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Book Review: The Girl of Hawthorn and Glass

Even teenage assassins have dreams.

Eli isn’t just a teenage girl — she’s a made-thing the witches created to hunt down ghosts in the human world. Trained to kill with her seven living blades, Eli is a flawless machine, a deadly assassin. But when an assignment goes wrong, Eli starts to question everything she was taught about both worlds, the Coven, and her tyrannical witch-mother.

Terrified that she’ll be unmade for her mistake, Eli seeks refuge with a group of human and witch renegades. To earn her place, she must prove herself by capturing the Heart of the Coven. With the help of two humans, one motorcycle, and a girl who smells like the sea, Eli is going to get answers — and earn her freedom.

I received a free digital copy of this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

I felt like this novel was super creative. I loved the premise and the story itself was strong. It was a very interesting take on witches and magic. The characters were strong. 

My only complaint was the story was a bit all over the place. It almost felt like the author got a little lost in the world building, but it was still quite a wonderful universe created. 

Overall, I enjoyed the book and I am interested in seeing where this story goes!

Thank you kindly to the author, the publisher, and NetGalley for this review copy.

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