Written by Sally Green
Part of the Half Bad Series
Lovereading4kids Price £6.39
£7.99 saving £1.60 (20%)
Please login (or signup) to download the extract
You will need to Sign Up or Login before you can download a book extract.
To Sign Up all you need to do is give us your email address and a password and let us know the types of books you like. Thank you.
The Lovereading4Kids comment
April 2015 MEGA Book of the Month Half Bad was one of the most talked about Young Adult books of 2014. It pitched Nathan, a Half Code witch, with a Black Witch father and White Witch mother, against the ruling Council, who had persecuted him since birth. Readers will be desperate to read the follow-up (NB starting at book two would be tricky, you do really need to have read Half Bad to get the most from its sequel). Nathan is back, with new magical gifts, still determined to bring down the monstrous leader of the Council, Soul O’Brien and needing to rescue his girlfriend Annalise too. Sally Green has an urgent writing style that puts the reader right at the heart of the action and this is another gripping read, though the gore may be too much for some readers. The conclusion is thrilling, and leaves Nathan with a further challenge – book three can’t come soon enough. ~ Andrea Reece
Teens love to read and so in addition to our Lovereading expert opinion some of our Lovereading4kids Reader Review Panel were also lucky enough to read and review this title.
- Poppy, age 15 - 'a good plot, lot's of good imagery and Strong characters. It went into lots of details so some parts were a bit gory for my liking. I found it very hard to put down.' Read full review >
- Farah Alam - 'is just as action packed and fast paced as Half Bad.' Read full review >
- Aimee Sweet, age 13 - 'a thrilling action book that follows the dream of a young boy named Nathan...I recommend reading the first book before, as it starts almost right where it left off in the first book.' Read full review >
- Bethan Scarr, age 14 -'A keenly awaited sequel. I was not disappointed, Nathan's battles with Black and White witches and his new gift made this an absorbing read.' Read full review >
- Lola Bridgeman, age 17 - 'If you thought Half Bad was good, you are in for a treat as 'Half Wild' is easily as good!!' Read full review >
Half Wild by Sally Green
This is the stunning sequel to Sally Green's breathtaking debut novel - Half Bad. Now available for pre-order! After finally meeting his elusive father, Marcus, and receiving the three gifts that confirm him as a full adult witch, Nathan is still on the run. He needs to find his friend Gabriel and rescue Annalise, now a prisoner of the powerful Black witch Mercury. Most of all he needs to learn how to control his Gift - a strange, wild new power that threatens to overwhelm him.
Meanwhile, Soul O'Brien has seized control of the Council of White Witches and is expanding his war against Black witches into Europe. In response, an unprecedented alliance has formed between Black and White witches determined to resist him.
Drawn into the rebellion by the enigmatic Black witch Van Dal, Nathan finds himself fighting alongside both old friends and old enemies. But can all the rebels be trusted, or is Nathan walking into a trap?
Half Bad is a parallel universe occupied by witches, where light and dark, good and evil are in continuous flux. It is a journey into adulthood, whereby Nathan must find himself, and his place in the world. A journey of discovery that will lay bare the best and the worst of humankind. www.halfbadworld.com
About the Author
Interest Age: From 12
More books by Sally Green
Penguin Books Ltd
24th March 2015
It is fantastic, you get to read lots of books and you always find something new and amazing in them.Erica Motoc, age 7
I love ‘LoveReading 4 kids’ because they let you read and learn things you’d never dreamed of learning before.Emily Horncastle – age 11
It’s so easy to find the right book for your child. Such an easy-to-use, yet in-depth website. 100% reliable.Pippa, Jack, Liam & Matthew Wils
We love Lovereading4kids because they put books in front of us we wouldn’t otherwise have read. They make us more adventurous readers!Emily Jacques
I love Lovereading as it provides an honest opinion and showcases a range of fiction. Suited to both parents & kids alike, it’s a must-use.Georgie Rowe – age 16
At @HHSHaringey we love @lovereading4kids because our pupils can practice reviewing & get free upcoming books before anyone else!Helen Swinyard – Heartlands High
I love Lovereading because I often never know what to read and this helps you find a good book. I have recommended this to many people.Shannon-Louise Masters – age 15
It’s really exciting to read and review new books, thrilling to see my reviews online and I love finding the final published copies on sale.Sam Harper – age 10