[Sanctuary] E–pub » V.V. James

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  • Sanctuary
  • V.V. James
  • English
  • 13 August 2020
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V.V. James Ç 5 review

Read Ç PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ç V.V. James V.V. James Ç 5 review Read Sanctuary The small Connecticut town of Sanctuary is rocked by the death of its star uarterback Daniel's death looked like an accident but everyone knows his ex girlfriend Harper i. unpopular opinion alert pitched as big little lies meets practical magic with feminist witchy undertones what could go wrongapparently a lot Sanctuary took elements of so many of my favourite things from a murder mystery to social commentary to a twisty plot The potential was definitely there for an amazing story but unfortunately it fell flat for me second unpopular opinion I don t love modern day witch stories I tend to find them cheesy and jarring for some reason it is difficult for me to turn of my analytic brain However that actually wasn t an issue for me in this one The witches were incorporated in a nuanced way It wasn t just our world witches but rather how our world would be if witches like these ones existed I found it really interesting to see this author s take on the history slurs and discrimination against witches that would be present The fear of the different and the persecution that would arise from it The out dated policies and legislation Unfortunately it felt entirely realistic If there s one thing that works even better than anger it s fearThe writing style was by no means bad but it wasn t good either It felt bland and uninteresting a stark contrast to the plot and world It made things that could have felt exciting or magical instead feeling boring and lifeless There were short chapters that made it easy to get through but I didn t feel the pull to keep reading or the need to pick it back up whenever I closed it The book only started getting interesting for me towards the end when we really get to see the witch hunt get going It definitely felt reminiscent of the Salem witch trials and it was alarming how history so easily repeated itself I found the scenes with Abigail that parallel surely couldn t be unintentional right and her fight for justice to be some of the most compelling in the entire book I enjoyed the ending overall but didn t love the final plot twist I am not sure exactly what it was but it left a strange taste in my mouth and was a bit anticlimactic I can t full explain why I didn t love it but it made the entire book almost feel redundant Overall this definitely wasn t a bad book but I was left disappointed after all of the glowing reviews and clear potential I won t be left thinking about these characters or the mystery and I didn t particularly love my experience reading it However take my review with a grain of salt because I am definitely in the minority Thank you to Sourcebooks Landmark for this ARCRelease Date 7 September 2020 Игрок you to Sourcebooks Landmark for this ARCRelease Date 7 September 2020

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Read Ç PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ç V.V. James V.V. James Ç 5 review Read Sanctuary H an accident revenge or something even darker As accusations fly and secrets are revealed paranoia grips the town culminating in a trial that the whole world is watching. Review taken from The Pewter Wolf which will be going up in early May 2019 eProof gifted by UK Publisher Gollancz via NetGalley in exchange for an honest reviewreactionThe small town of Sanctuary Connecticut is a perfect little town where everyone gets along But behind the perfect face of the town hides some dark secrets as Detective Maggie Knight is about to find out She has been asked to go to Sanctuary to investigate the tragic death of Sanctuary s star uarterback It was accident a terrible accident But the rumours start Rumours that his ex girlfriend killed him using witchcraft She s the daughter of a town s witch and even though she doesn t have magical abilities is that the truth Bereaved mother Abigail will stop at nothing until she has justice for her dead son Sarah Abigail s best friend will do whatever she can to protect her daughter And both women share a secret that could shatter the fragile peace of the town and their lives Maggie must find out the truth and prevent the town from spiralling dangerously out of control But mob mentality is slowing being to take its grip the town Sanctuary no longer feels safeI had a blast reading this I got a little bit addicted to this as I wanted to know what happened next I get why the publisher is saying this is a mix of Big Little Lies and The Craft or The Power I liked that this book had characters who were very morally grey and at times were uite unpleasant and nasty I liked that we saw characters unravel and do and say things were awful in the situation but you understood why they said or did that I liked that the chapters switched between Sarah Maggie and Abigail so you understood what all of them were thinking when certain truthsevents revealed themselves and I liked that we had transcripts of police interviews TV interviews newspaper articles showing how the truth is getting and twisted and that this book tackled triggers issues mob mentality death grief sexual assault and consent breakdown of friendships and safe spaces though at times I did wish one or two of the issues were tackled a bit darker though I do admit that I might be thinking this as I read this uite fast I do admit that the ending is a tad rushed There s a gap between the last chapter and the epilogue and due to this gap several issues aren t expected resolved I want to see the fallout of the last chapter I want to see the conseuences to everyone what happened to the town and what led them to the final chapters but we don t But I get why this was the way to go as we need the epilogue to explain the truth of what happened that night But it would have been nice to have an extra chapter to two just to give me some closure as there was a few chapters I wanted to suffer ever so slightly for their actionsI am surprised how much I enjoyed myself reading Sanctuary and I do think this would make a really interesting TV drama again very similar to Big Little Lies or A Discovery of Witches and while I admit this might be a marmite read from some people I am intrigued to see what VV James writes next Spoken From the Front 2 you understood why they said or did that I liked that the chapters switched between Sarah Maggie and Abigail so Ma mèreMadame EdwardaLe Mort you understood what all of them were thinking when certain truthsevents revealed themselves and I liked that we had transcripts of police interviews TV interviews newspaper articles showing how the truth is getting and twisted and that this book tackled triggers issues mob mentality death grief sexual assault and consent breakdown of friendships and safe spaces though at times I did wish one or two of the issues were tackled a bit darker though I do admit that I might be thinking this as I read this uite fast I do admit that the ending is a tad rushed There s a gap between the last chapter and the epilogue and due to this gap several issues aren t expected resolved I want to see the fallout of the last chapter I want to see the conseuences to everyone what happened to the town and what led them to the final chapters but we don t But I get why this was the way to go as we need the epilogue to explain the truth of what happened that night But it would have been nice to have an extra chapter to two just to give me some closure as there was a few chapters I wanted to suffer ever so slightly for their actionsI am surprised how much I enjoyed myself reading Sanctuary and I do think this would make a really interesting TV drama again very similar to Big Little Lies or A Discovery of Witches and while I admit this might be a marmite read from some people I am intrigued to see what VV James writes next

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Read Ç PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ç V.V. James V.V. James Ç 5 review Read Sanctuary S the daughter of a witch and she was there when he died Then the rumours start When Harper insists Dan was guilty of a terrible act the town turns on her So was his deat. Publication Date 91120Think Big Little Lies with a witchy twist that s Sanctuary I loved itSanctuary is about a town in Connecticut shocked by the tragic death of their most popular high school football player How did he die How did he break his neck Some say he was killed by witchcraftcould that be possible Detective Maggie Knight must solve this mystery The book has a lot of suspense and includes enough twist and turns to keep you turning the page The character building is what makes this book so wonderful You become very involved with each character and due to the description writing of V V James you feel like you know and understand what the characters are thinking I don t usually read stories about witches and magic because I don t really understand reading something that can t be real I guess I am not much of a fantasyparanormal kind of gal but this book is written in a way that makes it feel believable and I believe every type of reader would enjoy the storyI was glad I gave this book a chance and would recommend it to anyone that likes mysteries with some witchiness thrown inThank you NetGalley and Sourcebooks Landmark for an ARC of this book in exchange for my review