Spell Bound by Kelly Armstrong
I have a serious addiction to Kelly Armstrong’s books. Spellbound is the latest in the Women of the Otherworld series and follows one of the newer and most junior members of the cast of characters that Kelly’s created.
Savannah is a young witch that is learning (the hard way) that not everything is about her and that not everything can be fixed with a spell. Growing up sucks, man. AND she’s trying to save the world? Talk about a major buzz-kill. For her, not for us. For us it means a great supernatural plotline.
And did I mention that she’s had a wicked crush on this guy, Adam, since she was 12? He is a hottie (literally, he’s a half-demon with a pension for fire) that maybe, just maybe, likes her back. The tension between them is just delicious.
The Three Rs:
Rating: PG for the action sequences and some encounters with less than savory sorts. And dead bodies. Ew. But a cool “ew.”
Recommendation: Go – read – now! While there isn’t any hot and heavy petting going on, as I mentioned the tension is just brimming over between Savannah and Adam. I was kinda pissed at the end when there was no consummation – but I assume it will happen in the next book. The storyline is excellent, the characters are well developed, and though there are a lot of characters that are coming back from earlier novels Armstrong does a great job of re-introducing them without being vague or boring.
Re-Read: It now has a forever home on my bookshelf along with Armstrong’s other novels, and I recommend that you do the same. But with your own copy, mine’s busy.