Miss Mabel's School for Girls

Miss Mabel's School for Girls

by Katie Cross

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Overview

Miss Mabel's School for Girls by Katie Cross

*Winner of IAN 2015's Outstanding Fantasy Book*
Never underestimate the power of a determined witch.
Letum Wood is a forest of fog and deadfall, home to the quietly famous Miss Mabel's School for Girls, a place where young witches learn the art of magic.
Sixteen-year-old Bianca Monroe has inherited a deadly curse. Determined to break free before it kills her, she enrolls in the respected school to confront the cunning witch who cast the curse: Miss Mabel.
Bianca finds herself faced with dark magic she didn't expect, with lessons more dangerous than she could have ever imagined. Will Bianca have the courage to save herself from the curse, or will Miss Mabel's sinister plan be too powerful?
Miss Mabel's School for Girls is the first novel in The Network Series, an exciting new fantasy collection. A gripping tale about the struggle to survive, it will take you to a new place and time, one you'll never want to leave.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780991531905
Publisher: Antebellum Publishing
Publication date: 03/17/2014
Pages: 316
Sales rank: 1,297,153
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.66(d)

About the Author

Katie Cross grew up in the mountains of Idaho, where she still loves to play when she gets the chance. If she's not writing, you can find her traveling, working as a pediatric nurse, trail running with her husband and two dogs, or curled up with a book and a cup of chai.

Visit her at www.kcrosswriting.com

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Miss Mabel's School for Girls 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 30 reviews.
Anonymous 2 days ago
I loved it. It kept you on your toes with some loving warm moments. But wow it was good.
Anonymous 3 months ago
I couldn't put it down .it's a new twist for a. Witch story and few twist I didn't see coming
Anonymous 3 months ago
from beginning to end this charming girl Brianna captures your attention. she is a powerful witch with a curse that threatens to end her life. In desperation she enters a contest and wins to become the assistant to the grandaughter of her worsest enemy!
Anonymous 5 months ago
Nice that this book was free I will definitely be buying the rest great book ?
Anonymous 6 months ago
I liked the pace of the book
Anonymous 6 months ago
In love with everything about this! Story, characters, magic, deception, lies, adventure. Wonderful!
Anonymous 6 months ago
Great character development, great slowly reveling twisting story. I will add the writer to my favorites.
Anonymous 7 months ago
I couldn't put this book down. I would read until the page blurred. Very good writing. Loved all the characters, even the main evil one. Have read the second in the series also and wish to finish all of them.
Anonymous 7 months ago
Wished I hadn't started this one. Hard to get through and makes you buy next in series if you want an ending. Advise to pass
Anonymous 8 months ago
Couldn't put it down! Loved the characters and plot! Well written !
Anonymous 8 months ago
This story was able to keep me wanting to read more! Great read for any young or older person that enjoys fantasy with witches. A good movie could be made from this series. Looking forward to more magic and Miss Mabel’s just reward!
JustJan3 9 months ago
Miss Mabel’s School for Girls by Katie Cross Miss Mabel’s School for Girls is the first book of four in the Network Series and the first book I have read written by Katie Cross. It is by far not the last one of her series that I will read. I have already downloaded the second book. In some ways I compare this series to Harry Potter as it contains a school and forests and witches and spells. It pulled me in from the very beginning and kept me hooked. I needed to find out how and why Bianca Monroe, the main character who is a sixteen-year old witch, inherited a deadly curse. This novel is listed as a read for Young Adults, but as an “older” adult I found it a fascinating read. Ms. Cross writes in a style for all levels of readers. If you enjoy fantasy, then this book is definitely one you should purchase. Once you read it, you too will go looking to get the other three. 07.02.18
Anonymous 9 months ago
I am not a youngster, 77years old. Raised reading fairy tales, fantasy and what ever else I desired. Miss Mabel’s School for Girls stepped right in and took over. I couldn’t put it down. Wonderful characters, fast moving story line! Horrible, evil villains, brave young heroine, wonderful friends, surprises and heart break. I cannot wait to read the next book in the series. Thank you Katie Cross for introducing Bianca to my world Sincerely, P. F. Rose........
Anonymous 9 months ago
Harry Potter for girls! Thoroughly enjoyed this book. I usually read in bed and found myself going to bed early just so I could read more. Looking forward to next in the series.
Anonymous 10 months ago
Character development is very good. Plotlines are awesome.
GingersMom 10 months ago
Starts off slow. The beginning is- sort of like a Harry Potter take off. The story does get good, however, it ends in a cliff-hanger.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I'd have known that this is only the 1st book in a series of 4 books... that cost quite a bit. Well-done, tho.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is the best book I have read in a long time. I felt as if I were living the story.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Just keep the campfire going!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Well done. Off to a witch's school, mean teachers, learning spells, couple of friends...welcome to an alternative world like Harry Potters. Fun book, kept me reading past midnight. Off to get the next adventure.
tpolen More than 1 year ago
This story that had moments reminiscent of Harry Potter's Triwizard Tournament. It was such nice change to read a YA book without a love interest, and it's been a while since I've delved into a novel about witches. I never quite connected with the MC, but this was an interesting, quick read with some suspenseful situations - and a villain that was easy to dislike.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I would recommend this book for all readers. It was very well written! Congrats on this book's award! Well done!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I really enjoyed this book and plan to read all the others in this series. I am in my seventies, so you can see that Kate's books are enjoyed by all ages. So what are you waiting for? Down load this book and get started, you will be glad you did.
224perweek More than 1 year ago
OMG!!!! I loved this book. It was a cross between the Harry Potter books and "American Horror story: Coven". Pulled me right in and would not let me out. This would make a great movie. I can only hope. On to book 2.
CelticDryad More than 1 year ago
Like a darker, more twisted Harry Potter. I have to say it's so refreshing to read a book from this genre that doesn't have a love triangle in it! This book kept my attention the whole time. It was paced well, with interesting characters. Bianca is a strong, determine, intelligent girl with quality friends. So often authors make the sidekicks stupid to play up the main character; not true in the case of Leda and Camille. Lots of twists and turns throughout the story. You'll catch yourself laughing and crying along with the heroine. Can't wait to see what the next book brings from this talented author!