Young Nuria, an orphan girl, lives in a small town with a wishing well. Each resident can make one wish and sometimes those wishes go wrong. One wish, in particular, caused all the children in the town to disappear except for Nuria. Nuria wishes for a friend. Nuria's grandfather makes a wish to bring the children back, but only one does. Catty is a disabled girl that desires to walk again. Everyone must learn to be careful what you wish for because wishes sometimes don't turn out as expected.
I found this book strange and hard to follow. At one point in the story the two characters Nuria and Catty switch places. I had a hard time keeping them straight. Many of the reviews on Amazon are positive. Personally, I didn't care for the book all that much. It's written with a dream-like, almost magical voice. Also difficult to follow.
Book Rating: 2 stars
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