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Tag: magic

Fantasy

Stray Souls

It started with a Facebook group; Weird Shit Keeps Happening to Me And I Don’t Know Why But Figure I Need Help. When Sharon Li starts to find herself turning invisible as she walks the streets of London, she has no one to turn to…

5 Star, Fantasy

The Shifting Price of Prey

The Shifting Price of Prey is the fourth book in Suzanne McLeod’s Spellcrackers series and therefore this review will contain spoilers for the previous books. I’m not sure they would hold up as standalone reads but the world is amazing once you get into it….

Fantasy

The Bitter Seed of Magic

The Bitter Seed of Magic is the third book in Suzanne McLeod’s Spellcrackers series and therefore this review will contain spoilers for the previous books. Faelings are turning up dead on the streets on London, their identities hidden by a glamour spell. The police bring…

5 Star, Fantasy

The Cold Kiss of Death

The Cold Kiss of Death is the second book in the fabulous Spellcrackers urban fantasy series by Suzanne McLeod. This review will contain spoilers for the first book, The Sweet Scent of Blood, and really they do need to be read in order! Sidhe Genny…

Fantasy, Young Adult

The Assassin’s Curse

Ananna of the Tanarau, daughter of pirates, is about to be married off to the beautiful Tarrin of the Hariri. She has never trusted beautiful people and when she spies a loosely tied up camel in the market, she grabs her chance and escapes on…

5 Star, Fantasy

The Sweet Scent of Blood

Genny is sidhe, a noble fae living in London and she has a secret, well perhaps more than one. She works for Spellcrackers, a witch run organisation which helps remove spells for their clients. Genny’s fae magic means she can see the spells and unwrap…

Fantasy, Young Adult

Skylark

Year after year, Lark has been passed over for the harvesting, watching younger children be chosen. Her city, the only one left, is power by the Resource, a magic that everyone is born with but cannot waste on themselves. Lark believes herself a dud but…

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The Magicians

Commonly described as “Harry Potter for adults”, The Magicians is much more of a homage to the Chronicles of Narnia, with a passing nod to JK Rowling’s world and a dash of Pullman here and there. I even thought Quentin and Eliot’s friendship was a…

Fantasy

Hunt the Moon

Mythology, time travel and a dash of sexual tension, the Cassie Palmer series isn’t your average girl meets vampire story. In fact, in the first book, Cassie would seriously like to avoid meeting any vampires if she can help it! Hunt the Moon is the…