Thursday, May 1, 2014
Spellcaster by Claudia Gray Review
Reading Level: Young Adult
Publisher: Harper Teen
First book in the Spellcaster series
When Nadia’s family moves to Captive’s Sound, she instantly realizes there’s more to it than meets the eye. Descended from witches, Nadia senses a dark and powerful magic at work in her new town. Mateo has lived in Captive’s Sound his entire life, trying to dodge the local legend that his family is cursed - and that curse will cause him to believe he’s seeing the future … until it drives him mad. When the strange dreams Mateo has been having of rescuing a beautiful girl—Nadia—from a car accident come true, he knows he’s doomed.
Despite the forces pulling them apart, Nadia and Mateo must work together to break the chains of his family’s terrible curse, and to prevent a disaster that threatens the lives of everyone around them. Shimmering with magic and mystery, New York Times bestselling author Claudia Gray’s new novel is sure to draw fans of the Hex Hall and Caster Chronicles series, and fans of the hit CW TV show The Secret Circle.
I'm a big fan of this author! It's been forever since I've read something by this author. This story really impressed me. I love witch stories. I thought this was a perfect read!
This tells the story of Nadia. She's on her own with her magic and moving to a new town. Something dark is haunting her new town. Nadia is determined to get to the bottom of it. Mateo has dreams of the future and Nadia is in many of them. If they're going to survie, Nadia and Mateo must band together.
I loved Nadia. She was such a unique charcater. I loved how strong and determined she was. I loved how she cared for the world around her. Mateo was fabulous. I loved him to pieces. I loved seeing him stick by Nadia. Things weren't easy for him. His struggle made the story feel more real. Valerie was such a good secondary character. I loved how involved she was. I can't wait to see more of these characters.
I loved this storyline. It was exciting and dark. I couldn't stop reading to save my life. There was tons of action and suspense. This might be my favorite book by this author. It really did impress me. There was too many amazing aspects to even count. I cannot wait to continue reading this fabulous series.