Competition's A Witch

Competition's A Witch by Kelly McClymer
Kelly McClymer
Simon Pulse
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9 - 12

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After being moved from her perfect, mortal life in CA, Pru finds herself in Salem, surrounded by witches. Her mother sends her to a Agatha's, a private school just for witches, so that Pru can learn magic. Unfortunately, things just don't work out that easily for her. She gets landed in remdial magic, which embarasses her as her younger brother is already an expert in all things magical. She makes the cheerleading team, but her teammates don't seem to like her very much. And she just doesn't seem to have any luck with guys, mortal or magical. Pru needs to get her priorities straight, and with a little motivation, her life takes a turn for the better.

While this book was entertaining, it is more appealing to younger readers than older ones. The choice of words chosen didn't really appeal to me, such as the word "kewl". The main character, Pru, was an interesting character to follow. I didn't read the prequel, but I felt like I understood enough of what was going on in the story. Overall, the story itself was fun to read and I would probably pick up another book by the Kelly McClymer if I happened to come across one.

Reviewer Age:20

Reviewer City, State and Country: Philadelphia, PA USA


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