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Sealed with a Curse

(Weird Girls #1)

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Celia Wird and her three sisters are just like other twenty-something girls—with one tiny exception: They're the products of a curse that backfired and gave each of them unique powers that make them, well, a little weird…

The Wird sisters are content to avoid the local vampires, werebeasts, and witches of the Lake Tahoe region—until one of them blows up a vampire in self-de
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Mass Market Paperback, 360 pages
Published December 31st 2012 by Signet Eclipse
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Elissa I believe so. I know I listened to the audio version and would not do so around children.
Fangdangled This is an adult series. It's never been considered a YA. It is one of the best UFs going though.

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Alexandria
Nov 21, 2012 rated it it was amazing
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SKEPTICAL . It is how I feel with any author of an Urban Fantasy or Paranormal Romance of whom I haven't read before. And it is exactly how I approached reading this novel. I immediately went in search of anything and everything that I might find disapproving about this book, and came up with......nothing. Yes, nothing.

Instead, I fell headfirst, flat on my face, in love with the story, characters, and writing. At this point I commenced drooling on myself over Misha and Aric, and all the other
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Cece ❀Rants, Raves &Reviews❀
The sass, excellent. The plot, fast pace. But the character development? Motherfucking JACKPOT !!

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Meet the whole bookish gang: the Weird sisters, the asshole vampire, the mischievous werewolf BFF, the nerdy magic scientist and the pantiedropping Beast Lord

I mean go back and reread our misfit heroes and just be in AWE with me that these author developed EACH of them to be full characters to rival the main character. Now lets break them down a little bit...

Here I thought I’d read the sassiest h
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Maja (The Nocturnal Library)
You should have seen the look on my face when I finished the last chapter of Sealed with a Curse. It was downright comical! I always get excited when I discover a new series I like, but when it’s Urban Fantasy, I get virtually ecstatic. And lo and behold, Cecy Robson wrote a very promising first installment.

Celia Wird and her three sisters have supernatural powers as a result of a backfired curse. Emme is telekinetic and has the ability to heal people, Taran is a magic worker, Shayna can turn ju
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Carmel (Rabid Reads)
Jun 07, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Reviewed by: Rabid Reads.

One of my goals in life is to devour every installment in every Urban Fantasy series the moment they release, but regrettably I’m stuck “adulting” more often than I’d like which forces me to pick and choose, and that’s why Cecy Robson’s WEIRD GIRLS were left on my shelf until 2016. There is a silver lining though; I can now bask in six full length and several short stories worth of awesomeness in one great big listening spree!

I liked that the author chose four misfits as
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Iris (InstagramREADS)
Oct 22, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Wowsa! I liked this book so much we have picked Sealed with a Curse by Cecy Robson MUST READ of this winter! Four times a year we nominate a book from the paranormal genre that we think you Must Read. Not think about it…. We just know you going to love these! We had not so many this year as we would have liked… But boy do I have one for you now!! *grins*

MY THOUGHTS
“Wow … Speaking of force of Nature!
The beginning of a new series that keeps you hooked till the last page!”



Sealed With a Curse is t
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Angela Carr (Under the Covers Book Blog)
What a way to end my year!!!

Review will be posted at Under The Covers Book Blog
Cecy Robson is a rising star...Sealed With a Curse is even better, funnier, more suspenseful, and more kick ass than its prequel ~Under The Covers

Cecy Robson is a rising star and I'm glad to be a part of her beginning. Like I said on my review for The Weird Girls, she will make her mark with this series and this novel supports my prediction even more. Sealed With a Curse is even better, funnier, more suspenseful, and
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Mlpmom (Book Reviewer)
Holy crap! I think I found a new fav!
Full review to come soon!

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It is rare that an Urban Fantasy book can grab me from the first few pages. Maybe because usually there is a lot of world and character building going on and sometimes that can make the story drag a little, even if the book is fabulous by the end.

But this book, this one definitely got me hooked after the first few pages. Their was action, humor, danger, sisterly bonding, witty one liners, something fun and comple
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Melliane
Oct 26, 2012 rated it it was amazing
4.5/5

Mon avis en Français

My English review

After the novella that precedes this book, I was curious to discover an entire story featuring our four sisters. I must say it is quite rare to have so many main characters in the same novel, and as I said for the novella, I think it is a big work to make them all interesting, as well as the secondary characters. But Cecy Robson has completely succeeded in this challenge, and it was very interesting to learn more about all our protagonists. However, I
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Monty Cupcake ☠ Queen of Bloodshed ☠
A good start to a series. It definitely seems like the beginning to series as a lot of things are left in transit.

The story is about Celia and her 3 sisters. She's the eldest and basically the one in charge. She is the most mature, where two of her sisters are loud and brash with the youngest being shy and delicate. The sisters all have unique paranormal powers because they received them via a curse, so they're still human but with added talents. After they kill a bad vampire they come to the a
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Lady Gabriella of Awesomeness (SLOW)
1 Star This read felt very Young-Adult to me,which is not really my cuppa.So you should probably take my rating,with a grain of salt.Just sayin.

