In the mysterious mountain town of Bishop Mayne is a wishing well, where each person is allowed one wish per lifetime. Few people, however, even dare to try. Wishes often go wrong, like the one that emptied the town of all its children. Now eleven-year-old Nuria has made a wish that puts her inside her friend Catty's body and vice versa. Can Nuria revoke her wish in order to make everything right?
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WELL WISHEDUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
The intersection of magic and reality is somewhat bumpy in this intriguing first novel. Nuria, 11, wishes she had a friend. Orphaned, she has come to live with her grandfather, the Avy, in the magical ... Read full review
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