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Waiting on Wednesday (49) — After the Snow by Sophie Crockett

Posted by on August 17, 2011
“Waiting On” Wednesday spotlights upcoming releases that everyone’s excited about (created by Jill at Breaking The Spine.)

After the Snow

A stunningly beautiful novel about a young boy’s survival during a winter that never ends.

2059. The snow begins to fall. Only the few are prepared. A new ice-age has begun.

Born after the snows, fifteen-year-old straggler kid Willo Blake has never known a life outside hunting and trapping in the hills. When his family mysteriously disappears, leaving him alone on a freezing mountain, Willo sets off into the unknown to find them.

Meanwhile, across Britain, outlawed followers of survivalist John Blovyn are planning an escape to the fabled Islands talked of in a revolutionary book.

When Willo meets an abandoned girl on his trek across the hills, his world collides with outlaws and halfmen on an epic journey that leads him to the new world of the city – a place where the dog spirit inside his head cannot help him.

It is a journey of betrayal and violence. A journey of awakening love and humanity. A journey that changes everything he ever thought he knew.

After the Snow is expected to be released on March 27th, 2012 by Macmillan Children’s Books.


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43 comments

  1. WOW (no pun intended)! This one sounds awesome! I'm actually a huge fan of survival stories because they're always filled with action and adventure, so this is definitely a book that perks my interest! :)

    Awesome pick for your WOW! Thanks so much for stopping by!

  2. I'm really quite intrigued by this one. I haven't read an intense 'survival' type story in a while, so I can't wait to get my hands on this. Great pick!

  3. This one sounds fantastic, Hafsah. This is the first time I'm hearing of After the Snow. I'm off to do some research on it. The cover is great too.

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