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My #Februwitchy TBR

February is here and with it comes the start of #Februwitchy! This is my second year running this very casual witchy readathon, and I’m really excited to show you my TBR – if you need more details about the readathon itself, you can find the introductory post here.

I’ve picked out thirteen books that meet the witchy requirements – this is a dual-purpose TBR that works for both #Februwitchy and my general monthly TBR challenge, so let’s see what’s on the cards this month!

Daughter of Witches by Patricia C Wrede

This is the next of the Lyra novels that I have on my Kindle. I didn’t love the first book, but all the reviews I’ve seen say that the series gets better as it goes on, so I’m hopeful that this will be a little more fun.

A Hat Full of Sky and Wintersmith by Terry Pratchett

Last #Februwitchy I read the first Tiffany Aching book, after years of not getting on with Pratchett’s writing, and was surprised to find I really enjoyed it! I’m really looking forward to spending some more time with her in these next two books.

The Once and Future Witches by Alix E Harrow

Will this finally be the month I put this book in a TBR and actually read it? I have such a mental block about reading this book and I just don’t know why, given I love her other stuff. This seems like the perfect time to tackle it for once and for all.

Wild and Wicked Things by Francesca May

Generally I steer very clear of anything described as Gatsby-esque because it’s one of my least favourite books, but I was really tempted by everything else about this book, including the witches. It’s a March 2022 release, so I’d like to get it read and reviewed this month.

Twin Crowns by Katherine Webber and Catherine Doyle

Another March release, this time YA fantasy. I’ve been really intrigued about this one because of its elaborate marketing campaign – it’s been fun to pick a side between two warring princesses, one of them raised to rule, one of them raised wild by witches, and I’m interested to see what the characters are actually like.

A Secret History of Witches by Louisa Morgan

This has been lurking on my Kindle for the longest time, despite me enjoying the other books in the series! I’m not always in the mood for a slow, historical read, but I’m hoping to make time for this now.

A Season of Spells by Sylvia Hunter

I’m not 100% sure I will get to this, because it’s book three of a trilogy and I’m yet to read book two! Sadly though book two didn’t fit into the TBR requirements for #Februwitchy (the main character is a female magician, but not exactly a witch), but it’s sort of a secret addition to the list so I can get to this.

Youngest by Jaime Lee Moyer

I adored Jaime Lee Moyer’s Brightfall, but despite owning all her other books, I haven’t actually got round to them yet – so now seems like a good time to pick up this intriguing book, which follows an earth witch in an alternative historical California.

A Spell in the Wild by Alice Tarbuck

This is the only non-fiction title on the TBR! I won a copy of this from the publishers when it came out in paperback, and it looks like just my cup of tea, a sort of combined history/nature study/memoir.

A Tangle of Spells by Michelle Harrison

I’ve enjoyed all the Widdershins sisters books so far, and I should catch up with the third before the next one comes out soon! These are lovely older MG, very atmospheric and creepy.

A Sudden Wild Magic by Diana Wynne Jones

Despite being a huge fan of Diana Wynne Jones, I have a few gaps in my collection of her books, which I’m trying to fill in. This is a new one for me, and I’m intrigued to see her take on an adult, slightly darker setting.

Diary of an Accidental Witch: Flying High by Perdita and Honor Cargill

With perfect timing, there’s a new Accidental Witch book out! The first in this series was fabulously good fun, so I’m really looking forward to another sweet and funny diary-style story.

13 thoughts on “My #Februwitchy TBR

  1. These all look like such fun books! I’m pleased to see Tiffany Aching on here – I find they’re the books that people who don’t enjoy Pratchett will still enjoy, and I really love them. I’ve heard good things about A secret history of witches, too, looking forward to hearing about it!

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    1. Ooh, that’s really interesting to hear – I’ve always bounced quite hard off the other stuff of his I’ve tried (and then a lot of fans are so vehement about me being WRONG that I’ve never really wanted to try again because I’m ornery, lol) but I feel like I’ve kind of slipped in the back door with these, I really enjoyed the first one!

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