Sunday, December 14, 2014

Spend The Holiday's Enchanted! Joyce and Jim Lavene's Newest Series Is Magical!

I have been looking forward to reading and reviewing Spell Booked. I pre ordered it from The Book Depository  as soon as I learned about it from my Friend Lisa K. This book was so worth the wait.

 I have savored every word with every sip over the last few days.


One of the things I liked most about this book was the range in ages and abilities of each character, richly written and endearing I felt connected to each of them right away. Hook, line and sinker for me, I was completely enchanted.
The idea of retiring witches looking to pass down their magic was a fantastic topic and twist in Spell Booked, this first in series by Joyce and Jim Lavene. It is so well written and was such a joy to read.

I am a sucker for a great cover and this is one of my most favorite cozy mystery covers of all time! So many clues and details in the artwork. The book is written with that same attention to detail and I was captivated from the first paragraph. I also loved the amount of tea that is consumed by the characters in the book, it really helped me relate to them even more!
Just like that the book is done. Not entirely released from it's spell and counting the days until the next in series is released. Joyce and Jim Lavene produced real magic with this book. I am enchanted.
If you are looking to give a great book to a cozy mystery lover this holiday season or if you want to be a "selfish Santa" Pick up a copy of Spell Booked and you will not be sorry!
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  1. Great review ! Love your blog... and the beautiful , inviting photos !

  2. Totally LOVE your blog, Karen! Thanks for the great review!

  3. Great review Karen, I really do want to read this one! I do have a weakness for witches.