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4.10  ·  Rating details ·  214 ratings  ·  43 reviews
Jade had spent the majority of her life running from the Triad. The Triad, are a powerful group, who would stop at nothing to obtain Jade and the missing spell book for leader, Lorenzo’s, nefarious plans. And now that she has absorbed the highly coveted magic contained inside the missing book, there is nowhere left for her to hide.
With the help of her friends, Jade steps o
Kindle Edition, 481 pages
Published July 29th 2013 by Sonya Loveday
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Candace Knoebel
Apr 22, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Review coming soon! Loved this book!!

Casted is a fresh take on Witches and Covens. I was drawn from the first sentence all the way to the very last. Magic, romance, mystery, and a heaping dose of action, keeps you on the edge of your seat.

Jade, a young girl cast out to live in the shadows, meets up with Rainy and Jessa who give her a somewhat semi-normal life. But like every heroine destined for greatness, the past catches up with her.

After being attacked and meeting a mysterious man named Dagge
Leelynn (Sometimes Leelynn Reads) ❤
The world is falling apart, never being able to stay in one spot for too long, or risk getting caught by a mysterious group of enemies that want to see you dead. Living in a state of constant fear, never knowing who is going to be around the corner when you walk down the street, never knowing which day is your last is terrifying enough without having any living family members or even knowing who you are anymore. It's enough to drive someone crazy, and that's not even including the magical powers ...more
Apr 22, 2013 rated it it was amazing
5 Stars is not enough!!!! I loved this book, it was amazing and awesome! I read the write up and thought wow this sounds really interesting, then I saw the cover reveal and it was "HAVE TO READ IT" It lives up to it's
beautiful cover! The cover really caputures Jade and "The Book". I didn't want it to end! Can't wait for the next book in the series. Sonya you nailed it!!!! Amazing job for the first book. You write and I will ready, you have a fan in me!!!!
Kendall {Book Crazy}
Jul 29, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc
4.5 stars

I had been desperate to read this book since the author asked me to help reveal the cover and then I saw the cover and got to read the synopsis! This book was so amazing! I normally don't really like books about witchy type things, but Casted was amazing! It really did blow me away from page one! I thought that it was written very well and for a debut novel was brilliant! The plot of this book was amazing! I got really into it and it held me attention all the way through! There were als
Casted has a very interesting storyline. Jade has been on the run for years, she's just not sure who it is she's actually running from. When she finally stumbles on some answers, she finds out they only lead to more questions (which happens a lot). She's a spell caster and just doesn't know it. The evil bad guys are after her because - well no one really knows yet. Her friends' lives are in danger. And she can't use her magic because its been bound.

Her life is now quite exciting and adventurous
Novel Grounds
Aug 14, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This was a story about self-discovery and finding out the truth of ones past. To top the amazing book of a sundae, we got witches, or, casters as they are also referred to. I really loved this book and feel so lucky to have gotten and ARC copy of it to review from Sonya. She worked magic figuratively and literally with this book. She took something that is written about very often and really turned it into a completely original and captivating story. It deserves far more than 5 stars, but that i ...more
Roxanne Kade
Sep 04, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Oh. My. Gosh! This has to be one of the most exciting books I have ever had the pleasure of reading. This review will never come close to expressing just how I feel up this story, but I’ll try my best.

This book was enthralling from start to finish and I was totally immersed in the story. It was unique and put a fantastic twist on witches and wizards. The characters were all so wonderful; with strong, feisty girls and smoking hot guys, I couldn’t help falling in love with each and every one of th
Lenore Kosinski

