Wednesday, September 10, 2014

The Witchbound Series by Kelbian Noel


Roots (Witchbound Book One) by Kelbian Noel
288 pages
Seventeen-year-old Baltimore Land just wants to be normal, but magic has other plans. 
I don’t consider myself a witch, that's my parents' thing. I've never really believed in magic either. Sure, I tried it a few times. Fell for the whole “magic happens” thing. But it didn’t happen to me. No amount of rhyming stopped my parents from moving me halfway across the country. Not one spell stopped me from being labeled the town freak. And worst of all, no matter how many times I begged the Universe to bring my twin back, I was ignored. Until now. He’s back all right. And in a magical bind of his own. Not the magic-won’t-work-for-me kind either. In fact, it’s working a little too well. Too dark. Too deep. It turns out our entire family’s magical roots run just as deep and my brother didn’t end up where he is by accident. So I’m going to help him. But magic isn’t really on my side. Nope. Once I finally get the craft under control, I’m expected to abandon the one person in the world who’s closest to me, just to save myself.


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Roots (The Witchbound Series, #1)Roots by Kelbian Noel
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

First, I would like to thank the author Kelbian Noel for giving me this book for an honest review. I enjoyed this story, the characters felt real and you got to know them slowly. The story-line is very good. The world building is done nicely. The characters are well developed and written. I am looking forward to reading more of this series.

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Sprung (Witchbound Book Two) by Kelbian Noel
336 pages
Since she discovered magic, seventeen-year-old Skye Jackson's life is almost perfect. Almost. Even perfect has its glitches. 
What happens when the one with all the power makes the biggest mistakes? Welcome to my life. Four months ago, I couldn’t have been happier. When my parents got divorced, I wasn’t exactly thrilled. Especially when Mom married a guy half her age. But then I found out I wasn’t the average Joana. Discovering magic existed and, best of all, I could use it, made everything easier to deal with. That is until I got a little too spell happy. But what girl wouldn't defend her best friend against a world-class creep? Now I’m stuck in a nightmare, forced to make life and death decisions I never dreamed I’d face. Love the magic, hate the responsibility.

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Sprung: Four Strangers, One DestinySprung: Four Strangers, One Destiny by Kelbian Noel
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

First, I would like to thank the author Kelbian Noel for giving me this book for an honest reveiw. I was at first confused when the characters from the first book weren't there, but they did come later. I enjoyed this book as much if not more than the first book. The story-line is good, the world building is nicely done. The characters are well developed and written. I am looking forward to more of this series and more from this author.

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Smolder (Witchbound Book Three) by Kelbian Noel
About Smolder:
Calida Cevallos has never been special. In fact, as far as she’s concerned, there isn’t an exceptional bone in her body. But, this summer, she’ll discover extraordinary literally runs through her veins.
I’ve always been a burden. The girl people put up with, the one they tolerated. When I finally found someone who actually wanted me around, I couldn’t have be happier. But lately something’s been bubbling at the surface. Something wants to break free…and I’m afraid it’s me. I love him. And, for a time, I thought I needed him. Now I’m not so sure. These days, I get the feeling I’m the one who’s needed. By whom? I’m about to find out.


About the Author:

Kelbian Noel was born on a warm June night in Moncton, New Brunswick. From a very young age, she loved to read. She found herself engulfed in novels by Janette Oke and L.M. Montgomery, but never seemed to find herself in the pages. At the age of 11 she declared she would simply have to rewrite them, and become the youngest author in history. But life was full of baseball, homework, BFFs and boys. Decades later, having studied writing in college and pursued it as a career, she rediscovered her hobby. She is excited to introduce The Witchbound Series to the world with hopes someone will love this story as much as she does. Kelbian lives in Toronto, Ontario with her two children (where, thanks to a thick layer of smog, Junes are much warmer than they used to be).

She is the founder of and blogs there often, in the company of some pretty cool people.

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