May 23, 2016

#Review of Wishing Day (Wishing #1) by Lauren Myracle

 
 
On the third night of the third month after a girl’s thirteenth birthday, every girl in the town of Willow Hill makes three wishes.

The first wish is an impossible wish.
The second is a wish she can make come true herself.
And the third is the deepest wish of her secret heart.

Natasha is the oldest child in a family steeped in magic, though she’s not sure she believes in it. She’s full to bursting with wishes, however. She misses her mother, who disappeared nearly eight long years ago. She has a crush on one of the cutest boys in her class, and she thinks maybe it would be nice if her very first kiss came from him. And amid the chaos of a house full of sisters, aunts, and a father lost in grief, she aches to simply be...noticed.

So Natasha goes to the willow tree at the top of the hill on her Wishing Day, and she makes three wishes. What unfolds is beyond anything she could have imagined.
 





Lauren Myracle has written many books for tweens and teens, including the bestselling Winnie Years series and the Flower Power series. She lives with her family in Colorado, and she thinks life is the most magical adventure of all.




I wanted to love this book so much!  But this book was just all over the place.  Nothing really seemed  to have an order and the story was just so confusing because of it.  It started out so charming with a premise that sounded so cute and interesting. But it just didn't work out.  The characters seemed great but the way the story was written it made me feel like I was reading a plot line vs. a finished story.  The ending was the same way with just way to much unanswered. 










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