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The Year of the Witching A Young Woman 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 Word 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 Does Her 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 Immanuelle 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 What a sensational debut Henderson wove the most deliciously dark tale and I wanted to savor it as long as I could Haunting, horrifying, and so, so human I could not put this story down 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 witch 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 quite 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 isrevolutionist, 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 sequel.I m giving my five impressed, mesmerized stars and I m clapping the debut authorAlexis Henderson for her brilliant work.Special thanks to NetGalley and Berkley Publishing Ace for sharing this intriguing ARC in exchange my honest review.bloginstagramfacebooktwitter 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 I meanI think it s pretty good.

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