Books from the Backlog is a fun way to feature some of those neglected books sitting on your bookshelf unread. If you are anything like me, you might be surprised by some of the unread books hiding in your stacks.
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This week’s neglected bookSecond Star by Alyssa B. Sheinmel
Published by Macmillan on May 13, 2014
Genres: Young Adult Fiction / Romance / Contemporary
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Peter Pan as you've never imagined it before: a love triangle between Wendy, Pete, and Hook set in the endless summer of modern-day coastal California.
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 J. M. Barrie's 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.
Why did I add Second Star to my bookshelf?
I have had this book on my NetGalley shelf for so long that I cannot remember what the heck I was thinking when I downloaded it. I have been working hard to catch up my NetGalley backlog (14 past due books to go!) and noticed that this book is available on Kindle Unlimited which make it a little easier to work in so I think that it is time to give it a try. I am not sure what I think about the fact that this is a Peter Pan retelling but you never know.
What are your thoughts? Have you read this book? Would you recommend it?