Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Waiting on Wednesday (20)

The Darkest Part of the Forest

Author: Holly Black
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Expected: January 13th, 2015

Description from GoodReads:

   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?

Why I Want It:

   This is one of those reads that I just want to read because I can, of course I've heard it's supposed to be a Snow White retelling. Either way, I'm excited for it(:

Why You Should Want It:

   Snow White retelling, the gorgeous cover, and because Holly Black. Her tales tend to be utterly fantastic.

   That's my Waiting on Wednesday for this week! Will you be picking up The Darkest Part of the Forest? What are you waiting on this week? Let me know in the comments!


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