Witchbound Blog Tour by Kelbian Noel + Review

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Roots (Witchbound Book One) by Kelbian Noel
288 pages
Seventeen-year-old Baltimore Land just wants to be normal, but magic has other plans. 
I don’t consider myself a witch, that’s my parents’ thing. I’ve never really believed in magic either. Sure, I tried it a few times. Fell for the whole “magic happens” thing. But it didn’t happen to me. No amount of rhyming stopped my parents from moving me halfway across the country. Not one spell stopped me from being labeled the town freak.And worst of all, no matter how many times I begged the Universe to bring my twin back, I was ignored. Until now.

He’s back all right. And in a magical bind of his own. Not the magic-won’t-work-for-me kind either. In fact, it’s working a little too well. Too dark. Too deep.

It turns out our entire family’s magical roots run just as deep and my brother didn’t end up where he is by accident. So I’m going to help him. But magic isn’t really on my side. Nope. Once I finally get the craft under control, I’m expected to abandon the one person in the world who’s closest to me, just to save myself.

 

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Sprung (Witchbound Book Two) by Kelbian Noel
336 pages
Since she discovered magic, seventeen-year-old Skye Jackson’s life is almost perfect. Almost. Even perfect has its glitches. 
What happens when the one with all the power makes the biggest mistakes? Welcome to my life.Four months ago, I couldn’t have been happier. When my parents got divorced, I wasn’t exactly thrilled. Especially when Mom married a guy half her age. But then I found out I wasn’t the average Joana. Discovering magic existed and, best of all, I could use it, made everything easier to deal with. That is until I got a little too spell happy. But what girl wouldn’t defend her best friend against a world-class creep? Now I’m stuck in a nightmare, forced to make life and death decisions I never dreamed I’d face.

Love the magic, hate the responsibility.

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Smolder (Witchbound Book Three) by Kelbian Noel
About Smolder:
Calida Cevallos has never been special. In fact, as far as she’s concerned, there isn’t an exceptional bone in her body. But, this summer, she’ll discover extraordinary literally runs through her veins.
I’ve always been a burden. The girl people put up with, the one they tolerated. When I finally found someone who actually wanted me around, I couldn’t have be happier. But lately something’s been bubbling at the surface. Something wants to break free…and I’m afraid it’s me.I love him. And, for a time, I thought I needed him. Now I’m not so sure. These days, I get the feeling I’m the one who’s needed. By whom? I’m about to find out.

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About the Author:

Kelbian Noel was born on a warm June night in Moncton, New Brunswick. From a very young age, she loved to read. She found herself engulfed in novels by Janette Oke and L.M. Montgomery, but never seemed to find herself in the pages. At the age of 11 she declared she would simply have to rewrite them, and become the youngest author in history. But life was full of baseball, homework, BFFs and boys. Decades later, having studied writing in college and pursued it as a career, she rediscovered her hobby. She is excited to introduce The Witchbound Series to the world with hopes someone will love this story as much as she does. Kelbian lives in Toronto, Ontario with her two children (where, thanks to a thick layer of smog, Junes are much warmer than they used to be).
She is the founder of www.diverse-pages.com and blogs there often, in the company of some pretty cool people.

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Review of book one Roots

 3-out-of-5-stars
This book honestly surprised me. From the beginning I was a little skeptical, the main character kept moving around too much that I thought that I was going to end up DNFing this book, but I didn’t as it got way better. It also ended perfectly, where there was an opening for the sequel but enough conclusion so the reader can be satisfied.
This book is very fast paced and I found that to be it’s only major fault. There was so much going on at times that there wasn’t enough pauses where the MC actually reacts to it’s scenarios. There’s definitely a lot of showing and not telling, but I feel this book didn’t have enough self-self inner conflict in the main character.
Other than that, I really enjoyed this book. There is so much diversity in it and I found it really refreshing to read a book with a basically all coloured cast. The character’s were also well written and obviously acted to their credited personality at all times.
Overall I definitely recommend this book to anyone especially to those who love witches and witchcraft and strong family bonds.
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