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~ Goodreads Monday: Payback’s a Witch ~

This is a weekly meme where any one can choose a random book from their Goodreads TBR and highlight it. Once you choose a book and create your post, make sure you link and reference the creator, @Lauren’s Page Turners. Eventually, I will try to find a rhyme or reason to my choices, but for now, each week will feature a random one that I mean to read soon!


This Week’s Selection:

Payback’s a Witch (The Witches of Thistle Grove #1) by Lana Harper

Published October 5th 2021 

Emmy Harlow is a witch but not a very powerful one—in part because she hasn’t been home to the magical town of Thistle Grove in years. Her self-imposed exile has a lot to do with a complicated family history and a desire to forge her own way in the world, and only the very tiniest bit to do with Gareth Blackmoore, heir to the most powerful magical family in town and casual breaker of hearts and destroyer of dreams.

But when a spellcasting tournament that her family serves as arbiters for approaches, it turns out the pull of tradition (or the truly impressive parental guilt trip that comes with it) is strong enough to bring Emmy back. She’s determined to do her familial duty; spend some quality time with her best friend, Linden Thorn; and get back to her real life in Chicago.

On her first night home, Emmy runs into Talia Avramov—an all-around badass adept in the darker magical arts—who is fresh off a bad breakup . . . with Gareth Blackmoore. Talia had let herself be charmed, only to discover that Gareth was also seeing Linden—unbeknownst to either of them. And now she and Linden want revenge. Only one question stands: Is Emmy in?

But most concerning of all: Why can’t she stop thinking about the terrifyingly competent, devastatingly gorgeous, wickedly charming Talia Avramov? 


Since it is the end of October, I thought it might be nice to read a few more spooky-themed novels. I am currently reading The Witch Collector and finished The Ex Hex, so I decided to stay in the witch-theme. I have heard some mixed reviews for this novel, with a learning towards the positive, but it sounds like an interesting novel and I added it to my TBR. My hope is to try it out this week. Since I have a few ebooks to read, most likely I will give this a try on audio. I hope it turns out well since it is the start of a series and it would be nice to have some guaranteed novels to add to my TBR in the future.

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