Reviews by Tag: witches

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Sightwitch by Susan Dennard

Sightwitch

By Susan Dennard
4
Rated by
Helton W.
Dec 27, 2022

This illustrated novella precedes Truthwitch, and is primarily from the dual diary perspectives of
Sightwitch Sister Ryber Fortiza and prophet Sightless Sightwitch Eridysi Gochienka, with occasional
entries from Sister Tanzi Lamanaya. Ryber’s story includes her Sightwitch background and the meeting of
her future heart-thread Kullen Ikray, as Eridysi’s diary gives historical information regarding her role with

Teen Review
Witchshadow by Susan Dennard

Witchshadow

By Susan Dennard
3
Rated by
Helton W.
Dec 27, 2022

Iseult is finally reunited with Safi in Susan Dennard’s fourth novel of the Witchlands series, with
the belief they are the mythical Cahr Awen who is destined to restore magic to the realm. Yet they once
again find themselves in danger, with Safi left in Cartorra with the loss of her magic, and Iseult on the run
with Owl. Iseult encounters previous allies who have drastically changed, placing her in greater danger,
yet also learns and masters her true witch power. Vivia and Vaness have become allies as well after having

Teen Review
Truthwitch by Susan Dennard

Truthwitch

By Susan Dennard
4
Rated by
Helton W.
Dec 27, 2022

Truthwitch, the first of the Witchlands series by Susan Dennard, follows teen Threadsisters Safiya
fon Hasstrel and Iseult det Midenzi. Safiya, or Safi, is a rare Truthwitch and has been taught that revealing
her power of detecting lies and truth would place her in danger of others wanting to control it and her.
Iseult, part of the harshly judged Nomastis, identifies as a Threadwitch, and although can see the colors of

Teen Review
Kingdom of the Wicked by Kerri Maniscalco

Kingdom of the Wicked

By Kerri Maniscalco
5
Rated by
Anonymous
Jul 18, 2022

Kingdom of the Wicked by Kerri Maniscalco is fantasy fiction. Emilia and her twin sister Vittoria,
and their family, are witches living in Italy. They avoid humans but one night, when Vittoria is
murdered, Emilia vows to do anything to get revenge for her sister and find the murderer. Her
plan didn’t include accidentally summoning one of the six Deadly Princes of Sin- Wrath. Emilia
knows not to trust Wrath, she’s been warned her entire life about how dangerous the Princes of

Teen Review
A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

A Discovery of Witches

By Deborah Harkness
0
Rated by
Sophie G.
May 9, 2022

A Discovery of Witches tells the story of Diana, the last of the powerful Bishop witches, who wants nothing to do with magic. Instead she chooses to study alchemy at Oxford. When she finds an enchanted manuscript during her research, daemons, witches, and vampires are drawn to Diana and the power the manuscript could bring. Among those looking for Diana and the manuscript is Matthew Clairmont, a vampire interested both in the manuscript and Diana herself.

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Extasia by Claire Legrand

Extasia

By Claire Legrand
3
Rated by
Tyler H.
Mar 11, 2022

Amity is soon to be appointed of as one of the four saints of Haven. With the entire town against her because of the sins her mother committed in the past she must work to prove that she is loyal to her new position. But things don’t go as planned. Strange things start happening to the people in the town. Is this connected with Amity’s new role in the town? Is she going to repeat the actions of her mother? On top of it all Amity starts to learn things about herself and the people around her that leave her unsure of what to do next.

Teen Review
A Wizard's Guide to Defensive Baking by T. Kingfisher

A Wizard's Guide to Defensive Baking

By T. Kingfisher
5
Rated by
Marium K.
Oct 21, 2021

In a world full of powerful wizards, lives 14 year old Mona. Mona is a wizard, but she isn’t an all mighty one, she has to power to make magical bread. All’s well in Mona’s life until she suddenly finds a dead body on the floor of her aunt’s bakery. She soon finds out that an assassin is roaming her city, and she’s the next of his prey. This book is like taking a deep breath of fresh air. I was hooked onto every page while reading this book. I enjoyed living vicariously through Mona and her gingerbread familiar, Bob.

Teen Review
All Our Hidden Gifts by Caroline O'Donoghue

All Our Hidden Gifts

By Caroline O'Donoghue
4
Rated by
Marium K.
Oct 6, 2021

Maeve is a well-known fortune teller in Saint Bernadette’s Catholic School. When she gives Lily, her former best friend, a tarot card reading, she pulls out ‘’The Housekeeper’’ card.  Not knowing what this means, they both get into an argument that ends badly. A few days later, Lily ends up missing. After wondering if she had something to do with her disappearance. Maeve sets out to find Lily and return her back to her family. Did Maeve have something to do with Lily’s disappearance? Does Maeve find Lily? Read more to find out!

Teen Review
The Witch King by H.E. Edgmon

The Witch King

By H.E. Edgmon
3
Rated by
Marium K.
Oct 6, 2021

In a world called Asalin, faes are in control of, and rule over witches. A 17-year-old transgender boy named Wyatt Croft is a witch destined to marry the prince of the fae kingdom, Emyr. No longer wanting to be oppressed by his family and the faes, he flees to the human world. When Prince Emyr wants Wyatt to continue the marriage and stop an uprising, Wyatt is hesitant. Wyatt soon becomes tangled in his feelings and desire to stop the revolution.  Will Wyatt fall for Emyr? Will they both stop the uprising? Read more to find out!

Teen Review
The Nature of Witches by Rachel Griffin

The Nature of Witches

By Rachel Griffin
4
Rated by
Marium K.
Sep 7, 2021

17-year-old Clara Densmore is a witch whose powers revolve around the weather. Unlike normal witches, Clara’s power is strong throughout all seasons of the year. This is because she is an Everwitch, meaning she can control all seasons. Clara is a pariah at the Eastern School of Solar Magic. She wants to give up her powers because of a tragic incident that had happened in the past. But with huge natural disasters and dying witches- that doesn’t seem like an option to her. Clara soon realizes that only she can save the world.

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