A Letter to Three Witches by Elizabeth Bass

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Rating: 4 out of 5.

This was a super fun story of magic, but while it’s categorized as a rom-com, I really think this one almost falls into a cozy mystery! While there are quite a few relationships that are followed, I didn’t feel like those were truly the main story. We are really trying to figure out what the main character’s adopted sister is up to.

Gwen comes from a long line of witches, but they aren’t allowed to practice magic. Gwen’s great-great-grandfather accidently started the Dustbowl after casting a spell, and the Grand Council of Witches doled out a punishment for him and his descendants for years and years. Gwen and her parents follow the rules set by the council, but Tannith, Gwen’s adopted sister, maybe not so much. When Tannith sends a letter to Gwen and her two cousins stating that she’s put a magical spell on one of their significant others, the three cousins work together to try to figure out which special someone Tannith is trying to take.

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The Spanish Daughter by Lorena Hughes

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Rating: 4 out of 5.

This is a beautiful historical fiction with a female lead having to pretend to be a man in a country she is unfamiliar with and a family she is meeting for the first time. I really enjoyed how she had to worked to turn herself into a man. It was interesting to read about the issues that she came across and the things that she enjoyed.

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