: Blood Magic (The Blood Journals) (): Tessa Gratton: Books. This page-turning debut novel will entice fans who like their paranormal romances dark and disturbing. It’s a natural next-read for fans of Stephanie Meyer . Book Review: Blood Magic by Tessa Gratton. Posted on May 16, Title: Blood Magic. Author: Tessa Gratton. Genre: Southern Gothic / YA. Publisher.

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Sure, let the blood bitch know you have her diary; what’s the worse thing that could happen? She was too impatient to hunt dinosaurs, but is still searching for someone to teach her magic. So she does what any sane teenage girl would do: You can read more of my reviews HERE!!

How are they going to get a sample of Josephine if she’s in Eric’s body; don’t they need to banish her and find her real body to bind her? She met him just a couple of days earlier when he witnessed her cutting her thumb in a cemetery and performing magic as if she’d been doing it all her life, although in fact it was the very first time she’d attempted it. Couldn’t you have started over in your real body?

The murder of her parents has left Silla damaged and lost, and her insistence No offense to Meyer or anything but I’m very wary of vamp. Then the two of them also get involved with the school production of Macbethand are soon inseparable. And then there’s Nick—the new guy at school who makes her pulse race. Stop kissing and build the relationship up so it’s believable. So, first for the things that bugged me I’ve heard “goddamn” a lot, but not Christ.

Eighth Grade Bites 1. The romance was just MEH. If she possessed the whole forest, shouldn’t she know when Silla frees herself and runs through the forest? It was intensely surreal. I still got the twist and what happened to Silla’s parents, I just wasn’t sure about who the Deacon was.


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I feel bad comparing this mess to “Immortal. I was magix to give this book a three star, but when push comes to shove, it made a real impression on me, and so merits a four. I wrote a really long review somewhere else. Order The Blood Keeper: Please don’t summarize a scene we had to endure through; it was bad enough the first tessx round.

Yet, his hypocrisy makes him rather unsavory at times — I was outraged when he attacked Silla for behavior identical to his own.

And Sarah Dessen’s characters make cameos in each other’s books. I guess she decided to put a feminist to balance weak Silla and Nick self explanatory. I won’t go into much detail on that. Accompanied by an outcast berserker named Soren Bearstar, she and Ned take off across the ice sheets of Canadia to hunt the mother of trolls and claim Signy’s destiny—as monstrous as it may be. There was got to be more interesting guys at that school.

She immediately goes to the cemetery to try out the spell book. I could walk through walls if I needed, and now – now I know I can throw my mind into another’s, and how easy, then, would it be to unlock any cage?

Then there’s fluttering Aunt Judy, who took on two troubled teens in their time of need. A bird attack isn’t exciting, it’s a wtf moment. It struck me as strange, and took away from my liking of their relationship. Selected pages Title Page. Her brother Reese seems solid tessw on paper, stoic in the face of pain. Books by Tessa Gratton.


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Glood, the arrival of Chicago transplant, Nicholas Pardee, might just be her undoing. Yes, Tessa, we grarton that she’s a gold-digger, and that you want us to pretend that Nick is attractive and charming enough to have a cougar after him.

The writing style for one; now, some authors can pull off multiple POVs, but in Blood Magicwhich was told through Silla and Nicholas’ narratives also interspersed occasionally between chapters with pages from an ancient diaryI found that this technique did not work.

The Blood Journals 1. Tessa, when you kill off a character, understand that you can’t use him or her anymore unless under certain circumstances which don’t apply here. Silla’s actions seemed believable considering her recent tragedyexcept After travelling the world with her family, she acquired a BA and the important parts of an MA in gender studies, then settled down in Kansas with her partner, her cats and her mutant dog, Grendel. Can’t you tell the difference between a freshly dug grave by an amateur and a professionally done one that’s days or weeks old?

I’ll start off by saying, I had mixed feelings about this book. They meet at a cemetary, and surprise, surprise, he’s the lucky guy who gets to save her.

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Order The Apple Throne: He’s an asshole he states this himself and thinks hes too good for this small town he’s ended up in. Nick PardeeSilla Kennicot. Metaphors and similes should only be used by pros and people who know how to properly use them.