REVIEW: WONDROUS STRANGE by Lesley Livingston

WONDROUS STRANGE by Lesley Livingston

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Pub. Date: December 2008
ISBN-13: 9780061759147


WONDROUS STRANGE
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SHE FELT HIS ARMS TIGHTEN AROUND HER AS THEY SPIRALED UP, BOURNE ALOFT ON WINGS THAT WERE DARK, BRIGHT AS A NEW STAR.

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Kelly Winslow doesn't believe in the existence of faeries, though as a struggling actress playing a major role in her theaters production of A midsummer Night's Dream, she dabbles daily within the realism of fantasy role playing.

However on a fate full night filled with a mysterious stranger, dark shadows and an odd water horse. She begins to realize that her play is much more than fiction.

Sonny Flannery is part of an elite guard chosen to protect the Samhain gates, but once he sets eyes on his beautiful "fire cracker" his love for Kelley grows as strong as his desire to protect her at all costs.

Will their love be doomed, or will it thrive in all that is Wondrous Strange.

Once I finished Wondrous Strange all I could do was kick myself for not reading this darkly romantic and immensely enchanting story surrounding Shakespeare, fairies and love months ago. I cannot begin to sing it's praises and I feel anything that I say will not do it justice. Just go ...no run to your local library or store and get WONDROUS STRANGE for it is a must read.

P.S. I highly recommend listening to this treasure on audio book form because the reader is amazing. She is able to capture the mood of the book and her Irish brogue is spot on brilliant.


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7 comments on "REVIEW: WONDROUS STRANGE by Lesley Livingston"

elnice wrote: September 10, 2009 at 4:47 PM

This sounds like an enchanting read. I am immediately drawn to the title, the cover is beautiful too. Great review. Will this be a series?


Book Butterfly (Kim) wrote: September 10, 2009 at 8:05 PM

I'm so glad you enjoyed it- I loved it too! I can't wait to read Darklight! The covers are both so beautiful!!


Mardel wrote: September 12, 2009 at 2:01 AM

I like the cover also. The book sounds good, is the writing anything like Patricia McKillip?


So Many Books, So Little Time wrote: September 12, 2009 at 2:35 AM

My sister has this so I may have to steal it off her shelf when she's not looking!


Ladytink_534 wrote: September 12, 2009 at 4:59 AM

Can't wait till the next one comes out. I really loved this!


Michelle Rowen wrote: October 27, 2009 at 6:57 PM

Late reading this review, but the reader on the audio is actually the author herself who is also an actress. That's why it's so good! :)


Rhiannon wrote: May 5, 2010 at 5:21 PM

Yes, I also loved this book! Really nice new spin on the Faerie genre.
I've linked to your blog on my review here: http://www.thediaryofabookworm.com/2010/05/wondrous-strange-on-faerie-filled.html

But if you love this book, come on over to my blog at www.thediaryofabookworm.com, because I'm giving away a copy of either Wondrous Strange or Darklight, signed by Lesley Livingston especially for you! I'm celebrating canadian Authors for the month of may and what better to do it than to give away some of Lesleys fine work?!


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