is a plant) and she was also given a memory portion to forget all about Avalon. She meets David in a school when her family moves into a different city.

Let’s fast forward it people... there is also another hero in this book. His name is Tamani and he is a fellow Fae just like our heroine Laurel.[are you getting my gist here?! ;) ]. So when Laurel starts liking-oh no! I think we past that stage after the first five chapters of the book-loving David, Tamani is given the signal to enter Laurels life. Who is Laurel going to choose finally.... I kept on wondering but you don’t come to know this in this part, there are 3 more parts left to it and the last part will tell you all about Laurels decision!!!!

So people in team David (he is sooo cute) please raise your hands and all the Tamani fans (including me) (god he is gorgeous) please stand up!!
No story goes smoothly for long; there is always a stone in its path, what say you people?! Well this story has one too but over here it’s a troll who won’t stop at anything to take the land Laurel's family owns because it has the gate to Avalon. He can go to any lengths so people be aware not to get on the bad side of this or any other troll.
This is all the major things this story is about and if you wanted the story to keep surprising you with all its suspense you should have thought about it before reading this review.... cause I can never stomach anything. I have to blurt it out. Nevertheless there are some parts I forgot to mention so you can read and find it out.

Lots of love and Nutella,

Dream Cast!!

Sara Paxton as Laurel, Alex Pettyfer as Tamani, Gregg Sulkin as David, GĂ©rard Depardieu as Barnes, James Marsden as Shar and Christina Hendricks as Chelsea