Tag: witches

Oct 23
Unmade by Sarah Rees Brennan

Unmade by Sarah Rees Brennan

Reviews 0 ★★★★½

Brennan's third instalment in the Lynburn Legacy takes us on a journey to uncover the deepest, darkest secrets of Sorry-in-the-Vale and overcome the biggest threat the village has seen in centuries.

What I love most about this series is the way that the story sways between poignant character moments and zinging one-liners. Like the earlier books, Unmade is darkly funny. The cleverly delivered humour was responsible for waking up my husband more than once while I read this at night, trying to stifle my giggles. I think it's a perfect way to counter the horrible, heart-wrenching things that happen in...

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Jun 23
Half Bad by Sally Green

Half Bad by Sally Green

Reviews 2 ★★★★

I didn’t go into Half Bad with any preconceived notions about it and was pleasantly surprised by the strong storytelling and characterisation. I think the world needs to be expanded on, but overall, this is an engaging, compelling read.

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May 07
Daughter of the Blood by Anne Bishop

Daughter of the Blood by Anne Bishop

Reviews 9 ★★★½

I recommend this book to those who enjoy high fantasy and are interested in reading a dark, blood-filled story that inverts common tropes of the genre (matriarchal society, dark powers and Saetan are good). A successful examination of what darkness in human nature really means, Daughter of the Blood showcases Bishop’s potential and sets up a highly successful series.

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Mar 20
A Breath of Frost by Alyxandra Harvey

A Breath of Frost by Alyxandra Harvey

Reviews 2 ★★★½

A Breath of Frost is a delightful caper through Regency London sprinkled with witchery, magic, friendship and a wonderfully cute romance which I absolutely adored. It’s the story of three best friends, the Lovegrove cousins, who are navigating their first Season amidst mysterious deaths and strange goings-on and find out…

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Jan 20
Consume by Melissa Darnell

Consume by Melissa Darnell

Reviews 1 ★★★★

Consume marks the end of one of my favourite series, The Clann, and although I’m sad to see it go, I think it’s a good note to finish on and am looking forward to whatever Melissa cooks up next. The strength of this novel, as with is predecessors, is the…

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Dec 30
Untold by Sarah Rees Brennan

Untold by Sarah Rees Brennan

Reviews 0 ★★★★½

I think my feelings are broken. What a sequel! I loved Unspoken so much I had very high expectations from its sequel. I held off on reading it for so long because of this – I was really scared I wouldn’t like Untold. But I loved it, it’s amazing, and…

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Aug 05
Banish by Nicola Marsh

Banish by Nicola Marsh

Reviews 0

Banish is Nicola Marsh’s début YA novel, a who-done-it mystery combined with Wiccan supernatural elements that kept me engaged and amused throughout. I liked the novel a lot, and although I think the story is perfect on its own, wouldn’t mind a follow-up book or two! The YA aspect of…

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Oct 19
The Forever Girl by Rebecca Hamilton

The Forever Girl by Rebecca Hamilton

Reviews 0

Date published: 26th January 2012 Publisher: Immortal Ink Publishing Format: Ebook, 350 pages Series: Forever Girl, Book 1 ASIN: B00729GQ0A Categories: Other Paranormal, New Adult Goodreads / Amazon (US) / Barnes and Noble (US) / AbeBooks (Intl) / Itunes (US) Source: provided by the author for review Sophia’s family has skeletons, but they aren’t in their graves….

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Oct 18
Covet by Melissa Darnell

Covet by Melissa Darnell

Reviews 1 ★★★★

Whereas Crave is a cleverly realised story about the forbidden romance between a witch and a vampire, Covet is a tangibly different book in that it tackles how Savannah and Tristan handle being forced apart by their families. The previous book was filled with sweet agony and stolen kisses, but…

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Sep 21
Unspoken by Sarah Rees Brennan

Unspoken by Sarah Rees Brennan

Reviews 1 ★★★★★

Unspoken is undoubtably one of the most moving and wonderful books I have read in a long time. It’s incredibly powerful – something about the prose and the characters and the setting stays with you long after you’ve out the book down and turned out the lights. Kami’s character carries…

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