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Best to worship the Father follow Holy Protocol and lead a life of submission devotion and absolute conformity like all the other women in the settlementBut a mishap lures her into the forbidden Darkwood surrounding Bethel where the first prophet once chased and killed four powerful witches Their spirits are still lurking there and they bestow a gift on Immanuelle the journal of her dead mother who Immanuel Love is an act of loyalty Immanuelle Moore raised by her Grandparents and bearing her grandfather s last name bears the shame of being a child out of wedlock a child with dark powers a child that follows the rules but has a destiny that will affect them all To be a woman is to be a sacrifice Growing up in the town of Bethel where the Prophet rules Immanuelle tries to follow the father she tries to worship be devoted submissive and conform as all the women of the village do Until one day fate brings her into the Darkwood a forbidden place where the spirits of dead witches live witches who give her a journal that once belonged to her MotherBLOOD BLIGHTDARKNESSSLAUGHTERAnd we re off on another dark and magnificent witch ride dystopian style Grab those brooms and fly away to the wondrous dark world that Alexis Henderson has created Immanuelle is a strong and brave character who will not be a victim even when knocked down she will fight she is loyal she is strong and she is ready to take on the powers that be I found this to be a very fast engrossing read which had me on the edge of my seat not wanting to put this down The ending was intense who can see this being made into a movie Plus I m with other reviewers feelwanthope for a seuel Readers are not left hanging at the end of this book and yet I wanted Besides having a riveting story line this book is full of beautiful passages such as Sometimes I wonder if my secrets are better swallowed than spoken Perhaps my truths have done enough harm Perhaps I should take my memories to the grave and let the dead judge my sins I love a good witch tale and was not disappointed Fans of witches dystopian tales dark tales beautiful writing and strong female protagonists look no further I received a copy of this book from the publisher and Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review All the thoughts and opinions are my own

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The Year of the Witching

A young woman of the PDF #10003 living in a rigid puritanical society discovers dark powers within herself in this stunning feminist fantasy debutIn the lands of Bethel where the Prophet’s The Year Epubword is law Immanuelle Moore’s very existence is blasphemy Her mother’s union with an outsider of a different race cast her once proud family into disgrace so Immanuelle Year of the PDFEPUB #192 does her Handmaid s Tale meets Salem Born of rebellious feminist resistance by a girl who is branded as cursed because of her mother s sins and facing the dark powers to make definite and concrete changes at the dystopian puritanical secluded society consisted of hypocrisy ignorance illogical and unfair laws This is another terrifying fist clenching soul shivering mind crushing heart pounding forehead sweating edgy spooky bleak dark journey take you to the dark woods to face the four witches are ready to haunt you in your dreams and place a uite irritating thoughts inside your brains Immanuelle Moore kept her silence for years trying to stay head above the water living at the outskirts with her disgraced family because her mother s disobedience ruined their family name suffering from poverty obeying the rules of their community Prophet s each word is the law because he s holly man even though he is the pure definition of sexual predator seduces under aged girls and having a heavenly polygamous marriage life Prophet reminds of a mean and ruthless cult leader but as the society keeps the silence and obeys the rules nothing can go wrong Immanuelle acts like she adapts in her outcast life till the day she takes the attention of Prophet s charming son Ezra and gets lost in the dark woods she is forbidden to enter because there are so many stories about that spooky place Once you enter you never come back intact She may share the same faith with her mother who ran into the woods and lost her mind completely after giving her birth losing her life But as soon as she takes her first step to the haunted place she encounters with four witches who offer her mother s journal filled with her impressions about the witches and dark woods The passages at the journal are mind bending and ominous telling her upcoming apocalypse There are four phases BLOOD BLIGHT DARKNESS SLAUGHTER As those four phases start to occur Immanuelle tries to find a way to save the society even though it may coast her own life but what if her sacrifice doesn t change anything What if the government system they accepted and the holly rules declared by their Prophet were corrupted distorted and unhealthy for those women s lives who have been massacred without fair judgment Sometimes to build something new you need to tear down everything apart This is revolutionist reformist and outstandingly brave and powerfully feminist dystopian story This is about a young woman s fight to change the system not to be victimized harassed abused by the men who used the law and religion to justify their wrongdoings It s bold moving and fascinating I have to warn you about last 30 pages It is really intense dark and terrifying But I liked the promising hopeful conclusion that also may be considered as a sign of seuelI m giving my five impressed mesmerized stars and I m clapping the debut authorAlexis Henderson for her brilliant workSpecial thanks to NetGalley and Berkley PublishingAce for sharing this intriguing ARC in exchange my honest reviewbloginstagramfacebooktwitter

Alexis Henderson à 5 review

Le is shocked to learn once sought sanctuary in the woodFascinated by the secrets in the diary Immanuelle finds herself struggling to understand how her mother could have consorted with the witches But when she begins to learn grim truths about the Church and its history she realizes the true threat to Bethel is its own darkness And she starts to understand that if Bethel is to change it must begin with her I meanI think it s pretty good

10 thoughts on “The Year of the Witching

  1. says:

    Handmaid’s Tale meets Salem Born of rebellious feminist resistance by a girl who is branded as cursed because of her mother’s sins and facing the dark powers to make definite and concrete changes at the dystopian purit

  2. says:

    I once read that the key to happiness is to lower one’s expectations in life That the feeling of happiness is often depend

  3. says:

    45 StarsHoly shh—Mother of Witches this book is going straight to my TOP READS OF 2020 listI know bold statement I might be tempt

  4. says:

    i feel like this is one of those books where you either really love it or it just isnt for you and being that my fatal flaw is indecisiveness im right down this middle with this one there are a lot of good things a

  5. says:

    Love is an act of loyalty Immanuelle Moore raised by her Grandparents and bearing her grandfather's last name bears the sh

  6. says:

    I tore through this book in a single day It's the exact kind of witchy tale I've been looking for The kind of achingly tense terrifying atmosphere you get in horror with the tear it all down politics of today's best fantasy Highly recommend

  7. says:

    I meanI think it's pretty good

  8. says:

    This book just wasn’t for me I will tell you the audio version is wonderful so I would recommend listening to it The cover of this book is beautiful I wished I loved it just so I could add the hardcover to my collection I also loved the writing style I would like to read of this authors future books because of this reason alone Happy Readi

  9. says:

    Year of the Witching is a dark feminist fantasy and not one I would have picked up on my own I decided to downl

  10. says:

    The forest is sentient in a way man is not She sees with a thousand eyes and forgets nothingGothic dark bloody and sinister The Year of the Wi

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