Author: Brenna Yovanoff (Twitter)
Publish Date: August 14, 2014
Genre: YA, Paranormal, Thriller
Clementine DeVore spent ten years trapped in a cellar, pinned down by willow roots, silenced and forgotten. Now she’s out and determined to uncover who put her in that cellar and why. When Clementine was a child, dangerous and inexplicable things started happening in New South Bend. The townsfolk blamed the fiendish people out in the Willows and burned their homes to the ground.But magic kept Clementine alive, walled up in the cellar for ten years, until a boy named Fisher sets her free. Back in the world, Clementine sets out to discover what happened all those years ago. But the truth gets muddled in her dangerous attraction to Fisher, the politics of New South Bend, and the Hollow, a fickle and terrifying place that seems increasingly temperamental ever since Clementine reemerged.
It's been a long time since I read something by Ms. Yovanoff. In fact, I think the last book I read from her was The Replacement. I love gothic stories, and I've been on a bit of a thriller kick lately, which means that Fiendish is exactly my cup of tea. This sounds like the type of book that will delight readers with darkness, twists, turns, strange morbidity and a storyline that's pretty much completely gripping. Needless to say, I must have it. What do you think, and what are you waiting on this week?
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