Blood Magic

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Random House, 2011 - Brothers and sisters - 407 pages
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"It is impossible to know who you really are until you spend time alone in a cemetery..." Meet Silla, a damaged heroine who is fixated on death. When she is sent a mysterious spell book spattered with drops of blood, she wonders if it will hold the answers to the mysteries left by her dead father. Then she encounters Nick - a boy with a chilling past of his own. The stage is set for a macabre and intoxicating affair to begin.

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User Review  - waclements7 - LibraryThing

** spoiler alert ** This is the first Tessa Gratton book I've read, but it won't be the last. I liked the magic, Silla and her family, and Nicholas and his family--the connection there was interesting ... Read full review

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User Review  - hoganedix - LibraryThing

This book took me too long to finish but the blame is entirely my own. For such a fast-paced plot, I read it painstakingly slow. Life was busy and days would pass by before I'd be able to eek out ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Tessa Gratton has wanted to be a palaeontologist or a wizard since she was seven. She was too impatient to hunt dinosaurs, but is still searching for someone to teach her magic. After travelling the world with her family, she acquired a BA (and the important parts of an MA) in gender studies, then settled down in Kansas with her partner, her cats and her mutant dog, Grendel. Blood Magic is her debut novel, and has been described by Maggie Stiefvater, bestselling author of Shiver, as: 'Love buried in cemeteries, horror hidden behind masks, and the whispered language of blood. I adore this book.'

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