10th out of 31 books — 22 voters
Selfish Elf Wish (Zephyr #2)
Zephyr Addler has a problem. Her boyfriend, Timber, is now her ex, because she was keeping secrets from him. But what else can she do? After all, it's not that easy being an elf in the middle of Brooklyn - especially when she's not allowed to use magic to hide her family's quirky elvin ways. To make matters worse, Bella, the meanest girl in school and Zephyr's archrival, h...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published October 14th 2010 by Speak
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This book is about a girl, living in Brooklyn. The whole story starts out normaly, like an ordinary read (but you can still see how the writing is soo good), anyways as you go deeper into the book, you find out that the main character is a magical elf from another country where magic was passed through generations, you also get to know her family very well as the writer explores the personality of the main character. This book is not only a fun and really exciting read (don't let the cover fool...more
This book is based on an elf in the middle of Brooklyn, a tall, blond, gorgeous elf in the middle of one of the most prestigious performing arts high schools in the country. And yet, that’s just where Zephyr Addler finds herself: smack dab in the middle of a bustling New York City school, worlds away from the secluded woodland community she knows so well. But Zephyr knows that she has to figure out how to live in the world. And dress in the world. Thanks to a little friendly advice from her new...more
So I got a lot into the review of the first book, entitled Me, My Elf, & I. It was a great glimpse into a world within our own, where ignorance truly is bliss, until it isn't there anymore. Factor that in with hormones, high school, bad guys with magic, and you have a wonderful start to a series. Can't wait to see what happens next!
Heather Swain lives in a crooked house in Brooklyn, New York with her husband, two children, and a barkless dog. She is the author of novels for adults and young adults, craft books, and numerous short stories, personal essays, and non-fiction articles.More about Heather Swain...