Witchtown

Witchtown Cory Putman Oakes
  • Title: Witchtown
  • Author: Cory Putman Oakes
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  • Witchtown Cory Putman Oakes Witchtown When sixteen year old Macie O Sullivan and her masterfully manipulative mother Aubra arrive at the gates of Witchtown the most famous and mysterious witch only haven in the world they have one goal in
    When sixteen year old Macie O Sullivan and her masterfully manipulative mother Aubra arrive at the gates of Witchtown the most famous and mysterious witch only haven in the world they have one goal in mind to rob it for all it s worth.But that plan derails when Macie and Aubra start to dig deeper into Witchtown s history and uncover that there is to the quirky havenWhen sixteen year old Macie O Sullivan and her masterfully manipulative mother Aubra arrive at the gates of Witchtown the most famous and mysterious witch only haven in the world they have one goal in mind to rob it for all it s worth.But that plan derails when Macie and Aubra start to dig deeper into Witchtown s history and uncover that there is to the quirky haven than meets the eye.Exploring the haven by herself, Macie finds that secrets are worth than money in Witchtown.Secrets have their own power.
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      Published :2019-01-06T08:05:20+00:00

    About Cory Putman Oakes


    1. Cory Putman Oakes was born in Basel, Switzerland, but grew up in Novato, California and attended Marin Catholic High School She then spent three fantastic years at the University of California at Los Angeles before graduating in 2001 with a B.A in Psychology In 2004, Cory graduated from Cornell Law School with a Juris Doctorate Degree and her husband, Mark the first was the intended consequence of attending the school, the second was a bonus Since then, she has been an associate at a big law firm, taught business law to undergraduates at Texas State University and written several books for young people.Cory now lives in Austin, Texas with Mark and their two kids In addition to writing, Cory enjoys reading, cooking, running, and hanging out with her family and pets.


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    1. Witchtown by Cory Putman Oakes is such a fun middle grade, young adult teen read I may not be a teen or even young any but I got so engrossed in the story that I couldn t stop reading A teen witch and her overbearing mom witch rob havens but they came across Witchtown, which may have been one witch haven too many This is where all the excitement and fun begins Lots of secrets, intrigue, suspense, and just good fantasy happens A big 5 star kids read Great job Thanks NetGalley and publishing compa [...]

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    2. 1.5 StarsArc Provided through NetgalleyWhen you re expecting something along the lines of Ocean s 11 but instead get stuck with the unwatchable Ocean s 13.Oh, this is going to get a rant of epic proportions _ First of all, have you seen that title Witchtown Wow, you would think that this story was filled to the brim with an amazing number of gifted people, right Wrong You know what s the right title for this book Boringtown, filled with boring and stereotypical people Even the poltergeist is bor [...]

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    3. Rating 3.5I feel like the blurb did not do a good job describing this book, so I ll do a little intro.Following the Second Inquisition, witch havens were established as places where both natural and learned witches placed on the National Witch Registry lived openly as witches Macie and her mother, Aubra, had spent the past decade inserting themselves into these havens only to rob them blind In the last haven, Macie made the mistake of breaking one of the fundamental rules for being a con, she fo [...]

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    4. Welcome home she said grandly I managed only a weak smile in return Because I knew that we hadn t come to make Witchtown our home.We had come to rob it 3 5Perhaps suprisingly, I didn t pick up Witchtown because of the witches but because it promised a heist a mother and daughter rock up to Witchtown, a haven for witches, intending to rob it blind There wasn t actually much focus on said heist, instead you get witchyness, an abusive mother who is condemned for being so , romance, and friendships [...]

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    5. You can see this full review and at Book Briefs bookbriefs Witchtown is a standalone young adult supernatural by author Cory Putman Oakes I think Witchtown would appeal to both young adult readers as well as middle grade readers It is young adult, but it is on the younger end and the romance is very light and age appropriate, so all ages of witchy fans can enjoy Witchtown This is the first book I have read from Mrs Oakes and I have to say I really, really enjoyed it I completely forgot that thi [...]

