Waiting on The Hazel Wood

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking The Spine.
It’s all about spotlighting upcoming releases we’re eagerly anticipating.
Share your books and remember to visit Breaking The Spine for more great books!

This week I’m eagerly waiting on:

The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert

Expected publication: 30 January 2018

Publisher: Penguin

From Goodreads:

Seventeen-year-old Alice and her mother have spent most of Alice’s life on the road, always a step ahead of the strange bad luck biting at their heels. But when Alice’s grandmother, the reclusive author of a book of pitch-dark fairy tales, dies alone on her estate – the Hazel Wood – Alice learns how bad her luck can really get. Her mother is stolen away – by a figure who claims to come from the cruel supernatural world where her grandmother’s stories are set. Alice’s only lead is the message her mother left behind: STAY AWAY FROM THE HAZEL WOOD. 

To retrieve her mother, Alice must venture first to the Hazel Wood, then into the world where her grandmother’s tales began . . .

Why I’m eagerly awaiting…

This has been getting a lot of hype, but I just think it sounds really cool. I love the concept of a fictional story coming to life, or a writer writing it into being, or a writer writing ‘fiction’ about something that’s actually real. Whatever the concept is, I like it, and I like the sound of this one.




About Nemo

A lover of kittens and all things sparkly, Nemo has a degree in English Literature and specialises in reviewing contemporary, paranormal, mystery/thriller, historical, sci-fi and fantasy Young Adult fiction. She is especially drawn to novels about princesses, strong female friendships, magical powers, and assassins.

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One thought on “Waiting on The Hazel Wood

  1. Eilonwy

    I’m waiting on this one, too! It sounds really good. I’m looking forward to your review whenever you get to it! 🙂

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