Title: As You Wish Author: Jackson Pearce Publisher: Harper Teen Number Of Pages: 300 Publication Date: August 25th, 2009
Synopsis from back of book: A MAGICAL TALE ABOUT STAR-CROSSED LOVERS, WHAT IT MEANS TO BELONG… And HOW IMPORTANT IT IS TO BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR.
Ever since Viola’s boyfriend broke up with her, she has spent her days silently wishing—for someone to love her again and most importantly, to belong again—until her wishes inadvertently summon a genie out of his world and into her own. But it’s only after Viola makes her first wish that she realizes she is in love with Jinn. . . and that if she wishes twice more, he will disappear from her life—and her world—forever.
Review: As You Wish was such a fast paced, romantic, witty, and all around incredible story! I loved every minute of it.
The story starts out with Viola, who’s ex-boyfriend is also her best friend. Their relationship, is sort of awkward at first, but as the story progresses you see how much Lawrence and Viola care for each other. Viola and Jinn’s relationship, was something you would see in a movie, they slowly fall for each other, and then something or someone is trying to keep them apart.
As You Wish for my was un-putdownable! I had to keep reading to find out what happened next!! Another thing I enjoyed, was how Viola liked to paint, since I love painting, so by adding that in Jackson made Viola more relatable.
Near the end of the book I got anxious to see what would happen to Jinn and Viola, and I almost cried, (for two reasons, that if I shared would spoil the ending!) and it had one of the best endings.
Overall, Jackson wrote a story with characters that seem real and relatable. As You Wish is truly unforgettable.
I recommend this book if you like romance, magic, and young adult novels.