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Keertana
I've been searching for my next favorite UF Series ever since I caught up on Mercy Thompson earlier this year. While Seanan McGuire's Toby Daye didn't live up to my expectations, Jenn Bennett's Arcadia Bell certainly did. With humorous narration, a kick-ass heroine, single-parent dad, teenage son, and demons roaming around, what could possibly go wrong? ;) Onto Book 2!

P.S. - Book #300! 2013 Reading Challenge? Complete! :D
Jamie
Wow! I've read two books within a couple weeks of each other that I feel compelled to give 5 stars. That almost NEVER happens.

Arcadia Bell is a magician - a very powerful magician. But as her regular job, she is partial owner of a bar. She uses her potions and binding spells to break up bar fights and to keep the peace with her Earthbound demon patrons. It's a pretty nice life. She has a house, a couple of friends, a job and super wicked magic powers. She also has a very deep and dark secret sh
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Cat Russell  (Addicted2Heroines)
"Jesus," he said between breaths, "Je-sus."

"Amen to that."


A very impressive start to the series. The story line was fresh and intriguing with a surprising ending. The characters and their relationships were well-constructed and entertaining.

Arcadia Bell, a magician, was a likable character with an interesting background.

Her love interest, Lon Butler, had that mysterious Jericho Barrons type vibe going for him when first introduced. That quickly changed once his character became more involved an
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Christen *Goldilox And The Three Weres*
4.5 stars for this easy urban fantasy read. A great take on magic and realistic relationships make this one a must read for UF lovers!

Kindling the Moon is a fresh urban fantasy about magic and demons in our world. Sometimes this topic can be difficult to translate through the pages, but Bennett does a great job of making the rules and inner workings of Arcadia's magic abilities simple to understand. Arcadia's is a fun point of view to read from; I love it when an author writes the heroine honest
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Jennifer
I've been cranky about the lack of interesting UF out there - and found this series recommended here. And it was pretty good - straightforward, fast-paced writing with some good humorous banter, and the plot and characters were just different enough to keep me interested. Not my favorite, but I am plowing through the rest of the series, so that has to count for something.
Laura *Little Read Riding Hood*
Someone smack me for waiting to read this series for so long. Seriously! Full review to come
Lori
Apr 22, 2012 Lori marked it as to-read
Tom
May 06, 2012 Tom marked it as to-read
HeatherJay
Jan 23, 2012 HeatherJay marked it as to-read
Kim  *Mo Chridhe*
Aug 21, 2014 Kim *Mo Chridhe* marked it as to-read