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Spell Bound (Hex Hall #3)

4.11 of 5 stars 4.11  ·  rating details  ·  37,044 ratings  ·  3,097 reviews
Hailed as “impossible to put down,” the Hex Hall series has both critics and teens cheering. With a winning combination of romance, action, magic and humor, this third volume will leave readers enchanted.

Just as Sophie Mercer has come to accept her extraordinary magical powers as a demon, the Prodigium Council strips them away. Now Sophie is defenseless, alone, and at the
Hardcover, 327 pages
Published March 13th 2012 by Hyperion Book CH
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Wendy Darling
**Please be aware that the spoilers in this review are real, so don't click on them unless you've read the book. There are mild spoilers in the visible text, but they're not anything that you haven't already guessed if you're already a fan of the series. And since three people have done this already, please DO NOT discuss spoilers in this book without spoiler-tagging your comments since you will absolutely ruin the book for people who haven't read the book yet. If you don't know how to do this, ...more
Review, March 15:

As much as it literally hurts rating this book four stars, I have to do it. I will admit to anyone who wants to hear that I have pretty much been obsessively waiting for this ending since I read Hex Hall on my birthday two years ago. Really. I have waited so long, and as much as I want to say it was perfect it wasn't.

Not to say it wasn't enjoyable. In fact, I absolutly love it. I love the humor, I love the twist in Part two. I adore Sophie, Archer, Jenna, and Cal, and I so wish
Jillian -always aspiring-
Jan 04, 2012 Jillian -always aspiring- marked it as maybe-reads
Are you trying to make me insane, Ms. Hawkins? What happens if I die before this book comes out, huh? I will have been left with the cliffhanger of Demonglass as an ending. I hope you're happy with yourself.

. . .Okay, okay, I am bordering on the melodramatic, I know. I just can't believe this book's release is so far away! That ending was evil. Not demon evil, but evil enough.
Apr 24, 2013 Carolina marked it as to-read
Is someone having fun conspiring against me?
Is this some kind of joke?
Should I be laughing?
Probably I should, but no, I will kill somebody and then I'll feel better.

*Thinks about killing some certain author but what if that certain author has a fourth book? Who would write it then, right? Kills a mosquito instead*

No, I don't fell better.

I WANT Spell Bound!

*Starts creating a diabolic plan to, somehow (time machine?), drop in 2012 and come back with the book*
Mar 29, 2011 Mariama marked it as to-read
Normally I read books about three years after they come out which would've been perfect for Demonglass because then I wouldn't have to WAIT for the third book to come out. I wouldn't care usually, I'd just add this to my to-read list and get on with life but WTF WAS THAT CLIFFHANGER? IT MADE ME WANT TO TEAR THE BOOK APART? AHHH ASDJHNWFNLAESIUGNLD.

Please, Rachel Hawkins, have some mercy. My poor soul is dying here.
Jul 20, 2011 Cait marked it as to-read
I need this book soooooo bad! After that ultimate cliffhanger I was like couldn't have been it....
I actually kept on turning the page to see if there was a secret couple of pages that I was missing.
This is just cruel. :((( I think all of my favorite authors are conspiring against me to have totally awful cliffhangers and not publish their books for extended periods of time. Sighhh

Edit: Ohhh I do like the name of the book. Spell Bound! Woot!
Cassi aka Snow White Haggard
I want this like Sophie Mercer wants Archer Cross. (In my bed with me now! Because that's where I read books)

The above is my pre-reading review. Liked it! I always need more Archer though. Wonder what the spin-off series is going to be about. (view spoiler)

PSA Unrelated to the book but important.

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Was it just me or was anyone else truly and utterly disappointed with this book? I really, really, really liked the first two, but this one just didn't do it for me - not because Sophie didn't choose the guy I was rooting for but becasue the whole book itself was pretty blah.

First of all, I LOVED Sophie in the first two books. This one, not so much. She was just downright annoying. "Hellalicious? Duck, duck, demon? Brannicks, magic and hell, ohmy?" Really?!?! I know Hawkins was writing Sophie as
I need this now!! "HOLY HELL WEASEL" ! Look at the purple on the cover! PRETTTTY. Want, want, want so much!


"Holy hell weasel" perfection. Spell Bound is faultless and a brilliant ending to the series. I could not have asked for more.

Spell Bound picks up where we left off in Demon Glass... Well kind of. Sophie's powers have been sealed off and she now finds herself with the Brannicks. But they have a plan and Sophie is the key. Then, suddenly, Sophie finds herself back at Hex Hall and she'll n
Want it... Need it!!! I kept hitting next page on my kindle at the last page.... that's just plain old evil!!! >.< I should protest the next book, but I WANT IT!!! and for some reason, I'm rooting for Cal... Archer... I trust him as far as i can throw him.

4/5/12- finished the book in one sitting.... I was suspious at first with the begining all turned out beautifully besides one part....curse you Archer! Curse you! Lol (team cal always!!)
Diane ϟ [ Lestrange ]
D' Epic Battles

Harry's version...

