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Theme Thursday – Make A Wish

on August 16, 2012


You wish by Amanda HubbardYou Wish by Mandy Hubbard

Kayla McHenry’s life is transformed when a wish on her sixteenth birthday comes true–along with all of her previous birthday wishes, beginning with the appearance of a pink pony.


As you wish by Jackson PearceAs You Wish by Jackson Pearce

When a genie arrives to grant sixteen-year-old Viola’s wish to feel she belongs, as she did before her best friend/boyfriend announced that he is gay, her delay in making wishes gives her and the mysterious Jinn time to fall in love.

Philippa FisherPhillipa Fisher’s Fair Godsister by Liz Kessler

Philippa Fisher is just your average 11-year-old. But that changes when Daisy, her fairy godsister, enters her life.

DonDon’t Expect Magic by Kathy McCullough

Upon her mother’s death, fifteen-year-old Delaney Collins must move to California to live with a father she barely knows, and discovers not only that he is a fairy “godmother”, but she may be one, as well..


The Akhenaten adventure by Philip KerrThe Akhenaten Adventure by Phillip Kerr

When twelve-year-old twins Philippa and John discover that they are descended from a long line of djinn, their mother sends them away to their Uncle Nimrod, who takes them to Cairo where he starts to teach them about their extraordinary powers.

Godmother: The Secret Cinderella Story by Carolyn Turgeon

Spending her days shelving rare books in a tiny Manhattan bookstore and lonely nights at home in her apartment, Lil has an intriguing secret. She was the fairy godmother responsible for getting Cinderella to the ball to meet her Prince Charming. But on that fateful night, Lil allowed herself to feel the emotions of human beings and fall in love with the prince herself, going to the ball instead of Cinderella. For her unforgivable mistake, she was banished to live among humans, far from her fairy sisters and their magical underwater world. But one day she meets Veronica, and feels she is given a chance at redemption. If Lil can find a soul mate for Veronica, she may right her wrong and return to the fairy world she so deeply longs for.

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