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 | 448 pages
  • 137 x 208 x 28mm | 318g
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0147511933
  • 9780147511935
  • 1,381,843

Review quote

"Brilliant and utterly compelling - I loved it. The new "Hunger Games", I suspect." - Kate Atkinson, New York Times bestselling author of "Life After Life"

"A brilliant debut that is both deeply unique and unsettling, one that chilled me to the bone and broke my heart even as I sped through its pages. 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 fabulous start to an epic journey." - D.J. MacHale, New York Times bestselling author of "Pendragon" and "Sylo"

A Spring 2014 Kids' Indie Next List pick

"A grim and thrilling tale . . . an unforgettable protagonist"--"Publishers Weekly", starred review

"A horrifying, compelling trilogy that pushes the boundaries of what we believe to be good and evil. . . . Nathan's survival is tenuous and marvelous--and only just beginning."--"Booklist", starred review

"Highly entertaining and dangerously addictive"--"Time "Magazine

"Green's "Half Bad" is much more than a book about witches. Her page-turner is a ruminative exploration of the nature of evil."--The Boston Globe"
"Energetic, gripping." --"School Library Journal"

"Nathan's harrowing quest to build a father-son relationship will compel readers to the sequel."--"Kirkus Reviews"

"Rewards readers with a compelling story with plenty yet to resolve and a main character worth following in future installments." --"The Horn Book"
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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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Rating details

12,858 ratings
4.02 out of 5 stars
5 37% (4,767)
4 37% (4,729)
3 19% (2,485)
2 5% (670)
1 2% (207)
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