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Review: Windwitch, Susan Dennard

Review: Windwitch, Susan Dennard

Windwitch is the second book in Susan Dennard’s Witchlands series. In Truthwitch, Safiya and Iseult flee their home after causing trouble for a Guildmaster. Safi is a Truthwitch – magically able to discern whether someone is telling the truth, and people are after her for her skills. Iseult’s Threadwitch abilities… Read more »

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Review: Uprooted, Naomi Novik

Review: Uprooted, Naomi Novik

– I loved this exciting fairytale, with witches, wizards and strange beings in the Wood. Fantastic! The whole of Agnieszka’s village is sure that her best friend Kasia will be chosen and taken away by the Dragon in this year’s festival. But everyone is shocked when Agneiszka herself is chosen. The… Read more »

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Review: Nightbird, Alice Hoffman

Review: Nightbird, Alice Hoffman

– A beautifully written middle-grade book, but the story was fairly simple. Twig and her mother live in the small town of Sidwell, where there are rumours of a monster lurking. Twig keeps the monster a secret – it’s her brother, James. Twig is forbidden to visit the new family next… Read more »

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Review: Stolen Songbird, Danielle L Jensen

Review: Stolen Songbird, Danielle L Jensen

Cécile is a young girl in a society much like a French aristocracy, about to follow her mother to the big city to become a professional singer. As she travels home one evening she is kidnapped and sold to the kingdom of trolls. Trolls are confined to their city of… Read more »

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