Once, a witch made a pact with a devil. The legend says they loved each other, but can the story be trusted at all?Long ago, a village made a bargain with the devil: to ensure their prosperity, when the Slaughter Moon rises, the village must sacrifice a young man into the depths of the Devils Forest.Only this year, the Slaughter Moon has risen early.Bound by duty, secrets, a...
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Strange Grace Reviews
This book was so atmospherically wonderful. It felt like The Witch by way of Juliette Marillier. Don't miss this when it releases in September!
This review can also be found on my blog!
I received this through Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. Publishing September 18th!
CW: animal death, bullying, trauma, grief, murder, torture, human sacrifice, abandonment, and general horror
I blame Melanie.
This was a great start to my spooky month. Because, sorry everyone, September is officially October Eve for me. While I did enjoy this, I had some pros and cons while reading it, which I’m going to make as succinct as possible for y’all.
Thanks so much to Simon and Schuster Canada for providing me with an eARC of this via NetGalley!
Strange Grace has such a compelling, eerie premise: every seven years, a boy is sent into the Devil's Forest as a sacrifice to allow the village and its occupants to remain safe and prosperous for the next 7 years. Except, one day, this spell is inexplicably interrupted 3 years into the 7 year interval. THE MYSTERY. THE SUSPENSE. And I gotta admit, the first couple of chapters of this book were ver ...more
Yikes so uhm this was boring.
And I feel like I was wrongly done.
one of the weirdest yet most fascinating books i’ve read in a while!!!
😮 insanely unique fantasy aspects
😍 three very different but all very interesting main characters
💕 verrrry odd romances
👀 that twist tho!?!?
🌹 that girl power from the heroine? yaaaaas
Have you ever realized you were sitting reading with one hand covering your mouth?
That’s how large parts of this book were for me.
Strange Grace was such a beautiful, eerie, twisted, and compelling story.
The haunting atmosphere of the Devil’s Forest with its whispering creatures, shadows over your shoulder, and echoing laughter of the devil will chill your bones while you read – while somehow still coming off as an inspiring story about love and sacrifice.
A witch makes a deal with the devil to ...more
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Review copy generously provided by the publisher via Edelweiss.
Strange Grace was such a beautiful tale about love and sacrifice, with a wonderfully eerie and unsettling twist to it. This is the PERFECT Fall read and perfect if you're looking for something to sweep you up and cradle your heart.
Many generations before Mairwen, Rhun and Arthur were born, their village of Three Graces made a bargain with the devil. Every seven years, the village will wil ...more
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Actual Rating: 2.5 stars
“The old god and the youngest Grace witch. The story says they loved each other, but can the story be trusted at all?”
🌟 I didn’t like and didn’t hate this book but I think it could have been better for sure.
I read this because I like the synopsis very much! I thought that I have read something similar before -And it obviously isn’t new but still good- and I found out that it has the same synops ...more