Aragorn's version...

Sophie's version...

There are lots of reasons why I gave it two stars or what we called OK stars rather than the Liked stars.

The Hex Hall has been highlighted or well known for its being fluffy, charming and funny. And that’s why I liked this series. This third book on the other hand is too darn dark to be neither these three. sigh!

Initially I had problems with the "whole book". I never felt fully immersed with it. I felt like a ping pong ball
The series has been losing steam since the second book. Scenes, actions and plots in this book feel overly simplified and rushed.
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I finished reading this book last night, and I needed to calm down before I write a review. (This contains few spoilers, so watch out!) I'm too depressed, too sad, and too frustrated. I know I should have not taken this book so personally, but I've grown to really like Cal, and it has hurt me damn much on what has happened to him. He didn't deserve it. It was too much. I hate Hawkins for doing it to him, she didn't even give him a chance to be happy. And I also hate myself because I'm so affecte ...more
RATING: 2 Out Of 5

Major. Let. Down.

How un-surprising that the last novel in the Hex Hall series would be a major let down and be utterly disappointing. Eghh its infuriating some of the events that transpired in the novel and readers you’ll know exactly what I’m talking about when you read it.

The novel is un-funny – though it does try very hard to be so, but I’m afraid it falls short in the funny department. Looks like Hawkins used up all her cans of funny in the previous two books, and these bo
Popcorn! If I had to pick a mood-food to go with these books it would have to be a big buttery bowl of popcorn.
It just goes so nicely with the theme of entertaining and fun as hell!

I'm gonna keep this brief since really all I have to say is that I freaken love this series!!
It's fun and funny, it's exciting and completely consuming. It doesn't have one dry moment. I love the writing and the zingy dialog. The characters are incredibly easy to love, the romance is giggly swoon-worthy and the story
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Am I the only one who have grown to dislike Sophie and think she's becoming increasingly annoying during the first two books?

Am I the only one to think Ms. Hawkins' supposed 'humor' and witty remarks are getting old?

Am I the only one who thinks witty remarks are nice, but if they were spoon-fed to us in almost every single page of a novel, then I will have to say 'enough is enough'?

In another words, I don't have much high hope for that third book of the series.

Short Review:

1.5 star.

Mimi Valentine
Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars!

I don't want to write this review. Instead, I want to hide in the corner with a blanket and some tissues so I can read this book all over again because: It. Was. AMAZING!

Taking place right where Demonglass left off, Spell Bound starts off running and doesn't slow down at all. Every time you think that something is going right and the cast will finally get a break, something else goes wrong that leaves you flipping pages faster than before. Hawkins knows how to write a
lilly bear ♡
Feb 09, 2011 lilly bear ♡ marked it as to-read
Oh, Untitled third book of the Hex Hall series, I want you so bad.
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Rachel Hawkins never stop of amazing me with every book she writes. Spell Bound (Hex Hall #3) was no exception! It was as dynamic, highly compelling and bewitching as the two previous books of the series. But, is this really the end? I just cannot believe it because I want more! I really need more because three books in the Hex Hall series were just not enough to left me satisfied with Sophie, Archer and friends' story. I want more!

Plot: Spell Bound picks
It's finally over! *big exhale* I'm giving this book 3 stars because, despite the quips and awesome make out scenes, it was still lacking a lot of important parts that make up a novel. But I'll begin with the things I liked about it.

Sophie's character. Sometimes she was a bit blabbery and annoying, but I never thought her choices were dumb. Her internal monologue actually made me laugh multiple times, and she exemplifies the teenager with tons of supernatural issues perfectly. She deals with th
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2.5 stars

Man... where do I start. Big sigh for this one. Big disappointment for me. I'm very sad this series is over and there won't be a chance to make something more of this series. I read the first and second books back to back when the second book was released and fell in love with Sophie and Jenna and Hex Hall and Archer and Cal and the world that Rachel Hawkins created. I was so eager to get my hands on Spell Bound that I had the release date
May 07, 2011 Olivia added it
I wish I was a witch so I could make this book come out all ready!
Jodi Meadows
*flail flail flail*


missEvi [can't commit to a book]

The final book in the series is an expected-wrap-up-everything-nicely ending. The problem is that everything is resolved a little too easily.

For the first 100 pages nothing all that important happens contrary to the second were many things do happen but in a neatly and not at all unexpected way. It's the first time that I wished for the plot of a book to be a little more dragged out. I didn't feel for a second anxious for the heroes. I didn't feel like I-can't-stop-reading-in-order-to-know-
Raeleen Lemay
This book was a crazy ride, and I loved it! It was a great end to the trilogy, but I'm going to miss the series!

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3.5 --

I really like this book -- I really did, even though I thought that this book was more predictable than the others.
Apr 01, 2011 Denae marked it as to-read
Waiting till 2012 for this book will be so very painful...omg how can a book end like this???
sunset shimmer
Right now I'm just so pissed that this series is over. ._.
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