There are two monsters in this story. One of them is me.Ask anyone in Winship, Maine, and theyll tell you the summer camp Quinns family owns is a magical place. Paper wishes hang from the ceiling. Blueberries grow in the dead of winter. According to local legend, a sea monster even lurks off the coast. Mostly, theres just a feeling that something extraordinary could happen there.Like Quinn falling in love with her best friend, Dylan.After the accident, the magic drained from Quinns life. Now Dylan is gone, the camp is a lonely place, and Quinn knows its her fault.But the new boy in town, Alexander, doesnt see her as the monster she believes herself to be. As Quinn lets herself open up again, she begins to understand the truth about love, loss, and monstersreal and imagined....
|Title||:||Wild Blue Wonder|
|Number of Pages||:||368 pages|
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Wild Blue Wonder Reviews
“Scary things and amazing things coexist. The world is full of wildness and wonder. And a lot of it is good.”Wild Blue Wonder is a captivating story about family, forgiveness, and the pain of grief. Quinn is learning to live after the tragic loss of her best friend Dylan the summer before. Quinn blames herself for Dylan’s death and she’s begun to drift from her siblings, who are feeling the loss in their own way. But Quinn is determined to fix something and starts repairing the boat ...more
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Wild Blue Wonder has taken my heart hostage and refuses to let go. It is awe-mazing and cruel how Sorosiak was able to make me fall in love with a character that was already dead. I did not cry but instead, I felt at lost of tears. The characters are the main appealing effect of the story. It is near impossible to go through the book without completely and utterly loving all the characters and wanting to protect them all.
It saddens me a ...more
This was an unexpected gem. Review coming soon!
AHHH I CAN'T WAIT FOR THIS!!!!
A really lovely coming of age novel. A powerful portrayl of grief. I particularly enjoyed the questions raised about the impossible. Do we as humans imagine things or create magic as a way of coping with certain aspects of our life? How much possibility is there in the unknown?
Fantastic writing, heartbreaking at times, and always poignant.
The main character is obsessed with marine biology, I'm already hooked. I just finished this beauty, WILD BLUE WONDER. I came for the STEM lady (the main character loves marine biology!) and stayed for the cryptids, Moira Fowley Doyle style family dynamics and summer love. 💯💯💯
Told in an interweaving timeline of Summer and Autumn, a heartbreaking mystery unravels about Dylan, a core presence Quinn's family. Her brother and sister, along with most of their small Maine town, have outcasted her since the accident. Soon, Quinn begins repairing a boat with her eccentric grandmother, and wonders if she can repair and rebuild the relationships in her life, too. I quickly grew attached to the whole family, how real they feel, and how much I would love to know them. It's not d ...more