For most of us, our enjoyment of writing grew out of our love of reading. Some wanted to continue a story that someone else had written, so they write fan fiction. Some people write because they enjoy the process of storytelling that they’ve seen in other books. Personally, I write because of the world building I enjoyed in Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings and all the authors that have followed in his footsteps.
This week’s book recommendation is going to be a little different. I’m going to talk about The Wretched of Muirwood by Jeff Wheeler, a book that I do recommend and enjoyed reading. But as I sat down to actually write the recommendation, I got the following:
I read this book a few weeks ago, but realized that I hadn’t posted my review here. It’s a phenomenal book that I’d definitely recommend reading and I can’t wait to see where the third book in the series goes.
A short list this week, since three of my books were in the same series. But they are all definitely worth checking out.
Todd lives in a world of Noise. There is never true silence, because everywhere on the planet, the thoughts of men and animals alike are completely audible to everyone around them. When the settlers landed on the New World, fleeing the horrors of Earth, they did not expect the natives that awaited or the virus that would cause their thoughts to become public knowledge and result in the deaths of all of the women in Prentisstown. But as Todd approaches…