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Hexmaker by Jordan L. Hawk
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bookshelves: romance-and-erotica, historical-fiction, fiction-for-fun, e-books

This was... interesting. I re-read Hexbreaker shortly after, and I think I do like that better, but this was a new layer of complexity (and a bit of a novelty in the series for its distinctly kinky bent). I enjoyed the exploration of the distinctions in this alt-historical society: which groups are more or less homophobic, and the entrenched prejudices against magical familiars among the wealthy.

My only qualm is that the series has done Viking hexes and Greek ones, so logically we can expect other Ancient Magic in further books - and I gave up on Hawk's Widdershins books for egregious white people fail vis-a-vis native americans *and* Egypt both. I really hope she avoids those two.
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Reading Progress

November 7, 2016 – Shelved
November 7, 2016 – Shelved as: to-read
January 18, 2017 – Started Reading
January 18, 2017 – Finished Reading
January 30, 2017 – Shelved as: romance-and-erotica
January 30, 2017 – Shelved as: historical-fiction
January 30, 2017 – Shelved as: fiction-for-fun
July 27, 2017 – Shelved as: e-books

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