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Book Blast and Review I Wish by Elizabeth Langston

Book Blast and Review I Wish by Elizabeth LangstonI Wish (I Wish, #1) by Elizabeth Langston
Series: I Wish
Published by Spencer Hill Press on November 18th 2014
Genres: YA, Fantasy
Pages: 312
Format: Kindle
Source: Netgalley

I received this book for free from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

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Book 1 in a new series.What Lacey needs is a miracle. What she gets is a genie with rules.Lacey Linden is hiding the truth of her life—a depressed mom, a crumbling house, and bills too big to pay. While her high school classmates see a girl with a ready smile and good grades, Lacey spends her evenings seeking ways to save her family. On a get-cash-quick trip to the flea market, Lacey stumbles over a music box that seemingly begs her to take it home. She does, only to find it is inhabited by a gorgeous "genie." He offers her a month of wishes, one per day, but there's a catch. Each wish must be humanly possible.Grant belongs to a league of supernatural beings, dedicated to serving humans in need. After two years of fulfilling the boring wishes of conventional teens, he is one assignment away from promotion to a challenging new role with more daring cases. Yet his month with Lacey is everything that he expects and nothing like he imagines. Lacey and Grant soon discover that the most difficult task of all might be saying goodbye.

In an Oyster Shell –  An ingenious contemporary reimagination of the mythical genies. I highly recommend this book.

The Pearls – I thought this was an amazing reinventing the premise of genies and wishes. I loved how the author set the premise of the book. Where the wishes are to better people and the genie as well. I am totally in love with this series.

I loved the relationship between Lacey and Grant. I love that Grant (the genie) is learning more about human behavior in his relationship with her. I love that they influenced both for the better in the end.

I really appreciated the subplots of this book. Though Grant was there for Lacey his influence would go out to all the family.

I liked how this can be read as a stand-alone but is a great set-up for the next book.

The Sand – I have not critiques for this book it was good as is.

I give this a well deserved 5 pearls!

5 Stars

About Elizabeth Langston

Hello, I’m Elizabeth Langston, and I write Young Adult (YA) fiction/magical realism.

Wishing For You releases in October 2015. It’s the second book in the I Wish series.

The Possibility of Somewhere, my first YA Contemporary Romance (writing as Julia Day), will release in Fall 2016.

The Whisper Falls series (Whisper Falls, A Whisper In Time and Whispers From the Past) has time travel elements. It moves back and forth between modern and 18/19th century NC.

I live in North Carolina, USA and work in the computer industry for my day job. I have two college-age daughters and one geek husband like me. At night, when I’m not writing, I’m watching TV (dance reality shows, Outlander, Elementary) or reading (and that tends to focus heavily on the romance genre.)

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