Half Wild

Half Wild

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The second thrilling book in Sally Green's Half Bad trilogy

An enthralling fantasy in the Harry Potter tradition.--Time magazine

In a modern-day England where two warring factions of witches live amongst humans, seventeen-year-old Nathan is an abomination, the illegitimate son of the world's most powerful and violent witch. Nathan is hunted from all sides: nowhere is safe and no one can be trusted. Now, Nathan has come into his own unique magical Gift, and he's on the run--but the Hunters are close behind, and they will stop at nothing until they have captured Nathan and destroyed his father.
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 480 pages
  • 140 x 210 x 24mm | 357g
  • Viking Books for Young Readers
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0147511933
  • 9780147511935
  • 63,155

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Praise and accolades for Half Wild

* Riveting. . . . Features the same powerful language, well-developed characters, fascinating magic, and harrowing action sequences as its predecessor and will leave its readers anxiously awaiting the final volume. --Publishers Weekly, starred review

* Once again, Green pushes the boundaries of definition; this time: What is wild? What is human or even civilized? The blood and gore, the willingness to endure and survive at any price, and the dichotomies between good and bad, love and hate, wild and civilized--all haunt the reader, climaxing in a tragic ending that portends the horror, violence, and possible relationships in the trilogy's final installment. --Booklist, starred review

Green delivers vibrant characters, and Nathan's relationships arc in thrilling highs and lows. . . The climax ushers in a bloody, unforgettable cliffhanger. A character-driven page-turner offering both emotional depth and gory thrills. --Kirkus Reviews

"Strong writing and engaging plot. . . readers who enjoyed [Half Bad] will devour this sequel." --School Library Journal

Because this series has already been optioned for a movie, you better get on the books before the hype goes bananas.--Bustle

Praise and accolades for Half Bad

Highly entertaining and dangerously addictive.--Time Magazine

"Genuinely engaging."--The New York Times

"Gripping."--US Weekly

"Bewitching."--The Wall Street Journal

"Captivating."-- Los Angeles Times

A page-turner.--The Boston Globe

An epic journey.--D.J. MacHale, New York Times bestselling author of Pendragon and Sylo

Brilliant and utterly compelling. --Kate Atkinson, New York Times bestselling author of Life After Life

This will haunt you. --Marie Lu, New York Times bestselling author of Legend

Edgy, arresting and brilliantly written. --Michael Grant, New York Times bestselling author of Gone

* A thrilling tale . . . Unforgettable.--Publishers Weekly, starred review

* Marvelous.--Booklist, starred review

A Spring 2014 Kids' Indie Next List pick

Holder of two Guinness World Records

Optioned for film by FOX 2000

Rights sold in 50 international markets
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About Sally Green

Sally Green lives in north-west England. She has had various jobs and even a profession but in 2010 she discovered a love of writing and now just can't stop. She used to keep chickens, makes decent jam, doesn't mind ironing, loves to walk in Wales even when it's raining, and will probably never jog again. She really ought to drink less coffee. Half Bad is her first novel.

Visit www.halfbadworld.com and follow Sally on Twitter @Sa11eGreen
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21,107 ratings
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4 37% (7,865)
3 20% (4,256)
2 5% (1,094)
1 2% (360)
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