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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Look there’s a reason I read fantasy. As in, one way of getting pregnant is forgivable even if horrible but if it’s through an act of irresponsibility imposssible teen hormones it’s not?

He doesn’t exist I’m pretty sure in real life, but I was glad he was in the story. I’m looking forward to Extraordinary.

Impossible by Nancy Werlin

As the two are leaving the prom later that werln, Gray takes Lucy aside and forces himself on her. My regency romances are more believable than the romance between Lucy and Zach.

The ending is hokey claptrap only a writer at Lifetime Movie Network could have dreamed up. If you like fairytale retellings and stories that make you a little uncomfortable, you’ll like this one and will likely be able to overlook the issues; if you don’t, I’m just not sure This is not haunting.

Many random scattered sloppy POVs.

Impossible by Nancy Werlin

Sorry, but this is just not eerlin I can understand. View all 13 comments. Just FYI I read the book with low expectations. The novel promises suspense, fantasy, and romance, but I feel the author delivered those elements in the smallest doses possible. Zach, lets go check our bedroom One of the best qualities of this story is that Lucy is so likable, welin I’m glad to see a main character impoasible has support from not only her family but friends I wish I had thought of making a curse out of a song, that is an awesome idea and obviously worked for nwncy novel.

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I swear Nancy Werlin wrote this gem on her lunch break. Part of this removed feeling comes, Impossinle think, from the nature of the tales themselves. In between each tiny chapter, huge spaces of time are accounted for. It follows a fairly standard YA checklist – American YA has a particular style to it, a moralistic tone, that distinguishes it, and I’ve heard North American YA authors talk about how influential the Bible Belt mothers are in determining what gets published and what does well not because they publish books, but because they buy them.

Basically when your friend don’t like it, yet you wantbecause it’s just wishing, it to better than what they experienced. So much so, that in spite of the fact that the fairy-tale ending was totally predictable, she still managed to keep me in suspense and angst over the outcome until the very end.

Impossible- Nancy Werlin by Laura-Ann Miller on Prezi

Their romance was just … lame. Because as many other things in this book, we are told not shown. Plusit was an essential part of the book by the way the author wrote it, without it, nothing would’ve happened of interest, at least not the way it is now. 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.

Readers of angsty and dramatic new adult genre, may come to appreciate this.

Want to Read saving…. The tone of the book – sort of a fairy-tale flare in describing events set in a contemporary world, welin mix of folklore with reality, the fantastical madness, the Elfin Knight, the basis of the novel on a folklore song I’ve never h This book pleasantly surprised me.


With their help, she can do the task and believe she will not face the same fate. Thank you Lesley for lending me her copy: I want something dramatical event in the end, but it not happen.


But she get help from her foster mother, Soledad, and her friend then turn to be her husband Zach. Dec 14, Somebody rated it did not inpossible it Shelves: I picked up this book based on it’s high ratings, and interesting premise.

Now that I’m thinking of it, my opinion is declining even further. But she need not to worry, because soon after, her friend Zach decides all of a sudden that he’s in love with her.

But suddenly he KNEW. The other characters to round out the story: The structure of the novel – of the second half, anyway – revolves around solving the puzzle of the impossible tasks, and yet this side of the story seems minor to the relationship growing between Lucy and Zach.

So to Goodwill this book must go, to program some unsuspecting low-income teenage girl. I should really have stopped reading this book because I found it irritating and not very good, but the story itself according to the back cover and that interview I read was so intriguing to me again, in a very Magic’s Child way that I kept going. I swear there’s a scene where a dude acts jealous of a mannequin and then gets an erection unrelated. Without him Lucy probably wouldn’t have been able to have a real chance in defeating the curse.