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Paperback, 324 pages
Published November 2nd 2010 by Berkley Trade (first published 2010)
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CJ - It's only a Paper Moon
This is really bordering on the 3.5 to me and that's only because Bretton introduced Samuel and we got a glimpse of Aerynn.

Chloe and Luke have just defeated Isadora (literally just finished, this book starts where the other finished) and they realize that oops, the town is missing.

By missing I mean gone.

Ok, so here's the thing. Nothing really happened until toward the end of the book. Only "mysterious things" which did lead somewhere but could've been used so much better.

The Salem ghosts pop u
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Raquel Bernardes
Aug 31, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: livros-fisicos
O que é que aconteceu aos habitantes de Sugar Mapple? Como é que vão recuperá-la? Será que vão conseguir? Luke e Chloe perderam a vila, e agora tem que ir à procura de magia para que a vila volte novamente, e qual o melhor sitio? Salem, onde começaram a história das Bruxas. É uma viagem que nos leva à história sobre Salem. É um livro divertido, com alguns contornos hilariantes entre estes dois.

http://aviciadadoslivros.blogspot.pt/...
Mary
Oct 31, 2010 rated it really liked it
I’ve found a new series! Love it when that happens. The third in Barbara Bretton’s Sugar Maple series, SPUN BY SORCERY is a magical trip to Salem and back as half-sorceress Chloe Hobbs tries to figure out what happened to her beloved town of Sugar Maple, which seems to have disappeared right off the map. Accompanied by love-of-her-life Luke, friend Janice, and thousand-year-old cat Penny, Chloe reluctantly travels to Salem in an effort to find what magic sent her town away and what magic can bri ...more
Tempo de Ler
Okay...Sugar Maple desapareceu.
Sim...pufff...foi-se.
Ficaram apenas Chloe e Luke. Sem «família. Nem amigos. Nem comida. Nem carros. Nem casa. Nem roupas. Nem móveis. Nem gatas. Nem dinheiro. Nem documentos de identificação. Nem computadores portáteis, nem telemóveis»...bem, já ficaram com a ideia certo?!

Foi assim que terminou o livro anterior desta série e foi isso que me deu ânimo para pegar no terceiro volume de uma série que não me estava a entusiasmar muito.

Depois de Janice vir ao encontro
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Joana
Feb 13, 2012 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
"Sonhos Encantados" é o terceiro volume da saga de Sugar Maple, da autora por nós já bem conhecida, Barbara Bretton.
Sugar Maple desapareceu enquanto Chloe lutava pela alma de Steffie, a falecida filha de Luke, o amor da vida da nossa feiticeira-em-formação e herdeira do clã de Aerynn, tendo como legado o dever de proteger a cidade onde habitam os seres mágicos.
Mas, a situação foge ao controlo de Chloe, e neste livro, juntamente com Luke e a sua amiga feiticeira Janice, a última Hobbs parte em di
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C.
Nov 28, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This is a surreal series for adults! Volume III hits the ground running. Volume II is a cliff-hanger so I leaped into “Spun By Sorcery”. I advise savouring the former. Both concern changes of cosmic proportions. It’s helpful to take a break with a different novel. At first it lacked gusto. Other than grief over your cats and home vanishing; there was a cheesy part about rescuing wool. Stock is replaceable! Evacuating your cats, wallets, and a car are essential. It’s touching that ‘Janice’ risked ...more
Cata
Jan 08, 2013 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: blog-ring, 2013
1,5 estrelas

Para quem não sabe, comecei a ler a série Sugar Marple de forma regressiva, ou seja , comecei pelo último livro da Tetrologia.

Quando li Filha da Magia o meu maior receio era cair de chofre neste mundo, perder-me completamente e não conseguir gostar do livro. Isso não aconteceu e até acabei por gostar muito do livro, por isso foi com algum entusiasmo que peguei no Sonhos Encantados... E foi neste que os meus receios se tornaram realidade!

