The Spell Book of Listen Taylor – Jaclyn Moriarty
With a title like this and a place in the young adult section of my local library, this book should surely fit Magic May. Unfortunately NOT! Why? Because I didn’t finish it (I made it to page 173). Why else? Because it seems to be more for adults and the magic/fantasy elements are so infrequent that I forgot that is why I chose it! There are some interesting characters and I empathised with the plight of Listen Taylor when she was dumped by her friends in Year 7 but there was too much for me to follow and too much adult randomness. Maybe I am superficial and missed something? However, on reading other views of the book on Goodreads many seem to be equally mixed. So I have a new category – “unfinished”.