Readers who beloved the spunky, charming witches of St. Claire, launched in Ann Aguirre’s earlier Repair-It Witches romances, Witch Please and Boss Witch, might be thrilled to have an opportunity to dive again into her madcap world of magic and romance with Further Witchy.
Having had two marriages finish in divorce, Leanne Vanderpol could also be twice burned, however she’s not remotely shy. When she meets Trevor Montgomery, she asks him if he’s involved in being her third husband. It’s a teasing pickup line at first, nevertheless it quickly turns into a critical query—and a cautious plan. After working in public relations for the slimy mayor, Leanne’s able to emerge from behind the scenes and make a distinction by operating for metropolis council. However she is aware of single girls wrestle to get elected, particularly ones with divorces of their previous. A candy, charming, supportive husband may present simply the bump she must win over voters.
Trevor is actually candy and charming, however he’s additionally a bit misplaced. He was standard in highschool however by no means fairly managed to search out his footing afterward, and now he lives in his dad and mom’ basement, working odd jobs and spending lots of time getting excessive. A devastating breakup years earlier broken his confidence, and his harshly crucial household discourages him from looking for remedy for his melancholy. At first, he’s surprised that a lovely, profitable lady like Leanne would have any curiosity in him, however she’s equally stunned to discover a variety man who has her again, helps her and values her for her thoughts as a lot as for her beautiful face.
An achieved lady and a extra relaxed man is at all times an interesting couple dynamic, and Further Witchy is an ideal instance of why. Trevor’s magnificently endearing with out seeming unrealistic, and Leanne is a unbelievable heroine: good, sturdy, refreshingly frank and much more relatable than you’d count on, with fastidiously hidden vulnerabilities. They’re each instantly likable people who make a very cute couple. Followers of the sequence might be delighted to see extra of the group arrange within the earlier books, from Leanne’s fantastic coven of witches to Trevor’s buddies. The story does cowl numerous floor, and because of this, some plot threads really feel a bit rushed: The marketing campaign begins the plot spinning, however then it’s over and accomplished in what seems like only a flash. Nonetheless, that’s simply one other signal of how engrossing Further Witchy is. Even after I reached the tip, I wasn’t able to say goodbye to those characters.