Circle of Nine - Beltany

 
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Lost Lake Press
Age Group
12+
Published Date
September 26, 2014
ISBN Number
978-0990645009
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A Gotham Writers' Young Adult Novel Discovery Contest Top Six Finalist. “Since I was a little girl I’ve been labeled a freak in my small town. There’s no blending in when your mom practices an ancient pagan religion and everyone believes she’s a witch. On my 15th birthday my secret wish is the same as always – to just be normal. But that’s not what I get. Not even close.” – Brigit Quinn Instead, Brigit is shocked to learn she’s descended from a legendary Celtic tribe - powerful people who serve as guardians of the stone circles of Ireland. A spellbound book of family history reveals the magical powers of her ancestors. Powers that could be hers - if only she wanted them. And when someone sinister and evil returns to steal her family’s strength, Brigit has to make a decision. Fight to keep her unique heritage or reject it for the normal life she’s always wanted. This contemporary coming-of-age novel will appeal to teen (and adult) readers who enjoy stories of magic steeped in the mysticism surrounding the standing stone circles of Ireland.

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Loved this Gripping, Spellbinding Book!
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As an avid reader who is generally opposed to writing reviews and to spoilers in said reviews; I had no choice but to write one for Circle of Nine - Beltany -- I loved it! I have read hundreds of books and I have yet to encounter a book like this one! The spellbinding contrast between modern day and historical vignettes intricately weaves a path of intrigue that kept me on the edge of my seat. Circle of Nine - Beltany is well written with rich characters, great plot and sub-plots that make it a quick read. I can't wait to see what Biel delivers next!!
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