A Curse of Ash and Embers by Jo Spurrier

A Curse of Ash and Embers

Tales of the Blackbone Witches #1

Jo Spurrier

fiction fantasy young adult adventurous dark mysterious slow-paced

272 pages | first published 2018

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A dead witch. A bitter curse. A battle of magic.Some people knit socks by the fire at night. Gyssha Blackbone made monsters.But the old witch is dead now, and somehow it's Elodie's job to clean up the mess.When she was hired at Black Oak Cottage, ...
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Summary of 128 reviews

Moods

adventurous 85%
dark 50%
mysterious 50%
tense 28%
funny 21%
emotional 7%
hopeful 7%
lighthearted 7%
reflective 7%
sad 7%

Pace

medium 46%
fast 30%
slow 23%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 75% | Character: 12% | Plot: 12%

Strong character development?

Yes: 50% | No: 41% | It's complicated: 8%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 58% | No: 25% | It's complicated: 16%

Diverse cast of characters?

It's complicated: 50% | No: 41% | Yes: 8%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 33% | No: 33% | Yes: 33%

Average rating

3.64

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