O livro começa relativamente bem, percebi os pr
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Raquel Leite
Eu não sabia bem o que esperar deste livro, queria que fosse na linha do primeiro e que não tivesse nada a ver com o segundo.
Aqui Chloe "perde" a sua cidade natal e ela,Luke, e a sua amiga fazem uma viagem para descobrir como recupera-la antes que os humanos se dêem conta que a cidade turística não esta onde deveria estar. E assim é uma pequena viagem na descoberta do passado e com a descoberta de muitas coisas que pertencem a Sugar Maple e que ela mesma não sabia.
Havia coisas que me atrapalhav
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Andreia Silva
Ainda estou tipo WTF? Odeio quando o livro acaba assim. Eu abri a boca ao ler a revelação e virei a página para continuar a ler e... nada! O livro acabava ali. E o pior é que não é só o fechar de um livro, é o fechar de uma trilogia. Achei o livro razoável. Gostei muito mais do primeiro e do segundo. Este pareceu-me sempre demasiado lento, as coisas não avançavam para o ponto fulcral. Cheguei a achar entediante. Mas a escrita da Barbara Bretton supera isso, porque é divertida com aquele humor qu ...more
Maria
Jan 02, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Está terminado o 3º volume da trilogia Sugar Maple! O final do 2º livro tinha-nos deixado com água na boca para saber o que ia acontecer a seguir... Por isso foi com entusiasmo que peguei neste livro para o ler. Nele são-nos revelados os segredos que estão por trás da vida da protagonista Chloe e da vila que ela ama, defende e quer proteger (Sugar Maple). Voltou o sentido de humor que tanto gostei no 1º livro e gostei do final, embora previsível... sem duvida que me parece possivel uma continuaç ...more
Valerie
Nov 19, 2010 rated it really liked it
I thought the drive to Salem took a few too many chapters. The storyline was great just thought some of the driving chapters could have been shortened to make room for more backround. But overall a much better book than the second one, in my opinion.
Maria Carmo
Aug 18, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Everyone
The very vivid fight to recover Sugar Maple and show herself worthy of her Ancesters. Chloe rediscovers her power side by side with Luke. And by the very end of the story we get a glimpse of the future...

Maria Carmo

Lisbon 23rd. August 2012.
Jolanta
Apr 21, 2013 rated it liked it
I still like the series, but I guess it's starting to be a bit more of the same for me, that's why I rated it lower than the first two volumes; still it IS an enjoyable read, and I'm looking forward to seeing how it all resolves in volume 4
Pertita
Mar 14, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Gostei! Foi um seguimento lágico dos outros dois livros.... Um livro com uma certa dose de humor, com ritmo e com um final feliz!!!!!!!!!!!! Recomendo
Tracy Stinson
Dec 26, 2015 rated it did not like it
Don't, just don't. This book swims in the shallow waters of the peed filled kiddie pool. I'm shocked it isn't a picture book.
Nicolette Kernohan
Feb 01, 2016 rated it liked it
Shelves: knitting-mystery
Imagine losing your home, your shop and your friends! Chloe Hobbs’s hometown has disappeared and in desperation she travels to Salem for answers, in Spun by Sorcery by Barbara Bretton.



The third in the Sugar Maple series follows immediately on from Laced with Magic. Chloe has finally managed to banish the Fae queen, Isadora. Unfortunately Chloe also seems to have expelled the whole town of Sugar Maple and all of its occupants as well!



Chloe is half human and half sorceress but despite living among
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Laura
Oct 15, 2017 rated it really liked it
The last book in the series is not as fun as the first two. It is quite deep and a little sinister, but moving. I do love the characters and I want to visit the town and knitting shop - actually I would love to have a knitting shop like it in my hometown!
Marisa A. LoSardo
Jun 11, 2017 rated it liked it
This one didn't hold my interest as did Books 1 and 2. But I look forward to book 4.
Alaine
May 16, 2017 rated it liked it
This got silly. Even for a piece of fluffy knitfic. It just...got silly. I still liked it, and I'll still read the next book but it wasn't quite as enchanting as the previous two.
Gayle Pace
Dec 19, 2012 rated it really liked it
Spun by Sorcery by Barbara Bretton

Chloe - Sugar Maple, Vermont (Main Character) This book is a combination of suspense and oppressed creatures laced with magick.

From Fresh Fiction: "Knitting Magic and a bit of Mayheim make for a cozy mystery."

From front of book: "If only there was a lost and found for an entire town..."

