Phoebe finds herself drawn to Mallory, the strange and secretive new girl at school. Soon the two become as close as sisters until Mallory’s magnetic older. Phoebe Rothschild—yes, of those Rothschilds—dumps her toxic friends for new girl Mallory in seventh grade. Nancy Werlin’s Extraordinary is, at varying points, a fantasy, coming-of-age tale, mystery, thriller and family saga, and I spent some parts of the.

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Feb 02, Tatiana rated it liked it Recommends it for: Other books in the series. I was not completely satisfied with the way some of the events, particularly towards the beginning and the end, played out, as things took a long time to get moving, and I was somewhat let down by the ending. I realize there was some faerie glamour at work here, but it still felt wrong to have her so broken down in this way. I as a reader would have gotten why Phoebe stuck with him for as long as she did if serlin had been some tangible, non-magical reason for Phoebe to like him.

However, the story lacks the element that made Impossible a masterpiece. Feb 02, J.

It just doesn’t it. Fast forward four years later and the truth comes out of why exactly Mallory became friends with Phoebe. The first thing I want to say is that the books do not connect in any way other than they are both about faeries.


I think that everyone is ordinary and extraordinary. Don’t get me wrong, there were parts I absolutely loved, and I think there are going to be a lot of people, many of them teen girls, who are going to connect with this book. Lady friendships for the win! We KNOW the fairies are trying to use her to do Four years ago Phoebe Rothschild knew she wanted Mallory Tolliver as a friend—as her best friend.

It shows that even though experiences in life can knock you down to your lowest point, there will always be someone there for you.

Book review: ‘Extraordinary’ by Nancy Werlin

Seven Trees of Stone. To view it, click here. Have you ever heard one of those songs on the radio that seem to go nowhere? LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. I adulated the theme of believing oneself to be extraordinary, and werlon everyone should hold themselves in the highest regard no matter what. I couldn’t care less what happened to Phoebe, I was a little annoyed at the Faerie queen for giving up basically all the Faerie’s energy to some random HUMAN, which I just couldn’t get into my head- how can someone be that stupid?


For more of my reviews, please visit my blog: You figure out why pretty quick but just in case you don’t I won’t say anything.

The faeries will join forces with Pheobe to stop this evil. Also by Nancy Werlin. Soon Phoebe discovers the shocking truth about Ryland and Mallory: She has no clue how to flirt or basically just be in the company of a boy.

What do you know, the weird girl is a FEY named, of course, Mallory, since that is totally a name extrakrdinary have when you are a fairy. Eighth Grade Bites 1. View all 20 comments. This is the story of the Rothschild family- Mayer to be precise, all of this stems from his meetings with the Fairy Queen.

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But even when she’s under Ryland’s spell, I can’t help but wonder if Werlin could have made her a bit more bearable. Needless to say, it created an unstimulating reading experience.

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