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B+
Sweetwater and the Witch

Jayne Castle brings fans back to the playful fantasy universe she created with her Ghost Hunters universe in Sweetwater and the Witch. The quirky home of living Dust Bunnies and unexpected magic, it’s a lot of fun to delve into, but this definitely isn’t the kind of series one picks up midstream ...

A-
The Very Secret Society of Irregular Witches

The Very Secret Society of Irregular Witches do not have a regular meeting place, nor a regular meeting time. They come together in summery gardens, in cozy tea rooms, and in far-flung lands. This is how young Mika Moon was raised. She’s the junior to the group’s flock of senior witches - Aga ...

B+
Go Hex Yourself

Author Jessica Clare (of the Wyoming Cowboys series, among others) switches subgenres from American West to Witches & Warlocks with Go Hex Yourself, an imperfect but ultimately very enjoyable paranormal romance. Reggie Johnson’s relentless mania for precise order and constant enabling of he ...

B+
Boss Witch

Witch Please by Ann Aguirre was the introduction to the author's Fix-It Witches series, a fun romp into a paranormal world where cousins Danica and Clem run a repair shop using their witchy powers to fix equipment. While that story focused on Danica and mundane human baker Titus, there's a point in ...

B+
The League of Gentlewomen Witches

What a charming, imaginative book!  The League of Gentlewoman Witches continues the Dangerous Damsels series with fun and aplomb.  Want a romance about a witch and a pirate?  Then look no further. Miss Charlotte Pettifer is the future leader of the titular league, and prophesized heiress of Bl ...

B+
Witch Please

I read and very much enjoyed Strange Love by Ann Aguirre (which is a highly amusing science fiction romance that made me believe insectoid-like aliens and humans could end up together - no really, you should check it out!) and that's what made me pick up this book. It was a very good decision. Co ...

A-
Blood Like Magic

Blood Like Magic is filled with richly-plotted worldbuilding and complex magical hierarchies.  Overall it’s quite a satisfying and engrossing read, with a few minor issues that kept it from getting a full-on A grade.  It’s a full-tabled banquet loaded with treats – most of them of a rather c ...

A
Sorcerer to the Crown

I’ve tried so many of the ‘British history, but with magic’ books over the years: Shades of Milk and Honey by Mary Robinette Kowal, Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke, etc. Zen Cho’s Sorcerer to the Crown is the best one I’ve read - and the competition is not even close. ...

B+
Frosty Relations

In Tara Quan’s magical world, there are elementals, who can harness the powers of things like ice and earth, and there are familiars, shape-shifting witches who ground and channel the gifts of elementals and keep them from going off the rails. Mina Mao is a familiar, and she’s also a frustrated ...

B-
I Buried a Witch

I Buried a Witch is the middle book in Josh Lanyon’s Bedknobs and Broomsticks trilogy, a series of fantasy/mystery/romance novels set in and around San Francisco and featuring witch and antiques dealer Cosmo Saville and his husband, John Joseph Galbraith, the Commissioner of Police. The books d ...