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Così voglio, così sia (Circle of Three #1)

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L'iniziazione di tre quindicenni alla magia, intesa come energia inviata nell'universo e come strumento per operare il bene. Kate ha lanciato un incantesimo d'amore, con risultati del tutto imprevisti e decisamente imbarazzanti. Potrebbe riuscire a revocare l'incantesimo con l'aiuto del libro Incantesimi e malie per la strega moderna, e di due ragazze che non ...more
Paperback, 253 pages
Published 2004 by Armenia (first published January 1st 2001)
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Feb 11, 2010 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
This series is not all I hoped it to be. There are quite a few subliminals on trends for today. The storyline seems fairly decent, but a person can only take so much of those lines in between like "Ooo! Isn't this dress great! It makes me look just Britney Spears!" and "No, no. Green certainly isn't your color. You don't want to look too much like Christina Aguilera." I did, however, enjoy about 50% of the story...and I like that a fair amount of truth with Wicca came out in this book. (i.e.:May ...more
Sep 11, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-2016
I want to read this so bad but I can't find it anywhere RIP.

Literally me 2 seconds later: nvm I found it on iBooks.

I've been feeling extra nostalgic lately and I wanted to read this series so much. I read Through The Veil years and years ago. I didn't realise it was part of a series when I bought it but I remember really liking it back then.

This series certainly have great premises. I just really like the idea of girl friendship and Witchcraft. It makes me think of Charmed, Buffy, and the whole
Me encantan las historias de magia. Esta es particularmente interesante porque vemos el proceso interno de Kate quien quiere explorar el mundo de la hechicería pero tiene miedo a renunciar a su vida normal. Me gusta como muestran a la brujería y a los aquelarres. Lo devoré y me sentí volver a mí infancia o preadolescencia...
Alaina Meserole
So Mote it Be was an extremely interesting book that intrigued way too much due to the amount of cold and flu medicine I was on. That being said my buddy read comment may or may not make sense (SORRY Book!). That being said, this review may or may not make sense as well... because of that said medicine that I'm still on. Let's do this!

Okay so this book is about Kate Morgan who is a 16 year old girl and a basketball player. She get's assigned a term paper about the witch trials that happened in t
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Kate Morgan, a 16-year-old, popular basketball player, is assigned a term paper on the witch trials of the 17th century. Amongst the pile of books she checks out of the library, she finds an actual spellbook. Skeptical at first, she decides to try a love spell to attract the football-playing senior of her dreams. When the spell goes haywire -- earning her the attentions of every guy in school and the ire of all their girlfriends -- she begins wishing tha
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I about died from excitement when I saw on Overdrive a series that jumped out to me. I used to read these books ALL the time as a kid! It was cheap, flimsy paperbacks put on the crap revolving shelves at my library and it took forever to turn them around and find the exact book you wanted. My YA section was so small. It was one shelf unit, back to front and that was about it. Thankfully, my new library is much larger and seems to be investing quite heavily in ebooks through Overdrive (to my grea ...more
Dec 01, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I read this book in middle school and even though the level is still for that age range, it was nice to revisit as an adult. I particularly like how the author clearly demonstrates that all actions have consequences, even magical ones. This is a good little read. Now, on to the next one!
May 25, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: own-read, ya
I read this years ago. Decided I needed to reread it to get started on the series again.
Cecilia Lauenstein
Apr 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: romance
Ein sehr unrealistisches Buch, aber vielleicht hat es mir deshalb auch so gut gefallen... :)
this book is very unrealistic but it is because of that,that made The book so good. :) lot of magic in the book.The book is about a girl at School and she wants that the boys should fall in Love wit her.But IT does not happen so she learns to use magic to get what she wants.
Sarah Crawford
Jan 15, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

So Mote it Be

This is the first in a series of books by Isobel Bird. The story centers around Kate Morgan. She's interested in a boy named Scott, but Scott already has a girlfriend. Her group of friends figures Kate doesn't have a chance with Scott, which doesn't exactly make Kate happy.

