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Secondly, I’m sorry but it was just so ridiculously far-fetched. It feels real and is a good connection for Laurel to the human world.

Do people find them that wonderful? She has no blood, right?

Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. This is a YA book about fairie flowers for crying out loud.

She turns to David, pikke first friend, to help her understand what is happening and from there the story grows. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Laurel turned to the mirror again, her eyes on the hovering petals that floated beside her head. But it’s all pretty sweet and innocent and reasonable for the two 15 year old characters.

Luckily her would be boyfriend is OK with dating a plant, in fact he thinks it’s kind of cool. Meyer endorsed Pike’s work via a cover blurb, which reads, “Aprilynne Pike’s Wings is a remarkable debut; the ingenuity of the mythology is matched only by the startling loveliness with which the story unfolds.

The gate to Avalon, which the faeries have protected for ages, is now threatened, and Laurel must help save the faeries’ secret, protect her family, sort out her confused feelings for David and Tamani, and figure out her own identity—and her place in both worlds. David is very brave and he is not afraid to offer his life for the greater good, which is very admirable. Aprilynbe to confide her recent affliction to her parents, Laurel seeks help from David, and together they investigate the strange phenomenon of her “wings” or blossom.


The rest of the plot is pretty predictable, so I couldn’t stand the boredom anymore in the middle of the book and had to give in and jumped to the ending to know what happens in the end. I feel like I know them and that’s a good feeling to have when I read the rest of the series.

Shortly thereafter she discovers she’s a plant. Tamani is sweetly protective and very strong, he is never afraid to pick his battles and he would do anything for Laurel. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. From a technical standpoint, this book was written from the point of view of a narrator, something that I see less and less of in YA literature.

Tamani is interesting because he is rather otherworldly. Szrnuak is, however, a familiar triangle.

Furthermore the whole plant thing makes it incredibly hard, if not impossible for me to take any of this seriously. One of the things that drew me to Wings was the idea of the girl being the monster, not the boy. The ending was everything a fan could want. And for a moment, she did feel like part of him.

He’s nice and caring, but there’s nothing more about him.

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Things I wanted more or less of Start reading Wings on your Kindle in under a minute. He didn’t kiss her, just held her face close to his, their foreheads resting together. A huge amount actually. Wings was definitely a unique take on fairy mythology. I never really found out why gaining access to the Gate to Avalon suddenly became so important to the trolls. More than a few times. It was also a Publishers Weekly Bestseller and made Pike the best-selling non-celebrity children’s author to debut in Dec 09, Kristina rated it it was amazing.

Sometimes I am given free copies. She hated how much it felt like good-bye. Romantic Times Book Reviews. No, the fairy’s guards were so clueless about the whole land deal that they only realized something was wrong after Laurel and her parents moved out. For some reason I thought there was some controversy over this author and that I’d barred it, but it’s not on my Do Not Read shelf so I must have been mistaken.


Laurel finds herself inexplicably drawn to him, and he provides many of the answers she has been seeking. He understood human ways on the surface, but always came across as aloof from human ways. As if their kiss bridged the gap between two worlds, even if only for that one brief, sparkling moment The story was good and I liked it enough to overlook David’s character flaws and Laurels weakness.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. No matter who she ends up with now I’m going to be irritated cause she was playing with both of them.

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Oh well, they did it by offering Laurel’s mom a lot of money to buy the land and poisoned Laurel’s dad. Seriously, Laurel is Bella Swan with blond hair and anorexic eating habits, David is a pushover and Tamani acts like a total prick in spite of his accredited maturity keeping track of those drinks?

Things finally speeds up when Laurel and David got caught by the trolls, I like how Laurel managed to save herself and David from under the river. Preview — Wings by Aprilynne Aprilunne.

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Also, I found the characters in the story to be very stereotyped: David is the perfect first relationship.

However, for this type of story it is only a minor negative in an otherwise good book. David did it by holding his own breath than blowed it into Laurel’s mouth, so when Laurel exhaled it back to his mouth, he could test whether she would aprilnne oxygen instead of carbon dioxide.

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