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INTO THE FOREST

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Brisk, feminist, contemplative first novel about the end of contemporary civilization and the survival of two sisters. Hegland is vague about civilization's downfall. She places a wife, a husband, and their two daughters, Eva and Nell, on 50 acres of second-growth redwood forest in northern California—the idea seeming to be that since the location is remote to begin with, news of the outside ... Read full review

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Review: Into the Forest

User Review  - Debbie - Goodreads

I don't know what to say about this one....its very different. I loved her prose despite a few disturbing scenes, but I absolutely hated the ending. After all their work to survive, it just didn't ... Read full review

Review: Into the Forest

User Review  - Ryan Matthews - Goodreads

Dark, well written, and hollowly desperate. Hard to read only because of the emotions tied to the book, but it will not disappoint for dystopian fans! Read full review

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User Review  - Jessi - Goodreads

I loved the premise of this one. The world is somewhat ending the power is out and has been for sometime, there is looting and people are against each other at every turn, humanity is not winning it ... Read full review

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User Review  - Debra - Goodreads

This is one of top favorite books and one of the very few I've read more than once. Amazing story. Read full review

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User Review  - Gwen Lee - Goodreads

Beautifully written and keenly observed, Into the Forest is one of my favorite "apocalyptic" novels, alongside Chang-rae Lee's On Such a Full Sea. It's hard to believe that this was a debut novel ... Read full review

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User Review  - Leah - Goodreads

This is one of those books that always feels like I both really liked and really didn't like it. It's a richly written book and it leaves you thinking about it long after it's over, by the time I got to the last few pages I found myself not wanting it to end. Read full review

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User Review  - Christine - Goodreads

What a strange and beautiful book. Although it seemed rushed and a touch melodramatic in some parts, I don't think this novel's eerie elegance will leave me for awhile. Read full review

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User Review  - Aimee - Goodreads

I felt like this book predicted the future and I'm fighting an urge to go buy 5 years worth of non-perishables and take up farming. Read full review

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User Review  - Alicia Marie - Goodreads

So glad I borrowed this from the library and didn't buy it. Great backstory of how the world changed and the apocalypse started, but very boring story about the sisters. Read my full review at http:// Read full review

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All reviews - 510
5 stars - 155
4 stars - 174
3 stars - 102
2 stars - 38
1 star - 23
Unrated - 18

All reviews - 510

All reviews - 510
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