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6 reasons you should read Jeff Zentner's 'The Serpent King'

March 2, 2016 - Uncategorized



It’s hard to sum up the plot of Jeff Zentner‘s debut novel, The Serpent King, in one sentence

“A coming of age novel about three high school seniors in rural Tennessee” comes close, but it misses some of the best parts about the book. “A realistic look at growing up, particularly growing up in the south” makes the page-turner seem boring. “The adventures of a teen fashion influencer, a fantasy novel fanboy, and the son of a disgraced preacher” works, but sounds too gimmicky

Combine all of these, add Zentner’s engaging writing style — formed by his years as a singer-songwriter — and you’ll start to get a sense of why this YA novel is well worth reading. Read more…

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