3.08.2012

Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins


Title: Hex Hall
Author: Rachel Hawkins
Pages: 323
Release: March 2nd, 2010

Synopsis:(from Goodreads) Three years ago, Sophie Mercer discovered that she was a witch. It's gotten her into a few scrapes. Her non-gifted mother has been as supportive as possible, consulting Sophie's estranged father--an elusive European warlock--only when necessary. But when Sophie attracts too much human attention for a prom-night spell gone horribly wrong, it's her dad who decides her punishment: exile to Hex Hall, an isolated reform school for wayward Prodigium, a.k.a. witches, faeries, and shapeshifters.By the end of her first day among fellow freak-teens, Sophie has quite a scorecard: three powerful enemies who look like supermodels, a futile crush on a gorgeous warlock, a creepy tagalong ghost, and a new roommate who happens to be the most hated person and only vampire student on campus. Worse, Sophie soon learns that a mysterious predator has been attacking students, and her only friend is the number-one suspect.As a series of blood-curdling mysteries starts to converge, Sophie prepares for the biggest threat of all: an ancient secret society determined to destroy all Prodigium, especially her.

My Thoughts:
I love boarding school stories! I don’t know why but I got really excited when I realized that this book was a boarding school series about WITCHES! So, after putting off reading it (for reasons unknown), I finally read it and I absolutely loved it.

Hex Hall is a very nice read for many reasons but, I found it most refreshing because of how quickly it read, without lacking quality, and how likeable I found all of the characters, even the antagonistic ones. It was a nice break from what I have been reading lately. It was just so easy to love!

I will say that you should be cautious getting attached to characters in this book, because I was surprised more than once by a character’s true nature! With that being said, READ IT if you haven’t. It’s such a fabulous book and I am looking forward to buying the next in the series.

In Short:
Rating: 5/5
Purchase or Check Out? Purchase! (although I borrowed)
Would I read it again?: Yes


9 comments:

  1. I once got sent a copy of is, read half of it, then left it on the beach in Ireland. I've been wanting to re-read it ever since, but haven't got around to it. Great review, I'm glad you enjoyed it!

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    1. Oh no!! Well hopefully whoever found it, enjoyed it! You should definitely attempt to reread it whenever you can. I loved it!

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  2. I love boarding school stories too! Always have. I really liked this book. I read it when it first came out, and I really want to read the sequel(s).

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    1. Me too! I think I am going to wait for the third to come out so I can just read both 2 and 3 in like a marathon of reading. ha!

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  3. OMG I just adored this book!!! It is hilarious and trust me the sequel is even better!!! I can't believe the last book is coming out this month...EEK can't wait :-) I love the fact that it's about witches too. Fabulous review!!! I agree 100%!!!

    New follower! (Very beautiful blog!)
    Jaskirat~SeeitORreadit

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    1. That’s great news! Looking forward to picking up the next two!
      Thanks for the compliment and the follow! :D

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  4. Thanks for this review. Now I want to read this book! :)
    I too, have a certain bias when it comes to high-school fiction :P

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  5. I really need to read this book! Everyone keeps saying how awesome this book is. I have to see what all the hype about. Awesome review, Darlene! <3

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  6. That sounds great! I think I'm going to take a look for this one. Thanks!

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