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Tigerlilja

(Tales of the Wendy #0.5)

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The origin of Peter Pan and Tigerlilja, a companion novella to the Tales of the Wendy series.

One, cursed by accident. The other, cursed by destiny. But losing everything isn’t always the end. Sometimes, it’s just the beginning.
Kindle Edition, 60 pages
Published November 13th 2018 by Trash Dogs Media LLC
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Ashley Daviau
Jan 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I want to start this review by stating that I received a free copy of this novella from the author in exchange for an honest review. This in no way changes or affects my review.

I immediately fell in love with The Wendy when I received a free copy in exchange for a review and as soon as I finished it I was dying for more stories about the fabulous world the authors have created! I’m a huge fan of fairy tale retellings but it’s extremely rare to find one that is truly original amongst the many th
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Steven Brown
May 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
One of my favorite books we've ever published. Easily in the top three.
Erin Sky
Mar 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
New cover! Isn't the artist incredible?!?
Steff Pasciuti
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The story of Peter Pan as he is from The Wendy really left him presented as a strange enigma, one you couldn’t wait to find out. And the truth of the matter is that his origin story and the explanation behind his existence, his behavior, and how he came to be was always something I found myself both excited to learn and terrified of being disappointed with. Ironically, when I picked up Tigerlilja by Erin Michelle Sky and Steven Brown—a companion novella to the first book
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Becky  Reed
Dec 07, 2018 rated it it was amazing
A Fantastic prequel!

Almost as great as The Wendy. I am absolutely loving the strong female leads in both books and looks forward to seeing if the two will meet in the future.

Thank you for tiding me over till 2019 to await The Wendy 2

Milou
Nov 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I loved this novella so much!!! I had high hopes for the story after adoring The Wendy, and it didn't disappoint at all. 

This novella tells the origin of Peter Pan, and how he and Tigerlilja end up on Neverland and the introduction of Tinker Bell. Peter is different from the boy we know... he has fangs and big wings. But his character is very true to the original. As is Tigerlilja... I thought she was an Amazing character. She is a very feisty young lady, not scared of a fight and she always has
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Errin Krystal
Nov 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Tigerlilja is a brand new companion novella to The Wendy. (Have you read it? If not you should, I'll wait ...) And it is fantastic!

Its a quick, short read and so, so worth it. 

We are introduced to Tigerlilja as a small child, as her grandmother is telling her the story of how she was chosen for something special. I won't go into too much detail because this is a short book and it would be way too easy to spoil, but lets just sat Tigerlilja is a total badass from a young age. 

The story is told in
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Amelia Nichole Defield
This short story is a companion prequel to The Wendy by the same authors, a book which made its way onto my top two favorite indie reads of 2018. This is an unexpected twist on the story of Peter Pan combining Norse and Greek myth to create something all new. You can easily read this before or after The Wendy, but I highly suggest you pick up that novel too!
Angela Basilio
Aug 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I received a free copy of this short novella from the author in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my review in any way.



WOW!!! This short story is perfect! When I first read The Wendy it instantly became one of my favorite stories. Reading this short story reminded me why. This short novella tells the origin of Peter Pan with a mixture of Norse and Greek God’s which makes into a remarkable story! It takes you back to the past. Here we get to meet Peter’s parents, Tigerlilja and
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Erin
Nov 02, 2019 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fantasy, young-adult
Even after a couple of days to think this over, I'm still not entirely sure what I think about this.

I do wish that I would have read this before diving into The Wendy as this really explained the lore and has some of it make a lot more sense to me, but overall, this prequel was not incredibly mind blowing or gripping.

The lore behind Peter Pan and how he came to be was not what I was expecting. A mix between Greek and Norse Mythology certainly caught me off guard. It was interesting, but at the
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Kate
Apr 06, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fantasy
I read this prequel after reading The Wendy and The Navigator. I don’t recommend reading it before starting The Wendy series! It’s so much better to let Peter Pan reveal himself in the series than if I had known his origins first. So save this for after you read the series opener, at the very least.
Olivia
Apr 12, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I purchased other books in this series and they've been languishing in my library for months, waiting for me to find the mental fortitude to start a new series. Today I saw this one for sale, bought it, read it within an hour and was delighted.

The initial lore was strange and enticing and makes me wonder how it all interweaves. When we were finally introduced to current plot, and Tigerlilja herself, I loved how vivacious she was, and fairies are just delightful! I'm eager to read more in this s
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Keith Beasley-Topliffe
Nov 30, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: ebook, fantasy-sf
This is a brief novella giving deep background for the novel The Wendy. Deep as in it's hard to guess how long before The Wendy it's set. Centuries? It provides origin stories for Peter Pan (involving Greek and Norse gods) and Tigerlily (or Tigerlilja as she's called here) and a glimpse of Tinkerbell and her lot. Alternatively, it offers one extended battle scene with brief intro and denouement for and aft. It's an exciting, vivid battle. But that's not enough to raise the whole above 3 stars. S ...more
Karli McNamee
Feb 23, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Loved It

Well-written, self-contained story that explains a lot. As always, character development and unexpected plot lines are the name of the game with these authors! Can't wait to read the second book in The Wendy series after reading this one. To be honest, I haven't enjoyed most depictions of TigerLily in the past, but I loved her here! I'm really looking forward to meeting her through Wendy's eyes.
Dawn cline
Dec 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Wow a great retelling

Read in one sitting a prequel for the book the wendy. Draws you right in a great retelling can't wait for more
Venessa
Dec 01, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Loved this! Will be posting a review along with The Wendy soon. :)
Larry Plemmons
Dec 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A very well written and easy short story to read. I highly recommend this story.
Allyx M
Oct 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I wish this was an entire book, not just a novella- I loved it so much!
Kim  Gregory
Apr 10, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Tigerlilja gives us a closer look into who Peter Pan is and where he began. I read The Wendy first and did wonder who Peter was - well it comes down to Viking mythology. I had no idea that this story would bring in so much emphasis on the gods and goddesses, on dryads and fairies - phew!

Tigerlilja is a fierce young lady who is the daughter of a clan leader. A prophesy is made about her that would make her the head of her clan over her older brother, but her grandmother thinks differently. She a
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