Summary of Ellie, Everlasting

Blurb for Ellie, Everlasting:

What would you do if you discovered your favourite fairy tale was based on reality?

During the last year of high school, an unexpected tragedy tears Ellie Parker away from her family, and her girlfriend, Olivia. While the survivors struggle to cope with the trauma of losing someone so young and full of promise, Ellie finds herself wrapped up in the adventure of a lifetime… on the other side of the grave.

Neverland is real.

Peter Pan is real.

The Lost Boys and Girls are real.

But something sinister lurks in the shadows, threatening both worlds. Will Ellie and her new friends be able to save Earth and Neverland before it’s too late?

Review #12: Wattpad Book: Broken Ever After by Adriana Galea

Title: Broken Ever After

By: Adriana Galea (Wattpad: AdrianaGalea)

Genre: Fantasy

Summary: Quinn Hartley’s life is a fairy tale. She could want for nothing more in life. Or so she thought…until she discovers her friend’s illness and nothing mattered anymore. The happily ever after she had hoped for now shattered and broken.

After a wondrous encounter with a fairy tale character, Quinn embarks on an enchanted journey to save her currently broken ever after. To what length is she willing to go to save her friend’s life? Will the journey be able to change her mind about happily ever afters?

Rating: 💚💚💚💚 (See my Reviews Ratings post for more details)

My review of Broken Ever After:

I loved this story. Quinn is a strong and likeable character, whose values are friendship and loyalty. Ames is hard working and caring character who looks after his two younger siblings. These two are very sweet together and care about each other immensely so when Ames is sick Quinn’s journey to save his life begins; it is both life-threatening and enchanting.

The unique retelling of the different fairytales, including Rumpelstiltskin, Rapunzel and Sleeping Beauty, among others, is incredible. It reminds me slightly of the books; The Land of Stories by Chris Colfer (amazing series).

While Quinn is in The Enchanted Kingdom she meets and falls head over heels for a certain Jacob Grimm… (I love him too 😍 )

This story is so creatively thought out and the epilogue was just beautiful. It touched me so much.

Adriana wrote Broken Ever Afters in such a delicate way and many readers will devour just as I did.

 

LINK: https://www.wattpad.com/story/82235666-broken-ever-afters

Review #11: Traditionally Published Book (August 2018): Noisesome Ghosts by Clay Thistleton

Title: Noisesome Ghosts

By: Clay Thistleton

Genre: Poetry / Paranormal

Summary: “Noisesome Ghosts is a collection of mainly found poems that investigates the phenomenon of ghosts and poltergeists that can speak and write, crossing the entire documented history of these mysterious entities from the second millennium BCE ghost of the Biblical prophet Samuel to the current case of the so-called demons in Seattle.”

Rating: 💚💚💚.5  (3.5) (See my Reviews Ratings post for more details)

My review of Noisesome Ghosts:

This poetry collection is one of a kind. I’ve never read anything quite like it!

These poems are recreated by Clay in such a unique way and the formatting, while sometimes a tad confusing, really express the living human beings as well as the dead souls’ thoughts and fears.

An example of this is:

“Are you buried in the garden?                     No

Can you tell us where?                       In the well

Do you mean under the fir tree?    In the cellar ”

This passage strikes me especially because of the communication between life and death and the ways ghosts want to go back to the land of the living.

Overall, I think that this poetry collection is fascinating and very well-written.