Monday, November 4, 2013

Books I'm Excited About! THE HUNDRED: FALL OF THE WENTS by Jennifer Prescott

I'm blowing the dust off my blog to tell you all about a few books I'm BEYOND excited about. For the next few weeks, I'm going to highlight a book every Monday. The book I choose might be one I've read or just one I'm looking forward to reading. I'm not doing reviews (I HATE writing book reviews), just sharing and promoting books/authors that deserve it!

The book I chose today is a MG/YA epic fantasy titled THE HUNDRED: FALL OF THE WENTS, written by Jennifer Prescott. I met Jennifer on querytracker.net several years ago when I was querying my first book. I immediately became a huge fan of her blog (if you get a chance, check it out--especially some of her older posts--she's HILARIOUS) and we soon became "blogging buddies," reading and commenting on each other's posts. I'm now honored to be in a writer's group with her, along with a bunch of other insanely talented writers (#GoatPosse shout out!). I haven't gotten the chance to read the book YET, but I've been told it's an amazing story with detailed world-building and beautifully crafted characters. So without further adieu . . .

Millions of years in the Earth's future, humans have long vanished from the planet. Evolution has produced a host of wondrous and intelligent beings: shape-shifting Fantastic Grouts with globes of light atop their skulls; creatures descended from flowers; and massive swarms of bees that can bore perfect holes through metal or bone. But some seek a way to bring the humans back into the world-a world filled with creatures like twelve-year-old Tully, a young, amphibious Eft who imagines humans as nothing more than old bones and fairy stories. When his beloved guardian is stolen by a menacing black shadow, Tully must embark on a journey to a cruel, northern land to save her and his entire species. In an adventure that blends time travel, magic, and science, Tully learns whom he can trust, and who will betray him-for the price of reawakening the Hundred.

(Taken from Goodreads)



Come back next Monday when I tell you about the best book series I've ever read (yes, better than Twilight, The Hunger Games, Divergent, etc)!!

6 comments:

  1. Yay for QT! :-D

    Have to check this one out! Thanks babe!

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    1. Definitely check it out! I was drawn in just after reading the first page!

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  2. Angela, you sneaky thing! I didn't even know this post was coming. I am beyond delighted to be featured on your blog--thank you for the shout out!

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    1. No problem! Anything for a fellow goat ;)

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  3. Woot! This book deserves all the praise. SUCH A GREAT READ!! Congrats to Jenny Phresh on writing an epic tale that will steal many hearts!

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    1. I'm looking forward to reading it! I know it's going to be amazing :) *Happy sigh* I'm so very proud of our Phreshy . . .

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