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Hadley Bishop is the descendant of the most powerful and famous witch of all time—and as the most popular girl at Astor High, it appears as if she's gotten all her best qualities. But when Hadley's mother is kidnapped and killed by the same evil coven that betrayed her great, great, great Grandmother during the Salem Witch Trials, Hadley swears to get rid of the witches on ...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published July 9th 2013 by Simon & Schuster (first published December 12th 2011)
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oliviasbooks
“Slipping my clothes off, I took a minute to check myself out in the mirror. [...] Damn. I may not be Jessica Alba, but I could probably have been her body double.”
You got to love a heroine like Hadley Bishop, at least according to the author’s agent, who gushes that the main character of Life's a Witch “is impossible not to like”. Well, I seem to possess special abilities, for not liking Hadley turned out to be very, very easy. In fact, the heroine’s personality is one of things I disliked mos
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Ben
Sep 26, 2012 Ben rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: awesome, must-read, debut
I first heard about Life's a Witch through an article in Publisher's Weekly. My first thought upon reading the article was "oh great, here we go again, another self-published author." I was, however, intrigued. After all, Brittany had achieved 19 Million reads of the book on Wattpad, a site I check into every few weeks, and she seemed like a very sweet lady in her interview. I decided to purchase the book and check it out. I placed it on my shelf for a rainy day and forgot about it. Little did I ...more
Gina
Nov 10, 2013 Gina rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I did not know that this was not the first book of the series. I started it and ended it feeling like I was not missing a thing.

I went back and forth between giving it 5 stars vs 4 stars. I ended up with 4, primarily for reasons I can's list without giving away any spoilers. Let's just leave it at the fact I found Hadley to have done/believed some pretty stupid things for someone who was pulling a 4.0 gpa. I just thought she would have been smarter than that, or at the least questioned certain t
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Sunny
Jul 28, 2013 Sunny rated it it was amazing
Just finished LAW and LOVED it! Hadley is an awesome main character because she has a lot of depth that isn't apparent right away. I loved that she was conflicted about what she should do/the heavy responsibility of leading the coven right after she suffers a significant loss, and her not fully understanding that she really is the strongest leader of all of the twitches. I'm drawn to character development, so that really stuck with me, and how she found her confidence in the witch world. It comp ...more
Chelsey
Jul 10, 2013 Chelsey rated it it was amazing
I could not contain my excitement when I saw this book and its cover on Goodreads! I absolutely adored the first book in this series, What the Spell?, and I could not wait to get my hands on a copy of this! Needless to say I was not disappointed when I opened this book. In this book we see charmed witch and popular high school student, Hadley Bishop. Yep, you guessed it! She is a direct descendant from the first witch that was murdered in the Salem Witch Trials, Bridget Bishop. Hadley leads a pr ...more
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Dec 01, 2013 Natasha GJ Nanny Nakia rated it really liked it
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Cosas de brujas es el primer libro de la saga de Brittany Geragotelis. Con una narración sencilla y sin muchas pretensiones, descubriremos la historia de una bruja adolescente moderna, que le gusta ir de compras y hacer su voluntad.
Cuando descubrí la portada de esta novela en su lanzamiento en España quedé totalmente cautivada por la pinta tan moderna de la protagonista... Especialmente por esos tacones. Así empecé a imaginarme la historia con un parecido a La guerra de las brujas. Si
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Meli
Feb 14, 2014 Meli rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
No reseñé este libro en mi blog porque no valía la pena, sin embargo, la protagonista inauguró una nueva sección: PERSONAJES QUE MERECEN UN FLECHAZO EN LA FRENTE, porque nadie se merecía ese privilegio más que ella.

Agarren Harry Potter y la Orden del Fénix, quítenle todo (TODO) lo bueno, yankeerizenlo, frivolizenlo, agreguen una protagonista la mar de estúpida, contradicciones, obviedades y ahí tienen Cosas de brujas.
El peor libro que leí en el año (en años, arriesguemos), yo que venía tan cont
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Darcey Morris
Jan 25, 2013 Darcey Morris rated it it was amazing
Such a fun read! Really talented author!
Sally
Dec 26, 2011 Sally rated it liked it
Obviously written for the "Young Adult" reader. But it was an engaging story, and I was unable to put it down without finishing it. I'm going to recommend it to my 16 year old granddaughter.
Heather S.
Decent premise but Hadley is one of the most annoying and stuck up heroines I've come across...and I've read the Undead series so that's saying something.
Sarah
Dec 11, 2013 Sarah rated it really liked it
I thought this book was pretty good but there was a certain part that spiraled my feelings towards the book.

