: Wondrous Strange (Wondrous Strange Trilogy) (): Lesley Livingston: Books. Wondrous Strange a teen fantasy novel and the first book by author Lesley Livingston. It was published in trade paperback on January 13, by. Since the dawn of time, the Faerie have takenSeventeen-year-old actress Kelley Winslow always thought faeries were just something from.

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Dec 22, Kimberly Derting rated it it was amazing. I liked Kelley Winslow a lot. I suppose it might be that I’m just too old, too male, and too well read.

Due to a fluke, she was promoted from understudy to Queen Titania this is called foreshadowing in the play, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. I love the cover art, I see that most people seem to have really liked this book, but it really rubbed me the wrong way.

More to the point, it was believable. Like Chloe, she is a siren, a very minor role and yet she is very livinbston.

She has such a great, wondfous theatrical flair, I was immediately drawn into this world. Yeah, that’s really all I’m going to say about him, because if I tell you, they you’re going to want him, too, and you can’t have him because he’s mine. Finally a love interest who actually cares about the girl and doesn’t want to kill her and doesn’t treat her like garbage!

It could be the water horse living in her bathtub, or her slightly pointed ears, or the blast of god-like power that blazes from her when her necklace comes off. I simply cannot say enough good things about this novel. Seventeen years old, she has moved to New York City and started work with a theatre company.

Both of them put me in mind of “Wicked Lovely. Refresh and try again. I mean, I like Midsummer Night’s Dream, but actors, especially theater people who do Shakespeare are annoying as hell. I love the characters, even the ones I love to hate.


Her stubborn but highly entertaining attitude stayed in check throughout the entire novel, and I loved every Wondrous Strange was a magical mix of fun and adventure. Because this book makes me wish I was a ginger fairy princess myself, so that I could take Kelley’s place and think rationally rather than try to save a half-ton horse, especially when it’s a kelpie and trying to kill me so it can eat me. They both have their flaws, but they make great heroes.

So often in faerie fiction, you hear the same things over and over: I hope you last through it.

Wondrous Strange 3 books. It’s 3rd person rotated between Sonny and Kelley, and wow, what a good idea! I didn’t particularly think their relationship was rushed, but some reviewers have said that. Being promoted to understudy for Titania in A Midsummer Night’s Dream is a dream come true; when the actress playing Titania has to pull out and Kelley is given the role, it’s so much, so suddenly, she’s terrified and messes up all her lines.

She’s honest, she imperfect, and she doesn’t pull the Bella card. I like the Central Park central location and a certain kelpie who moves into a bathtub.

An incredible read-another outstanding novel by an amazing author. I didn’t finish it. Sometimes just seeing things from the point of view of the “normal girl character” can be a bit limiting. Sonny is a stolen child in Auberon’s Fae realm, now serving as a Janus: I got this one for Christmas I finished it the night after I got it, because I sat around and read it the entire weekend.

And the romance is under-developed. Ho amato in particolar modo i continui riferimenti a Shakespeare e Sonny, il protagonista maschile.

Yes, we know that they’re magical – but what do they do – apart from being larger-than-life and slightly supernatural and getting into petty squabbles for no apparent reason? Definitely better written and far less angsty than Wicked Lovelysomewhat lacking in the descriptive area esp. Or it could be the Black Shuck – a hell hound – that tries to attack her.


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To view it, click here. Likewise, the hero is not all that he seems, is instantly attracted to the heroine, must betray his nature to be with her, blah blah blah, etc. Great writers write what they know These trends are cyclical and right now, faeries are popular again because you-know-who wrote you-know-what, and I honestly don’t get it, because I’d take vampires over faeries any day – But then, I figured it out.

I was a bit hesitant about starting this book.

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That final scene made me cry for a whole hour. This was not a bad version of the fairy stories and it tried to uses the elements from A Midsummer Night’s Dream in the story. I tried to see saving a horse as interesting, but all I could think of was “It’s a goddamn horse, can’t pull a HORSE by yourself in a lake. Livingston conjures a chaste but heady teen romance, a coming-of-age story about the tyranny of hormones, the burden of parentage and the glory of young love, all wrapped in a gossamer bow.

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This was a fortuitous happening. She has allergies and lays on the couch licking herself all day. It came out inat the start Instagram Twitter Facebook Amazon Pinterest I didn’t post any strrange updates for this – stealth review!!!

I promise I did NOT do that on purpose! After a couple wondrus starts, I read this book. It was really cool to have Sonny’s perspective and be able to have a window into the faerie world.