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Will Poole's Island by Tim Weed

21971543New England, 1643. A meeting in the forest between a rebellious young Englishman and a visionary Wampanoag leads to a dangerous collision of societies, an epic sea journey, and the making of an unforgettable friendship.
Average Rating: 4.33 Stars
My Rating: 4.5/5 stars, Goodreads= 4/5
Pages: 184

**I received a free copy in exchange for an honest review**

Will Poole's Island by Tim Weed is a descriptive adventurous tale of growth, friendship, and freedom. A fellow Goodreads user named Troy said "What starts out as a classic coming of age tale unfolds into a meditation on culture clashes, spirituality, freedom, and trust." I completely agree and I could not have said it better myself. The reader gets to go on an adventure with a 17 year old Will and his mentor/friend Squamiset, a Native American. The reader get completely immersed into the vividly described story. This happens to be why I liked this novel so much. I love when a story is so vividly described that you can clearly see it in your minds eye. I also really liked the characters. They were nicely developed and had many layers to them, even the antagonists. The only reason I did not give this story a full five out of five stars is that it starts out kind of slow, but once you get past the first couple of chapters it becomes very fast paced. I ended up finishing this in like two sittings after it got fast paced. I also really like the supernatural/paranormal aspect to Tim Weed's world, which does not overwhelm the story. I would recommend this historical fiction read to anyone. Even if you do not typically read historical fiction.

I will leave the Goodreads links as well as the links to purchase the novel for those who are interested below.

Thanks for reading!
  -Ashley <3

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