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    6. I had no idea what this book was about going into it only that I loved the cover and I was pleasantly surprised This is set in the modern world and is about people who have chosen to learn the practice of witchcraft They have been threatened and attack by normal people and other religions so they have taken to live in closed off communities where they can practice in safety We get to see Witchtown, which is the utopia of these communities It is green, self sustaining, and welcoming Macie and her [...]

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    7. WITCHTOWN is a fun, engaging and lightning fast read that offers a touch of romance, an ethical dilemma, a devious scheme, a cantankerous poltergeist, and a girl with secrets While there are moments that are sad, dark, and bittersweet, it is predominantly a light, humor filled, and satisfyingly sweet story that can easily be devoured in one sitting.After a lifetime of moving from place to place, and leaving behind the only boy she ever cared about, Macie was hopeful that Witchtown would be a pla [...]

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    8. You can find this review and others on my blog shades0fpaper.wordpress Everybody I had ever met had always been fair game, To the extent that I had ever bothered to fin out their stories, their problems, their hopes, I had never let their needs eclipse mine No one had ever been off limits.Until now If you re picking this book purely because of the witch y things you ll probably be disappointed Now I m not saying there are no witches or magical or paranormal elements related to them, just that it [...]

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    9. Witchtown caught my eye a while back and I placed it on a tentative read list When the opportunity came about to read it along with the Rockstar Book Tours crew, I knew I needed to jump aboard and read it It was a fun middle grade novel about a young girl and her mother who travel between witch havens in order to get rich quick The leading lady Macie begins to uncover some secrets in Witchtown and the story flows from there I thoroughly enjoyed this novel and found the characters entertaining It [...]

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    10. I love witches Have loved them ever since I started watching Charmed almost twenty wow years ago After reading the premise of Witchtown, I had assumed that I was going to love it In fact, I started to get some serious Halloweentown vibes, just from the premise Unfortunately, Witchtown was so not like Halloweentown What it was was a HUGE disappointment.The main issue with Witchtown is that it never lives up to its awesome premise Despite the name of the town, it s actually incredibly boring I mea [...]

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    11. This is one of those books that appears to have a spectacular premise, only for the execution to be a huge letdown It s also one of those books whose blurbs is misleading from the description, I thought Macie and her mother would be a well oiled machine, a team Instead, the mother is a cartoonish villain with hilariously unbelievable motivations and actions, and her daughter pretty much hates her, though it s difficult to tell, since Macie is so bland Essentially, the premise of the book is this [...]

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    12. Got this from netgalley but I cant read pdfs Asked for another format but no response yet.

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    13. I was hoping for with the premise, but it ended up being pretty average by witch book standards.I received an ecopy of this book through Netgalley however, my opinions are my own.

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    14. Ugh, I feel like I ve been writing so many downer reviews lately and I m sorry about that I don t want to if I had a choice, I wouldn t write these at all, but I m obligated to since I received the book for free from NetGalley, in exchange for my honest and unbiased review.So moving on I m going to try to be concise, and I m going to make it a point to write about the things that I did like This is Ms Oakes s first book, so there are going to be some kinks, but I commend her for having the drive [...]

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    15. WITCHTOWN is a story about a mother and daughter duo that go from place to place in search of the greatest heist.Thank you to Netgalley for providing me with a copy.What drew me to it Witches Heists Secrets Sign me up I highly anticipated this book in hopes for a story that revolved around witches and a heist that as the synopsis anticipated and it delivered that For about ten pages There s a gross injustice in the fact that the synopsis and the story and hardly related at all The story rather r [...]

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    16. Right out of the starting gate, Witchtown triggered two massive pet peeves of mine 1 Stories that conflate fantasy witches and real life neopagans.2 The depiction of powerful supernatural magical people being unjustly seen as dangerous by mean evil bigots without acknowledging that they actually ARE dangerous.So I was already in a foul mood when the first chapter of Witchtown rolled around, simply because I could tell that these were not going to be insignificant flaws And Cory Putman Oakes did [...]

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    17. If I m honest, this is of a 3.5 but there were just a few discrepancies which prevents me rating it higher.When I saw this on NetGalley I, along with many others I would imagine, was expecting lots of details about witchcraft and perhaps some focus on exploring how it impacted on people s lives in this imagined future I got it, but not quite in the way I expected.Macie and her mother, Aubra, move into his safe Haven called Witchtown It is a safe community for those ostracised from the rest of t [...]

