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A gorgeous, witchy, romantic fantasy by a debut author! Perfect for fans of Kristin Cashore and the Beautiful Creatures series! Everybody thinks Cate. Book Review: Born Wicked by Jessica Spotswood. Posted on March 22, Title: Born Wicked. Author: Jessica Spotswood. Genre: Dystopia, Historical. Listen to “Born Wicked” by Jessica Spotswood available from Rakuten Kobo. Narrated by Nicole Suhaus. Start a free day trial today and get your first.

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She seems to be present mostly at wickwd beginning and then not so much anymore. But with only six months left to choose between marriage and the Sisterhood, she might not be able to keep her word. If you’re interested in interviews or guest posts, please contact me at jessica.

BORN WICKED by Jessica Spotswood | Kirkus Reviews

Too pretty, too reclusive, and far too educated for their own good. If I had powers, even if they were presecuted, I’d revel in it. She is so absolutely adorable! What is so different about them and how were they developed?

In a few m I met the author and got wickee copy signed. His arrival is heralded with a lot of fanfare and anticipation and I thought I’d hold your hand and squeal as your heart palpitated.


We are experiencing technical difficulties. He brought a smile on my face whenever he was around. It is funny to read about how Brother teaches women in the Sunday service that they should not enjoy the kiss because it is a sin, how they should not read books because it is not for their mind to understand.

She loves baking and she loves spotwood. If she has not found a husband by then the Brotherhood will find it for her. Lists with This Book. Not from the Brotherhood, the Sisterhood—not even from each other. I saw the lovely package that the publisher sent and decided just to go for it. If you want to write a fantasy, then just make up different names and say that your inspiration came from the Salem Witch Trials.


And, of spotswiodCate has to be all blushy as she imagines what he looks like under his clothes.

The clumsy Cate trips and Finn romantically catches her and pulls her against him. I seriously loved this book, and had a hard time putting it do This book is one you can’t miss. Jun 22, Sarah Mac rated it really liked it Shelves: You’ve successfully reported this review.

Born Wicked by Jessica Spotswood

There’s also the Brotherhood and Sisterhood. She takes care of the household as well as her two younger sisters. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. Blessed with a gift… cursed with a secret. Maura on spotwwood contrary. I consider present tense to be a hurdle that the story must overcome. When the girl is 17 she is married or goes to Sisterhood. This is not a good thing.

First there is a flashback where I am led to believe that Paul holds more meaning to you than he apparently does. This will definitely appeal to certain types of readers, but it’s really not for me. A reliable and sweet character I really enjoyed reading about! Finn squares his shoulders—which have gotten a good deal sturdier since the last time I saw him.

Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. He’s just a book keeper, taking on the additional job of gardening to try help his family out of financial unrest. Everybody knows Cate Cahill and her sisters are eccentric.

And the freedom of the Arab girls? Cate and her sisters aren’t fond of the idea I quite understood and empathized with the horror you felt concerning the chauvinistic bastards who organized themselves as the Brotherhood and whose main aim was to ensure that women did not move out of their place in the supposed “natural” order of things. I mean, the surface aspects of the world building was developed and this whole society that’s very suffocating, oppressive, and demeaning on both women and magic users is pretty scary BUT the other parts do not add up.


Mar 16, Nafiza rated it liked it Shelves: About Born Wicked Blessed with a gift… cursed with a secret. Stay in Touch Sign up. Then we have a missing father figure as always and a noisy neighbor. This really is as good as everyone told me it was going to be! But her true feelings lie in Finn, their bookish gardener. I hope you will enjoy this book as well. May 21, Khanh, first of her name, mother of bunnies rated it liked it Shelves: Ultimately, this book is too angsty for me.

Still, I expect this might be more appealing to lovers of YA historical romance who don’t mind that the paranormal elements take a back seat, which is why I’m giving away my copy if you’re interested in trying out the book for yourself!

We appreciate your feedback. Cate believes her witchcraft wicked, she hates her powers, she thinks wickde evil. Cate would as soon be left entirely alone, though her sisters are more open to magic