Book Highlight: The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black

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BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR……….
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?
 
 
If I could grant #bookishwishes I would gift as many school libraries as I could with new fiction.
It is always a struggle to promote reading for pleasure especially with increasing budget constraints. The need to constantly update stock to bring fresh reads to the majority of students; is a tough battle.
Can you imagine the joy the school libraries on the receiving end of #bookishwishes would feel.
#bookishwishes bringing the joy of reading for pleasure to the schools of South Wales ♥
 
About HOLLY BLACK
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Holly Black is the bestselling author of YA and children’s books including being co-creator of The Spiderwick Chronicles, a NEW YORK TIMES No.1 bestselling phenomenon and hugely successful film. She has been a finalist for the MYTHOPOEIC AWARD, the EISNER AWARD and a recipient of the ANDRE NORTON AWARD and a NEWBERY HONOR. She currently lives in New England in a house with a secret door.
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