A beautifully wrought modern fairy tale from master storyteller and award-winning author Nancy Werlin Inspired by the classic folk ballad “Scarborough. Impossible. by Nancy Werlin. Seventeen-year-old Lucy Scarborough appears to lead a normal life. She is a junior in high school, runs track. I’ve been wanting to read this book for a long time. Last week, amid my Christmas book-buying frenzy, I picked up Nancy Werlin’s Impossible as.
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Then there was the whole: Impossible by Nancy Werlin with spoilers 40 17 Feb 02, Look at that blurb!! Miranda the crazy lady The protagonist, Ijpossible Scarborough, is just seventeen when discovers the curse that has plagued the women of her family line for several decades. Okay, as you can read, I could go on and on The story is sooo beautiful. Sorry, Nancy did not surprise me.
It lacked real tension. I don’t care that it is YA.
Impossible (Impossible, #1) by Nancy Werlin
For example she writes narrative such as “I think, I think, I think I’m pregnant. All of a sudden you love her and want to marry her? Yet, compared to the contemporary issues in the novel, the fantastic elements only play a subordinate role. Like Stephanie Meyer before her, Nancy Werlin is flaunting teen pregnancy as a shortlist way to werlni happy ending with your very own prince charming.
This was a little creepy for my taste but I definitely enjoyed reading Impossible. The only way this can impoasible avoided is to perform the impossible tasks. Miranda shows up in her baggy T-shirt and flowing skirt, pushing her rusty shopping cart full of bottles and cans. I never felt any love between them.
I just didn’t buy into Lucy and Zach’s relationship and eventual marriage, nor the way Lucy’s family just accepted the curse and the tasks at hand.
But will it be enough to conqu Lucy is seventeen when she discovers that she is the latest recipient of a generations-old family curse that requires her to complete three seemingly impossible tasks or risk falling into madness and passing the curse on to the next generation.
The turning of each page reveals another fact about the family curse. I never would have imagined making a curse, much less a book out of “Scarborough Fair”, and she did both amazingly.
The story itself is not too bad, but it, and all the characters are so underdeveloped that rather than pulling you into the world of the story, you are left aware that it is a bit far-fetched and reaching. Yes, she has the support of family and friends, and she goes i,possible a counselor I remember this book as being called “Scarborough Girls” but really cannot find any …more Thanks guys!
Who suddenly declares his undying love view spoiler [and asks Lucy to marry him. Dec 14, Somebody rated it did not like it Shelves: Sometimes the writing was very adult and forward, and sometimes it was almost juvenile and a bit weak for me.
What kind of message will most girls get from this? And with plenty of intrigue and romance to keep you flipping pages. I admired Lucy for not even having the slightest urge to have her baby aborted, even though others gave her the option.
Hey did you also know if you have any problems with your inlaws a baby will magically fix all of them? Most of all, Lucy. There’s not nearly enough exclamation marks in that review. The ending is hokey claptrap only a writer at Lifetime Movie Network could have dreamed up.
IMPOSSIBLE by Nancy Werlin | Kirkus Reviews
Time is running out, but together they will try to complete the impossible tasks. Other books in the series.
I thought the paranormal aspect of the novel was the weakest and I didn’t care for it. Wetlin remember this book as being called “Scarborough Girls” but really cannot find any documentation on this.
I can’t get into it Even when you are teenagers only getting married to do some legal loopholey shit to prepare for the Elfin Knight to try to use magic rape on your unborn child in the future? Our heroine gets raped on prom night by elf faerie man in a human suit, and it is so hard to read this glossy, awkward, bland style of writing treating such a difficult subject. Her story of Impossible grew from this seed.
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