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Once a Witch

Once a Witch - Carolyn MacCullough My Thoughts:

I don't normally read a lot of YA novels. But something about this caught my attention. And boy oh boy I wasn't disappointed! I really enjoyed the story of Tasmin and her slightly wacky family of 'talented' witches.

Tasmin is the ugly duckling of her family. She's the un-talented "normal' little sister, daughter, cousin and friend.

I loved how relatable Tasmin was as a character. She deals with a lot of the same things teenagers do - fitting in with friends & family, feeling like a misfit, finding out who you really are etc.

She's a fun, witty, and spunky character.

I also loved the interaction between the characters. Tasmin's relationship with her 'perfect' talented older sister, and how she lets a professor believe she is Rowena. Even though she gets herself and her family into a bit of a pickle - and Gabriel as well - she saves the day and learns a great deal about what she is.

This is a great novel for anyone who enjoys fantasy, YA and a bit of mystery.

I look forward to the second book in the series!

My Rating:

4 / 5