No matter how many times I tell myself that there are too many books about girls who get itchy spots on their back and suddenly turn into a faerie (but it’s impossible! Why me? No way am I a faerie! … that’s the general gist of them all), I can’t get over them. Somewhere the little girl inside of me cries: “MORE FAERIE STORIES!”
But I didn’t get irritated with Wings the way other faerie books sometimes annoy me. It was more realistic;
acted how I would have imagined myself acting. She didn’t keep it to herself. She didn’t take a billion years to accept the fact. She was logical and level-headed. Laurel
And the explanation is ingenious. Stephenie Meyer described Wings as a “remarkable debut”
and I agree with my whole heart. Wings is (with the exclusion of Shakespeare), my favorite faerie story. It’s different from the others, and not in a bad way.
Constantly surprising, brilliantly explained, and with just enough romance to give me happy warm fuzzy feelings without the mushy detail of Twilight,Wings will no doubt top the charts in the days to come.
It’s only a matter of time.
p.s. I’m hoping for a sequel, as the end was left open, but I don’t know… it seems more realistic the way it is. You who have read it, what do you think.
ETA: I’ve decided that a sequel would ruin it in my opinion. Series tend to ruin really good books usually.
Rating: 5 Stars
Released: May 5, 2009
Length: 304 Pages
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