The Hazel Wood

The Hazel Wood Review

Seventeen-year-old Alice and her mother have spent most of Alice’s life on the road, always a step ahead of the uncanny bad luck biting at their heels. But when Alice’s grandmother, the reclusive author of a cult-classic book of pitch-dark fairy tales, dies alone on her estate, the Hazel Wood, Alice learns how bad her luck can really get: her mother is stolen away―by a figure who claims to come from the Hinterland, the cruel supernatural world where her grandmother's stories are set. Alice's only lead is the message her mother left behind: “Stay away from the Hazel Wood.”

Alice has long steered clear of her grandmother’s cultish fans. But now she has no choice but to ally with classmate Ellery Finch, a Hinterland superfan who may have his own reasons for wanting to help her. To retrieve her mother, Alice must venture first to the Hazel Wood, then into the world where her grandmother's tales began―and where she might find out how her own story went so wrong.

Title:The Hazel Wood
Edition Language:English

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  • Emily May

    Did her insides match her outsides? Was the way my life dripped off me like water, barely leaving a mark, normal? Okay, so this was not a book for me. I really wish I hadn’t received an arc of The ...

  • Hailey (HaileyinBookland)

    4.5*Thoughts tk at some point when I have time, sorry!...

  • Melissa ? Dog/Wolf Lover ? Martin

    UP DAMN DATE!Here is the Fairyloot Box. I told y'all I would have both of my subscription boxes with the same book. As usual, look for the link under the picture. BOOKISH STUFF FROM FAIRYLOOTThis OWLC...

  • Melanie

    ARC provided by Flatiron Books in exchange for an honest review. “Once upon a time there was a beautiful queen who thought words were stronger than anything. She used them to win love and money and...

  • Emma Giordano

    3 Stars. Not my favorite book I’ve ever read, but still enjoyable.I don’t have particularly strong feelings about this book. The writing was fine. The characters were okay. The world was probably ...

  • Sabaa Tahir

    Holy Hinterland crows, that was good. Read this at night, with a cup of tea and the lights dimmed so you can be scared silly like I was. :D :D...

  • destiny ? howling libraries

    Buddy read with Melanie and Jenn! ♡It's time for another unpopular opinion review! This book was literally the single biggest reading disappointment of the year for me. I really wanted to love this ...

  • Chelsea Humphrey

    "Everything was beautiful, and nothing hurt."You know those Disney princess fairytales, the ones where the damsel in distress is saved by Prince Charming and they get married and live happily ever aft...

  • Cait ? A Page with a View

    That was one of the most mesmerizing, creepy, and creative stories I've found in a long time! I absolutely loved the writing, but the plot itself wasn't really my cup of tea.Alice grew up moving from ...

  • emma

    Finally, I had an unpopular opinion………...but in the fun way!Honestly, even though hating the books that everyone loves makes me feel #quirky and #unique and dare I say...not like other girls, it...