Thursday, July 31, 2014

The Wishing Pearl book review

New YA from Nicole O'Dell. THE WISHING PEARL great teen reads

Title: The Wishing Pearl

Series: A Diamond Estates Novel

Number in series: 1

Author: Nicole O' Dell

Genre: Young Adult Christian fiction

Plot: Sixteen-year-old Olivia Mansfield has lived a lonely and hard  life since her Dad passed away nine years ago. Olivia tries to fill that void by going to parties with friends.
 When Olivia's best friend dies Olivia starts doubt they way she has been living her life. Olivia decides to move to The Diamond Estates, a group home for troubled girls. Can Olivia find a way to feel the void in her life?

What I liked about this book:  This book reminded me in some ways like a Jenny B. Jones novel.
  This book showed that you may not realize that someone could be really be hurting and looking for answers.

What I didn't like about this book: There is nothing I can think of.

My rating: 2 . 5

NOTE: This book deals with mature topics, like substance abuse and rape. For that reason I wouldn't recommend this book for those under the age of fifteen.


  1. Sounds like an interesting novel - I'd not heard of it prior to seeing your review, so thanks for sharing, Ella. :)

  2. Rissi- Your welcome! I found it while browsing through my local library. I saw that Jenny B. Jones recommended it on the cover, so that really peaked my interest.