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Revealers by Amanda Marrone

Jules and her good friends Dani, Sascha, Zahara, and Margo aren’t just your ordinary clique of teenagers; they belong to a coven of Revealer witches and have the power to make certain supernatural creatures reveal themselves so that these dangerous beasts can be destroyed. But at the age of eighteen, each girl is initiated into the coven’s inner circle. But this ceremony isn’t all that it’s cracked up to be, at least, it seems this ways to Jules after having watched three of her friends come out changed—and not for the better. It turns out that there’s a big secret the mothers of these young witches have kept from their daughters, a secret that could tear the world as they know it apart. It’s something that if they don’t follow to the tiniest detail, one of them could be lost—forever.

Revealers is a fast-paced and interesting story about supernatural beings such as witches, werewolves, vampires, ghosts, and demons. The story started off strong, because I was intrigued by the coven’s duty to destroy all the dangerous supernatural creatures—basically everything that isn’t human except for themselves. I found myself becoming skeptical about the origins of the coven’s strange traditions, as Jules did during the story, but I did not like the lack of details when the big secret was revealed. The secret itself was not the issue, but the fact that people could actually agree to its conditions blew my mind. Also, the solution to this problem was a bit unrealistic as the secret was; it came way too easily. I would think that after such a horrific secret, fixing it would be a little harder than it was in this story. Despite the slightly disappointing ending, Revealers was an quick and enjoyable story with action, magic, and a touch of romance.

Revealers was good, but I definitely would not consider it anywhere near great. I recommend this for fans of the supernatural, especially teen girls who like books about magic.

Rating: 4.0

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Leigh Purtill said...

Very interesting...I love books about the supernatural and about people keeping secrets.

I appreciate that you mention who you think will like the book (e.g. "teen girls who like books about magic," etc.) in your reviews. Very helpful!

:) leigh

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