Goodreads Monday 9/4/17

Goodreads Monday is hosted by Lauren’s Page Turners.  You choose a random book from your TBR on Goodreads to share.

 

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The Darkest Part of the Forest  by Holly Black

 

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?

 

Hardcover, 336 pages
Published January 13th 2015 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Author: confessionsofayareader

I'm Kristi. I'm a wife, mom, and grandma. I have been breeding leopard geckos for ten years. I love to read and have been trying to review more books (the reason for this blog besides wanting to talk about books with everyone). I also love music and going to concerts, mostly punk and pop punk.

3 thoughts on “Goodreads Monday 9/4/17”

  1. We really liked this book! Holly Black’s writing style is so enchanting! If you love books about fairies, you should definitely read this one! Hope you enjoy it when you get around to reading it 🙂

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