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The Worst Witch – Need Some Mayhem? Grab Your Broomstick and Come Along For a Ride

The Worst Witch By Jill Murphy Spoiler Alert! Summary Mildred Hubble is starting her first year at Miss Cackle’s Academy for Witches—and making a mess of it! She can’t ride her broomstick without crashing, she’s always getting her spells mixed … Continue reading

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Blood Rose Rebellion – Magic For the Elite or the Masses?

Book Review : Blood Rose Rebellion By Rosalyn Eves Spoiler Alert! Summary Sixteen-year-old Anna Arden is barred from society by a defect of blood. Though her family is part of the Luminate, powerful users of magic, she is Barren, unable to … Continue reading

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“Mairelon the Magician” and “Magician’s Ward” – One Can’t Be Read Without The Other

Book Review: Mairelon the Magician Bu Patricia C. Wrede Spoiler Alert! Summary Kim doesn’t hesitate when a stranger offers her a small fortune to break into the traveling magician’s wagon in search of a silver bowl. Kim isn’t above a … Continue reading

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“Epic” – Can This Dystopian Novel Possibly Live Up To It’s Title?

Book Review : Epic by Conor Kostick Spoiler Alert! Generations ago, violence was banned on New Earth. Society is governed and conflicts are resolved in the arena of a fantasy computer game, Epic. Everyone plays. If you win, you have … Continue reading

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