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Silla’s parents died tragically, and although everyone is convinced it was a murder suicide, Silla is not. Not to mention there was no distinctive voice that differentiated the two narrators. She was this mysterious character who I thought was going to be part of the twist or at least have some role in it, but then the author seemed to just forget about her; we never got bkood explanation about what part she was really playing in all of this – it can’t be nothing.

There’s hopefully some hope for her. Silla’s actions seemed believable considering her recent tragedyexcept If you feel like you have to baby your readers then you’re aware that you’re not gifted with words.

Blood Magic (The Blood Journals, #1) by Tessa Gratton

The review must be at least 50 characters long. I wouldn’t say its a sad ending or anything though. She can’t stop thinking about her parents teessa murder-suicide.


tsssa Readers can climb inside Silla and Nick’s minds to watch the story unfold through their eyes. Over all, this is an okay read. While witches aren’t new by any means, the idea of blood magic is still pretty fresh as far as YA goes. With the help of her brother Reese and the new guy in grattno, Nick, she uncovers that blood can do so many other things besides keeping you alive.

View all 54 comments. Silla sounds like Nick–they both sound like teenage girls. She can’t help it. Enemy nations circle the once-bountiful isle, sensing its growing vulnerability, hungry to control the ideal port for all trade routes.

I’m used to it by now, sadly. With a psycho, body-snatching murderer stalking us through flocks of birds. Silla wasn’t too bad, and she felt real-ish.

We appreciate your feedback. I’ve come across in YA. Three pearls dropped off and rolled down the tiled hallway. Mar 22, jv poore rated it it was amazing Shelves: Blood Magic will keep readers guessing until its grisly end. How are they going to get a sample of Josephine if she’s in Eric’s body; don’t they need to banish her and find her real body to bind her?

I might have been more forgiving too if the book didn’t bore me so much with tender gazes and quiet angst. There was no build-up. No one cares about what you bought at the mall About Blood Magic This page-turning debut novel will entice fans who like their paranormal romances dark and disturbing. Everywhere Silla Kennicott turns she sees blood. Though forbidden to leave the orchard, Astrid defies the gods by escaping with a bastard son of Thor to find Soren.


One word – instalove thank you, Vinaya. Nancy Springer and Serena Blasco. But their father will not choose an heir until the longest night of the year, when prophecies align and a poison ritual can be enacted.

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What do these two angsty teens have in common besides being angsty? And if not, was Silla’s father the Deacon or this Phillip guy? Where and did you get the scissors to free yourself? It sounds like future housewife prep. I am sure Blood Magic will appeal to readers more forgiving of the cliches and more enamored with the PNR formula. It seems like a waste to not give her a cool twist. The magic part was really interesting and could have been focused on more. I also loved the protective nature of Reese, the quirkiness of Judy, and the mafic awe of Nick.

I’ll start off by saying, I had mixed feelings about this book.