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Hardcover: 256 pages
Publication date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Publisher: May 13th 2014
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A twisty story about love, loss, and lies, this contemporary oceanside adventure is tinged with a touch of dark magic as it follows seventeen-year-old Wendy Darling on a search for her missing surfer brothers. Wendy’s journey leads her to a mysterious hidden cove inhabited by a tribe of young renegade surfers, most of them runaways like her brothers. Wendy is instantly drawn to the cove’s charismatic leader, Pete, but her search also points her toward Pete’s nemesis, the drug-dealing Jas. Enigmatic, dangerous, and handsome, Jas pulls Wendy in even as she’s falling hard for Pete. A radical reinvention of a classic, Second Star is an irresistible summer romance about two young men who have yet to grow up–and the troubled beauty trapped between them.
I love the story of Peter Pan, and I love retellings of stories, and it’s always cool to see modern adaptions; so this is basically a win-win-win situation right?! Added bonus of summer romance (which I also love), only downfall is the potential love triangle /tears. It’s on Netgalley right now, so I have my fingers crossed for it, oh pretty please.
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