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Strange spells, curses, crafty things –All things magical from witches and crystals to herbs and handy spells.

Sorchia Reviews The BookBinder’s Daughter

The Bookbinder’s Daughter by Jessica Thorne Prepare yourself for an engrossing fantasy! The Bookbinder’s Daughter is Sophie, a girl with a complicated past—a past she can’t remember. She’s at loose ends after her father’s death so when her uncle offers her a coveted position at a respected library, she can’t resist. She leaves the manipulative boyfriend—oh, the magic of that—and returns to The Special Collection. It’s a wondrous place that her fragmented memory longs for and fears. What Works: Musical […]

Novel Magic: Taking a Second Chance at Love

Secret Desires by J.L. Regen is about second chances–and what better way to end the year? Novel Magic hibernates in January, but we’ll be back in February 2022. We’ve got changes in the works, too. Take a peek HERE. (Hint: Sorchia Reviews Novel Magic books in 2022.) Until February, Thanks for hanging with me and for checking in from time to time. Taking a Second Chance at Love by J.L. Regen Many years ago I dated someone who I thought […]

Novel Magic: Adamant’s Revenge

Who doesn’t love a good revenge tale? A little sci/fi for the Holidays! About the Book by M. Garnet Far in the future there is a man who can do what all the intelligent scientists say is impossible. He is a shifter or what his people call the rare Modifier. He can turn into something larger and ugly and dangerous. Even more hazardous, when he shifts into this monster, he can’t be killed.     Beware you don’t make this handsome […]

Sorchia Reviews: Buried Secrets by Mike Martin

Buried Secrets–A Sgt. Windflower Mystery is a satisfactory addition to the series. If you are already a Sergeant Windflower fan, then you will enjoy this 11th in the series. I may have enjoyed it more if I had read some of the previous books. As it is, I can only give this one a Three out of Five. I like the character—he’s a Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer and has been for some time. He has a supportive family and […]

Novel Magic: No Mere Mortal by Amara Dey

Halloween may be over, but we still love our creepy-crawlies here in the Universe. Meet Amara Dey and the bestiary from her new release No Mere Mortal. Take a peek at November’s Freebies and Sales. ZG1 is still on sale for a few short days. AMARA’S GHOSTIES, GHOULIES, and LONG-LEGGED BEASTIES I loved this description of Sorchia’s so much I had to write my post on this theme.  First off, ghosties.  The ghost featured in No Mere Mortal is Riva, […]

Novel Magic: Once Upon a Gothic

It’s beginning to feel a lot like … Halloween. Author Alicia Dean shares a couple of suitably freaky memories PLUS her latest book You’re Invited. Plenty of Sales and Freebies available in October, too. Once upon a Gothic by Alicia Dean I love this time of year. I love horror movies and haunted houses and all that goes along with the creepy/scary vibe. My very favorite horror movies are the Halloween franchise.  I’ve enjoyed all of them, other than Halloween […]