Stardust by Neil Gaiman
Tristran Thorn is a young man who lives on a farm in the English
countryside. He is besotted with Victoria Forester who promises to marry
him if he brings her a falling star. Thorn's village, Wall has a gap
where he can enter the world of his mother, a faerie.
goes on a quest to bring back the falling star. This starts the most
amazing adventure involving faeries, pixies and gnomes, unicorns,
witches and ships that sail in the nighttime sky.
This is a easy wonderful fantasy read.
First Line: "There was once a young man who wished to gain his Heart's Desire."