Hey Guys! I’m sure you have heard of HALF BAD before and all the hype about this book last year! It was a really special story with lots of interesting twists and turns. The second book in the Trilogy is out now and here you’ve got the chance to win a copy of Half-Wild!
Half Bad by Sally Green
Series: Half-Life Trilogy #1
Published by Penguin on 2014-03-04
Genres: Boys & Men, Family, Fantasy & Magic, Fiction, Young Adult
In modern-day England, witches live alongside humans: White witches, who are good; Black witches, who are evil; and sixteen-year-old Nathan, who is both. Nathan’s father is the world’s most powerful and cruel Black witch, and his mother is dead. He is hunted from all sides.
Trapped in a cage, beaten and handcuffed, Nathan must escape before his seventeenth birthday, at which point he will receive three gifts from his father and come into his own as a witch—or else he will die.
But how can Nathan find his father when his every action is tracked, when there is no one safe to trust—not even family, not even the girl he loves?
In the tradition of Patrick Ness and Markus Zusak, Half Bad is a gripping tale of alienation and the indomitable will to survive, a story that will grab hold of you and not let go until the very last page.
The Sequel – HALF WILD
ABOUT HALF WILD (in stores March 24)
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.
The Half Bad trilogy has been translated into 47 languages. TIME Magazine calls it “highly entertaining and dangerously addictive.” Kate Atkinson says it’s ”brilliant and utterly compelling.” London’s Daily Telegraph has named author Sally Green “the new J.K. Rowling.” Discover the story that readers all over the world are raving about.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
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.
Learn More at the Official Website
Praise about the Series:
When Half Bad released in the US, the critical response was resounding. TIME Magazine namedHalf Bad one of the “Best Books of 2014 So Far,”calling it “highly entertaining and dangerously addictive”. USA Today called it “refreshing” while The Boston Globe declared it “much more than a book about witches…a ruminative exploration of the nature of evil.”
US Weekly called Half Bad “gripping,” and io9 raved“Have you ever had the thing where you’re so absorbed in reading a book that you try to keep reading it while walking around on the street, only to come close to being hit by a bus?”
Critical acclaim was not only what made this incredible novel stand out, Half Bad smashed two Guinness World Records prior to release (most translated book by a debut author and most translated children’s book pre-publication), and the global success has only continued to grow with rights being sold into 50 foreign language territories and film rights sold to FOX, with Karen Rosenfelt (Twilight, Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters, The Book Thief) producing.
One (1) winner receives:
- A Hardcover of Half-Wild
Prizing & samples courtesy of Penguin – Giveaway open to US addresses only
US/CAN only – Entries via the Rafflecopter below!
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I haven’t read it, but I am absolutely interested in reading it now that the second book is so close.
I haven’t read it yet but it is in my TBR pile. I really think this series sounds fantastic and I can’t wait to get into it :).
I haven’t read it yet, but I LOVE series and can’t wait to read this one.
I haven’t read it but it sounds fantastic! Thanks for sharing 🙂
I haven’t read Half Bad yet but have it checked out from the library ready to read! I like the idea of reading the first and second close together so I don’t have to wonder what will happen next!! Thanks for this amazing giveaway – I would love to win!
I’ve seen these books on another bloggers blog and never thought much of them until I sat here and read the synopsis and HOLY MOLY I NEED TO READ THESE!!! I am definitely interested in reading these. I’ll have to pick up a copy of the first book asap!
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Yes, I checked it out at the library and finished it in two days it was so good! I’m really excited for Half Wild thank you for the giveaway!
I am really looking forward to reading this series! Thanks for the great giveaway!
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I have read Half Bad and Half Wild! I completely love both books and cannot wait for the third next year. I need a copy of both in my life for re-reads!
I haven’t read it yet, but I’m really interested reading about a guy who’s some sort of a witch, I don’t think I have any books like that, and I’m always eager for something different.
I haven’t read the book yet but I do have it on my list to read.
I have heard of Half Bad but have not read! I think it’s time for me to grab a copy of it since I always run on it on the bookstores. <3 Thanks Danny for introducing us the sequel, I did not know!
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