Book Review The Witches of Cambridge by Menna van Praag

Book Review The Witches of Cambridge by Menna van Praag Review by Dawn Thomas 322 Pages Publisher: Random House Publishing Group – Ballantine Books Women’s Fiction, Witches, Magic, Fantasy The book follows the lives of several women and a man who are witches. Amandine feels her husband has become distant and fears he is having an affair. Her mother, Heloise, is still grieving for her husband who passed away two years ago. Cosima is a baker whose husband just told her he was having an affair and his girlfriend is pregnant. Cosima is devastated because she wants to have a child but her blood condition makes that next to impossible. Her own mother died giving birth to her. Kat, Cosima’s older sister, has feelings for George but he does not seem to feel the same way. Noa is a student with a strange power – she can see a person’s secret. Unfortunately, she does not have the ability to keep the information to herself. She does not have any friends and tries to keep to herself so she cannot expose other’s secrets. One night, she stumbles upon the witches’ book club and blurts out each of their secrets. Amandine asks…

Book Review: Love the Witch, Hate the Craft by Nora Lee

Book Review: Love the Witch, Hate the Craft by Nora Lee Review by Dawn Thomas Pages 250 Publisher: Masterful Books Publication Date: October 15, 2015 Women’s Fiction, Sci Fi & Fantasy This book is the first in a trilogy of the Witches of Secret Hallow. The town is full of witches and is in a perpetual autumn season. Rowan is a college student returning to her home after a six-year absence and the recent break up with her boyfriend Garrett. She is the strongest earth witch in Secret Hallow but does not have control over her power. She has not used magic since the accident with her grandmother. When she arrives home, she meets a stranger, Caedmon McFarland. He tries to convince Rowan to marry him so he can become the High Priest and take over the coven. Rowan does not trust him or his motives. Her friend Orianna has a five-year-old daughter named Fern, who has extraordinary powers. Rowan tries to teach Fern how to control her powers without hurting others. Rowan’s grandmother senses she needs help and sends for Garrett, who is unaware of the recent breakup. When things get out of hand, Rowan must reach deep within…

Book Review RavenStorm Witches by Misha McKenzie

Book Review RavenStorm Witches by Misha McKenzie Review by Dawn Thomas 126 Pages Publisher: Icasm Press Sci Fi & Fantasy, Witches & Wizards The book tells the story of nine women who happen to be witches. Maeve wants to protect Grayson from a manipulator. The coven meets and decides the woman needs to learn how her actions hurt others. Every time she tries to tell a lie, the truth comes out instead. Hildie loses her job because a coworker said she was selling company secrets. The coven gets together and casts a spell for the woman to come clean and confess. Everything she does reminds her of what she did to Hildie. Malise had bad taste in men. She wants to teach her ex-boyfriend Travis a lesson. When he wakes up the next day, he is a woman. He sees how his words and actions offended women in the past. Tatiana works at an animal shelter. When she learns about a man mistreating dogs, she wants to do something about it. The women in the coven write a spell so the man will feel what his dogs feel. When the dogs are hungry, he is too. In each story, Sheva…

Book Review: The Witches Protection Program by Michael Phillip Cash

Book Review: The Witches Protection Program by Michael Phillip Cash Review by Dawn Thomas 232 Pages Publisher: Chelshire Inc. Independent Book Publisher Association Mystery & Thriller, Witches & Wizards, Fantasy, Magic Wes Rockville is a rookie with the New York City police department. After he failed his first assignment, he was reassigned to the Witches Protection Program, a 232 year old secret agency where he met his new mentor, Alastair Verne. Wes was introduced to the world of Willa (bad witches) and Davina (good witches). This was a new world for him and he questioned everything. In his new role, Wes needs to stop the Willa from using their powers to control others while at the same time; he must protect the Davina helping humankind. Beatrice Pendragon is in charge of Pendragon Cosmetics. Her goal is to distribute a face cream made with Pendragon DNA. Once women begin to use the cream Beatrice can control them. Morgan Pendragon, Beatrice’s niece, has a feeling something is wrong at Pendragon Cosmetics and tries to find out what it is. Wes and Alastair try to protect Morgan from shape-shifting witches while trying to investigate the company. The book has high energy and is…