The Bone Witch

The Bone Witch

eBook - 2017
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Discovering her power for necromancy after accidentally resurrecting her brother from the dead, Tea is ostracized by her community but partners with an older bone witch who trains her as a wielder of elemental magic.
Tea's gift for death magic means that she is a bone witch, a title that makes her feared and ostracized by her community, but when an older bone witch trains her to become an asha--one who can wield elemental magic--Tea will have to overcome her obstacles and make a powerful choice in the face of danger as dark forces approach.
Publisher: Naperville, Illinois :, Sourcebooks Fire,, [2017]
ISBN: 9781492635833
1492635839
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiii, 411 pages) : illustrations
Alternative Title: Axis 360 eBooks

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LPL_KimberlyL Oct 14, 2018

We read this for the YA for Grownups bookclub, and what a fun read it was! Thoroughly spooky, this is a great first book in a fantasy/horror series and I'm curious to read more within this universe to see what happens next. This book is a great read-a-like if you love Garth Nix's Abhorsen series or anything written by Leigh Bardugo.

kirstd31 Aug 23, 2018

I just could not get into the book. I did not like how they went back and forth between the past and present. It also seemed like the characters would be in one city and they all of a sudden they were somewhere else and I had no idea why.

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Fa613
Jun 20, 2018

It was interesting reading this and emersing myself in the colorful, new culture was a bit difficult at times, but honestly the last page made it all worth it. I do so love it when a unexpected ship sails out of left field.

epowell13 May 17, 2018

This is one of those books recommended to me by others. I adored the gorgeous settings and descriptive writing... until that is all that this book became and I started to lose interest. The first half of the book flows well and at a fast enough pace to keep it interesting but I felt the story slowed down and I ended up putting it down. A couple months passed and I checked out the downloadable audiobook, much better! If you enjoy world building and descriptive language you might consider this title, but I would definitely go with the audio version if you decide to give this book a shot.

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koiishi22
Oct 20, 2017

if memories of a geisha had magical creatures and witches that called themselves asha. Can take some time to get into as the first few chapters are all introductions into the world of asha. I didn't mind this that much, might not be for everyone.

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Doobie2_0
Aug 04, 2017

I really enjoyed this book.

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Willowleaf2
Mar 22, 2017

I really like this book. It's a bit confusing at first, but if you pay attention while you read it's very good. I especially like the parts in the present, because it's kind of eerie and I think Tea speaks with a nice rhythm.

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ocasey
Mar 19, 2017

i love it

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red_panda_2353
Nov 24, 2017

"Sometimes its good to remind our selves how bitterness tastes."

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