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It was a challenge not to DNF this read and somehow I successed pulling through this one.

My BIGGEST problem with this book,was how difficult it was for me to connect to main lead,Celia.She was just going on and on about her life so much..it just came to a point where I couldn't care less about what was happening to her or her sisters,even if I tried.

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Lori {Romancing the Dark Side}
Romancing the Dark Side Review:

A breakthrough series in the urban fantasy genre!

The Wird Sisters are back with even more butt-kicking action, suspense and sarcasm than before! There's never a dull moment for these four sisters who try their best to stay under the radar of the supernatural world only to have it show up on their door step. When Celia's sister Taran has an encounter with a vampire who ends up dead, the Wird sisters are brought forth to the vampire council for judgement, and in
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Jessie Potts
What it's about: This is book one of the Weird Girls series and involves four sisters, who each has powers that are … well, weird … and the cause of a backfired curse. When one of the sisters accidentally blows up a vampire (vampires aren't aggressive in this series), they're going to have to figure out what's going on before things get crazier.

Why you should read it: This is a funny book. Seriously, I was laughing and enjoyed reading every page. Celia is complicated and caught between two domin
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Kristin
Sep 17, 2012 rated it it was amazing
4.5 stars
I haven’t been reading a lot of urban fantasy lately. Almost all the UF I had been reading had the heroine down-trodden with no “happily-ever-after” in sight. There were a few exceptions but UF just wasn’t fun for me anymore… until NOW!!!

I had such a blast reading Sealed with a Curse. It took me back to all the UF books I read when I first started reading. I picked up a little bit of Rachel Morgan’s “unique-ness”, saw some Anita Blake and her hot master vamp Jean-Claude and alpha were-
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Kait Ballenger
Jun 05, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Synopsis: Celia Wird and her three sisters are just like other 20-something girls—with one tiny exception: they're products of a backfired curse that has given each of them unique powers that make them, well, weird…

The Wird sisters are content to avoid the local vampires, werebeasts, and witches of the Lake Tahoe region—until one of them blows up a vampire in self-defense. Everyone knows vampires aren't aggressive, and killing one is punishable by death. But soon more bloodlust-fueled attacks oc
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 Danielle The Book Huntress (Back to the Books)
Jan 28, 2013 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: fans of UF with some romance that is both humorous and intense, fans of sister bonding in fiction
Sealed With a Curse starts out in medias res, and that pace pretty much matches what is found throughout this novel. I was a bit clueless at first as to what was going on, but I got sucked into the narrative and the Wird sisters' story almost immediately. There is more or less nonstop action, and the cool thing, is the heroine and her sisters are the main ones kicking butt and taking names. Along with laugh-out-loud humor and wonderful sisterly bonding, with a touch of romance, that adds up to a ...more
Amanda
I loved loved loved this book! This book was everything I was hoping the last book I read would be. The characters are fun, they are sassy and kick major ass! “Because girls kick ass, it says so on a t-shirt”. (This was on some tv show or movie but I can’t remember which one) LOL A I adored Celia and all three of her sisters. Each had a fully developed and completely different personality. Anyone with a sister can certainly appreciate the sister bond they share! I know I did. ;) Ms. Robson has s ...more
Melissa Hayden
Jun 14, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: ebook
Loved reading this story of the sisters with werewolves and vampires. Great action and story, with a touch of blooming love. Can't wait for the next one!

****FULL REVIEW****

4.5 Stars!

Trying to avoid the supernatural world Celia, who is more use to being alone, and her three sisters end up in Vampire court, charged with murder of one of Misha Aleksandr family members, to prove they were not as guilty yet to learn of a bloodlust spreading through the vampire families. Now the Supernatural world kno
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Talk Supe
Dec 05, 2012 rated it really liked it
Full review at Talk Supe

True to its Urban Fantasy flavor, SEALED WITH A CURSE has a lot of magic, ass kicking and door busting scenes. The story is pumped with adrenalin plus with four sisters sharing the limelight, the story is far from stale and boring. Each sister has her own personality: Shayna has the surfer attitude; Emme is as sweet as honey; Taran the diva; and Celia the indomitable big sister. None of these girls are cookie-cutter supers too, I have to admit I was a little skeptical
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Marcela (BookaholicCat)
Nov 27, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Sealed With a Curse is the first book in the new series The Weird Girls by Cecy Robson.

After trying to hide from the supernatural community for many years the Wird sisters find themselves being judge by the Vampire Court for killing one of the members of the Vampire master Misha Aleksandr’s family.
After interrogation it is determined that the vampire in question was suffering from bloodlust and needed to be killed, the Wird sisters are found innocent but have awaken not only the vampire tribunal
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Julie
Aug 28, 2012 rated it it was amazing
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Posted at Yummy Men & Kick Ass Chicks

Sealed with a Curse is the first book in debut author Cecy Robson’s Weird Girls series and let me tell you, it’s fantastic. As soon as you start this book, you are drawn into the action. Cecy writes as though you know what is going on so there isn’t any of that ‘so this is the world and this is what happened before the book started and this is what you should expect so pay attention so you don’t miss anything’ crap detail. I like this idea and I think you
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Christy LoveOfBooks
Dec 19, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Yes! I found a new UF series to fall in love with. It’s weird, because I actually grabbed this off of Netgalley without even fully reading what it was about, but it obviously has werewolves or shifters by looking at the cover. Here’s the thing: I’m not big on werewolf and shift stories, so I usually pass them up. The book gods were definitely guiding me with this, because I don’t know what would possess me to immediately get Sealed with a Curse when I normally wouldn’t have.

