The Girl Who Could Fly by Victoria Forester

By Victoria Forester

Book Details:

ISBN: 0312602383
EAN: 9780312602383
ASIN: 0312602383
Publisher: sq. Fish
Publication Date: 2010-02-02
Number of Pages: 352
Website: Amazon, LibraryThing, Google Books, Goodreads

Synopsis from Amazon:

You simply can't maintain a great woman down . . . until you employ the right kind methods.

Piper McCloud can fly. similar to that. effortless as pie.

Sure, she hasn't mastered opposite propulsion and her turns are form of sloppy, yet she's genuine strong at loop-the-loops.

Problem is, the nice people of Lowland County are scared of Piper. And her ma's at her wit's finish. So it kind of feels basically becoming that she depart her parents' farm to wait a top-secret, maximum-security university for children with unparalleled abilities.

School is superb firstly with a host of latest pals whose talents diversity from super-strength to super-genius. (Plus all of the selfmade apple pie she will eat!) yet Piper is certain, even one of the particular. And there are consequences.

Consequences too dire to speak about. Too loopy to contemplate. And too risky to ignore.

At turns exhilarating and terrifying, Victoria Forester's debut novel has been praised through Stephenie Meyer, writer of the Twilight saga, as "the oddest/sweetest mixture of Little apartment at the Prairie and X-Men...Prepare to have your center warmed." The lady Who may perhaps Fly is an unforgettable tale of defiance and braveness approximately an irrepressible heroine who can, who will, who needs to . . . fly.

Praise for Victoria Forester and The woman Who may well Fly:

"It's the oddest/sweetest mixture of Little residence at the Prairie and X-Men. i used to be smiling the entire time (except for the half the place I cried). I gave it to my mother, and I'm interpreting it to my kids--it's totally multigenerational. arrange to have your middle warmed." Stephenie Meyer, writer of the Twilight saga

"In this extraordinary debut novel, readers meet Piper McCloud, the late-in-life daughter of farmers...The tale soars, similar to Piper, with sufficient loop-de-loops to maintain young ones doubtful approximately what is going to come next....Best of all are the book's powerful, evenly wrapped messages approximately friendship and authenticity and the adaptation among doing good and doing good."--Booklist, Starred evaluate
"Forester's disparate settings (down-home farm and futuristic ice-bunker institute) are unified by means of the rock-solid standpoint and unpretentious diction… any baby who has felt diversified will take energy from Piper's struggle to be herself opposed to the tide of relations, church, and society."--The Horn publication Review

The lady Who may possibly Fly is a 2009 financial institution highway - top Children's publication of the Year.

GoodReads writer Information:

Author Name: Victoria Forester

Author Description: Victoria grew up on a distant farm in Ontario, Canada. After graduating from the college of Toronto, her ardour for storytelling led her to write down and direct a brief movie for the CBC. whilst her subsequent movie used to be accomplished (The Pony's story which aired on worldwide tv) she eagerly, and maybe rashly, trigger to Los Angeles.

The well-known self reliant movie manufacturer, Roger Corman, mentored Victoria and gave her the chance to write down and direct her first function movie, Circuit Breaker for Showtime starring Richard Grieco and Corben Bernsen.

This was once quickly through Macon County penitentiary with David Carradine and best friend Sheedy, and Cry of the White Wolf for the Disney Channel. subsequent Victoria directed youngster Scorcery, a enjoyable tale approximately mischievous teenage witches that was once shot in Romania

The woman Who may well Fly all started as a screenplay that used to be optioned through Paramount photographs. Victoria enjoyed the tale lots she determined to put in writing it as a ebook in addition. it really is her first actual booklet yet she appears to be like ahead to the potential of writing many, many more.

She lives in la together with her husband, baby daughter and ridiculously orange cat, Rufus.


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No one but she and her husband knew the spelling of this usual name. One night not long after, she was alone at home in the bouse in New Jersey. She was expecting the local minister to call and whiled away the time at the piano. " She felt she was playing it very well, and felt rather proud of herself. " The voice originated at the other end of the piano and it sounded exactly like her husband's voice in life. Shocked, she looked down at her fingers and discovered that her fingering was wrong. This was two months after his death, and suddenly his presence was very strong again.

My mother said I should quickly call the doctor and then go out in the country to get my aunt, mother's sister. " Dreams are by no means always harbingers of important events, nor do they necessarily contain messages of vital significance. In fact, the majority of dreams seem rather unimportant in the long view since they pertain to relatively unimportant matters. One wonders why the "powers that be" bother to allow people a glance into the future in such trifling matters. The answer, of course, is obvious: paranormal dreams are subject to laws just like everything else in nature.

She opened it, and on the third page, there were the car papers! "I try not to call him," Mrs. Thornhill explained to me. "I feel he has a great deal of work to do. He told me he is happy and I know we will see each other again. " Mrs. ThornhiU's "open channel" did not operate only for her late husband. There were others who wished to let her know that their existence continued, or who took an interest in what she was doing here on the physical side of life. Shortly after she moved into her town apartment in the winter of 1966, she went to Europe.

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