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Review: These Witches Don’t Burn by Isabel Sterling [Hocus Pocus Readathon #4]

Hannah’s a witch, but not the kind you’re thinking of. She’s the real deal, an Elemental with the power to control fire, earth, water, and air. But even though she lives in Salem, Massachusetts, her magic is a secret she has to keep to herself. If she’s ever caught using it in front of a […]

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Blogtober Day 18: Favorite Fictional Witches

Yep! Another witchy themed Blogtober post! Today I’ll be talking about my favorite fictional witches–not magic users as a whole, so some of my faves will be eliminated based on being another class of magic user. This post idea came from Carmen’s Reading Corner! 5. Lena Duchannes from Beautiful Creatures This is probably the Alabama […]

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Blogtober Day 11: Witchy Books Recommendations

I’d say this is a pretty typical Blogtober post, huh? Well, I’m definitely going to repeat some of these recs from if I’ve ever done a post like this before, but who cares? As follows are my best recommendations for witchy books! Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman Practical Magic tells the story of the Owens […]

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Review: The Heart Forger (The Bone Witch #2) by Rin Chupeco

Tea continues to tell her story to the Bard, this time delving into the political turmoil that led to her exile from Ankyo. The exploits of the Princess Inessa, the way Tea’s bond with the azi was revealed, and the source of the sleeping sickness afflicting nobles reveal themselves in a second twisting installment of […]

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American Witches: A Broomstick Tour Through Four Centuries, Review

In Susan Fair’s history guidebook, she leads you through the tiniest sliver of United States history. Of course, discussions of Salem and the most infamous of witch trials in the US takes up a solid chunk of the book. But Fair even delves into modern history, and how the lingering superstitious attitudes about witches have […]

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The Sea Witch: Review

It’s been some time since a witch was burned in Havnstad, Denmark. But Evie is still terrified it will happen again. She, like her mother and her Tante Hansa, is a witch. Her powers are small but she does what she can to help the fishermen and her father especially in the face of the […]

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Blogtober Day 20: Which Witch?

For this Bookending Autumn prompt I am meant to decide which witch from fiction I would most like to be. Which is, of course, a horribly difficult decision! Like a lot of book bloggers, I grew up reading the Harry Potter series and dreaming of my own admission to Hogwarts. It wouldn’t be untrue to […]