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ILLUSIONS (WINGS, BOOK #3) BY APRILYNNE PIKE: BOOK REVIEW

  Illusions Wings, Book #3 By Aprilynne Pike ISBN# 9780061668098 Author’s Website:  http://www.aprilynnepike.com/ Brought to you by guest reviewer Jennifer Jensen *Beware of  Spoilers* At the conclusion of Spells, Laurel has chosen between her human boyfriend David and her fairie could-be boyfriend, Tamani. She thinks it is for the best that she … Continue reading

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APRILYNNE PIKE: EXCLUSIVE AUTHOR INTERVIEW

OBS fans, do you recall when we covered the young adult faerie novel Wings in May of 2010 for our monthly Book Club? Have you seen the slue of exclusives on the series and have had the pleasure of reading the Q & A with Aprilynne Pike in Oct 2009? Well, we have … Continue reading

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ERIN’S APRIL READING LOUNGE: WHAT SHE’S READING NOW

I’m doing mostly re-reads: I’m reading Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy again (I’ll be starting Restaurant at the End of the Universe by the end of the weekend, I’m sure). It’s been years since I’ve read them, so it’s time. I love these books, and the series only gets better … Continue reading

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WINGS YA BOOK CLUB- CHAPTERS 21-24

Chapters 21-24 by Katlyn Summary David and Tamani awkwardly met in the car, and Tamani explained the situation with the trolls. He explained the background of trolls and how some of them are still surviving due to their acclimation into the human world. Tamani told Laurel she was lucky that … Continue reading

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WINGS YA BOOK CLUB: CHAPTERS 10-12

Chapters 10-12- By Britta Characters Involved Laurel David Chelsea Tamani Laurels Mom Places Visited Laurel’s house David’s house The Dance Summary Laurel and David explore further the idea that she could be an evolved plant. David suggests that he test her cells (via swabbing her mouth) with his microscope. He … Continue reading

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WINGS YA BOOK CLUB- CHAPTERS 7-9

Chapters 7-9 by Britta Characters Involved Laurel David Tamani Her Mother Her Father Mr. Barnes Places Visited Laurel’s new house Laurel’s old house The Pathways David’s backyard School Summary David visits Laurel’s house to see how she is doing. Laurel wonders how she can be okay with a flower sprouting … Continue reading

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OBS RECAP & REVIEW, LAST WEEK IN NEWS 05-3/05-9

The Twilight Saga News Wrap-up: New Cast Photos for “The Twilight Saga:Eclipse” “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse” Tickets Now Available for Pre-Purchase In Some Venues New Stills from “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse” Two New Twilight Saga Barbies Coming Soon – Alice and Victoria TWILIGHT ECLIPSE Will Premiere At The Los Angeles … Continue reading

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OBS PRESENTS: FAN ART MADNESS – WINGS EDITION

This week Katie and I are bringing you a new special feature of fan art based on May’s Book Club Wings by Aprilynne Pike. And something special about it is that we have mostly all color pencil drawings, which is great because nowadays some artist use Photoshop or other computer … Continue reading

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WINGS YA BOOK CLUB : CHAPTERS 4-6

Chapters 4- 6 By Karolina Chapter 4: Saturday morning, Laurel wakes up early and grabs her mom’s guitar, wandering out to the creek behind her parents property. She sits for a while and softly plays – a bug lands on her back, and as she reaches back to swat it … Continue reading

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WINGS YA BOOK CLUB: CHAPTERS 1- 3

Chapters 1- 3 by Karolina Chapter 1: 15 year old Laurel Sewell; a beautiful blond haired, green eyed petite girl, has just started in a new school in Crescent city, after being home schooled for the past 10 years. Laurel and her parents have moved to Crescent City from Orick, … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEWS-APRILYNNE PIKE: SPELLS

Brought to us by OBS staff member kpic724 Aprilynne Pike Spells Six months have passed since Laurel saved the gateway to the faerie realm of Avalon. Now she must spend her summer there, honing her skills as a Fall faerie. But her human family and friends are still in mortal … Continue reading

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FALLEN YA BOOK CLUB CHAPTER 20 DAYBREAK & EPILOGUE TWO GREAT LIGHTS

Chapter 20-Daybreak & Epilogue-Two Great Lights by Erin Summary As the sun rises, Luce and Daniel walk towards the cemetery holding hands. Before leaving the building, the angels had pulled back their wings. Even though there was no trace of the wings, Luce could still see the silver light from … Continue reading

