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The Hazel Wood
The Hazel Wood | Melissa Albert
The Hazel Wood is thoroughly, creepily captivating, with surprises I never saw coming! Such a refreshing and beautifully written inversion of the classic fairy tale-inspired story. Kristin Cashore, award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of the Graceling Realm series This book will be your next obsession. Welcome to the Hazel Wood, where bad luck is a living thing, princesses are doomed, and every page contains a wondrously terrible adventureits not safe inside these pages, but once you enter, you may never want to leave. The Hazel Wood is pure imagination candy. Stephanie Garber, New York Times bestselling author of Caraval
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Toughangelbooks
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This was a really good read for me. Almost too slow for me at the start. But picked up nicely. Completely that "I'm missing something..." feeling. Because if the pacing it would give this book a 3.75/5 stars???⭐

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Toughangelbooks
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I'm almost half way through the book and I am so happy that it got a turn it needed to keep me reading the story. I might be able to finish the book tonight!! Will decide once done if I'm going to pick up the next book really soon or some time next year.

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shaynarae
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I‘m giving this a pick, even though my enthusiasm is a bit lacking. I‘m into the concept: meta fairy tale, a la a dark Neverending Story. But it did feel very YA (read: angry and angsty), which I think I could‘ve tolerated/overlooked more if I had read the book. The narrator for the audiobook had teen angst dripping from every sentence, whether or not it was warranted. That made this book difficult for me to enjoy; not the story itself.

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Toughangelbooks
The Hazel Wood | Melissa Albert

Reached Chapter 4 of the book. This is actually the first book where it feels good to take my time reading it

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Toughangelbooks
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Enjoying this book very much. This is going to be one of the books I read or finish reading for the 24hr #readathon this weekend!!!

overtheedge @Toughangelbooks This looks really good!! 3w
Toughangelbooks @overtheedge so far it is. Might sit down and just read this soon 3w
jenniferajanes Welcome to Litsy! 🎉📚 I recently finished this book and enjoyed it! 3w
Toughangelbooks @jenniferajanes Thank you! So far I'm really enjoying it 3w
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jenniferajanes
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This was an interesting and creepy take on fairytales and the intersection between worlds. It has a beautiful cover and is appropriate reading for October!

HOTPock3tt I loved that book! ♥️ 4w
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ErraticElle
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MUST READ!!

I loved this story so much!! There is fantastically creepy magic and good writing. I was sucked in pretty much immediately and I just can't get enough of The Hinterland. This reads fast and easy, but feels super complex and heavy in the best of ways. The world building is sly and super, with magical pieces dripping in here and there through the pages. This is a seriously hugable book and I CAN NOT WAIT to get my hands on the sequel!!

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ErraticElle
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Holy crap I am LOVING this book. I can‘t get enough and I both want to know the end and never want to finish. Sooooo good!!

cherinium I love books that make me feel that way! It may be why I love getting caught up in a great series...things get somewhat wrapped up, yet there's so much more to come! 1mo
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ErraticElle
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Listening to this creepy bit of fantastic was the BEST idea for a spooky October read! I am LOVING The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert!!

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jenniferajanes
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Starting this book tonight. I hope it‘s at least a slightly creepy read. 🕷 🎃 👻

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BookishGirl06
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I‘m a Day late #covercrush #7days7covers

Myhusbandhatesreading Great book!! 1mo
inthegreensandblues I almost went with this one on my last day! It's a great cover. 1mo
Alora Such a pretty cover! 1mo
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VioletMoonBooks
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When I come home again, my eyes are brown, and faultless, and you could almost, almost say they looked like my mother‘s. Ella Proserpine‘s.
#TheHazelWood #MelissaAlbert #lastline #closingline #book #books #funko #funkopop #popvinyl #bookgeek #bookgeeks #bookgeeky #bookgang #bookgasm #geek #geeks #geeky #bookhoarder #bookhoarders #bookhaul #bookhauler #bookholic #bookholics #bookjunkie #bookjunkies #Fantasy #YoungAdult #Fiction #YA 💗💗💗💖💖💖💖💖

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LauraJ
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I‘m a sucker for stories based on fairytales, so this was an enjoyable listen.

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Morr_Books
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Day 6: Didn't love this book (not my typical genre) but loved the cover! #7days7covers #covercrush

Welcome to Litsy @Hazel2019 ! Wanna play the book cover game?

Hazel2019 @Morr_Books thanks! 😁 and sure, sounds like fun 😊 2mo
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Myhusbandhatesreading
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It has been a crazy last few weeks for me but I‘ve still been reading! All these were good!!