DNF @ 31% -- There wasn't some huge badness about this book, I was just simply not engaged. I felt like I was forcing myself to read, and when I have 40+ books I want to read in just over a month, well, I just have to make some tough decisions. I have a feeling this book would have ended as a 2.5 or 3 stars if it maintained where it was going, and I doubt I would have read more in the series. I wasn't feeling any connection for any of the characters, most
Mar 18, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Casted's main character is Jade, her parents died and at twelve years old she was left to fend for herself and on the run from the Triad. She didn't know why all the bad things happened to her and finally met two girls who she settled down in an a cottage with. Her friends were Spell Casters, Jade was not, or so she thought. This was until she was hunted again, she was saved by other Spell Casters and she was told who she really was.
From then on in things got a little crazy, she falls in love w
Cianna Sunshine & Mountains Book Reviews
Amazing, simply amazing. This tale breathes some fresh air into the magical genre and I love it. The book from beginning to end drew me in and kept me reading. Sonya Loveday has an amazing way with her words! This book paints the scenes so beautifully! :)

I think overall this book had all the right additives to make an amazing novel. The world is interesting, and complex. The characters are real, heartwarming, and broken. It’s a lovely story the mixes romance, fantasy, action and suspense all in
Amanda Shelley-Masters
Amazing book by an amazing author! I couldn't put it down for a second. the characters and the storyline were incredible and I was on the edge of my seat for most of the book.Sonya Loveday brings the elements together in this story love, danger, romance and evil. it is all wrapped in one of the most truly magical tales you will ever read.

Jade thought she was just another ordinary girl that no one wanted. Living on the run for most of her life she knew she always had to keep running she just didn
Mary Lou Hoffman
Aug 26, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Category: paranormal, romance, YA
Received from: Sonya Loveday (in exchange for an honest review) / Blog tour
Recommended for: 14 +
Grammar/editing: C – average writing, probably self-edited

Jade was orphaned at a young age, when the Triad killed her parents. After living in several foster homes, she ran away to the streets. There, she met Jessa and Rainy. The three of them moved into a cottage by the sea. They were hidden away from the Triad, until fate brings Jade back into their sights. Very soon
Andrew Toynbee
May 12, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: fantasy
Sonya's debut novel takes the reader on a break-neck adventure as three witches are hunted by the sinister Triad - a dark coven determined to destroy everything that stands in their way - unless the one priceless object that they most covet is surrendered to them.
After running for most of her life, losing her home, her family and her friends, Jade is horrified to discover that the object the Triad is her.
Loved the character interaction, the host of warriors that are constantly spil
Sharon Obelenus Holland
Feb 27, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Jade is on the run, from what she doesnt know. She meets up with 2 girls and becomes friends with them only to learn they are witches. When she is attacked she finds out she is special, but doesnt know just how special she is. Along the way she makes more friends and even meets her soul mate. They find out she is linked with a book that everyone wants but only Jade can control, or can she......This book is awesome, a must read and a page turner...and leaves you waiting for the next in the series ...more
Joy Whiteside
Aug 07, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This was an AWESOME book. It had me from the very beginning and when it was done I was so upset I wanted more.

This book had awesome characters that you fall in love with, an interesting world that you want to know more about. The book moved along at a great pace from beginning to end.

Sonya Loveday has created a wonderful first book. It was very enjoyable and I cannot wait to read more from this awesome author.

I would definitely suggest this book to anyone who wants a good book to read.
May 10, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book!! I did not want to put it down. The characters were great and the story line flowed very easy. The main character Jade was very likeable and seamed very real. I loved how they weren't your typical witches. I saw another love intrest for Jade but then Edge came along.... This book was action packed with lots of characters that I came to love. You get sucked right into the story. Just when you think they have got the upper hand, BAM! Surprise!! At the end I was like what? No? I' ...more
Sharilyn Dickerson
May 27, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: owned-kindle
What a great book! I haven't read many books about witches and such, but this book definitely has me wanting to find more books like it. It most definitely has me sitting on the edge of my seat waiting on the next book!! For a debut novel it blew me away at how well-written it was! This is one I would definitely recommend to others!!
Jul 05, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: fantasy
I loved this book and am very much looking forward to the next one! Danger, intrigue, romance, magic and spellcasting that literally is imprinted on the main character's skin. Wonderful, inventive and well-written - I really enjoyed this.
Jan farnworth
Mar 12, 2014 rated it really liked it
Love the fresh take on covens and witches this is a great series that has lots of twist and turns that keep ya guessing from one chapter to the next. It has a nice love intrigue in it, evil characters and of course magic. This is a great debut novel and i am definitely on board for book two
Apr 22, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Very action packed from beginning to the end. This is a great story that I hated to put down. Can't wait for the next book to come out.
Dec 01, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Great read! Cannot wait for the next one to come out!
Rebecca Brooke
Jun 04, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Really enjoyed this book. Can't wait to see what fate has in store for Jade!
Aug 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing

