: 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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Regardless, I still almost gave it a 4 star. Almost to Die For.

The Blood Journals Series by Tessa Gratton

Want to Read saving…. I shake my head at these horny and angsty teens. Accompanied by an outcast berserker named Soren Bearstar, grattom and Ned take off across the ice sheets of Canadia to hunt the mother of trolls and claim Signy’s destiny—as monstrous as it may be.

Blood Magic Tessa Gratton No preview available – From the outside he seems self-satisfied and entitled, almost a melodrama hero with all his slick suavity. What’s a little spilled blood if she can uncover the jagic

Blood Magic

Mar 22, jv poore rated it it was amazing Shelves: This book was a waste of some may different things like trees, ink, money, tesssa time. Why are there sixty-four chapters? We see none of that asshole-ness, some people would argue he was much too “in love” with Silla to act like a dick to her, but I’ve been around my share of guys, and there are moments when their inherent trssa would peek up at the surface.

Why would Judy move you to Chicago after you killed the villain? So her eyes are grey; what color is her hair?


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But anyway, I’m getting off-subject now. This is just a nice comfy read. She is consumed by a book filled with spells that arrives mysteriously in the mail.

So now the cemetery is evil; what’s next, the gas station and elementary school? Tessa Gratton’s debut epic adult fantasy, The Queens of Innis Lear, brings to life a world that hums with ancient magic, and characters as ruthless as the tides.

Mar 25, Kitten Blue rated it it was amazing Shelves: Return to Book Page. After the funeral was more boring that the actual thing. Instead of mythical creatures, blood magic has everything to do with primal human desires like power, wealth, and immortality. She gets a spell book that starts off the story. Characters sometimes acted a bit inconsistent and the use of some metaphors, like Silla’s masks, were not always clear or didn’t add greatly to readers’ understanding of the characters.

But for me, the characters weren’t strong enough to make me want to continue with the series. We learn a lot about the changes she went through before the book began through dialogue between Nick and her old friends. He was Mephistopheles, smiling and tempting me, his Dr.

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It just didn’t develop much. The summary on the jacket basically explains the first hundred pages. Blood Magic sated my hunger and is a triumphant debut novel for Tessa Gratton. Silla is an unusual heroine, a faded, bereaved version of someone once bursting with life. I thought they had good chemistry and I thought it was pretty cool how there past was linked.

James and to his tall house in Town. I hate his reaction tezsa things, and he describes things in a awkwardly tewsa way.


In real life, this girl would be a psyche ward by now, her sanity being evaluated. Tessa likes to compare things to stone. Unfortunately, the striking cover and alluring concept were by far the most attractive parts of this novel for me.

Some chapters also shifted narrator mid-chapter, which was a bit jarring. I usually find some reason to plow through.

Check, check, and check! Blood Magic is her debut novel. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Continue tsssa Checkout Continue shopping. Here’s a broken girl, there’s a new boy. You know what else is fun? Tessa, when you kill off a character, understand that you can’t use him or her anymore unless under certain circumstances which don’t apply here. Account Options Sign in. Maybe I just don’t retain information well, but I wasn’t completely following it all. I guess she decided to put a feminist to balance weak Silla and Nick self explanatory.

Yes, Tessa, we get that she’s a gold-digger, and that you want grattoh to pretend that Nick is attractive and charming enough to have a cougar after him. Gratton knows how to write a kiss — instead of seeming like hormone-driven lust, their unabashed awe of one another strikes a romantic chord.

He seems like a creepy, boring, birdbrain, wannabe-asshole freak, who, by his own words, isn’t smooth with grstton ladies. However I was pleasantly surprised with the supernatural elements in this story.