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Reviewed by Daylin M. for Readers' Favorite
In the novel Stay, by C.C. Jackson, Callie is shocked when she is ripped from her home in Louisiana in the middle of the night by a mysterious, muscular man. He takes her to a city named Petrona, of which she has no recollection, and is told that she is the queen. The man who took her from her home tells her that they are meant to be together, that he wishes she could remember their time together, and that he loves her deeply; but still Callie cannot remember. She learns that she isn't even human; in fact she is a fairy. Her journey throughout the book is one that requires strength, braveness, and curiosity.
Stay is a wonderful novel with an exceptional plot line. I loved the book dearly. However, there are a few editing mistakes, and it could have been much longer. In fact, I wish it had been developed by Jackson into perhaps a 300-400 page novel. More background information is definitely needed about Callie's parents and her normal, human life. But, Stay is still an amazing novel. This book is full of adventure and romance! The magical and sci-fi elements add a lot of fun and excitement, and the girl power makes me feel like I can take on the world. This is a book for teenagers and adults alike. C.C. Jackson is a genius, and I promise if you buy this book, you will not regret it! Take it to the beach, your couch, wherever, but read it!