REVIEW: The Very Secret Society of Irregular Witches

Mika is a witch who was raised with all the rules of witchery. She can make potions and cast spells but knows how important it is that no one discovers she is a witch. So she moves around a lot and doesn’t really have much of a career other than pretending to do witchy things on the internet. When she is contacted out of the blue for a job, she finds herself in a quirky home with a gay couple, a spinster, a grumpy librarian and three child witches. Cue the magical antics, an enemies to lovers romance and a chance to discover acceptance.

This one was cute. But perhaps a bit too saccharine and predictable for me. I liked the magical lessons  and potions but wanted more of that. The major challenge for the characters was solved in exactly the way I thought it would. I appreciate a romcom with serious diversity and morally sound characters but I just need a little more action and mystery than I got with this one. Perhaps a bit more detail about what would happen to the witches if they were caught? That was a big looming issue but we got no answer as to what would actually happen if anyone discovered a witch. An enjoyable read but not something that will stick with me long term. I think most will gush over it though, it is sweet and fun.

Thanks to Berkley via Netgalley for access to this novel. All opinions above are my own.

What’s your favorite magical ingredient?

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I am the Vice President of Clinical Affairs for a medical device company where my job is to promote the utility of the device to doctors. I have science and business degrees and have editorial experience in medical communications. In college, I served as an Editorial Assistant for a healthcare communications company and have served on two editorial boards for peer-reviewed journals. In my free time, I always have a book in my hand... or two or three! On average, I read 20 books a month. I have looked to combine two of my skill sets to review on Goodreads and promote books on Instagram that I love to other readers. I'm open to partnering with publishers as an influencer for book tours, giveaways etc.

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