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CHAT WITH APRILYNNE PIKE APRIL 30TH ON OBS

We have some very exciting news. Aprilynne Pike best-selling author of Wings and the sequel Spells will be on OBS for a chat on April 30th 8pm EDT/ 5pm PST. Check out our reviews of her books: Wings Spells Also check out our interview with Aprilynne Pike from October 2009, … Continue reading

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CHAT LINK FOR APRILYNNE PIKE FRIDAY NIGHT

Don’t forget our chat with Aprilynne Pike on Friday night April 30th 8pm EDT/ 5pm PST. Below is the link to our chat room: http://openbooksociety.com/chat/ The chat room is password protected, but on the night of the chat we will take that off – you will not need a password … Continue reading

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FALLEN YA BOOK CLUB CHAPTER 18 THE BURIED WAR

Chapter 18: The Buried War -Erin Luce starts running towards the lights in the cemetery. She realizes that the shadows had been warning her that something was coming. She decides that she needs to find Daniel, and tell him that she believes him and knows what he is. Luce realizes … Continue reading

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OBS BOOK CLUB ANNOUNCEMENT FOR MAY: ‘WINGS’ BY APRILYNNE PIKE

For the month of May OBS is proud to present ‘Wings’ by Aprilynne Pike. Book Summary: The many clues that Laurel is different (she is strictly vegan; sunlight seems to shine through her fair skin; she never gets cold; she craves the outdoors; she doesn’t menstruate) culminate in a bump … Continue reading

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CHAT WITH APRILYNNE PIKE APRIL 30TH ON OBS! REMINDER

Be sure to check out our reviews of her books: Wings Spells You can also view our interview with Aprilynne Pike, where you can learn about her favorite books, how she inspired to write her novels and more: OBS: How does it feel to have your debut novel become a best … Continue reading

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OBS PRESENTS BOOK COVER CLUSTERS: FLOWERS

Because Valentine’s Day was this weekend, our Cover Cluster this month is flowers! Enjoy! The Year of The Flood by Margaret Atwood: The times and species have been changing at a rapid rate, and the social compact is wearing as thin as environmental stability. Adam One, the kindly leader of … Continue reading

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OBS PRESENTS: FAN ART MADNESS – SUPERNATURAL WOMEN

This week Katie and I are bringing you a special Fan Art Madness dedicated to the women of some of our favorite supernatural books. They are strong in so many ways and have friends that love them. They are leaders and even in some stories the hope to survive. Enjoy! … Continue reading

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CONTESTS: JANUARY 8TH

Here are some book blog contests from around the web: Wicked Walker Reviews: Win “Wings” by Aprilynne Pike. ENTER HERE. The Hiding Spot: Win “Captivate” by Carrie Jones. ENTER HERE. Misfit Salon: Ginormous Giveaway! Check out the many prizes and ENTER HERE. The Calico Critic: Win “The Maze Runner” by … Continue reading

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BOOKS NEWS FOR NOV. 9TH: FAIRIES, FANTASY, AND VAMPIRES

from Regina Marler at the New York Times: Field Guides to Fairies Dawn is breaking on the Y.A. aisle of the bookstore, and the dew is suspiciously glittery. Look quickly and you may catch the hoofprint of a magical steed and the flutter of a wing. A recent crop of … Continue reading

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LOVE TRIANGLES IN YOUNG ADULT BOOKS: THE TOP TEN

www.sueysbooks.blogspot.com:  Have you noticed lately that so many of the popular, especially YA books, have a love triangle for it’s core conflict? I’m starting to think that if there’s NOT a love triangle that something is totally missing from that book! AND… have you noticed that for the most part … Continue reading

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OBS PRESENTS: WINGS BY APRILYNNE PIKE READALIKES

We originally posted a list of Readalikes for Twilight lovers. What is a readalike? It is a book that has a similar mood, subject, style, or tone to that of another book. This time, we have Readalikes for fans of Aprilynne Pike’s  ‘Wings’! So, if you love stories about faeries, this … Continue reading

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seventeen.com: MILEY TO STAR IN ‘WINGS’ BY PIKE

Miley’s got a new movie in the works! Disney has acquired the screen rights to Aprilynne Pike’s bestselling young adult novel, Wings, and Miley is set to star! She will play Laurel, a 15-year-old girl who, after years of being home-schooled and living in a small town, struggles to adjust … Continue reading

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