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Wendy Darling: Volume 1: Stars
  

Wendy Darling: Volume 1: Stars (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Oakes, Colleen

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Loved by two men a steady and handsome bookseller's son from London and Peter Pan, a dashing and dangerous charmer, Wendy realizes that Neverland, like her heart, is a wild place, teeming with dark secrets and dangerous obsessions.

ISBN 9781940716954
Barcode 9781940716954
Published 13 October 2015 by Sparkpress
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781940716954
ISBN-10 1940716950
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Sparkpress
Imprint Sparkpress
Publication Date 13 October 2015
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Oakes, Colleen
Category Fairy Tales, Fables & Traditional Stories
Teenage Romance
Number of Pages 324
Dimensions Width: 140mm
Height: 213mm
Spine: 25mm
Weight 408g
Interest Age 13+ years
Reading Age 13+ years
Library of Congress Fantasy fiction, Man-woman relationships, Peter Pan (Fictitious character), Never-Never Land (Imaginary place), Darling, Wendy
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text Young adult
Dewey Code FIC
Catalogue Code 604155

Description of this Book

Wendy Darling takes readers far beyond the second star to the right and straight on till morning. It is the story of a girl loved by two men the steady and handsome bookseller's son from London and Peter Pan, dashing, charming, and dangerous. From the cobblestone streets of London to the fantastical world of Neverland's many secrets, readers will love watching Wendy's journey as she grows from a girl into a woman, and realizes that Neverland, like her heart, is a wild place, teaming with dark secrets and dangerous obsessions.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review This beautifully written series [ Wendy Darling ] is sure to intrigue both fantasy fans and young adult readers alike. Emily Kiebel, author of Serenade Past Praise and Awards for Colleen Oakes Winner 2014 Next Generation Independent Book Awards Young Adult Award-Winning Finalist 2014 International Book Awards Fiction: Young Adult Most Cinematic Indie Books of 2014 Kirkus Reviews 2014 Best Indie Books of the Year Kirkus Reviews Oakes continues to weave literary magic as she pulls you down the rabbit hole into a Wonderland like you've never read before. Experience the world anew as you learn how a young princess becomes the villainous Queen of Hearts. Chanda Hahn, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Unfortunate Fairy Tale series Oakes skillfully portrays Dinah s inevitable toughening as she realizes that sometimes there are no right choices and the only options are bad and worse. [ ] This installment engagingly shows Dinah shifting further toward becoming the infamous Queen of Hearts, but it also portrays her as a likable human being at least, so far. Fans of the first volume will devour this book and eagerly await the finale. Kirkus Reviews While The Crown focused on the events leading up to Dinah s escape from her father s palace, The Wonder explores everything that happened in the wake of her rebelliousness. For those that enjoyed Dinah s wilder side from the first book, this sequel will bring you more of what you want. Hypable This beautifully written series presents the captivating backstory of the Queen of Hearts from Lewis Carroll s beloved Alice s Adventures in Wonderland and is sure to intrigue both fantasy fans and young adult readers alike. Emily Kiebel, author of Serenade Fans of Frank Beddor s The Looking Glass Wars will lose themselves in Colleen Oakes s dark vision of Wonderland, which challenges everything Alice fans thought it was and takes readers on the Queen of Hearts journey from adolescence to off with their heads Kayleigh Roberts, BOP and Tiger Beat

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Author's Bio

Colleen Oakes is the author of the bestselling Queen of Hearts saga and the Elly in Bloom series. She received her BA in creative writing at Concordia College in Bronxville, NY, and is currently signed under the BookSparks Imprint. A proud member of the Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers, Oakes lives in Denver with her husband and son, where she reads, swims, and writes. You can follow her (very) personal blog at The Ranunculus Adventures, or through her website at www.colleenoakes.com.

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