Wednesday, March 7, 2012

110:29 A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

All I can say after reading this is Wow!  An intricate world is built in these pages and you can tell that there is much, much more to learn about it in future books.  I love how we don't get a lot of expose in the beginning but instead are put right into the story and the world and characters are allowed to unfold more naturally as we go. The characters are intense and there is always something more to learn about them as well.  I truly don't want to say much about any of it for fear of giving anything away but let's just say there is a magically hidden book, a forbidden romance, magic, and of course witches, vampires, and deamons (oh my!) but even more interesting is the scientific bent overlaid on top of it all...until the magic covers it over again.

A fantastic book and I'm anxiously awaiting the second book in the series.

Page count: 579p/9,290p ytd

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