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The Wild Wood – Book 1 – Julie Anne Nelson

The Wild Wood – Book 1

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“The Wild Wood series is a rich, fantastical world you will want to explore! You will be surprised at the twists and turns around every corner. I loved Cecily and her band of unlikely heroes.” Kasie West, author of Pivot Point, Split Second, and The Distance Between Us

Available on Amazon, B&N, and Kobo

In the town of Dunlowe, being different can be deadly. No one knows this better than the seven girls born on the exact same day, at the exact same time. From birth, they’ve been feared, judged, and controlled. And yet, still loved by their families. Still hoping for a future. Still believing that acceptance would one day come. As their seventeenth birthday approaches, events occur that leave Cecily Daye and the other girls grasping with the possibility that their oppressors might have been right about them all along. Maybe they are as evil as the town has believed. But without an answer, they must make a choice when the town turns on them: to die or to run to the one place no person would follow—they must enter The Wild Wood.

What People Are Saying about The Wild Wood

“A suspenseful story about friends, family and sacrifice… The town of Dunlowe, shivering under Pastor Rowe’s rule, is sufficiently enigmatic-not to mention terrifying-to create suspense and deliver thrills.” Kirkus Reviews

“If I could give this book more than 5 stars I so would. This is by far my most favorite book this year. Julie Anne Nelson is at the top of my “Authors To Watch” list. I will read anything and everything that she writes!”  Curl Up With A Good Book Blog

“The way she writes is lyrical, and there are so many quotes I adored. I highly recommend The Wild Wood and I will definitely be reading the next two books in this series.”  Donnie Darko Girl Blog

“This novel was absolutely amazing and I had a hard time putting it down. The writing is beautifully done and the story captivating and unique, with enough surprises that I never found myself predicting what was going to happen next. I am definitely going to continue with Volume 2, The Downs.” Andrea at Bookish Lifestyle

“All in all, this is a book I highly recommend to the young adult or teenager (or anyone, really) in search of a well-written, thought-provoking, heart-rending and -mending fantasy novel. I look forward eagerly to the next in the series.”  IndieReader Review

“This book grabbed me and held on to the end.”  Gail Johnson, reader

“It has a fascinating cast of characters worthy of many more books, so hopefully the series will be long. The seven girls are all vastly different, and I can’t wait to see how their stories unfold.”  Amy Harmon, writer, reader

“If you like Melissa Marr or Cassandra Claire, give this book a try. You won’t be disappointed!”  DesertRatsMom, reader


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