By Ariella Moon
New school. New friends. New reputation. High school sophomore Ainslie Avalon-Bennett works hard to hide her Crazy Girl past. But as long as her best friend’s disappearance remains unsolved, she can’t shake the depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder that once landed her in a mental ward.
Ainslie’s tenuous control over her life shatters when her warring parents ditch her at Christmas. While they take a cruise to “work things out,” Ainslie must spend the holiday in Palm Springs with her aunt and uncle, owners of a struggling Mystery School and occult store. Plunged into the world of fire fortunes, dragons, entity eaters, and an ailing spell book, Ainslie is well beyond her comfort zone. Then she meets a boy who spikes her pulse and calms her OCD. But will she lose him once he discovers her past? Or will his deadly secret, hidden in plain view, be their undoing?
I received a free copy of this book for an honest review.
Spell Fire starts out interesting and there is something constantly happening to keep your interest.
I felt sorry for Ainslie at the beginning of Spell Fire. The poor girl has been through a lot psychologically since her best friend disappeared a few years ago. And now her parents are contemplating divorce and have abandoned her at Christmas time. Talk about selfish!
In the long run, Ainslee being dumped on her shaman aunt and uncle turns out to be a good thing. She learns a lot about herself, meets a couple cute guys, makes some interesting new friends, and has an opportunity to help her aunt and uncle.
This is a really good young adult story. Not only does Ainslie have a lot going on in her life but she finds herself in a new world that contains dragons, shamans, demons, fortune-telling and more!
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Author Ariella Moon
Ariella Moon writes about magic, friendship, secrets, and love in her Young Adult novels, Spell Check, Spell Struck, and Spell Fire, Books 1, 2, & 3 in The Teen Wytche Saga. Ariella spent her childhood searching for a magical wardrobe that would transport her to Narnia. Extreme math anxiety, and taller students who mistook her for a leaning post, marred Ariella’s teen years. Despite these horrors, she graduated summa cum laude from the University of California at Davis. An author and shaman, she now lives a nearly normal life with her extraordinary daughter, shamelessly spoiled dog, and an enormous dragon.
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