Book Review: Born Wicked by Jessica Spotswood

Book Review: Born Wicked by Jessica Spotswood

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Title: Born Wicked
Series:  The Cahill Witch Chronicles #1
Author Info: Website | Twitter | Goodreads
Characters: Cate Cahill, Finn Belastra
Age Group: Young Adult
Genre Type: Fantasy, Paranormal, Witches
Publication date: February 7th 2012
Publisher: Putnam Juvenile
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 330 pages

Cate and her sisters are hiding a secret: they're Witches. Cate must keep her sisters safe and their magick hidden from the dangerous priest of the Brotherhood all the while trying to decide if she should enter into marriage or join the mysterious sisterhood.

After finding her mother's journal and discovering a terrible secret, Cate must search for answers before it is too late for her and her sisters.

Suddenly Cate is thrust into the world of Finn Belastra while researching banned books in his family bookstore. Beginning to have feelings for Finn, Cate feels conflicted about their forbidden romance and her feelings towards a childhood friend, whom she hope to marry one day.

Cate must learn how to deal with the new responsibilities of her and her sister's growing magical abilities, while juggling tea parties, rebellious girlfriends, and a possible love triangle. She must keep one step ahead of the dangerous Brotherhood while trying to figure what secrets the Sisterhood is really keeping from her.

I really enjoyed Born Wicked by Jessica Spotswood and liked her alternate version of a early 20th century, New England society. I loved the wonderful details and descriptions in Born Wicked. The elaborate dresses and tea parties, her mysterious friends, dangerous magic and of course forbidden love.

Ratings: 4 stars

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