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When You Wish Upon a Star

(2022)
(Book 14 in the Twisted Tales series)
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What if the Blue Fairy wasn't supposed to help Pinocchio? This New York Times best-selling series twists another Disney classic into a harrowing story in which the Blue Fairy defies fairy law, setting off a dramatic chain of events.Starlight, star bright, first star I see tonight . . . so begins the wish that changes everything--for Geppetto, for the Blue Fairy, and for a little puppet named Pinocchio. The Blue Fairy isn't supposed to grant wishes in the small village of Pariva, but something about this one awakens some long-buried flicker within. Perhaps it's the hope she senses beneath the old man's loneliness. Or maybe it's the fact that long ago, before she was the Blue Fairy, she was a young woman named Chiara with a simple wish: to help others find happiness. Her sister Ilaria always teased her for this, for she had big dreams to leave their sleepy village and become a world-renowned opera singer. While Ilaria would give anything to have a fairy grant her wish, Chiara didn't believe in the lore for which their town was famous. Forty years later, Chiara, now the Blue Fairy, defies the rules of magic to help an old friend. But she's discovered by the Scarlet Fairy, formerly Ilaria, who, amid a decades-long grudge, holds the transgression against her sister. They decide to settle things through a good old-fashioned bet, with Pinocchio and Geppetto's fate hanging in the balance. Will the sisters find a way back to one another? Or is this, like many matters of the heart, a gamble that comes with strings? Try the other books in the A TWISTED TALE series:

  • A Whole New World by Liz Braswell

    Once Upon a Dream by Liz Braswell

    As Old As Time by Liz Braswell

    Reflection by Elizabeth Lim

    Part of Your World by Liz Braswell

    Mirror, Mirror by Jen Calonita

    Conceal, Don't Feel by Jen Calonita

    Straight On Till Morning by Liz Braswell

    So This is Love by Elizabeth Lim

    Unbirthday by Liz Braswell

    Go the Distance by Jen Calonita

    What Once Was Mine by Liz Braswell

    Almost There by Farrah Rochon



    Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

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