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The Orphan's Wish

The Orphan's Wish

By Melanie Dickerson
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 3.97 Stars

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On 9/19 Ashar wrote: The Orphan's Wish(Hagenheim #8)Melanie DickersonThomas Nelson | June 26, 2018Christian Fiction, Faerietale Retellings, Medieval {GoodReads}Orphaned and alone, Aladdin travels from the streets of his Arab homeland to a strange, faraway place. Growing up in an orphanage, he meets young Lady Kirstyn, ... Book Review | The Orphan's Wish

Ashar's Rating:

4 Stars

On 9/16 Deborah O'Carroll wrote: So far I’ve always enjoyed Melanie Dickerson’s novels—sometimes you just want a fun, light read, you know?—and I loved this one too. :) I liked that The Orphan’s Wish had a somewhat different feel than the other Hagenheim books, though still with ties to them that made it familiar at the same ... The Orphan’s Wish by Melanie Dickerson (Review)

Deborah O'Carroll's Rating:

5 Stars

On 8/30 Riv wrote: I think the premise of the story is definitely interesting, however this book just didn't grab my attention. I struggles to get through the plot and I didn't find myself connecting with the characters. It's a sweet new twist on the classic Aladdin tale but I'm afraid my heart is too taken on the Disney ... I wish it was better...

Riv's Rating:

2 Stars

On 8/29 BookLouver wrote: I really like the way Melanie Dickerson takes a classic fairytale and transforms it into a completely independent story, and with Aladdin that's exactly what happened. In The Orphan's Wish we see an Aladdin who has a hard life, but who uses his cunning for good. Although he has insecurities and problems ... A new version of Aladdin

BookLouver's Rating:

4 Stars

On 8/16 Rita T. wrote: The Orphan's Wish is written by Melanie Dickerson and is published by Thomas Nelson.Melanie Dickerson is one of my favorite authors. The Orphan's Wish did not disappoint me. The story starts right out with a very young Aladdin. It's not hard to tell which fairy tale Dickerson is using this time ... Book Review - The Orphan's Wish by Melanie Dickerson

Rita T.'s Rating:

5 Stars

On 8/7 Jaina wrote: Click to viewon Goodreads From the streets to an orphanage in a faraway kingdom, Aladdin has grown up alone. Until he meets Kirstyn. With a father who is the duke of Hagenheim and a mother who is the patroness of the orphanage where Aladdin lives, Kirstyn is a member of the most powerful family ... The Orphan's Wish by Melanie Dickerson, 2018

Jaina's Rating:

3 Stars

On 8/4 Aimee wrote: From New York Times bestselling author Melanie Dickerson comes an inspired retelling of the beloved folk tale Aladdin.Orphaned and alone, Aladdin travels from the streets of his Arab homeland to a strange, faraway place. Growing up in an orphanage, he meets young Lady Kirstyn, whose father is the powerful ... The Orphan's Wish by Melanie Dickerson

Aimee's Rating:

4 Stars

On 8/1 Cricket Muse wrote: Although touted as a retelling of the well-known tale of Aladdin, Melanie Dickerson’s The Orphan’s Wish is more of a reinvention of the classic story. The story takes Aladdin, an orphan who is taught to steal, and transplants him in Germany. From there Aladdin is immersed in a story of trying to ... The Orphan's Wish

Cricket Muse's Rating:

3 Stars

On 7/28 ReviewsByErin wrote: Melanie Dickerson's Aladdin retelling opens with a young orphan boy in the Holy Land, forced to steal to earn his keep. Soon rescued by a priest and taken to the Holy Roman Empire, Aladdin grows up in an orphanage while befriending the duke's daughter, Lady Kirstyn. While he works hard and learns all ... "The Orphan's Wish" by Melanie Dickerson

ReviewsByErin's Rating:

3 Stars

On 7/21 JC Morrows wrote: I fell in love with Melanie’s books years ago in an intriguing twist of fate that can only be described as a situation where truth is stranger than fiction. This is just a mother in a long Line of amazing fairy tales written without magic or any actual fairies. REAL people live out AMAZING adventures ... What I’m Reading: The Orphan’s Wish by Melanie Dickerson

JC Morrows' Rating:

4 Stars