CoffeeCatsBooks I really enjoyed Hazel Wood and the pretty cover. 2mo
Myhusbandhatesreading @CoffeeCatsBooks I‘m a sucker for pretty covers!! 2mo
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AlizaApp
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Thank you thank you @SamanthaMarie for this delightful package of cozy fall goodies for the #cozyswap! The candle smells so good, the socks are super cute, and these are some great candy selections! Plus I have not read any of these books yet, so I am ready for a cozy night in ❤️🍂🧡🥰💛📚

And thanks to @Avanders for organizing!

SamanthaMarie Yay!!! I'm so glad you like it all. :) I hope you have a very cozy night. It was so fun to put together the package for you. :) 2mo
BethM Hazel wood is fantastic. 2mo
Avanders Oooh so nice!! And those socks are amaaaaaazing ♥️🍁🎃☕️📖🔪♥️ 2mo
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abbsinwonderland
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Avanders I almost chose this one too! So pretty... 2mo
abbsinwonderland @Avanders definitely one of my favorites 😍 2mo
Carla I did a podcast episode on this one with cooperation from Melissa. “Hinterland”: https://pca.st/episode/ca2051da-3acf-4d96-a5d7-99f6a3a751cf 2mo
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Lots_O_Books
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@Tianarose asked me to join the #covercrush challenge! These are just 2 of the many books I have bought because how beautiful the covers were! 😍 I‘m a sucker for a pretty cover.

Tianarose Ooh! Pretty the hazel wood is on my tbr too! Haven‘t got a copy yet though! 2mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Beautiful 🖤💛 2mo
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cjk
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Day 4 of #7days7covers #covercrush

@vanslibanan would you like to play? Post a cover you love each day for 7 days. No explanations needed and tag a new Litten each day. 😊📚

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Zelma
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Well-ReadNeck Oooh! I recently learned that book two is coming early 2020! 2mo
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VioletMoonBooks
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CoffeeNBooks
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Leftcoastzen Pretty! 2mo
Lcsmcat Lovely! 2mo
Cathythoughts 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 2mo
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IvoryLunatic
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I have been admiring this cover for a while now so I was excited to see it for less than $2 today. Snatched it up without a thought!

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IvoryLunatic
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Y‘all gonna have to bear with me. I just had the most exciting book haul. I found books I‘ve been looking for already, memoirs (my obsession), additions to series I‘ve started, and even a HP coloring book. All together 27 books for $26.something only! I‘ll be posting some pictures of my favorite finds! #goodwill

Dawnrod1970 Wow that‘s awesome! 2mo
Kshakal That is impressive!!! 2mo
Rollinsfan1 You picked up some nice titles! 2mo
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TheSpineView Awesome! 2mo
Bookwormjillk Nice! 2mo
Soubhiville Great deal! 2mo
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BookishGirl06
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I‘m going to put this down for now. I don‘t feel like I‘m reading it at the right time in my life. Maybe I‘ll come back to it in the future

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BookishGirl06
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What a pretty cover 😍

TheBookKeepers Great book! The paperback edition is pretty too! 2mo
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gracemom
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LOVE 🖤

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wideeyedreader
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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ I finished it! I spent all my break at work reading this, and I‘m so glad to have it done, though now I need the next one immediately. I absolutely loved this! #summersendreadathon @Clwojick

Clwojick this cover is simply stunning 2mo
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brittanythebookdragon
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I was drawn in from the beginning and couldn‘t put the book down; but like...shit got dark real fast. I kind of feel like she threw me a curve ball that I didn‘t see coming and she threw it with seriously the turn of the page. So alright, I can handle that but now where are we going? Oh somewhere darker still. Cool cool.
I‘m conflicted and I don‘t know how I should feel! What am I supposed to do with these feelings? Feelings are yucky!

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Bookgirl
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Mehso-so

Hmmm. Loved the concept and ideas in this creepy take on fairy tales. Also enjoyed the twist and some of the writing was evocative. However, I felt the execution was lacking, and at times the story seemed to rush past plot points and suddenly I was reading a very different story. Didn‘t like the end at all but I see there is a sequel. Not sure I‘d bother reading it. Only okay for me overall #kittensoflitsy #klausthekitty #readingwithcats

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Myhusbandhatesreading
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Tonight‘s spot and onto my next book.

Tamra Nice! 3mo
chaoticgoodhufflepuff So jealous! ❤️ 3mo
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wideeyedreader
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I wanted to read 100 pages of The Hazel Wood today, and I‘ve hit that goal! I‘m loving it so far, it just sucked me right in! #summersendreadathon

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Hazel2019
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Quick read & so much fun! Already pre-ordering the next one! #TheHazelWood

BookwormAHN Welcome to Litsy 😺 2mo
LitsyWelcomeWagon Welcome to Litsy! Here are links to #Litsytips: http://bit.ly/litsytips and #LitsyHowTo videos: goo.gl/UrCpoU. There‘s lots of fun things to do: book exchanges, buddy reads, photo challenges and more! @litsywelcomewagon 2mo
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currerbelle LOVED this book! 2mo
Nute Welcome to Litsy! It‘s a warm and friendly community. I know that you will enjoy yourself here. I‘m looking forward to getting to know you!🙂 1d
Hazel2019 @Nute thank you! 😊 1d
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wideeyedreader
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Started reading an ebook from the library of the Hazel Wood during my break at work to keep going with the #summersendreadathon! I got through 65 pages of it already, which isn‘t half bad!

