Blood Magic by Tessa Gratton
It starts off simply. Draw a circle. Place a dead leaf in the centre. Sprinkle some salt. Recite a little Latin. Add a drop of blood…Maybe that last part isn’t exactly simple. Yet somehow it feels right to Silla Kennicott. And nothing in her life has felt remotely right since her parents’ horrific deaths. She’s willing to do anything to uncover the truth about her family—even try a few spells from the mysterious book that arrived on her doorstep … and spill some blood.
The book isn’t the only recent arrival in Silla’s life. There’s Nick Pardee, the new guy next door who may have seen Silla casting a spell. She’s not sure what he saw and is afraid to find out. But as they spend more time together… Read more.
Trigger & Content Warnings
- Parent with a substance addiction
- Suicide & attempted suicide mentioned
- Death of a parent
- Loss of autonomy (possession)
- Animal sacrifice