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The Serpent King - Jeff Zentner
The Serpent King
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“The Serpent King is a book you won’t be able to resist or forget. The Southern boy in me savored every syllable and the reader in me fell in love with every page.” —John Corey Whaley, National Book Award finalist and Printz Award winner Dill has had to wrestle with vipers his whole life—at... show more
“The Serpent King is a book you won’t be able to resist or forget. The Southern boy in me savored every syllable and the reader in me fell in love with every page.” —John Corey Whaley, National Book Award finalist and Printz Award winner Dill has had to wrestle with vipers his whole life—at home, as the only son of a Pentecostal minister who urges him to handle poisonous
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Format: Kindle Edition
ASIN: B00ZNE17D2
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
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Mirkat Always Reading
Mirkat Always Reading rated it
5.0 Serpent King
This book is the November selection of my library's "Forever YA" book club. I had never heard of this book or Jeff Zentner, and I would probably not have stumbled across this book if it hadn't been a club selection. Now I'm an instant fan of Zentner's.Lydia, Dill, and Travis are outcasts at their Fo...
Tellulah Darling
Tellulah Darling rated it
5.0 A surprising gem of a novel
In his bio, Zentner states that he “wanted to write about young people who struggle to lead lives of dignity and find beauty in a forgotten unglamorous place.” And wow, did he succeed. I fell hard and fast for this story and think it should be on everyone’s radar. The Serpent King unfolds through ...
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents rated it
4.5 Toni FGMAMTC's Reviews > The Serpent King
This is a good read for teens, but I enjoyed it as an adult and recommend it for both age groups. It deals with a lot of real life issues—being poor; being one of those kids wrapped up in a fantasy book or series that makes you look weird to the popular crowd; having parents that don't protect you l...
Wortmagieblog
Wortmagieblog rated it
5.0 Wurzeln und Flügel
Jeff Zentners Weg zur Literatur war – zumindest meiner Meinung nach – etwas unkonventionell. Als er zu schreiben begann, hatte er sich seinen Berufswunsch nämlich bereits erfüllt: er ist Musiker. Als Gitarrist veröffentlichte er fünf Alben und arbeitete unter anderem mit Iggy Pop. Darüber hinaus ist...
So many books, so little times
So many books, so little times rated it
2.0
Honestly, I didn't plan on writing this review. My feeling and thoughts for this book are all over the place. I have to admit that I probably wouldn't have picked this book up on my own based on the description. I've lost interest in contemporary books (especially YA) that aren't mysteries, thrill...
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