Her history class is going to have to do papers and Kate ends up deciding to do one on witchcraft persecution. As she goes through various books she has chosen from the library she finds one that is a book of spel
Nov 15, 2013 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: magic, young-adult
This review is also posted at http://readingnookandcranny.blogspot....

I started watching The Secret Circle on Netflix and when I realized it was based on a book series, I could have sworn I had read it before initially before getting through the pilot. Then I read deeper into the full plot of the series and realized it was different than the book series about witches I had read in early high school. But then my curiosity was peaked, and I was determined to remember which series I had read.

This book is not just for anyone(not trying to hurt anyone) because its like for those readers that want to know in a fictional way about witchcraft. The books is hardcore right to the point in other words is fast pace the story start from the main characters "normal" life to a deep change thanks too... One needs to read it to know what I'm trying to say. I love this book sadly is only in eBook wish the author will comes back and decides to reprint them in a three in one paperback or hardcover b ...more
May 06, 2014 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: teens, young adults who like paranormal
Recommended to Ashley by: The Paranormal Bookshelf
Shelves: own
I am giving this honest review all on my own. I purchased this book via Amazon. I am part of the Review Team @ The Paranormal Bookshelf.

Category: teen, young adult, witches, paranormal
Book #1 in Circle of Three series
Spoilers: NONE

This was a very good and an easy read. I finished it within hours and it kept my interest even though I am no longer in the teen years. I would recommend this book to young adults and teens who are interested in paranormal teen books.
The author had a very simple and
Feb 18, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Interesting Wiccan fiction - clearly written for readers in middle school, possible slightly younger. I don't think it would be the most captivating for older young adults.

I'm not a Wiccan, so I can't attest to the accuracy of the Wiccan descriptions. However, while reading the book, I felt as though I was reading the Wiccan equivalent to young adult Christian fiction. While the main plot deals with Kate Morgan doing a spell and then trying to deal with the consequences and set everything right
While I enjoyed this series when I was younger, I'm afraid this one doesn't hold up to a more experienced, critical eye. The writing was so predictable and bland... I felt like it could have really used some tightening up (you really don't have to tell us that she walked across the room, pulled out a chair, noticed it was red, and took a careful seat in its soft, plush cushion - 'she sat down' would do fine) and more dramatic stakes. SHOW me the characters are feeling conflicted, don't just TELL ...more
Crystal Brown
Oct 22, 2007 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Young teenagers
This book was about a young girl her name was Kate and she goes to school at Beecher falls high. She has a crush on this boy named Scott. But he doesn't notice her. She has to do a report on whitchcraft for history class she goes to the library for research she picks up some books and she doesn't notice that she picks up a book called the book of spells. When she got home she noticed that she pick up that book and got curious about it. She tried one of the spells called fall in love with me. Aft ...more
Booktalk: Who do you have a crush on these days? Is it the kind of crush where the other person doesn’t know you exist? And are you thinking â€what would it take for you to notice me please!’ What would YOU do to get that person to be interested in you? Just about anythig? Would you consider doing...witchcraft? That’s the predicament of Kate Morgan who’s been mooning over Scott Coogan of the football team. Yeah, it’s such a cliche, the sophomore girl falling for the senior football pla ...more
Besides the continuous angst this story was pretty fun. When you're following the mind of a teenager, I guess angst is a part of the program, but I feel like Annie or Cooper would have been more fun to follow around than Kate. Kate's attitude and actions bugged me at times, especially accepting abusive or domineering behavior from the girls who were supposedly her best friends. I would have dumped them on the spot. *sigh*. It was what it was.

