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The Thinking Woman's Guide to Real Magic - Emily Croy Barker
The Thinking Woman's Guide to Real Magic
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3.20 125
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780670023660 (0670023663)
ASIN: 670023663
Publisher: Pamela Dorman Books
Pages no: 563
Edition language: English
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A Reading Vocation
A Reading Vocation rated it
4.0 Book 62/100: The Thinking Woman's Guide to Real Magic by Emily Croy Barker
This is one of those books in which I could get totally swept away into a different world (just like the protagonist, Nora), and I enjoyed being there so much that it was easy for me to overlook the book's shortcomings. The world-building in the book is decent, especially the magic system and its ...
beccabee
beccabee rated it
2.0 The Thinking Woman's Guide to Real Magic
The cover and the title reminded me very much of A Discovery of Witches for some reason. That's basically the only reason I picked this book up.So far, I'm feeling ambivalent.ETA: I think I would have been okay if the middle 300ish pages had accidentally fallen out of my copy. But they didn't, so ...
Wit and Sin
Wit and Sin rated it
2.0 Review: The Thinking Woman's Guide to Real Magic
http://witandsin.blogspot.com/2013/11/review-thinking-womans-guide-to-real.html The Thinking Woman’s Guide to Real Magic is a difficult book for me to review. I was drawn to the title and premise, but ultimately found the first to be misleading and the second to be far more exciting in blurb forma...
The Book-Addled Brain
The Book-Addled Brain rated it
3.0
The Thinking Woman's Guide to Real Magic - Emily Croy Barker I get the feeling that Barker desperately wants The Thinking Woman's Guide to Real Magic to be the next A Discovery of Witches. I enjoyed the latter and its sequel, but this one was only so-so for me and I can't quite put my finger on ...
Brick
Brick rated it
This book is a well thought out fantasy, that explores the implications of an alternate world, accessible with great difficulty or occasional luck from this world. The start of the book is a familiar look at a graduate student in literature whose life experiences are not going well. After a partic...
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