Werlin, Nancy Impossible

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Impossible

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A beautifully wrought modern fairy tale from master storyteller and award-winning American author Nancy Werlin.

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. Unlike her ancestors, though, Lucy has family, friends and love. Is it enough to keep her safe?

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"Werlin earns high marks for the tale's graceful interplay between wild magic and contemporary reality." - "Booklist," starred review "This unique story flows smoothly and evenly, and the well-drawn characters and subtle hints of magic early on allow readers to enter willingly into the world of fantasy." - "School Library Journal," starred review "Modern logic and methodology mesh splendidly with fairy lore. . . The conclusion is startingly wholesome, comfortable and complete. . . the melding of magic and practicality provides a lovely whole." - "Kirkus Reviews," starred review

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Nancy Werlin was born and raised in Peabody, Massachusetts, USA and now lives near Boston. She received her bachelor's degree in English from Yale. Since then, she has worked as a technical writer and editor for several computer software and Internet companies, while also writing fiction. Impossible is her latest novel and was critically acclaimed after its publication in America.

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