Sealed with a Curse i
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Lynsey   (A Bookish Life)
Aug 24, 2012 rated it really liked it
After a shaky start, I really enjoyed this.

Despite taking a while to grab me and a few minor complaints about the characterization of the Wird sisters, this ended up being a really fun urban fantasy romp with some great action scenes, sizzling sexual tension and really fun magical elements.

Told from eldest sister Celia Wird's POV, she and her three sisters are introduced to us in the opening scene already in hot water with master vampire, Misha, having been summoned to "vampire court" on cha
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Home. Love. Books.
Dec 10, 2012 rated it it was amazing
To read this review and others like it check out my site, www.ufreviews.com

I really enjoyed the novella that introduced these sisters and the world they live in, I liked it so much I gave it five stars. So I was pretty excited to read the full length novel, because while I do like novellas, novels have always been my favorite. Another thing that made me look forward to this book is how all encompassing this world is. What I mean by that is there are so many books out there that focus on one set
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Kate SeRine
Jun 05, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc
If you’ve been hanging out on my blog lately, you’ve probably seen me gush about Cecy Robson’s THE WEIRD GIRLS: A NOVELLA. Well, I just finished an ARC of her debut urban fantasy novel, SEALED WITH A CURSE, and let me tell you, folks — it totally blew me away! The things I loved about the novella are even more extraordinary in the novel.

I was so impressed with how deftly Robson balances action, suspense, and humor. In addition, the sexual tension between protagonist Celia and the men vying for
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Amy Lillard
I don't often read paranormal and I am not a fan of vampires. But I L-O-V-E the Wird Sisters! They are funny, strong, and have their own distinct personalities. They are fiercely protective of each other emotionally as well as physically. They are everything you could ask for in a sister--and with special powers to boot.

Told exclusively in Celia's POV, the stories are action packed and laugh out loud funny with quick, witty dialogue and internal thought. I found myself reading "just one more cha
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Fangdangled
Sep 21, 2012 rated it it was amazing
This book is a great read! The Characters are well developed and the story really pulls you in. It is a fun ride, the action is stellar and I didn't want it to end. Cecy Robson has created a fabulous new world and I can't wait for her next release!
Layla  is a Picky Reader
So funny! I was laughing like a mad person at three a.m. in the morning. Those four sisters are really something *snickers*
Somia
3 sisters who due to a curse that was meant to destroy them, instead have unique gifts that make them Other even within the paranormal world. When they are forced in front of a paranormal tribunal/court for murder, their troubles start as they find themselves in the middle of a battle that puts their very lives at risk.

There were moments were things felt a tad predictable and cliché, and when it came to the sisters and their love interests the heat and attraction I expected to pulsate of the pag
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Lucy Dosch
Oct 22, 2012 rated it it was amazing
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Cecy Robson’s debute novel, Sealed with a Curse, focuses on Celia Wird and her sisters, brutally nicknamed “the weird sisters” since school. The sisters were just plain old humans who were cursed at birth. But that curse became a gift…sort of. Celia can shift into a tiger. Just don’t get her too close to any other animal spirit, or she can end up shifting against her will. No new puppies for these sisters. Taran is the supersexy/badass sister who can harnesses the power of fire. Shayna can turn ...more
Cat Russell  (Addicted2Heroines)
Sealed with a Curse is a fantastic urban fantasy debut filled with bad ass heroines, sexy supernatural heroes, intense action scenes, and plenty of laugh out loud moments.

The Wird sisters, Celia, Shayna, Taran, and Emme, were all well-crafted characters with a variety of personalities and unique talents. They possess abilities that are not easily defined and cannot be placed into one category. This makes them oddities in the supernatural community.

Celia, the Wird sister who is the main focus of
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CECY ROBSON is an international and multi-award-winning author of over twenty-five character driven novels. A registered nurse of nineteen years, Cecy spends her free time creating magical worlds, heart-stopping romance, and young adult adventure. After receiving two RITA® nominations, the Maggie Award, the Award of Excellence, and a National Reader’s Choice Award nomination, you can still find Ce ...more

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“She slumped a little when she saw me and shot the wolves a siren grin.

“You’re so screwed,” she declared.

“My sister is going to kick your asses!” ….

The wolves hackles collectively rose as they set their diabolic sights on me.

They moved as a single unit away from Taran and toward their newest prey.

Thanks, Taran.”
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“Misha didn’t appear taken by her charm. He eyed her as if she’s asked him to make her a garlic pizza in the shape of a cross. I laughed: I couldn’t help it. Leave it to Shayna to try to befriend the guy who’ll probably suck us dry by sundown.” 20 likes
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