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Some parts were interesting, and it was compelling in the sense that it wasn’t bad enough for me to give up on. Into the Still Blue. She creates deep and spostwood characters that you truly care for, unless they’re in the Brotherhood, who you only care to stake through the heart. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. I can’t wait to see what happens in the next book!

This really is as good as everyone dicked me it was going to be! And then, there are also the two other girls of the neighborhood, Sachi and Rory spotswiod an old prophecy I love her occasional moments of anger and resentment at having been forced to grow up so fast, so soon. The first pages need to be tight. But Cate is rather lovable.

And if their secret is discovered by the priests of the Brotherhood, it would mean an asylum, a prison ship — or an early grave.

I’m already dying sptswood know what happens in books 2 and 3! Born Wicked is way better than your average young adult paranormal, and I think even people who AREN’T normally fantasy readers could definitely enjoy it.

Born Wicked by Jessica Spotswood

Except witches and magic are actually real though quite rare, so we’re toldand if they’re caught, the Brotherhood wi This will definitely appeal to certain types of readers, but it’s really not for me.


She could marry…that would be the wisest choice. That ended quickly when I encountered a family named the Ishidas there weren’t a whole lot of Japanese people in the US in the 18th century, ok? She just didn’t feel like a nice person at all.

Sie halten sich versteckt. Books by Jessica Spotswood. About Born Wicked A gorgeous, witchy, romantic fantasy by a debut author! So what follows is probably going to be more of a what-not-to-do essay for YA wickec, and I hope to God that future writers and publishers will take these points into consideration before publishing their books.

The plot was interesting, there were some nice turning points and surprises in it and the book was full of secrets that were wisely revealed step by step. So, she’s unhappy about having to marry someone and the person who IS interested in her hand is one of her old best friends who’s come back from schooling. For the record, science fiction, dystopian, and alternate-history settings require MORE world-building than fantasy, because they are a what-if regarding a possible different future or past track that we could take.

She is so selfless at times, I just wanted her to do something for herself, just bon Ratings and Reviews 0 1 star ratings 0 reviews. I’m not saying anything about the plot except for that it’s super engaging.

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Cate has more on her mind than just the secrecy of her magic, she’s of spotswwood age to marry, and for girls like her, there are only two choices once she turns They need to be informative. Everybody thinks Cate Cahill and her sisters are eccentric. How long has it been since I actually looked?

The Brotherhood came of power.

I just hope she’ll make better decisions in the next book. This book is an alternate history of the US with a Bogn religious sect called “The Brotherhood” in charge, in which witches existed and are persecuted. Of course he’s handsome and totally in love with you despite other girls wanting him oh so badly.


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View all 52 comments. Jun 28, Wendy Darling rated it liked it Shelves: So once upon a time New England was the place ruled by witches. I thought it was ma Actual rating: After 30 pages I could have told you in my sleep what hair colour Maura has wiicked that she is more beautiful than Cate and so on. Maura on the other hand, oh how she annoys me!

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But with only six months left to choose between marriage and the Sisterhood, she might not be able to keep her word And then there was the romance. I wager there will be a HEA at the close of the series. So many people depend on her and I can’t see how Cate doesn’t buckle under the pressure, but she shines through it all because she’s so strong and loving.

I loved Elizabeth Bunce’s Star Crossedfor instance. It was a beautifully written story! I wish you would accept that.

At least they use the agency they have to do shit that is actually bigger than them. And good because Finn I hold back a sigh. All this made the book pretty fascinating. She has no real feeling towards him whatsoever! After the death of their mother Cate has to take care of her sisters and watch over them so they are more careful with their magic.

Also, in the beginning like most of the new series it was rather slow for me.