Summary (from Goodreads)
Family secrets. Lost memories. And the arrival of an ancient magical ability that will reveal everything.
Sixteen-year-old Katla LeBlanc has just moved from Los Angeles to Minnesota. As if it weren’t enough that her trendy fashion sense draws stares, Katla soon finds out that she’s a Stork, a member of a mysterious order of women tasked with a very unique duty. But Katla’s biggest challenge may be finding her flock at a new school. Between being ignored by Wade, the arrogant jock she stupidly fooled around with, and constantly arguing with gorgeous farm boy and editor-in-chief Jack, Katla is relieved when her assignment as the school paper’s fashion columnist brings with it some much-needed friendship. But as Homecoming approaches, Katla uncovers a shocking secret about her past — a secret that binds her fate to Jack’s in a way neither could have ever anticipated. With a nod to Hans Christian Andersen and inspired by Norse lore, Wendy Delsol’s debut novel introduces a hip and witty heroine who finds herself tail-feathers deep in small-town life.
I wasn’t really sure what to think of Stork when I picked it up. I know this probably going to get a mean comment or two- but I am really not the biggest fan of babies in my books. It is just not something I would prefer to read about. But I love all things magical and magic plus some mystery sounded too good for me to pass up. I am so glad that I gave Stork a try. I loved it!! It was seriously great.
I devoured this book so fast. I started reading and before I knew it, I was done. Looking back I wish I had went a little slower so I could still be reading Stork. I couldn’t help myself though, I was that absorbed in the story. Katla was such a cool character. I liked that she wasn’t perfect. She was opinionated, stubborn, and maybe a little stuck up about clothes and accessories. And I loved everything about her. Too many books now have perfect main characters, which is not realistic. I liked that Katla was a little snobby. It made her realistic.
And oh boy did I like Jack. He seemed so distant at first and I was instantly intrigued. I wanted to know his story! And Wendy Delsol made me wait until almost the end of the book to finally figure him out. But he was a great character- strong, dependable, cute, and mysterious. Just like Katla got under Jack’s skin, he got under my skin. For the whole story I could not shake him.
I just read the description for book 2, Frost, and I need to read it ASAP! I already know I am going to hate this new girl and I am dreading seeing Jack led astray. I need to see how this will all turn out. This has all the makings of being an awesome trilogy! I can’t wait to see what is in store next for the Storks, Katla and Jack. Wonderful book- go read it now!