The Wolf's Curse
When the superstitious residents of Bouge-by-the-Sea accuse the boy of crying wolf, he joins forces with another orphan to prove his innocence. They navigate their shared ...more
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This is a story after which I felt changed, altered in some fundamental way. I read it at a time when I needed an escape, but more than that, when I needed insight and clarity into the world and into myself. The emotional resonance I felt after reading The Wolf's Curse was precisely what I needed when I had it, and I'm so grateful to the author for allowing me that ...more
The titular wolf makes a snarky and compelling narrator (I love her asides) and Gauge is a heart-winning protagonist. I alternated between wanting to gobble the story down in great big gulps and wanting to read slowly and savor it. I can't wait to share this with the fantasy readers that I know when it comes out!
Thank you to the publisher for an advanced copy of the book. ...more
THE WOLF’S CURSE is the author’s debut MG novel and tells the story of a young boy ostracized by his community but whose loyalty to a friend puts his own life at risk as he attempts to avenge her father’s death. Written from the perspective of a unique narrator, this story looks at death, loneliness, love, loss, friendship and the collective power of a community for good and evil.
The Great White Wolf is the narrator of this story ...more
Gauge finds himself labeled as a “voyant”, shunned from all he knows; when his beloved grandpapá departs for The Sea-in-the-Sky. Losing a loved one is never easy, even when imminent. The recent void has Gauge questioning what he should do, who will protect him, and how to avoid ...more
There are so many foundational understandings introduced in this book. I am not sure that the audience this book is meant to reach will walk away from it understanding what they have just learned, but it will plant that seed that will spur recognition later in l ...more
However, the Wolf's Curse is not all about internal conflicts and characters. The external conflicts make the story fast-paced and gripping. Add a dash of m ...more
Highly recommend for upper Mg readers.
Thank you to Greenwillow/HarperCollins and N ...more