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Tag: witches

Fantasy

Uprooted

Agnieszka lives in a small village in the valley, bordering on the corrupted lands of the Wood. No one willingly enters the Wood, and if they are taken, they would be fortunate not to return. Those who do, come back changed, corrupted like the Wood…

Fantasy

The Book of Life

The Book of Life is the final instalment in the All Souls trilogy therefore this review may contain spoilers for A Discovery of Witches and Shadow of Night. It all started with a book. Diana and Matthew may be back in the present day, but…

Fantasy

A Discovery of Witches

Historian Diana Bishop specialises in the study of alchemy. What her colleagues don’t know is that she comes from a long line of witches. She is careful not to use her magic, she wants to prove that she can succeed without it and she doesn’t…

Horror, Young Adult

Hollow Pike

Liz knew she was dreaming, although this brought little comfort as the blood ran down her face. It rushed up her nostrils and caught in the back of her throat. The metallic taste choked her, panic creeping in. Liz has been having recurring nightmares. When…

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B is for… Baba Yaga

You may remember I started an A-Z of mythology. Maybe not as I never got past the letter A. There is reasoning behind this as I wanted to feature Baba Yaga for the letter B and had plans to read the Canongate Myth, Baba Yaga…

Fantasy

Spell Bound

Spell Bound picks up from the cliff hanger ending of Waking the Witch and is the 12th and penultimate novel in Kelley Armstrong’s Women of the Otherworld series. This review may spoil your enjoyment of the earlier books if you’re not up to date…and if…

Fantasy

South of Salem

South of Salem is the second book in the Allegra Fairweather series by Australian writer Janni Nell. Allegra is a paranormal investigator whose big toe itches when something paranormal is nearby. Other than that she has no special powers and she’s a likeable, down-to-earth heroine….

Fantasy, Young Adult

Night World

As someone about to leave their twenties behind, I’m not the target audience for young adult books. Even though I enjoyed the Twilight Saga, I didn’t rate it particularly highly and am not searching for a substitute. I do however think there are some quality…