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Colleen Delaney

Author of The Hedge Witch

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Works by Colleen Delaney

Associated Works

The Light Between Oceans (2012) — Narrator, some editions — 7,394 copies
Blood: Stories of Life and Death from the Civil War (2000) — Narrator, some editions — 38 copies


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This review was written for LibraryThing Early Reviewers.
This is a cute and fluffy book that feels a lot like Practical Magic. A family of witchy sisters live together on a small island off the coast of Maine. This book tells the story of Laurel, the middle sister, who is a true Hedge witch and tarot reader. It is a fun love story with a bit of spice, but the book feels very uneven. Lots of attention is given to describing the scenery in some parts, but character development feels lacking for anyone beyond the two POV characters. Also, as someone who speaks just a touch of French, the French in the book isn't quite correct, which is a bit jarring. There are a few other factual errors like this that just caught my brain. The story overall has fun magical vibes for the most part and is a nice quick read. This is also clearly the first book in a series, with little hooks being set for further stories.
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Silverlotus | 4 other reviews | Jun 11, 2024 |
This review was written for LibraryThing Early Reviewers.
This book was certainly fun! To really enjoy it though I think it needs to be read at the right time with the right expectations - this book is silly and fun and should not be taken too seriously, is it by no means a high fantasy. Most of the book felt like watching a movie with a lot of the stuff happening fast and I found that I wished this book was double the length with more character development as I felt the two main characters (Owen and laurel ) barely knew each other and us as the reader barely knew them. This book has great potential for a series and with a little bit more detail and length I think this series could really be a hit.… (more)
haleychannell | 4 other reviews | Jun 4, 2024 |
This review was written for LibraryThing Early Reviewers.
Once I got into it, I really liked it. It is a 18+ book, for violence, sex, and language. It has a good storyline and is obviously going to be a part of a series (which I will be looking for because I NEED to know what happens next. It is a pretty quick read and moves at a good pace story wise. Reminds me of Practical Magic the movie. Reads similar to a YA book with a bit more spice for an adult. I like these type of reads that are a good distraction from reality.
oriocookie | 4 other reviews | Jun 2, 2024 |
This review was written for LibraryThing Early Reviewers.
A good story filled with three magical families, time travel, bountiful lists of herbs and flowers, lots of graphic sex, and with a cliffhanger ending encouraging you to purchase the next book in the soon to be published (written?) new series. (I will not be purchasing) There are several hundred reviews published on Amazon and Goodreads. The protagonists are likeable the evil witch is dreadful.
Thank you to LibraryThing and CityOwlPress for the free eBook.

JoRob01 | 4 other reviews | Jun 1, 2024 |


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