Wednesday, September 26, 2012

ARC Book Review-Something Witchy This Way Comes

Something Witchy This Way Comes
H. P Mallory
Jolie Wilkins (5)
E Book
Published Sep 2012
288 Pages
Urban Fantasy Romance

For smart and sexy witch Jolie Wilkins, being Queen of the Underworld is a royal pain. Back from a round of time travel, Jolie must now protect her realm from the sinister Lurkers—a powerful breed of half-humans bent on conquering the undead. And if there’s one thing she knows, it’s that the supernatural never go down without a fight.

At least Jolie has her soul mate (and finally official boyfriend), warlock Rand Balfour, by her side. Honorable, brave, and unbelievably handsome, Rand is everything Jolie wants in a man. So why can’t she forget the dangerously alluring vampire, Sinjin Sinclair? With her private life heating up and a battle boiling over, Jolie sets out to prove that in matters of love and war, the fairer hex has its own set of charms
My Review
Jolie Wilkins, after her previous adventure with going back in time, is more than ready to take her full place as queen over her people, and to finally be a full part of Rand's life. Even though things seem to be looking up for her, she is still worried for the Lurker threat who endanger her people, and whom they will more than likely be at war with, but with the love of her life, Rand, by her side, she is confident, that as long as they are together, anything is possible. What she didn't take into account, is the close the Lurker threat looms closer, the more she learns of herself, and wonders of her true destiny? Only when she relies on her strong bond with Rand, will she be able to withstand the coming storm that could threaten everything that she holds dear.....

The Hero (Rand Balfour)
Rand, is a Warlock, but is also very much in love with Jolie, and after nearly losing her to Sinjin, he is more determined to hold her even closer to his side, and protect her from any danger. Rand, just like Jolie, has suffered much, but is more than willing to take the risk of their love, despite all the odds that are against them, and only with his love and faith in her will they be able to overcome the danger the threatens their very future.

The Heroine (Jolie Wilkins)
Jolie, a powerful witch and Queen of the underworld, has come back from another adventure that almost cost her, the love of her life, Rand, and even though she hates what Sinjin did to her, she also has mixed feelings, and still cares for him, even though she has bonded with Rand. Now there are some truths that will come into light, that will change her life, but only her love for Rand will sustain her.

My Thoughts 
Something Witchy This Way Comes, is the fifth installment in the Jolie Wilkins series. Ever since the first book in the series, I have always loved this story, and I have just loved this author.....although I didn't know how much I would like this book after the last one, but I found that it was entertaining, and filled with suspenseful moments, that I really wondered what would happen next. It wasn't predictable at all, which was one of my favorite aspects while reading it, that there were surprises here and there. I have to say though, normally I hate love triangles, but for some reason in this story, I have just loved the love triangle with Jolie, Rand and Sinjin, it definitely adds flair to the story and enhances the characteristics of the plot. The only thing I didn't like too much, was how indecisive Jolie can be, but I just love Rand, he is so sexy and appealing and his character is so endearing and one can't help but love him to pieces. Overall a fun and intense story that was very satisfying as the end of the series!!!! Truly Enjoyed It!!!

MY Grade On This Book
4.5 Blossoms

Other Books In The Series
Fire Burn and Cauldron Bubble
Toil And Trouble
Witchful Thinking
The Witch Is Back


  1. I always thought these books were more on the cutesy side- must be the covers- but it sounds like a good story.

    I'm glad the love triangle actually works, I hate when it's just a trope to have two hot guys in.

    It sounds like I would like Rand. :D

  2. I read the first book of the series a couple of years ago and I absolutely loved it. Seeing this review has reminded me that I need to get on and read the rest of the series. I can remember I fell in love with Rand too :)



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