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E enchanting new story from Michelle Harrison author of the bestselling Thirteen Treasures Trilo. Actual rating 455 stars This is the first instalment in the A Pinch of Magic trilogyThe three Widdershins sisters are unlike in looks and personality The eldest Fliss is famed island wide for her beauty and her flirting middle child Betty is the straight taking one whose eyes are always resting on the horizon and youngest Charlie is a bundle of energetic trouble who can usually be found with a four legged rescue hiding somewhere inside her overalls All three reside with their granny on dreary Crowstone and all three are longing for adventure This last fact is where lies their problemOn Betty s thirteenth Birthday Granny reveals the Widdershins are plagued by an ancient curse that has them trapped on the island s confines with death their only escape Their only good fortune comes in the shape of three mismatched items handed down to them from generations of their ancestors a carpet bag a mermaid looking glass and a set of dolls and all these items come complete with a little pinch of magicThis was such an intricate and well crafted middle grade story that appealed to this adult reader just as much as the younger age range it was aimed towards I found the three sisters hilarious and lovable and adored getting into mischief alongside them The story line was well paced and brilliantly plotted with an unknowable trajectory that kept each new escapade and spot of trouble feeling fresh and exciting I can t wait to see what the Widdershins get up to next in A Sprinkle of SorceryI received this book in exchange for an honest review Thank you to the author Michelle Harrison and the publisher Simon Schuster for this oportunity

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TeWill they be enough to break the curseOr will they lead the sisters even deeper into danger Th. A Pinch of Magic is a story of sisters a curse and maybe a pinch of magic Widdershin sisters Fliss Betty and Charlie are the latest in a long line of Widdershin women to be cursed to never leave their home island or else they ll be dead by sundown But Betty longs for adventure and a way to escape her boring life by breaking the curse So when the girls are gifted with some family heirlooms in the shape of a mysterious travelling bag a set of wooden dolls and an old mirror Betty decides to take matters into her own hands and seek out the knowledge of a prisoner who seems to know the answer to breaking the curseI loved the sister s familial bond in this Although all three have strong personalities they bounce off each other well showing genuine affection and warmth for each other Charlie the youngest sister was a personal favourite with her love of animals and food As was the formidable Granny Widdershin who could knock a fully grown man out with her travelling bag before setting up camp back behind the bar of the Poachers Pocket Inn Blunt and direct she can put anyone in their place with one sharp word but she loves her granddaughters than anything and would stop at nothing to protect them Colton is another great addition to the cast as he s uieter and thoughtful than the girls with a harsh and unfair backstory that warms his character to the reader You get a good feel for the reasons behind his desperate actions and just how brave he really is I also really liked the world building Set primarily on large island surrounded by three smaller ones named Lament Torment and Repent it feels atmospheric and full of tension that lends itself well to the high stakes story The world building is good with plenty of descriptions to give colour to the island and help set the scene of a stormy and hostile environment I also particularly liked the chapters dedicated to Sorcha s story and the clever way it was interwoven into the current storyline that made it feel like a magical fairytaleThat said this wasn t perfect for me The story overall feels rather predictable and the ending itself is also a little too neat for me I understand I m not the target audience and I m sure younger readers would be totally satisfied by the conclusion but I just found myself feeling like this lacked a little extra spark of something differentNonetheless this is a lovely story about sisters love and adventure set in a well developed world

  • ebook
  • 368
  • A Pinch of Magic A Pinch of Magic #1
  • Michelle Harrison
  • English
  • 04 October 2019
  • 9781471124303

About the Author: Michelle Harrison

My first children's novel THE 13 TREASURES won the Waterstone's Children's Book Prize and has been sold for translation in 17 countries worldwide It's followed by two seuels THE 13 CURSES and THE 13 SECRETS and a preuel ONE WISHI've also written UNREST a ghost story for young adult readers and THE OTHER ALICE My latest novel is A SPRINKLE OF SORCERY the seuel to the best selling A PI



10 thoughts on “A Pinch of Magic A Pinch of Magic #1

  1. says:

    Finished my re read of A Pinch of Magic and I love it even than I did when I read it last year I didn’t think it was possible A Pinch of Magic follows three Widdershins sisters Fliss Betty and Charlie who are cursed to always live on Crowsto

  2. says:

    Iabsolutely adored this book It was just truly magical It might be called A Pinch of Magic but magic infused every word o

  3. says:

    So magical and adventurous Loved it

  4. says:

    A Pinch of Magic is a story of sisters a curse and maybe a pinch of magic Widdershin sisters Fliss Betty and Charlie are the latest in a long line of Widdershin women to be cursed to never leave their home island or else they'll be dead by sundown But Betty longs for adventure and a way to escape her boring life by breaking the curse So when the girls are gifted with some family heirlooms in the shape of a mysterious travelling bag a set of

  5. says:

    This was such a cute magical middle grade book with a gorgeous cover end pages I must say It's about Widdershin sisters trying to break a family curse affecting the women in their family for generations They go on an adventure full of magic I loved the themes in this book Sisterhood was the most prominent one with Widdershin sisters helping each other no matter what There are also underlying content about tru

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    BOOK #13 READ FOR BELIEVATHON ROUND 2 She who tries triumphs representation characters of colour described as having brown skin trigger warnings are listed at the bottom of this review and may contain spoilers★★★★5At first I wasn't really seeing what the hype was all about but the we got into the story the I really enjoyed it AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN VIBES???? LIT trigger warnings loss of loved ones in the

  7. says:

    I adored this book I understand why so many people rave about the series and Michelle Harrison's writing It was literally magicalI loved seeing

  8. says:

    Actual rating 455 stars This is the first instalment in the A Pinch of Magic trilogyThe three Widdershins sisters are unlike in looks and personality The eldest Fliss is famed island wide for her beauty and her flirting middle child Betty is the straight taking one whose eyes are always resting on the horizon and youngest Charlie is a bundle of energetic trouble who can usually be found with a four legged rescue hiding somewhere inside h

  9. says:

    so magical whimsical and special

  10. says:

    Have you ever found an author who write stories that are EXACTLY what you wish stories would be? That everything you ever wanted to imagine in a story is there perfectly articulated on the pages you're holding in your hand? Well Michelle Harrison is that author for me Every single one of her novels has had exactly the right amount of magic character names adventure and imagination that I could ever want in a storyThis particular n

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