Celebration Giveaway: The Wicked Tree

Celebration Giveaway: The Wicked Tree

Welcome to the release day celebration for The Wicked Tree by Kristin Thorsness! This MG YA fantasy sounds like it is perfect for the fall season. Keep reading to learn more about the book and enter the giveaway to win a Starbucks gift card. (INT)

Celebration Giveaway: The Wicked TreeTitle: The Wicked Tree
Author: Kristin Thorsness
Publisher: Month9Books
Publication Date: October 8, 2019

Summary (from Goodreads):

Deep in the woods, a gnarled tree grows. Its thick, black trunk twists angrily up into the night sky. Held in place by the magic of a long-ago patriarch, it has waited centuries to lure a descendant into its trap.

Eleven-year-old Tavorian Kreet hates it when money troubles force his mom to move them in with his great-grandmother – though the historic house and grounds are pretty awesome. Tav is told to stay out of the estate’s woods, but he can’t resist the chance to explore.

After Tav’s first trip into the woods, he begins to have strange dreams about a supernatural tree. The dreams start out pleasant, but soon grow dark and menacing. On a dare, Tav ventures further into the woods with his new friend Harper, and they meet a mysterious, mute boy named Edward who lives in a decrepit cabin there. Though he’s unable to communicate where he came from or why he lives alone, in clear distress he scrawls two words: Bad Tree.

Tav knows what it’s like to be afraid. If he’d been brave enough to act four years ago, he could have saved his dad from the fire that took their home. But he wasn’t, and he’s been trying to redeem himself since. Now Tav is determined to help Edward. He enlists Harper, and together they search the estate for clues to Edward’s identity and how to help him.

While searching, Tav and Harper find antique photo albums, ancient diaries, and a secret laboratory. They piece together the Kreet family history, and discover a curse that’s been waiting generations for an heir. Tav’s dreams grow more ominous, and he realizes time is running short. To save himself and his friends, Tav must go to the heart of the woods, find the Bad Tree, and confront an evil magic before it consumes him completely.

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About Kristin Thorsness

Kristin Thorness

Kristin Thorsness is a former 5th and 6th grade teacher who lives in the Pacific Northwest with her husband, their son and daughter, and two spoiled dogs. She likes dark chocolate, strong coffee, and creepy stories that keep her up reading late into the night. For more info or to get in touch, visit her online at http://www.kristinthorsness.com .

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16 thoughts on “Celebration Giveaway: The Wicked Tree

  1. Christine says:

    Ooo… This looks really cool for my 9 year old to read! He loves spooky books and I love the ancestor vibe to the story which would take it in a unique turn 🙂

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