Clwojick A perfect example of #CoversThatPullYouIn 😍 I still really want to read this book! I just love the cover art! 3mo
wideeyedreader @Clwojick The art is so gorgeous!! And the book itself is pretty good too 3mo
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SarieFae
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Super cool plot twist and in a gothic macabre fairytale world.

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SamanthaMarie
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Finished this morning but then had to run errands. Really good! A teeny bit creepier than I normally read (and I know for most of you this is not creepy at all 😂) I enjoyed the characters and the New York setting and well as the other settings. I was hooked and interested almost the whole time. Melancholy ending... to find out another in the series is coming out in January! Makes sense 😏

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SamanthaMarie
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Ending the day with a cup of tea and my MOMS Club Book Club read. I just took over as Book Club Coordinator and for the month of August I had them vote on genre (they chose YA) and then the book. And The Hazel Wood is the winner! Which is great because I bought it several months ago and haven't gotten around to it until now. Ha!!

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Leftik
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I DEVOURED this book. Cannot wait for the sequel next year.

Beatlefan129 That cover is gorgeous 😻 3mo
Leftik @Beatlefan129 right?!? I‘ll admit, it‘s what drew me in first! 3mo
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wen4blu
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Do flowers grow in The Hazel Wood? I‘m about to find out.

tpixie @wen4blu Ooo! This cover art should be added to my last post!! 3mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks So pretty!! 3mo
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Court7
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Creepy, poetic, good!

cj82487 Aww this made me miss my kindle keyboard! I'm glad theres still some out there... mine bit the dust about 2 months ago and I had to upgrade to a kindle oasis 3mo
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ErikaB
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I decided to make a summer TBR of “fun” titles - celebrity memoirs, childhood favorite re-reads, etc. - since we still have 2 months of the season left, back-to-school merchandise displays be damned. Even I was impressed when I saw my list had ballooned to 805 titles. (I‘m not delusional, I realize I‘ll probably only get through about 20 of them if I‘m lucky). #booknerdproblems

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Macnjen
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Audiobook. Well narrated story of a girl, a boy and a series of fairy tales. Interesting concept and not my normal thing to read. Heard about this from @annebogel on her podcast that I love so much.

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Annie_Belle_Ravenclaw7
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“We‘re all from different worlds, sometimes we‘re just not born in the right one...”

Leftcoastzen Welcome to Litsy!👋 4mo
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Welcome to Litsy 💖📖💖 4mo
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Macnjen
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Next up audiobook because @AnneBogel suggested it on her podcast #whatshouldireadnext.

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Andrea.9424
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Very good book! It needs a part 2!

blithebuoyant The sequel is coming out in January! 3mo
Andrea.9424 @blithebuoyant really?! I didn‘t know! I‘m excited! 2mo
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SincerelyWinona
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Audiobooks are the perfect soundtrack for chasing sunsets.

julesG 😍😍😍 5mo
TheBookKeepers Gorgeous 5mo
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Bookwormjillk
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A solid fairytale. I enjoyed it even when I didn‘t understand it.

Ericalambbrown I really enjoyed this as well. Looking forward to 5mo
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alayarachel
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My other airplane treat book - I had been wanting to read this one for a while based on some trustworthy recommendations, and it did not disappoint. Deliciously dark, it uses and bends fairy tale tropes without relying on them too heavily.

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Bookwormjillk
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Sitting in my car and reading until the latest downpour stops.

Crazeedi Rain rain go away...I swear it has rained here every day almost for the last 2 months ...☹️ 5mo
BethM I adored this book. 5mo
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xicanti
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In theory, I‘m on board for pretty well everything about this dark look at how we interact with stories. I mean, that‘s MY JAM. I‘m a big ol‘ bundle of, “Hey, let‘s consider our personal role in the text!”

But y‘all, it‘s the same old story(-about-stories) with me: original or no, I got tired of it a long time before it ended. It‘s a Pick rather than a So-So because I did like a fair bit about the conclusion, but that Pick‘s absolutely qualified.

BethM I super loved this, but I‘ve also not read many similar books. 5mo
xicanti @BethM I‘m honestly surprised I didn‘t love it. It seems like completely my thing. 5mo
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