I was immediately absorbed in this book and attached to the characters. Very well written and I can't wait to pick up the next one to see what happens.
Sabina Bundgaard
May 02, 2013 rated it it was amazing
With a blurb like this (not to forget the amazing cover!), how could I turn down the chance of receiving a copy from Sonya? Let me tell you how my reading went….

Started reading late night and had to stop after only 10% done. It had been a long day, and I had my youngest home that day, due to some fever. So I was tired, but needed something to take my mind off things – and decided to start reading Casted. Turned out it was EXACTLY the kind of distraction I needed.

Next day: two kids home sick, whi
Angela Cruz
May 07, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This is a paranormal book, the first in the Casted series. Yes, you defiantly have to read the second book Spelled. I recommend this to ages over 15, especially those with the hunger for a little magic. This book is about witches or casters. There are several characters in the book, but Sonya Loveday describes them in detail so I was never confused. I really enjoyed the relationship Jade has with her friends. I also understood her needing answers. I also loved how Edge doted on her.

This is a st
Nov 22, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: own
4 stars (contains mild romance, nothing overly descriptive.)

As one of Sonya’s first books you can see where she got her start writing action scenes. Though Casted is not as suspenseful as most of the books in her Six series end up being, it’s still full of tension, action, and even some romance. I found most of the characters fun and very likeable. This book moves along at a pretty fast pace and never left me bored or wondering when something exciting was going to happen. The only warning that I
Maghon Thomas
I love this new book!! I am so excited that the author offered to let me be a part of her blog tour for the second book and I loved every part of them both! It’s a wonderful story of a girl finding out the truth about her past and learning to live with it, while finding herself in the process. It’s got mystery, romance, lovely witchies, some awesome magic, and an epic ending that will knock your socks off and have you salivating for more!! I am completely captured by this story.

Jade was homeless
Jul 20, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I have wanted to read this book since the first moment I set my eyes on the beautiful cover. Well let me tell you this book was amazing! I was hooked from the very first page and the story kept getting better and better. I love it when a story pulls you into the pages and becomes a part of you. I always feel so emotional when the characters go through something traumatic, almost like I am expreriencing it with them. That to me is a sign of a great book and Casted fits that description perfectly! ...more
Bibliophile Book Reviews
May 26, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I have read a lot of fantasy books of different sub-genre based on powers or abilities of some sort, but Sonya Loveday’s Casted takes the cake!

Even though the story built steadily throughout the novel at an average pace I enjoyed every minute of learning who Jade is and snippets of who she had been before the book and her friends entered into her life.

We see her turning from a clueless girl into a strong woman whom commands an even stronger power who is releasing the crippling fears that have ha
C. Leon
May 19, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I have read a lot of fantasy books of different sub-genre based on powers or abilities of some sort, but Sonya Loveday’s Casted takes the cake!
Even though the story built steadily throughout the novel at an average pace I enjoyed every minute of learning who Jade is and snippets of who she had been before the book and her friends entered into her life.
We see her turning from a clueless girl into a strong woman whom commands an even stronger power who is releasing the crippling fears that have h
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Sonya Loveday is a full time author. Mother of two teenagers. Wife to an amazing husband of 20 years. Coffee addicted Night Owl. Life is her muse. Words are her outlet.
Sonya is a multi-genre writer with two completed series. Her books, while in different genres, entertain you with stories of romance and friendship. Currently, she lives in Central Florida and has just completed her fourteenth novel

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The Casted Series (2 books)
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