This review is going to be hard to express without giving away spoilers..I enjoyed the beginning of the book and thought it was good..Hadley being the main character comes from a long line of witches that dates back into The Salem Witch Trials. I thought that was pretty cool.It had a turn towards the end of the book that had me scratching my head and wondering WTF.. I had many mixed feelin
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Dentro de un  Libro
Creo que este fue el peor libro que leí en el 2013. La trama no tiene una buena base, la protagonista es una adolescente egoísta, egocéntrica e insufrible con aires de diva, a la que todos idolatran (aunque no tanto como ella misma). Encima hay amor instantáneo, el romance tiene muy poco sentido, a la media hora de conocerse ella ya se lo lleva a vivir con su aquelarre que esta en peligro de muerte y sufriendo ataques constantes, osea le revela su paradero a un completo desconocido!
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John Stone
Jan 29, 2014 John Stone rated it really liked it
Recommended if you like YA magical stories with leading female characters and a bit of angst and magic. I was disappointed with volume 1 but surprised when this this follow up book lived up to its hype. Good job. The author removed enough of the stupid class envy that ruined Brooklyn and kept enough to make Hadley a good character. It was a bit confusing when Asher from the previous book was the love interest of this lead character again. But it was good to see he gets a better girl friend this ...more
Fede Valotta
Mar 24, 2015 Fede Valotta rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2014
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¡AL FIN TERMINÉ EL LIBRO! Para los que me siguen en goodreads (y los que no, vayan a seguirme YA MISMO (?)) saben que tardé muchisimo en leer este libro de solo 280 páginas. Suelo amar los libros de Roca, pero ya con La Selección, La Elite, y ahora este, me estoy decepcionando un poquitin.

Es el libro con puntuación más baja, y hasta le daría menos, pero creo que ya el trabajo de publicarlo o algo se merece una estrella. La trama es interesante, no voy a negarlo, dos c
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Howdy YAL
Jan 04, 2014 Howdy YAL rated it did not like it
Recommends it for: Death Eaters
Recommended to Howdy YAL by: Evil Library Shelf
I just can't. I was willing to give a second chance to Geragotelis because I thought my problems might be with the MC from the previous book, this book is just as bad. Don't freaking bother. To see full review click on one of the following links:

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La Fenice Book
Aug 01, 2015 La Fenice Book rated it it was ok
Non so da dove iniziare, questo romanzo mi ha delusa! D'impatto ho visto la copertina e la trama, il tutto mi sembrava molto interessante, pieno di avventura e misterioso invece si è rivelato una totale delusione.

Punto primo...perchè la Casa Editrice abbia deciso di pubblicare il secondo volume della serie è un mistero. Ho letto qualcosina in rete e ho scoperto che i due romanzi non sono legati affatto l'uno all'altro quindi si può leggere tranquillamente questo senza aver letto quello ma a mio
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Attirata dalla trama e dalle premesse, mi sono illusa di avere tra le mani un bel romanzo urban fantasy YA, ed invece non l'ho trovato nulla di particolare.
Avete presente quando alla fine di un libro, ripensando alla storia, sapete già che vi mancheranno i personaggi di cui avete appena letto? Ecco, assolutamente non è questo il caso, perchè non mi è rimasto proprio nulla dalla lettura di questo libero!
La protagonista è Hadley, una
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Miriam Rizzo
Aug 16, 2015 Miriam Rizzo rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recensione del blog Le passioni di Brully

Ho scoperto che in realtà questo non è il primo volume, ma il secondo della trilogia. Fortunatamente non è collegato, e non ci sono riferimenti di nessun tipo a qualsiasi cosa passata. Quindi non preoccupatevi.

La protagonista è Hadley, una giovane e bella studentessa delle superiori. Popolare e irraggiungibile, è soddisfatta della sua vita.
Ma c'è qualcos altro, che non tutti sanno: Hadley è una strega potentissima, discendente di una stirpe di streghe imp
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Cristina Lee
Apr 26, 2015 Cristina Lee rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: books-i-own
Attratta dalla trama mi dispiace essermi inceppata in una delusione tale.
Non capivo la scelta editoriale di stampare prima il secondo volume della serie, per poi scoprire che il primo è considerato più un prequel/spin off. Okay, ma continuo a non capire.
Ad essere sincera perfino questo volume mi è parso molto introduttivo o con pezzi mancanti.

