Just A Pinch of Magic by Alechia Dow

Just A Pinch of Magic

Alechia Dow

304 pages first pub 2023 (editions) user-added

fiction fantasy middle grade adventurous inspiring medium-paced


Wini's family of enchanters runs a little bakery, but with the prices of magical ingredients skyrocketing, they're going under. Desperate to save her family's business, Wini takes a risk by casting a (sort of illegal) spell that would allow them t...

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Community Reviews Summary of 33 reviews


adventurous 83%
lighthearted 58%
hopeful 41%
emotional 33%
funny 33%
inspiring 33%
mysterious 25%
challenging 8%
dark 8%
tense 8%


medium 83%
fast 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Plot: 30% | Character: 20%

Strong character development?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 10%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 11%

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