Wool: A


A post-apocalyptic novel, "Wool" is the most engrossing thing I've read since "The Hunger Games"!

It's set in a huge, underground, 144-story, self-sufficient "Silo" where people have lived for countless generations after some forgotten apocalypse turned the surface of the Earth into a toxic wasteland.

It's very well-written, very character driven, very sociopolitical (in a good dramatic actiony kind of way), very gritty, very much a journey of discovery, and is both heartbreaking and heartwarming. I couldn't stop reading it - check it out!!

It turns out the author, Hugh Howey, is a self-made eBook success story - he built up a following by releasing the different parts of Wool as increasingly longer books on Kindle - "Book 1" was a neat short story and things snowballed from there.

You can read more about Hugh and his story here: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424127887324678604578340752088305668

And you can try out a good sample and/or buy the Wool Omnibus on Kindle (all 5 books, about the length of a large novel in total) here: http://www.amazon.com/Wool-Omnibus-Edition-Silo-Saga-ebook/dp/B0071XO8RA