: Blood Magic (The Blood Journals) (): Tessa Gratton: Books. This page-turning debut novel will entice fans who like their paranormal romances dark and disturbing. It’s a natural next-read for fans of Stephanie Meyer . Book Review: Blood Magic by Tessa Gratton. Posted on May 16, Title: Blood Magic. Author: Tessa Gratton. Genre: Southern Gothic / YA. Publisher.

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To ask other readers questions about Blood Magicplease sign up. Nancy Springer and Serena Blasco. When he died, he didn’t have time to possess the crows, so he’s dead-dead. She immediately goes to the cemetery to try out the spell book. This is definitely a dark tale. Not long ago, she found the mangled bodies of her parents in their study, and police came to the conclusion that her father killed her mother and then himself.

As a stand-alone though, it was still entertaining. I’m used to it by now, sadly. We are experiencing technical difficulties. Blood Magic is a promising start and a fantastic debut. This book doesn’t deserve to allude to Shakespeare.

Gratton carefully controls the flow of information, tantalizing the reader without giving the game away. Seventeen-year-old Soren Bearskin fears b,ood the past and the future.

Blood Magic

Here’s a broken girl, there’s a new boy. This contemporary fantasy creates a world of magic within the human world through blood sacrifice not much, just a drop. For the last two years, he’s faithfully visited her every three months. The author is a friend of Maggie Stiefvater ‘s, and the attempt to come close to her style is fairly obvious in many of the aspects of the writing and the story. The only character who isn’t entirely winning is Nick.


From the first page, Tessa’s prose blew me away.

The Blood Journals Series by Tessa Gratton

Cemeteries, blood magic and bodies being possessed were the recipe for an absolutely freaking fantastic story. The spells share one common ingredient: Order The Queens of Innis Lear: Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. I’m guessing tessa she is going to be the villain, if that’s not too geatton. We had a character who was made to look like a villain – very typical technique to throw readers off completely.

He justs comes off as whiny and annoying. Please review your cart. He’s wasting stuff like he bought it. I could walk through walls if I needed, and now – now I know I can throw my mind into another’s, and how easy, then, would it be to unlock any cage? Though forbidden to leave the orchard, Astrid defies the gods by escaping with a bastard son of Thor to find Soren. To view it, click here.

Do not suddenly shove your tongue in someone’s mouth; they’ll either think you’re easy, take offense, or both. But approaching the first climax, it was to me, at least kind of obvious who we tesda be tesea of. But, wow, where to start with Blood Magic! Everywhere Silla Kennicott turns she sees blood. Silla soon discovers that the secrets her father were keeping go even deeper than blood and she finds herself in a fight to safe herself and the people that she loves.

Of all the things in the world he could dream about, why that? Nobody wants you except Silla, Nick. Well, actually more of a reference to Linger, but Mab will do anything to tessz the ancient practice alive and guard its secrets.


And it magiv me to write one of my books, so Tessa Gratton and I have that in common. And it tries very, very hard. How can we root for a character who obviously has problems and yet is excused beacuse her parents died. The Weight of Stars.

This sort of “chemistry” does not answer anything for me. Anyway, I thought that was cute. I highly recommend mzgic one. And then the romance. Mar 22, bloos poore rated it it was amazing Shelves: There are dual narratives that alternate far too quickly between Silla’s and Nick’s points of view.

I also think it’s easy to get to know these characters due to the first person, alternating narrators.

I also loved the journal entries matic how it tied into the storyline. The first turnoff for me was the fact that the novel is written from 2 POVs – Silla’s and Nicholas’s. Except for Lillith – what happened there, anyways?

One word – instalove thank you, Vinaya. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

They had a lot of chemistry and the “romantic” scenes were pretty intense.