Impossible. by Nancy Werlin. Seventeen-year-old Lucy Scarborough appears to lead a normal life. She is a junior in high school, runs track. A beautifully wrought modern fairy tale from master storyteller and award-winning author Nancy Werlin Inspired by the classic folk ballad “Scarborough. The conclusion is startlingly wholesome, comfortable and complete for the usually dark Werlin, and the melding of magic and practicality.
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Although the story wrlin in the middle, it has a strong beginning and ending that make up for it, and enough of an original story line to keep your interest.
I know it’s tempting but we must resist. Impossible presents another intriguing, unique plot from Nancy Werlin. The switching back a Wow, this is some bad writing. All read in the same voice. Where did this character come from?
IMO, I think she was trying too hard to merge both the magical aspect and the realistic aspect of the plot together. I thought the paranormal aspect of the novel was the weakest and I didn’t care for it. Aug 27, Jan rated it did not like it. I never would have imagined making a curse, mu Impossiblle presents another intriguing, unique plot from Nancy Werlin. As the couple is posing for pictures and is about to leave for the evening, the unthinkable happens.
A 19 year old, who is just completing his freshman year at college, with only a part time construction job to his name, is going to marry this burden. There were some parts where the writing seemed a little too formal, or possibly unfeeling, but I still really liked it.
Impossible by Nancy Werlin
The Elfin Knight will do anything to prevent her success and to make Lucy, and her daughters in his possession forever. Nov 29, Emily May rated it liked it Shelves: A haunting, thrilling romantic puzzle. It has been, you’ll forgive the pun, Impossible.
You have to care deeply. I don’t think the author thought too long and hard about how to impoasible the riddles in the Simon and Garfunkle song, and I wouldn’t really blame her for that, except she decided to write a book about it. Basically when your friend don’t like it, yet you wantbecause it’s just wishing, it to better than what they experienced.
Actually, rape theme make me cringed, but not in this book. I could tell it was well researched and plotted out, but it just had a tendency, especially in the beginning, to feel a little clunky and young. And this doesn’t have a single “romantic puzzle” bone in it’s body!!
Unlike her ancestors, however, she has help: It’s based on the ballad The Elfin Knight, aka Scarborough Fair, which like many folk tales and old ballads, seems totally romantic until you look carefully and realize how freaking messed up it is.
And letters from your mother can be the answer to whether Impossible is the story of an ordinary teenage girl. Werlin fans will not be disappointed.
Will she give birth to a daughter, and will she lose her mind? The tasks she must complete to remove the curse are supposed to be clever solutions, but the solutions are awkward and a little obvious. Parents who want to brainwash their teens heads??
Because it had weird looking fingernails? Then the author also struck out with the idea of dual points of view. She agrees, and THEN they kiss. The novel’s strength comes from the development of character relationships and how the people stand together to overcome this hardship. The imposaible elements are scarce, leaving me to wonder if the author forgot what kind of story imposxible blurb indicated.
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Like it is the idea for a seventeen-year-old and imppssible nineteen-year-old to marry in the given situation? Without him Lucy probably wouldn’t have been able to have a real chance in defeating the curse.
Not always, by any means, but I just found myself wishing for a little more from them. Many random scattered sloppy POVs. Inspired in the folk song Scarborough Fair, Lucy has to fulfill three tasks if she wants to get rid of the evil elf king: