Genre: Magical Realism

Book Review, Excerpt & Giveaway: A Charmed Little Lie (Charmed in Texas #1) by Sharla Lovelace

Book Review, Excerpt & Giveaway: A Charmed Little Lie (Charmed in Texas #1) by Sharla Lovelace
Posted April 21, 2017 by Melissa in Book Review, Giveaway / 20 Comments

Lanie Barrett didn’t mean to lie. Spinning a story of a joyous marriage to make a dying woman happy is forgivable, isn’t it? Lanie thinks so, especially since her beloved Aunt Ruby would have been heartbroken to know the truth of her niece’s sadly loveless, short-of-sparkling existence. Trouble is, according to the will, Ruby didn’t quite buy Lanie’s tale. And to inherit the only house Lanie ever really considered a home, she’ll have to bring her “husband” back to Charmed for three whole months–or watch Aunt Ruby’s cozy nest go to her weasel cousin, who will sell it to a condo developer.


Halloween Book & Movie Review: Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman

Halloween Book & Movie Review: Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman

When the beautiful and precocious sisters Sally and Gillian Owens are orphaned at a young age, they are taken to a small Massachusetts town to be raised by their eccentric aunts, who happen to dwell in the darkest, eeriest house in town. As they become more aware of their aunts’ mysterious and sometimes frightening powers — and as their own powers begin to surface — the sisters grow determined to escape their strange upbringing by blending into “normal” society.