People you love are missing. Places you knew disappeared without any kind of warning. What would you do if this happened to you? The knitting shop you built from ground up, your e
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Elphaba J
Creio, quase com total certeza, que sou apenas uma entre os muitos leitores que, gostando tanto de fantasia como de romance, não resistiu à série Sugar Maple de Barbara Bretton.
Aliando como elementos principais a magia e o amor, neste terceiro livro, Sonhos Encantados, somos levados a conhecer as origens desta singular e encantada cidade, que dá nome à série e que, supostamente, deveria estar sob o comando de Chloe, ou não! A verdade é que esta desaparece misteriosamente, bem como todos os seus
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Gia
Bem, esta trilogia começou muito bem e, na minha opinião, tem vindo a piorar desde então. Eu, que não costumo gostar muito desde tipo de romance, adorei o primeiro livro porque achei que a história era romântica sem ser excessivamente melosa, porque a escrita era fluida, sem se alongar demasiado em eventos sem importância e por causa do humor que é conferido à história. Os personagens não são os típicos protagonistas de romance mágico e não são muito cliché.
O segundo livro perdeu muitas destas
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Sapphyria
May 28, 2011 rated it really liked it
Synopsis from the back cover:

I don’t know about you but I’m always losing things—keys and sunglasses and stitch markers for my sweater-in-progress. But an entire town? Even I had never done that before! Just when I was about to make a forever home with my 100% human soul mate, Luke MacKenzie, my Fae enemy Isadora struck…
Even the Book of Spells, my lifeline to the world of magick, has gone MIA, along with my friends and my cottage and my knit shop. But then my friend Janice roars up in my ancie
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Bookaholics
Jan 02, 2011 rated it really liked it
Spun by Sorcery by Barbara Bretton
Paranormal Romance- Nov. 2nd, 2010
3 1/2 stars

Spun by Sorcery is a light-hearted mystery with magical elements in it.
Chloe Hobbs is half-human and half-sorcerer. Luke McKenzie is completely human, the local law, and her lover. They have won the battle against the evil Isadora for the township of Sugar Maple. To the victor go the spoils of a safe home. Except their home Sugar Maple has vanished. They can’t enter the town’s perimeter without running into a barrier.
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Sara
Mar 12, 2012 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: bmc, tri-tetralogies, 2013
Para quem já leu os livros anteriores desta saga e aprendeu que esta saga é leve, de onde não se deve esperar complexidade ou muito sentido e que serve para passar uns momentos descontraídos, esta é uma boa leitura. Agora se estão à procura de personagens deslumbrantes, complexas, com uma história com muito sentido e muito bem feita, bem... vão-se desiludir.
Este é um romance mágico, como bem diz na capa, onde vemos Chloe a braços com o amor humano da sua vida e tudo o que isso significa. Esta m
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Brittany
Apr 29, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: fantasy
So let's say that you're a half-sorceress in training, you have an amazing, 100% human soulmate, a crazy cat that is your familiar of some sorts, and you own a shop calls Sticks and Strings....and you lose your town. Like, lose it, lose it. You've tried everything to get the town back, and almost like Storybrooke, you get kicked out of the town line like a boomerang.

Now what?

You and your human lover, along with your cat Penny and your Julia Roberts look-a-like friend goes to Salem to find a way
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Lynn
Dec 04, 2013 rated it really liked it
This is the third book in the Sugar Maple series but it wasn't a story that served as a random placeholder for the last book.

The previous book ends with Chloe successfully fighting off and banishing her evil Fae foe, Isadore but at what appears to be the cost of losing her beloved town of Sugar Maple. This book focuses on Chloe, Luke and Janice traveling to Salem, MA, to find out how to draw Sugar Maple back into this dimension. In the process Chloe meets Samuel, a 300 year old man who was the p
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Sandra
Feb 16, 2014 rated it liked it
This is the third book in this series and I think it's my last one to read. I liked the story line and the people in it. My problem with this book is it's like a maze. Nothing really flows along for me. Chloe comes back from fighting a battle, (from the last book), to finding her whole town gone. It's just not there anymore. Her one friend has made it out with Chloe's car and her cat and her yarn. Chloe, her boyfriend, who is human, and Chloe's friend all decide to go to Salem, where their ances ...more
Marie
Aug 16, 2012 rated it liked it
I've grown to love Sugar Maple. The people in the town are so quirky and funny. They make the story, and are the reason that I fell in love with this series. So, when Sugar Maple disappeared, my heart sank. It was at this point, that I had a difficult time getting through the book in a reasonable amount of time.

Was it badly written? Absolutely not. The author is a wonderful writer. She paints a beautiful picture of everything, and keeps you engaged in what you're reading. My problem: The main c
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Barbara Bretton is the USA Today bestselling, award-winning author of more than 40 books. She currently has over ten million copies in print around the world. Her works have been translated into twelve languages in over twenty countries.

Barbara has been featured in articles in The New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Romantic Times, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Herald News, Home News, Somer
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