Friday, 21 March 2014

REVIEW: Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson

Tiger Lily  Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson

Author Information: Website | Goodreads 
Publisher: HarperCollins
Buy the Book: Barnes & Noble | Amazon
Summary (from Goodreads):

Before Peter Pan belonged to Wendy, he belonged to the girl with the crow feather in her hair. . . .

Fifteen-year-old Tiger Lily doesn't believe in love stories or happy endings. Then she meets the alluring teenage Peter Pan in the forbidden woods of Neverland and immediately falls under his spell.

Peter is unlike anyone she's ever known. Impetuous and brave, he both scares and enthralls her. As the leader of the Lost Boys, the most fearsome of Neverland's inhabitants, Peter is an unthinkable match for Tiger Lily. Soon, she is risking everything—her family, her future—to be with him. When she is faced with marriage to a terrible man in her own tribe, she must choose between the life she's always known and running away to an uncertain future with Peter.

With enemies threatening to tear them apart, the lovers seem doomed. But it's the arrival of Wendy Darling, an English girl who's everything Tiger Lily is not, that leads Tiger Lily to discover that the most dangerous enemies can live inside even the most loyal and loving heart.

From the New York Times bestselling author of Peaches comes a magical and bewitching story of the romance between a fearless heroine and the boy who wouldn't grow up.

If you want a book with a sappy, fluffy and cheesy love story, well then, this book is not for you.
Tiger Lily is a riveting and exhilarating book that took away my numb emotions and turned them into feelings that are both ecstatic and painful. The plot is not your mundane contemporary and fantasy romance.
Tiger Lily is about a girl whose name is also the title of the book. She is an introvert who does everything that she wants with cleverness and strength. It is about how she handles her life in Neverland with her family, and also, Peter Pan. It is not just about Tiger Lily, but also about Tinkerbell. The book could change your perspective of the Disney story from happiness to sadness.
What I liked about this book is the interpretation and theme. It shows how love could change everything in just a mere speck of time. The book could give you a lot of messages that are really helpful for young folks. It shows how the beliefs of other people could wreck how society thinks. It could tell how some people have secrets hidden behind their curtain and how that person struggles between his/her two worlds. I see a lot of hidden messages within the sentences, paragraphs and chapters held by this book. If my interpretation is false, well then, I guess I’ll still hold on to what I believe. I also loved how this book could make you feel a lot of raw emotions. I was laughing at first, then crying, then smiling like an idiot, and moaning of pain.
For an introvert-ish teen like me, I am absolutely amazed with this book. If you want to read a worthwhile book, read Tiger Lily and prepare for the feels.


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