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Garden Spells

Jamieson has been writing since a young age when he realized he could be writing instead of paying attention in school. Since then, he has created many worlds in which to live his fantasies and live out his dreams.

He is the author of several novels which include: Valentine, Hunted, Hope Falls, Eagle Valley, Dragons Cove and the forthcoming Finding Beauty.

He currently lives in Ottawa Ontario Canada with his husband Robert and his cat, Mave, who thinks she's people.

You can find out more about Jamieson at www.jamiesonwolf.com

Gardenspells Garden Spells by Sarah Addison Allen is about the Waverley sisters, Claire and Sydney. Living in Bascom North Carolina, Claire is shunned for being a Waverly. Because being a Waverly means being able to practice magic using the plants from their garden. Claire has always accepted who she is but Sydney, unable to deal with the stares of the townspeople, left Bascom. Now, years later, she is back fleeing an abusive husband and with a daughter in tow. Claire and Sydney must work together to battle matters of the heart if their family is going to survive. After all, spells or not, family is all they have.

This is one of the best books I have read all year. It's perfect for summer and one of the most amazing books I've read. Though there is magic, Allen writes is realistically and you will find yourself falling under her spell as she pulls you into the story of the Waverley's. By the end of the book, you will not want to leave Bascom North Carolina. Instead, you will want to pour yourself a tall glass of lemonade and stay a while.

The book is pure magical perfection.

  • Go here to read an extract of Garden Spells.
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My Book Fairy sent me this one and I can't wait to read it. The cover is delicious, very tactile and the colours are stunning.

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