Witches: Wicked, Wild & Wonderful by Paula Guran

Witches Wicked Wild and Wonderful Anthology

Overall Rating of the Anthology: 3 Stars ★★★☆☆

 

1. Walpurgis AfternoonDelia Sherman

2 Stars

A couple wake up in the morning to find that a Victorian townhouse has sprung up on the empty plot next door. But that is not the only strange thing about their new neighbours.

A horticolutralist and an AI researcher who are also a witches? Sounds cool, but the story was all over the place and didn’t work for me.

 

Continue reading

Advertisements

A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin

A Wizard of Earthsea


Rating: 1.5 Stars

The island of Gont, a single mountain that lifts its peak a mile above the storm-racked Northeast Sea, is a land famous for wizards.



Plot

Ged, called Sparrowhawk is a powerful mage already when he is very young. But he lacks wisdom and restraint and so, in the magic school of Roke, he accidentally unleashes a dark shadow into the world. Unless he can defeat it, the shadow will never cease hunting him.


Continue reading