The Iron Witch
Publish date: January 20th 2011
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
Series: The Iron Witch (#1)
Donna hides her arms under gloves to hide the iron and silver tattoos that gave her back the use of those arms after a faerie creature damaged them when she was young. The same incident where her father died. Her mother is suffering from a mysterious ailment that resembles a mental illness and she...
I expected a different setting when I read the summary for the book. I thought this would be a dystopian universe where people knew what the iron branding on her arm meant, and that's why Donna is ostracized. I was wrong, but the change in reality vs. my expectations didn't affect my enjoyment for t...
A little clumsy but a quick read
Karen Mahoney's "The Iron Witch" evokes conflicted sentiments within me. I probably should not have liked this book as much as I did given the familiar elements and progression, but somehow it had its moments of bringing me into the overarching story. I didn't go into this novel with high expectat...
I'm really sorry to say this, but the Iron Witch is a bit of a dud. Karen Mahoney has a lot of potential so I'm really hoping that the next book is better. I could see flashes of it throughout and kept hoping that the book would live up to those flashes. Not so lucky. The plot centers around Donna, ...