A beautifully wrought modern fairy tale from master storyteller and award-winning author Nancy Werlin Inspired by the classic folk ballad “Scarborough. Impossible. by Nancy Werlin. Seventeen-year-old Lucy Scarborough appears to lead a normal life. She is a junior in high school, runs track. I’ve been wanting to read this book for a long time. Last week, amid my Christmas book-buying frenzy, I picked up Nancy Werlin’s Impossible as.

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Weaving two versions of the Scarborough Fair folk song and one of her own devisingIimpossible Werlin makes a contemporary love story with elements of Faerie.

Lucy gets married and after the wedding night suddenly ages: Aug 27, Jan rated it did not like it. Then the author also struck out with the idea of dual points of view.

Ready for her first date and her first trip to the prom. Like Stephanie Meyer before her, Nancy Werlin is nacny teen pregnancy as a shortlist way to a happy ending with namcy very own prince charming. You see all that I wrote about the story in the last paragraph?


Marriage overcomes trauma provoked by rape This is a very chaste book! A book about a curse by an Elf, and no mythology? Then, when she is sowing the corn, she stops and Zack? Unlike her ancestors, though, Lucy has family, friends, and other modern resources to help her out. This is the first time that I’ve written the kind of book I most love to read. If she don’t want to be crazy and lost her child, and then her child have a same fate like her and her predecessor, she must do three impossible task.


Of all things, I also admire the idea that when faced with hardships, family and true friends, will always be there to help you out; no one is ever alone in times of trouble. So we can guess right from the start who this knight is and what Lucy will have to do to protect her unborn child and herself from insanity.

I swear Nancy Werlin wrote this gem on her lunch break.

And I will definitely read more books written by Nancy Werlin. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Refresh and try again. Speaking of chapters, I got a little confused with all the shifting of point nany views. I never felt any love between them.

With her parents and Zach, the “kid” from next door, who is now living with Lucy’s family. View all 13 comments. I have now spent more time than I should have talking about this book.

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He gets on one knee and all I think I’ll just do this in list form. An engaging blend of old world fantasy within a modern day setting. For more of my reviews, please visit my blog: The structure of the novel – of the second half, anyway – revolves around solving the puzzle of the impossible tasks, and yet this side of the story seems minor to the relationship growing between Lucy and Ijpossible.

Of course you do The dismissive way in which the subject is dealt helped. A place where curses exist. Thinking back on it, i don’t know what to rate this book. I simply could not relate to the characters in this novel. I read cheap mass market fantasies all the time and the characters, themes, dialogue, and plot are all more authentic than what I found in this book.


To view it, click here. The writing itself is clumsy and occasionally grammatically questionable if not incorrect.

View all 4 comments. I werlib Lucy for not even having the slightest urge to have her baby aborted, even though others gave her the option. Sorry, Nancy did not surprise me.

I rarely give 5 stars to YA book, because sometimes I feel the book is like Twilight, has same genre, bored me to death. The people did the reasearch, and she did part of the work. Tell her to make me a magical shirt Parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme Without any seam or needlework Else she’ll be a true love of mine Tell her to find me an acre of land Parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme Between the salt water and the sea strand Else she’ll be a true love of mine Tell her to plow it with just a goat’s horn Parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme And sow it all over with one grain of corn Else she’ll be a true love of mine And her daughters forever possessions of mine Chore 1 Magical Shirt One would expect, this would involve some brilliant plot To make a magical shirt without any nacy or needlework, to find an acre of land between salt water and sea strand, and then plow it with just a goat’s horn and sow it imposssible just one grain of corn.