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BookPage Review

Author J.A. White packs The Thickety: A Path Begins with genuinely scary scenes…The story ends with a blindsiding twist, after which nothing is certain and everyone’s potentially in peril. Fortunately the subtitle A Path Begins promises more to come, because readers who enter The Thickety will want to return…

A Path Begins has been given a Kirkus star!

Nail-biting suspense is the hallmark of this long fantasy novel, from the terrifying prologue to the shocking epilogue…The spellbinding story, lashings of suspense and stalwart heroine will draw in fantasy fans and keep them reading until the bitter ending…

A Path Begins received a “STARRED REVIEW” in Publishers Weekly!

In this darkly imaginative debut, White creates a fantasy world with creatures that are anything but sweet—a cyclopean bird, a multi-mouthed horror—and, after a deceptively satisfying resolution, he unfurls a twist that will make readers want the next chapter…