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.
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The book 'Wings' by Aprilynne Pike received some great word of mouth reviews, so I decided to add it to my list of books to check out.Aug 18 2009 | Read Full Review of Wings
When one thinks of the perfect setting for a teen novel about faeries, Del Norte county in the extreme northwestern corner of California is not the first location that comes to mind.Nov 23 2011 | Read Full Review of Wings
It's carefully intertwined with reality, which makes it all the more believable. ILLUSIONS reads quite a bit slower than the previous two books...The final half of the book really picked up for me but ended with me wanting so much more!Nov 17 2011 | Read Full Review of Wings
She always knew she was adopted, but what really happened is that the faerie world decided to place Laurel, as a young child, in the hands of her parents because they own the land that guards the portal to their sacred city Avalon, thus ensuring that the land will eventually pass into faerie hand...May 29 2011 | Read Full Review of Wings
There's a story here, with an intriguing variation on traditional fairy lore -- fairies, for instance, are actually plants, and what humans thought were wings are actually their blossoms.May 01 2009 | Read Full Review of Wings
At the conclusion of Spells, Laurel has chosen between her human boyfriend David and her fairie could-be boyfriend, Tamani.Dec 28 2012 | Read Full Review of Wings
In an author’s note, Pike explains that the question that drove the story for her is, “How would a regular human react to discovering real magic in the world?” She goes on to explain, “even more than Chelsea, this question was embodied in David...May 19 2012 | Read Full Review of Wings
His little comments here and there annoyed me and I wanted either David or Laurel to kick him in the face somehow.Jan 16 2012 | Read Full Review of Wings
You’re probably wondering why I decided to read Wings, the first book in a popular series about a faery named Laurel.Jun 09 2012 | Read Full Review of Wings
However, as Laurel learns more about her wings and her home, it becomes apparent that the two events are intimately linked both to Laurel and Tamani, the mysterious faerie living on her family's land with his own shocking revelations about Laurel's current situation...Jun 20 2009 | Read Full Review of Wings
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