When secrets from the past collide with the present, the consequences may be deadly. 

Growing up in a small town in Louisiana, seventeen-year-old Vivienne Davenport's life is that of an ordinary teenager. At least, until the untimely death of her mother reveals a family secret. She's adopted . . . and her real mom is a witch. 

The truth of her lineage only complicates Vivienne's life further. Buried deep within her family's history of magic is a deadly curse that has plagued her family for generations. 
When her birth mom disappears, Vivienne must tap into her suppressed powers in order to save her long lost mother. And herself. 

Can Vivienne become the witch she needs to be? Or will her newfound powers prove too much for her to handle? Only one thing is certain, Vivienne will soon learn that all magic has a price. 

The Curse of the Bruel Coven, the first book in a new and exciting young adult fantasy series is sure to cast a spell on you.
June 3, 2016  |  184 pages
(Read from Sep 2, 2019 to Sep 3, 2019)
Grade: B–    (switch to numeric scale)
L/E Ratio: 50% Literature, 50% Entertainment
Writing Quality:
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Movie Potential:
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Sequel Potential:
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This is a fast-paced young adult paranormal centered around witches. I enjoyed the premise of the story with a young woman learning about her family of witches and trying a break a curse from the past. However, the pacing of this book was extremely fast. This made for a quick and easy read, but I was left wanting to know more of the characters, the setting and the curse. I'm not quite sure that I really got to know Vivienne's character or any of her many family members that she acquired