The Way Past Winter
Written by Kiran Millwood Hargrave
Published by Chicken House
Publication date: 4th October 2018
Summary (from Goodreads):
Mila and her sisters live with their brother Oskar in a small forest cabin in the snow. One night, a fur-clad stranger arrives seeking shelter for himself and his men. But by the next morning, they’ve gone – taking Oskar with them. Fearful for his safety, Mila and her sisters set out to bring Oskar back – even it means going north, crossing frozen wild-lands to find a way past an eternal winter.
Why I can’t wait to read this:
- I have loved both of Kiran’s previous books so am already excited about this one!
- The forest setting, where so many folk tales and fairytales have happened – it sounds like a magical setting, particularly with the snow and isolation. I kind of want to put off reading this until I can curl up next to a warm fire and the snow outside…
- I love sibling relationships in books and this sounds like it will be all about those familial ties.
- I love the idea of the girls travelling together to find their brother and the adventures they will find along the way.
- Look at that gorgeous cover! I know we shouldn’t judge by the cover but all of Kiran’s books have been beautiful inside and out.
Read the first chapter on the Chicken House website now!
What do you think?
Does this sound like the kind of book you would enjoy?
Will you be reading this or do you have any other anticipated releases you would recommend to me?
Let me know in the comments!
See some other Waiting on Wednesday posts here: When the Mountains Roared, The Exact Opposite of Okay, To Kill a Kingdom, Starfish, The Gloaming, The Smoke Thieves, The Way You Make Me Feel, The Queens of Innis Lear, Legendary, Nyxia Unleashed, Bright Ruin, A Thousand Beginnings and Endings, Empress of All Seasons, Tempests and Slaughter, Grim Lovelies, The Glass of Lead and Gold, Storm Witch.
Thanks for reading!