Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Wish List Wednesday

Ordinary Magic by Caitlen Rubino-Bradway, May 8, 2012. Published by Bloomsbury USA Children's.
In Abby’s world, magic isn't anything special: it’s a part of everyday life. So when Abby learns that she has zero magical abilities, she’s branded an “Ord”—ordinary, bad luck, and quite possibly a danger to society.

The outlook for kids like Abby isn’t bright. Many are cast out by their families, while others are sold to treasure hunters (ordinary kids are impervious to spells and enchantments). Luckily for Abby, her family enrolls her in a school that teaches ordinary kids how to get around in a magical world. But with treasure-hunting kidnappers and carnivorous goblins lurking around every corner, Abby’s biggest problem may not be learning how to be ordinary—it’s whether or not she’s going to survive the school year!
Why: I really wish I had heard of Ordinary Magic sooner, because it sounds like an interesting read. I think what has me most intrigued about this one is that the MC, Abby, is ordinary in a magical setting. 

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