The rain doesn’t seem to be leaving so it’s the perfect time for a cosy read

Usually I reserve books with themes of winter and witchcraft for the later seasons in the year but with the continuous rain we have been experiencing I just had to dive into this atmospheric novel.

Saturday, 22nd May 2021, 6:00 am

Winterwood by Shea Ernshaw follows a teenage witch who is solving a mystery during a snowstorm.

If that synopsis doesn’t draw in your attention then I don’t know what will.

The vibe of this book very much fits the gloomy weather we have had recently.

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A great cosy read.

Which is why I think this should be your last cosy read before you jump into summer romance fun.

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The main character Nora finds a boy in the deep dark woods near where she lives.

After nursing him back to health a mystery emerges around his identity.

The book is full of romance, friendship and fun.

It’s lighthearted and suited for a younger audience as well as adults who enjoy fantasy novels.

I highly recommend making a hot drink, grabbing a blanket or two and settling down with this book whilst the weather is still dreary.

It transported me into a whimsical winter wonderland and made me glad that June is just around the corner for us.

I ended up giving this book three out of five stars.

It hit the spot for a cosy, comforting read but it didn’t do anything special for me.

I predicted the twists and turns well in advance and the mystery was obvious from the beginning.

Not to say it wasn’t enjoyable it was, it’s just not challenging.

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