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    18. I don t know why I forced myself to continue reading this, when I didn t enjoy it I never had the urge to know what happened next It was one of those books sitting at the library near check out, and the title intrigued me I don t even know if I had it on my wishlist before I saw it It was boring Macie even once refers to the ghost as hot Like what No And the romance was forced and felt way too much like a dumb YA novel storyline about a girl who meets a guy and her whole life changes There were [...]

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    19. Author s guest post at my blog bookfare 2017 07

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    20. Randomly found an arc of this at a used bookstore today.

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    21. Well that was disappointing This felt MG than YA I ll work on my thoughts and start my review Hope to have it up soon Full review can be found here agingerlyreview.wordpressI m still struggling to write my review on this one I borrowed it from my library with the pretense this will be a fantasy mystery thriller type story WRONG It was a slightly boring read with very little to do with actual witches The ending was predictable and I was less than thrilled.Short recap Macie and her mother, Aubra, [...]

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    22. I read an ARC, so this might be fixed in the final book.But a solidly average story was kind of dampened for me by the fact that view spoiler Macie s ex boyfriend, Rafe, is a black man who s described using some very coded, stereotypical language Like, for example, when he comes to her door, he s described as a dark, dangerous figure and in her next flashback he s incredulously responding to the fact that she thought he was a drug dealer when she met him While these assumptions are understandabl [...]

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    23. Really enjoyed this fun little book Loaded with intrigue and secrets that I mostly didn t figure out I think it would make a great movie

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    24. I loved this incredibly fun creepy fast paced mysterious story If you love YA, witchy books, a little romance, and a lot of mystery, you ll love it, too

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    25. ARC of Witchtown provided by author via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review Original review can be found on my blog Freeing Fantasy Also follow me on Twitter, Facebook, and Bloglovin I really enjoyed Witchtown, but there were a few hits and misses for me I won t give any spoilers but some characters secrets were surprising while others were really predictable Granted this book really seems like it was written for a younger audience so maybe with them these issues will go unnoticed Other t [...]

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    26. Oakes, Cory Putman Witchtown Pgs 310 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017 17.99 Language PG, Mature Content PG Violence PG.Macie O Sullivan isn t your typical teenager She s been on the run for as long as she can remember with her mother, who happens to be a witch That wouldn t be so bad if her mother was a nice witch Unfortunately, her mother is a con artist who uses her powers and cunning to steal large sums of money then skips town without a trace Finally, Macie and her mother have arrived at Witc [...]

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    27. Overall rating 3.50 5 stars Many thanks to NetGalley and the publisher for providing me with an ARC in exchange for an honest review Witchlands follows the story of Macie O Sullivan, a sixteen year old girl traveling across the country with her mother robbing witch Havens The best way to describe Witchlands is Halloweentown meets the Accords registration in Civil War Overall, this was a quick and easy read and I did enjoy it However there were definitely areas that I would have liked to see expa [...]

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    28. Witchtown is worth a night without sleep I couldn t help but read page after page, devouring the story and hoping the best for Macie Author Cory Putman Oakes provided some great information about herbs and mother earth living e prompted me do some light research on things like ley lines and superstitions My mother in law is well trained on the healing properties of natural medicines, and it made me wonder how these ancient traditions have carried on to the modern era Each chapter in Witchtown st [...]

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    29. Thank you HMH for sending me an ARC of this book Honestly, I was disappointed I gave it a solid three since I wouldn t say there was anything particularly wrong with it, but I guess I was expecting a lot , given the premise The idea of towns for witches to protect them from persecution sounds very intriguing, and the idea of a witch and her daughter going around robbing these towns sounds even intriguing, but I thought that both of these aspects weren t fleshed out to their full potential I did [...]

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    30. I enjoyed Witchtown because it reminded me of the lighter, fun books I read as a teen Sixteen year old Macie and her mother Aubra are con artists and thieves who have gone from town to town robbing other witch communities witch havens I liked Macie, and loved that she wanted to be a better person The relationships she built in the community were sweet, and made me think of a innocent time when I would read books like this and think joining a new community could be so welcoming The story is good [...]

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