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Wednesday, October 20, 2010

postheadericon : Spells by Aprilynne Pike :


Published in Australia 2010
by Griffin Press
Paperback - 426 Pages

ISBN : 13-978-0-00-734700-1

"I just can't storm in and proclaim my intentions. I can't 'steal' you away. I just have to wait and hope that, someday, you'll ask," Tamani said.

"And if I don't?" Laurel said, her voice barely above a whisper.
"Then I guess I'll be waiting forever"

In this extraordinary tale of magic, romance and danger, everything you thought you knew about faeries will be changed forever.

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I thoroughly enjoyed this follow up book to WINGS ... the story continues to grow and the emotional attachment to the characters remains strong.

Laurel is summoned to Avalon to go to school to learn all the essentials a Fall faerie needs to know ... and she finds it hard to walk away from her boyfriend David, even knowing that she loves him and wants to be with him, but is scared that the attraction she has to Tamani may grow to cause her more heartache.

School for Laurel is a challenge ... and on the odd occasion, Tamani comes to escort her around Avalon - showing her the sights and introducing her to his family. Laurel finds the lessons at school hard but step by step, she begins to improve, and when the summer is over and she can return to David and her family ... she also brings along a lot of homework that she needs to do - perfecting spells is something that she is taking her time getting used to.

Tamani doesn't give up trying to encourage Laurel to leave David, and she finds herself torn for awhile ... not sure what she wants to do, as she is becoming more aware that she is in love with both of them. It's only when she is faced with David leaving her, that she decides to stay and asks Tamani to go away.

The trolls are back and causing havoc again - for her, David, their friends and even her family. At one point, Laurel is unsure if her mother even cares for her anymore as their relationship has changed since it was announced she was a faerie.

The ups and downs, the highs and lows ...you can enjoy the story and the connection with the characters. I am looking forward to the next book in the series.

RATING : 7/10

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