La protagonista è completamente diversa rispetto al solito, vanitosa e completamente sicura di sé, continuamente in preoccupazione riguardo il suo aspetto
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Darlene
Feb 26, 2014 Darlene rated it really liked it
Shelves: audiobooks
Life’s a Witch by Brittany Geragotelis was an awesome audio to listen to. It’s a witchy/paranormal story and I do have such a fondness for those so for me I really enjoyed this book. It’s narrated by Joy Osmanski and she is fast becoming a favorite narrator of mine. I have listened to one other book narrated by her and she makes an audio even more enjoyable with the emotions she puts into her reading of the story. For me she brings the story alive in my mind and she keeps perfect pace and tone t ...more
Cassandra
Jul 18, 2013 Cassandra rated it liked it
Life’s a Witch is a bit better than What the Spell. I would suggest reading LAW before WTS as I found out that WTS is actually the prequel (not to be confused with the 1st book of the series) ruins Asher in LAW for me anyways. Asher seems like 2 completely different people in each of the novels and it confused me. LAW has more paranormal aspects in it over WTS which I liked. I did enjoy it more but it took about 150 pages for me to get really into it. The author really likes the popular girls I ...more
Daph (Loving Books)
Final rating: 1.5/5

I've tried my best not to make this a ranty review, but I'm so frustrated with this book that I couldn't help but write some of it down. I hope you won't mind.

The blurb for this one sounded great. Add that to 15 million readers on Wattpad and I was expecting to get a good story. Unfortunately, I was annoyed with the main character from the very first page. I have never, ever read about a main character as stuck up and full of herself as Hadley Bishop.

She is the most popular gi
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Sol
Dec 01, 2013 Sol rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Este es el claro ejemple de "No jusguez a un libro por la portada". Okey la portada es muy bonita y llama muchisimo la atención... Pero lo que esta adentro es un completo desastre.
La protagonista la peor protagonista que he leído: creida, egoista, egocentrica, ni una gota de humilda, yo yo y yo. Se cree el sol que gira en el universo, la mejor de todas, la más poderosa. ¿Esto se modifica en un final? NO. El mensaje que nos deja la autora es que mientras te vistas bien, seas la más querida del c
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Giada Herondale
Tutto sommato è un libro che si legge in fretta, abbastanza scorrevole. Peccato che ogni cosa sia assolutamente prevedibile e che i personaggi siano banali e superficiali... Mi ha un po' delusa!
Matisse
Sep 13, 2014 Matisse rated it liked it
Life's a Witch

First if all I want to say that I'm super proud of the author for getting this book published, two years ago she was a dreamer who posted her story up on Wattpad and hoped that people would like it. Thanks to all of the people who read the book on Wattpad this woman got her book published. So congrats xx

Life's a Witch was a good read but I didn't find that it was worth the money I payed for it, I bought it on my kindle for $10 and I normally don't like spending my online money.

I
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Jenny
May 18, 2014 Jenny rated it liked it
3.5 stars.

*****Review contains spoilers*****



Once again i've done the typical Jenny thing and read a book series out of sync. I will try and check out book 1 if I can find it in the library; but it didn't feel like I was missing anything by just reading book 2.

Hadley is Miss Popular at school, she's head cheerleader and her close friends worship the ground she walks on. Another thing about Hadley is she is also a witch.

When another witch's parents go missing, Hadley's Mum and Dad and the rest o
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Cori
Sep 19, 2015 Cori rated it did not like it
Recommends it for: No one
Shelves: ya, paranormal, hated-it
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Roberta
Hadley è un'adolescente bella, popolare e con qualcosa di speciale... è una strega, ma non una qualsiasi bensì la discendete di una delle più potenti streghe di Salem! La sua vita procede normalmente fino a quando una sera la madre ed altri genitori dei ragazzi appartenenti alla sua Congrega scompaiono e vengono uccisi dagli Sterminatori, una congrega che tutti credevano oramai estinta da lungo tempo... Hadley e gli altri ragazzi del Cleri devono scappare e iniziare ad esercitarsi, perchè il per ...more
Criztyna B
Jan 22, 2015 Criztyna B rated it did not like it
Nunca me había encontrado con un personaje tan superficial, aparte estúpido como Hadley Bishop, todo el libro me la pase maldiciendome a mi misma por haber gastado dinero en este libro, Hadley es una chica super popular en la escuela y es "la reina abeja" pero además es una bruja(superficial, narcisista) hay personajes que empiezan siendo odiosos pero conforme avanza le historia van evolucionando y volviéndose mejores, este no es el caso de Hadley, ella es odiosa de principio a fin, cuando neces ...more
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Brittany Geragotelis is living the dream. After 10 years of rejection from the publishing industry, she began to post her original novel, Life's a Witch, on the online writing site, Wattpad, hoping that others would enjoy reading her book. A year after the first upload, the book had received 19 million reads, which caught the attention of Publisher's Weekly, The Huffington Post and The Wall Street ...more
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