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Fantasy
  • Author:
    Kelley Armstrong
  • ISBN:
    0345536835
  • ISBN13:
    978-0345536839
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  • Publisher:
    Bantam; Reprint edition (September 25, 2012)
  • Subcategory:
    Fantasy
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    1995 kb
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  • Rating:
    4.3
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Praise for kelley armstrong. Armstrong must have decided one day to throw every genre she could imagine-mystery, horror, supernatural thriller, romance and chick-lit-into her writerly cauldron. What she conjured up is the hilariously hip Women of the Otherworld series. Sexy supernatural romance.

Dime Store Magic is the third book in author, Kelley Armstrong’s Women of the Otherworld series. It is written in a narrative first person point of view of Paige Winterbourne, leader of the North American Coven of witches. If you’ve read the other two books before this, you will have met Paige for the first time in Stolen.

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Kelley Armstrong is the author of the internationally bestselling series Women of the Otherworld. She lives in rural Ontario with her husband and three children, and later in 2007 she will also launch a mainstream crime fiction series with Exit Strategy, to be published simultaneously in Canada, the .

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Then I brought out my Coven grimoire and spell-casting journals, and ushered Cortez into the living room. With his help, I moved the coffee table aside. Then I settled onto the carpet, cross-legged. He nodded and sat across from me. "This is all I've got," I said, laying out my grimoire and journals. Well, all that works, anyway. These are the Coven-approved spells, and in my journals I've written down a few others that I picked up. I may not have what you're looking fo.

Dime Store Magic is a fantasy novel by Canadian writer Kelley Armstrong. It is the third in the Women of the Otherworld series featuring Paige Winterbourne. First seen in Stolen, Paige is a witch, the only daughter of the now deceased Coven leader and expected to follow in her mother's footsteps. Guardian of young teenage witch, Savannah, following the events of Stolen, Paige finds herself confronting a telekinetic half-demon and a powerful cabal of sorcerers as she attempts to protect her ward.

FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF BITTEN—NOW A SYFY SERIESFrom one of today’s most original writers comes the mesmerizing tale of an exceptional young woman caught up in an otherworldly realm where some will stop at nothing to get what they want. Paige Winterbourne was always either too young or too rebellious to succeed her mother as leader of one of the world’s most powerful elite organizations—the American Coven of Witches. Now that she is twenty-three and her mother is dead, the Elders can no longer deny her. But even Paige’s wildest antics can’t hold a candle to those of her new charge—an orphan who is all too willing to use her budding powers for evil...and evil is all too willing to claim her. For this girl is being pursued by a dark faction of the supernatural underworld. They are a vicious group who will do anything to woo the young, malleable, and extremely powerful neophyte, including commit murder—and frame Paige for the crime. It’s an initiation into adulthood, womanhood, and the brutal side of magic that Paige will have to do everything within her power to make sure they both survive.

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“Dime Store Magic” is the third book in author, Kelley Armstrong’s Women of the Otherworld series. It is written in a narrative first person point of view of Paige Winterbourne, leader of the North American Coven of witches. If you’ve read the other two books before this, you will have met Paige for the first time in “Stolen.” In fact, many of the characters in this book were introduced in book two.

This story picks up where “Stolen” left off. Paige takes Savannah, a powerful teenage witch, as her charge. It is her duty to protect Savannah and keep her from Cabals and black magic witches. This proves to be a difficult feat for Paige because Savannah’s father is a Sorcerer and leader of one the most dangerous Cabals on the West Coast. Nast, Savannah’s father employs the help of a telekinetic half-demon Leah, also introduced in book two, to retrieve Savannah and bring her to his Cabal.

Paige finds herself battling a legal custody case, sorcerers, black magic, media, and her own coven whilst protecting Savannah. She and Savannah, forced to align themselves with an unlikely ally – battle against all odds with an attorney/sorcerer named, Lucas Cortez.
As I read through this book, I found Paige to be very naïve and incredibly boring, albeit, she has strong morals and has potential to be a strong witch. Sadly, I think having Paige’s mother in this story would have added some substance to this story. Paige, knowingly, was not ready to be a stand in mother for Savannah. She was ill-prepared for the job. Paige really came across as a teen not much older than Savannah, to me.

This whole story, although well written, just seemed to lack substance. It was mostly a battle of wits and sure luck. I suppose I expected something more… like maybe Paige finding her magic deep within herself. I also thought there would be more romance in this story. Maybe half a chapter toward the end had a roll in the… uh… laundry. There was no build up to it. In fact, Lucas Cortez repulsed Paige! Then you turn the page to the next chapter and they’re rolling in the laundry. Sorry, but that seemed contrived at best.

In the end, Savannah and Paige, with Lucas’ help (the good), beat Nast and his minions (the bad), saving our heroes to live happily ever after.

As stated, the author writes well, develops the characters reasonably well, but the story just seemed bland to me. I think reading it is important if you’ve started the series, but truthfully, I don’t think you need any of the back story to get through this one. The wolves from “Bitten” and “Stolen” are not in this story, except for a phone call. That’s it. However, it is a great book to fill the need to read between other stories that you’re waiting for authors to publish.
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The Good
I enjoyed watching Paige's life slowly spiral down hill (I'm not a sadist, I just thought the drama was funny). Nothing seemed to go right and everyone was pretty much against her. Add a reckless and powerful teenager into the mix, and things only get worse. Savannah was an interesting character. Naive, audacious, but trying to be good despite her history and familial connections. She was also the main reason for Paige's new disastrous life. Leah, supposedly Savannah's father, wants full custody of his daughter, but Paige knows something is wrong with him. And she's right. Leah and his many underlings were pretty frightening. They could do real damage with just one phone call or flick of a finger. I was anxious most of the time to see how Paige was going to win against such an evil, powerful opponent.

Watching Paige and Lucas butt heads was pretty fun. I like how Lucas just inserts himself into Paige's life with little explanation. Their back and forth and constant bickering was hilarious. I found their relationship adorable overall.

Armstrong really went all out with the history and background of magic, witches, and sorcery. I always find an author's unique version of supernatural things captivating to read. I think Armstrong did a good job with her rich and descriptive writing. Her world building was impeccable and easily digested. She doesn't make things more difficult than they have to be. She knows what she's doing.

The Bad
The first half of the book barely held my attention. Getting to the real action and supernatural happenings took forever. I don't care for reading about mundane, everyday proceedings. I found myself able to put the book down very easily.

Paige was a somewhat weak character. She was naive, rude, and annoying. I didn't care much for what happened to her. Savannah may have been a brat, but at least she had the excuse of being thirteen years old.

The Snuggly
We get one sex scene that is more about foreplay than actual intercourse. The romance between Paige and Lucas was slow building but lacked the passion I was hoping for.

Overall
If it wasn't for Armstrong's amazing first two books, Bitten and Stolen, maybe I would have liked this book more. But when comparing them to Dime Store Magic, this book just didn't hit the mark. But I can't deny the book got substantially better halfway through. Recommended for those who want to continue this series and need to be introduced to Savannah to understand the rest of the series.

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"Mind if I give you hiccups?" I asked Cortez.

"What?"

"Hiccups. I need to give you a case of hiccups. Is that okay?"

"I can't say I've ever had a girl offer to give me that."