Kindle Price: $9.99

These promotions will be applied to this item:

Some promotions may be combined; others are not eligible to be combined with other offers. For details, please see the Terms & Conditions associated with these promotions.

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

The Well's End by [Fishman, Seth]
Audible Sample
Playing...
Loading...
Paused
Kindle App Ad

The Well's End Kindle Edition

4.1 out of 5 stars 26 customer reviews

See all 7 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Price
New from Used from
Kindle
$9.99

Length: 353 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
Page Flip: Enabled Audible book:
Audible book
Switch back and forth between reading the Kindle book and listening to the Audible book with Whispersync for Voice. Add the Audible book for a reduced price of $3.99 when you buy the Kindle book.
Available
Age Level: 12 and up
Grade Level: 7 - 12

Try Kindle Countdown Deals
Explore limited-time discounted eBooks. Learn more.
click to open popover

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • Android

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

Try Kindle Countdown Deals
Explore limited-time discounted eBooks. Learn more.

Editorial Reviews

Amazon.com Review

Margaret Stohl Interviews Seth Fishman

International best-selling writer Margaret Stohl, co-author of Beautiful Creatures, caught up with Seth to generally fawn over the book and ask him some questions.

Seth Fishman: First of all, my biggest thanks for these really amazingly fun and original interview questions. I’ve long loved your books, and it’s hard to imagine you reading mine and enjoying. What an honor!

Margaret Stohl: Seth, your brain = a deeply dark place. Comparable to, say, a well. True or False? Discuss.

SF: Truish! I’d like to think that if you shine a light into my brain, you find that it isn’t so scary, or that it’s full of nice things, like water or wishes. That said, I often set the tone for The Well’s End by imagining what it would be like to be stuck down a well. The cold, the smell, the darkness, the fear. My mind and wells = best friends.

MS: When a little girl falls down a well and years later, finds herself getting in once again over her head—this time in the middle of a conspiracy involving a killer virus, her father, and her school—I get the feeling this story didn’t come from a dream about sparkly vampires, Seth. How did it come to you?

SF: I like all sorts of vampires, but when I set out to write this book, I wanted to ground the story in as much terrifying reality as possible. So I started with the girl who fell down the well, loosely based on ‘Baby Jessica’ McClure, who really did fall down a well in my hometown when I was a kid. Once I had this backstory in place, I wanted to invite the reader to become so confident in the reality of the book’s world that when it tilts, they don’t even notice (or, at least, feel that it’s very naturally part of the ride).

MS: The Well’s End is an adrenaline rush from start to finish. Was that the plan, or do you just like to torment high school students? When you read, are you also an adrenaline junkie?

Read the full interview on Omnivoracious.

From School Library Journal

Gr 9 Up—Baby Mia fell down the well, and for better or worse, that experience still defines her. Now almost 17 and a student at one of the most prestigious schools in the country, she finds that things haven't changed all that much-she is still alone and in the dark, but she remains a survivor. After a devastating virus attacks her school, rapidly ageing both young and old, she worries for her safety and that of her small group of friends. When soldiers in hazmat uniforms quarantine the school and for some strange reason single her out, she knows she must escape to the only place that is safe: the Cave, also known as Fenton Electronics, where her father is the director. Mia suspects that the Cave and her father may hold the cure for the terrible virus. What she discovers is something she never could have imagined. Fishman creates gripping suspense and characters that feel authentic. There are a couple of places where the story drags slightly, and Fishman has a tendency to overuse phrases. Still, this is a solid debut; it sets the tone for the series and leaves plenty of threads dangling for the books to come, which readers will eagerly anticipate.—Erik Knapp, Davis Library, Plano, TX

Product details

  • File Size: 1809 KB
  • Print Length: 353 pages
  • Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers (February 25, 2014)
  • Publication Date: February 25, 2014
  • Sold by: Penguin Group (USA) LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B009VMC8W6
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • X-Ray:
  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Lending: Not Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,298,094 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
  • Would you like to tell us about a lower price?


Customer Reviews

Rated by customers interested in
Children's Books
3.8 out of 5 stars
3.8 out of 5 stars
Young Adult Books
3.6 out of 5 stars
3.6 out of 5 stars
Romance Novels
3.5 out of 5 stars
3.5 out of 5 stars

Read reviews that mention

Top customer reviews

March 31, 2014
Format: Hardcover|Verified Purchase
Comment|Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse
May 7, 2014
Format: Hardcover|Verified Purchase
Comment|Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse
April 21, 2014
Format: Hardcover|Verified Purchase
Comment| 3 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse
June 28, 2016
Format: Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
Comment|Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse
June 25, 2014
Format: Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
Comment|Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse

Most recent customer reviews

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

The Well's End
Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway
This item: The Well's End

What other items do customers buy after viewing this item?