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Mar 16, Krystle rated it did not like it Shelves: On top of that she has to keep hidden the fact that all three girls are witches, bon they be persecuted.

And then there was the romance. Still, I expect this might be more appealing to lovers of YA historical romance who don’t mind that the paranormal elements take a back seat, which is why I’m giving away my copy if you’re interested in trying out the book for yourself! At first I thought she wasn’t so bad but after a little while I was ready for her to go. You are selfish, Cate, and the ending is supposed to make me empathize with you?

But with only Everybody knows Cate Cahill and her sisters are eccentric. I believe the sequel may be better, since I thought the ending was interesting and gives a lot of possibilities. Read it Forward Spotswoodd it first. I was lucky enough to win an arc of this from the author’s blog, and wow, am I so glad I did. Obrn addition to hiding her secret from the world, it seems as though her mother was keeping secrets from Cate as well.


Born Wicked is way better than your average young adult paranormal, and I think even people who AREN’T normally fantasy readers could definitely enjoy it. Cate herself is an amazing protagonist. Because Cate, as you waffle and wibble about true love and all the sacrifices you are making, you are being forced to make, there are other girls, some even the ages of your own sisters, who are being killed, spotswoid Cate, that means not alive anymore, while you bemoan the fact that you have to actually think beyond yourself.

Born Wicked

Some parts were interesting, and it was compelling in the sense that it wasn’t bad enough for me to give up on. Every women is a wicked lustful creature but it is the way she was born and the Lord forgives her, therefore she must do everything what her husband says and not ever be of her own mind.

Sep 07, Christie rated it it was amazing Spotswood And then, there are also the two other girls of the neighborhood, Sachi and Rory and an old prophecy Or, of course, the other option is to join the Sisterhood, a religious convent in New England.

She supports and helps her sister. So for years, Cate has had to act as mother more often than sister, and while they’ve had their many ups and downs, inviting anyone i After bborn death of her mother, Cate Cahill had to take on the responsibility of caring for her two younger sisters.

I love her occasional moments of anger and resentment at having been forced to grow up so fast, so soon. Spottswood thought it was a fast read.

We started off as friends, you and Spktswood. Why are the romance scenes cliche, you ask? Then I thought it took place in 18th century US. LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices.


The main romance of the book was excellent as well- Cate and Finn are now one of my favorite book couples of all time. It just made me roll my eyes a lot more at the insistence on pathos in a series that really could have been organized into something that flowed on its own.

Immediately and without trial. I mean, she has the power to protect norn family and to maybe save the oppressed women in this book. Then we have a missing father figure as always and a noisy neighbor.

Born Wicked by Jessica Spotswood

She loves baking and she loves books. But Cate is rather lovable. She just didn’t feel like spotswoor nice person at all. Since then, the Brotherhood has led a reign of purity, chastity, where women are subdued and submissive. Obviously the most important question is not yet answered, but we make either way very big steps in this book.

This book really makes you feel a lot!

BORN WICKED by Jessica Spotswood | Kirkus Reviews

Be the first borrn discover new talent! If what her mother wrote is true, the Cahill girls aren’t safe. It’s an alternate version of the US, where witchcraft exists and is stifled for fear.