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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (35,869 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Aprilynne Pike Narrator: Mandy Siegfried Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Wings Series Release Date: May 2009 ISBN: 9780061776298
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Laurel was mesmerized, staring at the pale things with wide eyes. They were terrifyingly beautiful—too beautiful for words.

Laurel turned to the mirror again, her eyes on the hovering petals that floated beside her head. They looked almost like wings.

In this extraordinary tale of magic and intrigue, romance and danger, everything you thought you knew about faeries will be changed forever.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Aprilynne Pike’s Wings is a remarkable debut; the ingenuity of the mythology is matched only by the startling loveliness with which the story unfolds.”

    Stephanie Meyer, author of the Twilight Saga

  • “Pike weaves an enthralling story of danger and love. This reinterpretation of the faerie story is one that will captivate readers with its plausibility and imagination.”

    RT Book Reviews (4½ stars, Top Pick!)

  • “Mandy Siegfried faithfully conveys Laurel’s fear of being different and her disbelief of her magical identity…Siegfried’s credible teen voices will draw in young listeners…The tense pacing of Laurel and David’s death-defying escape from thug trolls is especially delicious to hear.”

    AudioFile

  • “A blend of sweetness and surprise.”

    Booklist

  • “Replete with budding romance, teen heroics, a good smattering of evil individuals, and an ending that serves up a ready sequel, this novel nonetheless provides an unusual approach to middle level fantasy through its startlingly creative premise…Inventive and unexpected plot twists carry the book.”

    VOYA

  • “Has a nice mix of danger and romance, the world of magic and the world of high school, with well-developed characters and a quick-moving plot.”

    School Library Journal

  • “Silk narration…delicious escapism.”

    Kirkus Reviews

  • A #1 New York Times Bestseller
  • An ALA Best Book for Young Adults

Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Haley | 2/18/2014

    " I read this book when it frist came out and loved it. I was dissapointed by its secound installment enought to not even read the 3rd. But this book? This book i loved. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Lora | 2/12/2014

    " Couldn't get past the first two chapters. The writing is just awful. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Amy | 1/28/2014

    " Loved it. The fantasy theme made it easy for me to loose myself in this book :). I need to read the third book in the sequel, Illusions. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 maisha yangu si yangu | 1/28/2014

    " ahhhhhhhhh soooooooooo good kinda abrupt ending but sooooooo goood! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Celina | 1/19/2014

    " This book is a MUST READ. Not only does it grip your curiosity with mythical creatures, but the love triangle that ensures along with the action will keep any reader interested until the end. Not to mention that it is a four part story. WHAT COULD BE BETTER? "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Fallyn | 1/17/2014

    " Loved it! it puts a new twist on fairies. I most admired the blossem part, it caught my attention the most... i would totally ditch David though, i think we can all agree Tamani is "the one". "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Rebecca | 1/1/2014

    " This was a quick fun read. I'm excited to get in to the rest of the series! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Lieke | 12/23/2013

    " It's a fantastic book. I loved it. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Karen | 9/25/2013

    " Probably a 4 and a half....I like the twist on the traditional stories. Can't wait to read the next one. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jessica McGuire | 7/16/2013

    " The plot line to this book (and, in fact, the whole series) can often become easy to guess but there is always something thrown in to mix it up. A brilliant book to read at any time of day, and at any age! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Ariella | 12/20/2012

    " very great book. love the characters and that its about fairys. 5 stars "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Icia | 11/15/2012

    " I am in love with these books. if anyone is looking for an exciting and beautiful book to read i recoment you go out and get these. I own alot of books and this is one of my utmost favorite.!! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Bethany | 10/26/2012

    " Another series my daughter started me out reading, and I really enjoyed it! "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Danielle Rocke | 7/11/2012

    " I found some of the fairy theme interesting but that was about it. I have a feeling the next book will be more interesting so I'm going to give it a chance. It is a teen book and I probably won't of picked it up if I realized that so a bit of cheese. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Ashley | 6/29/2011

    " I really like this series.
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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Clarissa | 6/28/2011

    " I really enjoyed this quick and light read. It was a different take on faeries out of all the stories I've read. It flowed nicely and moved swiftly. I loved the main characters. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Sara | 6/28/2011

    " Loved it! It's a cute story :)
    David and Laurel! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Cassandra | 6/26/2011

    " An amazing twist with the theory of faries. Very creative! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Amanda | 6/25/2011

    " Loved it. Very unique in it's paranormal-ness & folklore. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Callie | 6/25/2011

    " This book was a quick read even for me and I loved the characters.

    TEAM TAMANI! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Tiffany | 6/24/2011

    " The fairy equivalent to Twilight. It was a quick and enjoyable read but lacking in depth. "

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About the Author
Author Aprilynne Pike

Aprilynne Pike has been spinning fairy stories since she was a child with a hyperactive imagination. At the age of twenty she received her BA in creative writing from Lewis-Clark State College in Lewiston, Idaho. When not writing, she can usually be found out running; she also enjoys singing, acting, reading, and working with pregnant mothers as a childbirth educator and doula. She currently lives with her husband and children in Utah.

About the Narrator

Mandy Siegfried has worked at theaters in New York, on and off Broadway, and around the country. Her film work includes School of Rock, Two Weeks Notice, Winter Passing, Liberty Maine, The Out-of-Towners, and St. Andrew’s Girls.