Category Archives: Magic

Spells Like Teen Spirit by Kate Williams

Spells Like Teen Spirit by Kate Williams. Delacorte Press, Penguin Random House, 2021. 9780593304822 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Supernatural adventure comedy? What did you like about the book?  Even though … Continue reading

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The Missing Trick by Robin Jacobs, illustrated by Aimee Wright

The Missing Trick by Robin Jacobs, illustrated by Aimee Wright. Cicada Books, 2021. 9781908714947 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Fantasy/picture book What did you like about the book? Simple, brief text and … Continue reading

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Archibald Finch and the Lost Witches by Michel Guyon,  illustrated by Zina Kostich

Archibald Finch and the Lost Witches by Michel Guyon,  illustrated by Zina Kostich. Andrews McMeel, 2021. 9781524867720 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 2 Format: Hardcover Genre: Fantasy What did you like about the book?  Archibald … Continue reading

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Terciel & Elinor by Garth Nix

Terciel & Elinor (Old Kingdom) by Garth Nix. Katherine Tegen Books, 2021. 9780063049321 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review)  3.5 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Fantasy What did you like about the book? This is a puzzle piece … Continue reading

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The Color of Dragons by R.A. Salvatore & Erika Lewis

The Color of Dragons by R.A. Salvatore & Erika Lewis. HarperTeen, 2021. 9780062915665  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Fantasy/ Adventure What did you like about the book? Told by alternating orphaned … Continue reading

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The Delusionist by Don Calame

The Delusionist by Don Calame. Candlewick, 2021. 9780763696894 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Quinn and Perry are best friends and accomplished magicians. But … Continue reading

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Salt Magic by Hope Larson and Rebecca Mock

            Salt Magic by Hope Larson and Rebecca Mock, Margaret Ferguson Books/Holiday House, 2021. 9780823446209  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover graphic novel Genre: Fantasy/Historical What did you like about the book? It’s … Continue reading

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Dark Rise by C. S. Pacat

Dark Rise by C. S. Pacat. Quill Tree Books, HarperCollins, 2021. 9780062946140 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Fantasy What did you like about the book?  First in a new YA series … Continue reading

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The Mermaid Queen: Witches of Orkney by Alane Adams, illustrated by Jonathan Stroh

The Mermaid Queen: Witches of Orkney by Alane Adams, illustrated by Jonathan Stroh. SparkPress, 2021. 9781684631131 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Paperback Genre:  Fantasy What did you like about the book? Abigail is … Continue reading

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The Rubicus Prophecy & Witch Wars by Alaine Adams, illustrated by Jonathan Stroh

The Rubicus Prophecy & Witch Wars, Witches of Orkney series by Alaine Adams, illustrated by Jonathan Stroh. SparkPress, 2019. 9781943006984, 9781943006984 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Paperback Genre:  Fantasy What did you like … Continue reading

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