Book Review: Miss Mabel’s School For Girls by Katie Cross

Posted 13 April, 2014 by Molly(Cover To Cover Cafe) in Book Reviews / 1 Comment

Book Review: Miss Mabel’s School For Girls by Katie Cross
Title: Miss Mabel's School For Girls
Author: Katie Cross
Published by Antebellum Publishing
Series: The Network Series #1
Date Published: March 21,2014
Pages: 315
Genres: Young Adult
Format: eBook
Source: Author
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Never underestimate the power of a determined witch.

Letum Wood is a forest of fog and deadfall, home to the quietly famous Miss Mabel’s School for Girls, a place where young witches learn the art of magic.
Sixteen-year-old Bianca Monroe has inherited a deadly curse.

Determined to break free before it kills her, she enrolls in the respected school to confront the cunning witch who cast the curse: Miss Mabel.
Bianca finds herself faced with dark magic she didn’t expect, with lessons more dangerous than she could have ever imagined. Will Bianca have the courage to save herself from the curse, or will Miss Mabel’s sinister plan be too powerful?

Miss Mabel’s School for Girls is the first novel in The Network Series, an exciting new fantasy collection. A gripping tale about the struggle to survive, it will take you to a new place and time, one you’ll never want to leave.

I received a complimentary copy of this book from the Author/Author and was under no obligation to post a review, positive or negative.

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My Thoughts:
So, I will admit, as I did on her guest post page, that I shamelessy begged Ms. Cross for a copy of MMSFG. I wanted a nice, gorgeous signed copy of an awesome book on my bookshelves. And, you know what she did? She made my entire year by agreeing and sending me a copy! It’s so gorgeous. I drool over it. Literally. What? Can’t a gal have a moment? Anyway, I was so excited when she sent me a copy. I wanted to devour it in minutes! Instead, I devoured it in just a day and a half. Sadly, though, I do have some issues with the book. Oh hush now. I don’t mean I didn’t like the book. I loved the book. My issues are the fact that I have to wait. I repeat, I have to wait for the next books! I want them now. And that I want to travel to Miss Mabel’s School For Girls…I want to  become a student there. I want to break loose with all things spellbinding!

I don’t read many witch-y books. I just don’t like the  way some authors create witches…they aren’t captivating enough. But, Ms. Cross nailed it! I loved it. It’s fantastically witch-y and her characters. Oh my goodness, her characters. Bianca. Miss Mabel. All of them. Brilliantly chiseled! They were brilliantly chiseled into a way of captivating my mind, my soul……I loved following them on their journey of witchiness and teachings. Their ups, downs,ins and outs became my ups,downs,ins and outs. Seriously. It was that hooking!

Filled with awesomeness and spells, this book will capture you! I kid you not! It is simply lovely. I am so glad I begged her for a copy. It’s beyond the clouds 5 star worthy…no. It’s more than 5 stars worthy….5 million stars???? Now. Now Ms. Cross must go on to write the next Network Series novel. I need it….no…I crave it right now. This is by far the best start to a series I’ve ever read. Fabulously done, Ms. Cross….fabulously done!!! 

About Katie Cross

Katie Cross grew up in the mountains of Idaho, where she still loves to play when she gets the chance.

If she’s not writing, you can find her traveling, working as a pediatric nurse, trail running with her husband and two dogs, or curled up with a book and a cup of chai.

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