The Goblin Wood

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Harper Collins, Mar 31, 2009 - Juvenile Fiction - 100 pages
86 Reviews

Makenna is a young hedge witch, forced to flee her village the day her mother is murdered for practicing magic.

In the wilds of the forest, she forms an unexpected alliance with the mysterious goblins, and together they resolve to fight back against the humans and the cruel Decree of Bright Magic.

But as Makenna grows more successful and her goblin army becomes stronger, her existence threatens the ruling Hierarchy's plans for the country. She evades every trap they set, until a young knight named Tobin comes to the Goblin Wood hoping to regain his lost honour. And each of them finds something else instead...

  

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It has a "happy" ending, but not the happiest ending. - Goodreads
The ending is a bit unsatisfactory to me as well. - Goodreads
very simple writing. - Goodreads
This fantasy has a great plot and great description. - Goodreads
This Book Had Great Imagery! - Goodreads
The plot is also very suspenseful and intriguing. - Goodreads

Review: The Goblin Wood (Goblin Wood #1)

User Review  - Aisha M - Goodreads

I didn't go into the book expecting much but I liked it a lot. It does have s slow start though and it took me a couple weeks to actually sit down and read the book. But overall, it has a great female protagonists and a compelling plot. Read full review

Review: The Goblin Wood (Goblin Wood #1)

User Review  - Danielle - Goodreads

Sometimes the dialogue was a little cheesy, but I definitely enjoyed the plot and the characters involved. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
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Section 2
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Section 3
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Section 4
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Section 5
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Section 6
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Section 7
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Section 8
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Section 13
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Section 14
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Section 15
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Section 16
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Section 17
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Section 18
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Section 19
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Section 20
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Section 9
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Section 10
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Section 11
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Section 12
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Section 21
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Section 22
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Section 23
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About the author (2009)

Hilari Bell used to work as a reference librarian, but she now writes science fiction and fantasy for kids and teens from her home base in Denver, Colorado.Hilari’s favorite activity is camping, when she spends all her time reading and hiking. She says, “Camping is the only time I can get in enough reading. Well, I take that back—when it comes to reading, there’s no such thing as enough.”

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