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The Wildflower Project JennT

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Young women everywhere are cashing in on their fertility by selling their genetically-engineered offspring to the highest bidder. Television shows featuring pregnant teens are all the rage. Leni and her husband Rhys, both rescued from being dumped in an orphanage due to her undesirable genetic codes by their adoptive parents, have achieved their dream of being cast on Posh Preggers, the most-watched show on television, but are frightened as they begin to learn the startling truth behind Leni's conception and birth, and the foundation of lies upon which her family was built.

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24 comments on "The Wildflower Project"

natalori on April 24, 2017, 5:40 a.m. said:

natalori


Such a great story. I loved reading it, I couldn't put it down. I hope you do another one because I'm curious about all the things left unanswered.

None it's one of a kind.

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JennT on April 27, 2017, 6:17 p.m. said:

JennT


Thank you for your kind words!

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natalori on April 23, 2017, 9:38 a.m. said:

natalori


I love it so far. The story is a good concept, great plot. I like the characters, and the whole idea is something new that's not been done before. Edit a few words that shouldn't be there or were left out and it would be ready to go. It feels kind of rushed but I'd have to read the whole thing to judge properly.

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Brooke Estes on Nov. 22, 2016, 12:43 a.m. said:

Brooke Estes


I really enjoyed this book. The characters were well thought out and seemed like real people. I also liked that the twists and turns weren't very predictable. There were things that I did not see coming at all and I really enjoyed that. You did an excellent job. Keep writing!

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JennT on April 27, 2017, 6:18 p.m. said:

JennT


Thank you! Sorry it took me so long to respond!

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OneChoice1 on Aug. 5, 2016, 7:40 a.m. said:

OneChoice1


THE WILDFLOWER PROJECT explores numerous social issues in a way that speaks most to intersectionality. The issue of infertility is entangled with racism, classism, and ageism. You can expect microaggressions to be sprinkled in, throughout the scenes, in a plausible and infuriating way. I love that Jenn took on such heavy topics (that need to be discussed more), and that she didn't overwhelm the story with them.

The important themes, character arcs, and the thrilling plot had me hooked from the beginning to the end. I was impressed with how strong, vulnerable, and relatable Leni became with each passing page (the same for other characters). I cared about Leni and the journey with her family and society. That's why it cuts me so deep that XYZ happened. Sorry, I won't spoil. But I will say that even though I knew something was off with ABC, I didn't expect THAT or the long-term effects. The unfolding events become very realistic yet heartbreaking and frustrating. I hate it as much as I love it. And I want more! I have to know what happens in the sequel.

So what could possibly be improved with this brilliant first installment? Hmm... I would've liked Leni's relationship with Rhys to be more established in the beginning. Maybe showing more of the early stages of her pregnancy with Rhys would help with that. Also, I would've liked to see or hear more of Eve after XYZ happened (in the later chapters).

SO, all in all, reading the story was a unique experience. lf the topics I mentioned are of any interest to you, then you'll enjoy devouring this story.

Thank you so much, Jenn, for writing Leni's story. And please hurry with the sequel (lol, just kidding...sort of). I'm looking forward to finding out how this all ends!

Similar Stories : Oh, comp titles. Let's see. Going by the themes/topics that are played out, I would compare this thrilling story more so to TV shows and movies: Teen Mom meets Children of Men meets Belle (as in, Dido Elizabeth Belle). It could also be compared to The Handmaid's Tale.

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JennT on April 27, 2017, 6:19 p.m. said:

JennT


Thanks so much! Sorry it took me so long to respond!

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OneChoice1 on Aug. 4, 2016, 8:48 a.m. said:

OneChoice1


This story has a social/cultural consciousness, intriguing characterization, and an intelligent yet vulnerable question of morals and love. Theme-wise, this is Teen Mom meets The Handmaid's Tale meets Belle (modern-day).

In my opinion, what can be improved is the pacing in certain places; it seems too fast, which leads to those scenes lacking depth. In other words, during those moments, the plot and the theme of social issues take precedence over the actual characters. But that only happens sometimes, so no worries. Not to mention, this is just one opinion from someone who's really enjoying the story. It's very engaging. I keep tapping to the next page to find out what happens.

Great job! And by the way, I would recommend this story to others.

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Cali->AZ on May 16, 2016, 3:03 p.m. said:

Cali->AZ


I like this story, it's interesting and exciting but I have one comment. I think it sounds insensitive when Leni calls her baby a 'being'. That might just be my feeling but I think it does feel as warm a baby would.

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JennT on May 18, 2016, 11:33 a.m. said:

JennT


Thanks so much for your kind words. I see your point. I think Leni referring to her baby as a being is her way of detaching herself from the baby. It will make more sense if you get deeper into the story.

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