Hello, fellow urban fantasy fans. Today, I’m sharing my thoughts about Magic to the Bone by Annie Bellet. Book seven in her urban fantasy series, The Twenty-Sided Sorceress.
What’s Magic to the Bone about?
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Title: Magic to the Bone by Annie Bellet
Series: Twenty-Sided Sorceress #7
Published by Doomed Muse Press on 19 March, 2016
Genres: Urban Fantasy
Narrator: Folly Blaine
Length: 4 hours 11 minutes
No. of Pages: 128
Boss Fight: Samir! Roll for initiative...
Bruised, battered, but not even close to broken, Jade and her friends must reunite, and get ready to take out her psycho ex once and for all. Leveled up and wiser, Jade stands a chance this time.
As long as she takes out Samir BEFORE he turns into a god...
This is book seven in USA Today bestselling The Twenty-Sided Sorceress urban fantasy series.
Review Format: Audiobook, eBook
Purchase Links: Books2Read - Universal eBook Link ¦ Audible*
What did I like about it?
I’m already a fan of Annie’s writing style and this urban fantasy series. Magic To The Bone is the 7th book and picks up where the previous story ended. To understand the plotline, the books in the Twenty-Sided Sorceress series need to be read in order.
I downloaded the narration by Folly Blaine for my Kindle.
However, I ended up listening to most of the story through Audible rather than reading it. I like the way Folly reads the narrative, it’s good. The majority of this story is told from Jade Crow’s perspective; Folly’s performance embodies our protagonist’s personality. There are also fly-on-the-wall sections showing us what Harper and Alek are up to. Folly’s limited repertoire is my only niggle; she doesn’t have the ability to create distinctive voices. Many of the characters sound the same, which makes it challenging to follow dialogue at times.
This book sees a story thread getting a satisfactory resolution.
I enjoyed the watching the unfurling threat, feeling the tension go up a notch. Annie is excellent at writing dynamic fight scenes; this book had its fair share of those to keep my adrenaline pumping.
Certain situations forced Jade to do some soul searching which I really enjoyed.
Magic to the Bone has left me wondering where the story will go from here. After all, there are three more books in the series. I’m hoping that Jade’s heritage plays a big part and I’m keen to watch her, her friends and the rest of the townsfolk rebuild their lives.
Keep reading to find out more about this series and its author.
Twenty-Sided Sorceress Series by Annie Bellet
This series is about comic store owner, Jade Crow. A native American sorceress who loves gaming but has escaped to the quiet little town of Wylde, Idaho, to hide from her murderous ex. Hiding in plain sight amongst Wylde’s shifters, paranormal community and unique magical landscape.
Books in the Series
If you haven’t read any of these stories yet, what are you waiting for? Click the links below to read my reviews or buy them yourself.
- Justice Calling (Twenty-Sided Sorceress #1) (2014)
- Murder of Crows (Twenty-Sided Sorceress #2) (2014)
- Pack of Lies (Twenty-Sided Sorceress #3) (2014)
- Hunting Season (Twenty-Sided Sorceress #4) (2014)
- Heartache (Twenty-Sided Sorceress #5) (2015)
- Thicker Than Blood (Twenty-Sided Sorceress #6) (2015)
- Magic to the Bone (Twenty-Sided Sorceress #7) (2016)
- Harper’s Tale: Tribes (Twenty-Sided Sorceress #7.5) (Expected Dec 2020)
- Dungeon Crawl (Twenty-Sided Sorceress #8) (2017)
- River of No Return (Twenty-Sided Sorceress #9) (2018)
- Balancing the Scales (Twenty-Sided Sorceress #10) (2020)
The series also has a few box set editions:
- Twenty-Sided Sorceress: Books 1-3 (Justice Calling; Murder of Crows; Pack of Lies)
- Level Grind: Twenty-Sided Sorceress Volume One (Books 1-4: Justice Calling; Murder of Crows; Pack of Lies; Hunting Season)
- Boss Fight: Twenty-Sided Sorceress Volume Two (Books 5-7: Heartache; Thicker Than Blood; Magic to the Bone)
Buy any of the above titles in print, audio and ebook formats:
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And as I listened to the audiobook, here’s Folly’s bio too.
Thank you for taking to read my thoughts today. I hope you buy this series and therefore read Magic to the Bone for yourself.
Annie Bellet has earned her place on my Favourite Authors’ Page. Before you go, check out all the amazing authors I’ve listed.
Bye for now,