Hocus Pocus Writing Tag

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In honor of Halloween, I decided to do the Hocus Pocus Writing Tag by Kim Chance and Destiny Murtaugh! This is my first time doing a writing tag and, since this one came from YouTube and I don’t have a channel there, I’m sharing my answers here on my new website.

Keeper by Kim Chance

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Kim Chance has spun a fantastic story about a young woman coming of age into a world filled with danger and magic in her debut novel, Keeper. The characters are real, the plot is engaging, and I am eagerly awaiting the sequel, Seeker!

Breaking Order by Catherine Kopf

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I was given a copy of Breaking Order by the author in exchange for a review. The following is my honest opinion of the book. First, I’d like to say that this book is meant for a younger audience, although it does contain some darker elements. I don’t typically read MG or young YA books but I thought the story was intriguing and there was a surprising turn that I wasn’t expecting which gives this dystopian a unique twist.

Evalene’s Number (First Edition) by Bethany Atazadeh

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Evalene's Number

I absolutely LOVED this book! I love dystopian novels, and the premise of Evalene’s Number drew me in right away. I actually found it to be a little bit more unique due to the Christian/religious elements that ran through it because I haven’t come across many books like this in the Christian market. And, while there is a focus on these elements in the story, Bethany Atazadeh does a wonderful job of presenting without preaching. It was quite interesting to see her take on what happens when men claim to speak for God as a measure of control over others, and how the characters responded with their own faith or lack thereof.

The Savior’s Champion by Jenna Moreci

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WOW. If there was one word to sum up my feelings toward The Savior’s Champion by Jenna Moreci, “wow” would be it. I was thoroughly impressed with the quality of this story. It had my heart pounding through its entirety, the characters were well developed, including those that had little page time, and I found myself highly invested in multiple characters that WEREN’T the MC. It’s been awhile since I’ve read a book that made me care about more than just one or two people, and I really appreciate Jenna’s effort in creating 3-dimensional characters.