A lot of the characters seemed very stereotypical, eve
Jane Love
Nov 20, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Kate finds a spell book in the school libary and decides to do a spell which goes totally wrong so she asks for help from the shy girl Annie as she has also checked the book out a few times only it still doesn't put everything back so they look to see who checked the book out and it just so happens to be the school outcast Cooper she helps but things still don't go back to normal so they visit a New Age (wiccan) shop where they are offered books but no help till Kate goes on her own and has a re ...more
Kate Morgan is a normal high school girl who has a crush on a popular boy named Scott who doesn't notice her. When her teacher assigns her to write a report on witches so she goes to the library to find out more. Kate accidentally checks out a book on spells. she tries to cast a 'come to me' love spell to make her crush fall in love with her. but when she goes to school the next morning she finds that the spell has gone out of control and all the boys are love with her. desperate she tries to fi ...more
Tara Calaby
I kept seeing later books in this series in my local library and being intrigued, so when the first one popped up at a library book sale, I picked it up. I wasn't expecting much at all, but I actually found it really entertaining. I have a soft spot for things about witchcraft, and this seemed to be a little more true to Wiccan doctrine than other similar books out there, which added an interesting element.

By no means is it a work of great literature, but it pleased me in the same way that Swee
This was a fairly decent book, my biggest problem with it so far is that I don't really like the protagonist that much, I relate more to her friends. Like I'm empathetic with her, but she can be a bit mind boggling at times, mostly when she's inadvertently a jerk to other people. I get that she's a teenager and I relate to her feelings but I really don't like that she's taking a while to learn from her mistakes.

So I'll read the next book, but I. Need to get through my 50 to 100 books that are b
Apr 02, 2008 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I am kind of on the fence with this book. While I enjoyed the Wicca aspect of the book and the girl's introduction to magic, I was a little put off by all of the high school drama. Of course the book is a teen book written about a group of 10th grade girls who stumble across a book of spells and decide to experiment with magic. There is a lot of teen drama in the book -- cliques, friends, boys, grades, etc. We all remember those days. lol Having a 15 year old daughter made it a little more inter ...more
Apr 27, 2014 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
This book is about a teenager who has to do a paper on the witchcraft trials. While doing research she comes across a book of spells and decides to try one out to get the person she likes to like her back. After that she starts to learn more about Wicca and what happens when you send your energy out.

This book was just ok, to me it seemed more aimed towards pre teens than anything else. Also there were some truths to what she was learning about Wicca but a lot of it too seemed really forced an
Cathleen Ash
Charmed meets the craft on a very friendly level!
Sophomore Kate hangs out with her friends at school and dreams of a day when Scott, the hottest football player, notices her. Jessica, Terri, and Sherrie tease her about it a lot. It’s Monday and her history project topic is due - and she has no idea what she’s going to do it. Her teacher helps out by providing topics - and Kate is stuck with witchcraft persecutions.
This begins Kate’s journey into the study of witchcraft. After picking her books
Barbara ★
This really reminded me of the movie The Craft about three teenage girls unhappy with their lives who start messing around with magic spells and semi-disaster happens. This book is about three teenage girls - Kate, Annie and Cooper. Kate is in love with a football player who doesn't know she exists so she casts this love spell which kinda works but also kinda doesn't. Since this sorta works she tries another spell to help with a chemistry exam. Again that worked but with negative side effects. S ...more
Jun 04, 2013 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I was in the mood for something magical. I always forget how tedious high school books are though. Actually, I can't remember if they were in high school or middle school -- Kate acted like a middle schooler. I couldn't stand her. But the magic was fun and that's all I'd really come for, so I suppose all in all that it wasn't a wash. I don't think I'll read any of the others. I seriously wish someone would recommend a witches only supernatural series to me that I didn't want to cringe through. N ...more
Kendra Griffith
Feb 26, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I actually bought this booking thinking that it just looked ok. I got it at a used book sale along with 5 of the other books in the series for 25 cents a piece. I thought that if they turn out terrible then it's not a big loss. I actually LOVED them. This book is not one of the best of the series but does do a great job at introducing the characters and how they found each other and Wicca. It is centered around a younger crowd but I think that it is a great read for any pre-teens or teens that a ...more
Sep 21, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I actually read all of these. Yep. They had them at our library, so... Of course, they were intended to be mostly educational (with some teen drama thrown in) so I'm surprised I didn't hear anything about it being the.worst.ever because unlike the Harry Potter books, here was a series that really and truly did try and make witchcraft look cool. Well, no. But it did explain about Wicca and other religions that used ritualized magic in a way that was down to earth (as opposed to fantasy series whe ...more
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