Wishlist Wednesday is a meme hosted by Pen to Paper, where bloggers get the chance to show which books they really want to read.
At the moment, I’m in love with retellings of any kind, and the one that has most recently caught my eye is Second Star by Alyssa B. Sheinmel.
A twisty story about love, loss, and lies, this contemporary oceanside adventure is tinged with a touch of dark magic as it follows seventeen-year-old Wendy Darling on a search for her missing surfer brothers. Wendy’s journey leads her to a mysterious hidden cove inhabited by a tribe of young renegade surfers, most of them runaways like her brothers. Wendy is instantly drawn to the cove’s charismatic leader, Pete, but her search also points her toward Pete’s nemesis, the drug-dealing Jas. Enigmatic, dangerous, and handsome, Jas pulls Wendy in even as she’s falling hard for Pete. A radical reinvention of a classic, Second Star is an irresistible summer romance about two young men who have yet to grow up–and the troubled beauty trapped between them.
Second Star is a modern retelling of Peter Pan, which sounds really good. It’s an interesting take on the story, and from what I’ve heard it’s meant to be good. Also, it has such a pretty cover, although it doesn’t suggest anything about a Peter Pan retelling.
What’s on your wishlist this week?