Waiting on Wednesday: THE DARKEST PART OF THE FOREST by Holly Black

Jill over at Breaking the Spine started this and I believe that it's awesome" This blog post is to alert those that visit about "the" book that we cannot wait to get our hands on.

Today my WoW is THE DARKEST PART OF THE FOREST by Holly Black. The cover is attention grabbing...yes, yes, yes...but that is only a the initial shock. Then you read the synopsis and you cannot help but want to know more, more...MORE. I cannot wait for this gem.

01/13/14
THE DARKEST PART OF THE FOREST
by Holly Black
ISBN13: 9780316213073
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 336
 

Children can have a cruel, absolute sense of justice. Children can kill a monster and feel quite proud of themselves. A girl can look at her brother and believe they’re destined to be a knight and a bard who battle evil. She can believe she’s found the thing she’s been made for.

Hazel lives with her brother, Ben, in the strange town of Fairfold where humans and fae exist side by side. The faeries’ seemingly harmless magic attracts tourists, but Hazel knows how dangerous they can be, and she knows how to stop them. Or she did, once.

At the center of it all, there is a glass coffin in the woods. It rests right on the ground and in it sleeps a boy with horns on his head and ears as pointed as knives. Hazel and Ben were both in love with him as children. The boy has slept there for generations, never waking.

Until one day, he does…

As the world turns upside down, Hazel tries to remember her years pretending to be a knight. But swept up in new love, shifting loyalties, and the fresh sting of betrayal, will it be enough?

2 comments:

  1. I can not wait for this too!!! It sounds sooo good. Great pick.

    Jenea @ Books Live Forever's WoW

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  2. Ooh been seeing this one around lately! Sounds intriguing!

    Here's my WoW

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

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