I was really surprised by this novel, because looking at the cover, I would never have suspected this book is about three women in their 30s who begin to practice witchcraft! As is often the case, I didn’t read a summary, I just dug right in.
I enjoyed the story. It was interesting and kept me wondering what was going to happen next. I really didn’t think the characters were believable, though. Three women, Diana, Kathy, and Aiden, are bored with their small-town existence. First they try a reading circle, then they try yoga. When those things don’t work out they decide to try …….. witchcraft? I don’t think there was enough character development or back story – something was missing. I just didn’t believe it.
Some of the rituals involving the coven were hard for me to understand – I couldn’t really picture what was happening, and I found it confusing.
The plot was lighthearted and fun, once you suspend your disbelief. I think the witchcraft portion may have been well-researched, but I’m not sure. It seemed like “witchy” stuff to me. The message is classic: “Be Careful What You Wish For . . .” and the ending was well-resolved and satisfying.
In summary, it was an interesting plot. I just wished for better characters and a little more clarity in certain parts of the book.By the way, here's an alternate cover I found -- I think it's the UK cover. I think it is more appropriate.
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