Wishful Thinking

Wishful Thinking

A Novel

Book - 2011
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Adopted as a baby, lonely eighteen-year-old Hazel Snow always yearned to know her origins, and with the help of a magical seamstress, Hazel wishes her way into an alternate life on Martha's Vineyard with the mother she never knew.
Publisher: New York, NY : Point, 2011.
ISBN: 9780545139076
Characteristics: 242 pages ;,22 cm.


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Jul 03, 2012

nice book.

Mar 26, 2012

This book was really really good. I couldn't stop reading it. It's one of my favorite books I've read. I can't wait to read Wish.

Aug 18, 2011

couldn't stop reading this novel, the best !!! my favourite book!!

May 13, 2011

not bad. a bit slow, maybe

Apr 23, 2011

A little slow at first... but don't give up! By the end it gets really good and is an amazing book!

Feb 08, 2011

It seems like this book is a lot like Wish, and that book was horrible. I suggest not wasting your time reading this book

Feb 06, 2011

After reading Wish by the same author a few months ago, I thought that maybe Wishful Thinking will be just as creative and majestic as the first novel. But now I'm disappointed. Wishful Thinking has the similar concept: (1) a girl with a ripped dress (2) meets a magical seamstress who takes the dress (3) but returns with different dresses. (4) The girl gets three wishes. Choose wisely.
Hazel is an interesting character. She's a photographer. She's smart, a little naive, but in the end, mature. She's an orphan. But I understand her need to find her parents. I wonder what it would be like to lose and to never meet your parents.
Unlike Olivia Larsen who lost her twin sister, Hazel Snow lost her parents. She has moved to many cities, new families and friends. Unexpectedly when Hazel turns eighteen, her foster parent, Roy, gives her an envelope, and its her birth certificate. She discovers that her mother's name, looks online and finds a chance to meet her. But something terrible happens.
Hazel wishes to meet her mother and is suddenly sent into the past, just a few months before she was born. She now has the chance to finally meet the mother she never knew.
During that summer, she finds her, a home, an unexpected love and most unlikely friendship. But Hazel starts to uncover some secrets and has the chance to change the future. Her future.
With only two wishes, Hazel struggles. Thinking about what she desperately wants takes Hazel on a journey into her past.
Wishful Thinking is good but not great. I want a little more.

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Mar 26, 2012

JamieA thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 10 and 99


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