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The Circle On a night after the apparent suicide of high school student Elias Malmgren, a blood red moon fills the night sky Minoo wakes up outside her house, still in her pajamas, and is drawn by an invisible force to an abandoned theme park on the outskirts of town Soon five of her classmates Vanessa, Linn a, Anna Karin, Rebecka, and Ida arrive, compelled by the same force A mystical being takes over Ida s body and tells them they are fated to fight an ancient evil that is hunting them As the weeks pass, each girl discovers she has a unique magical ability They begin exploring their powers The six are wildly different and definitely not friends but they are the Chosen Ones In this gripping first installment of The Engelsfors Trilogy, a parallel world emerges in which teenage dreams, insanely annoying parents, bullying, revenge, and love collide with dangerous forces and ancient magic An international sensation with rights sold incountries, The Circle is razor sharp and remarkable from start to finish

10 thoughts on “The Circle

  1. says:

    The Circle was an excellent and gritty urban fantasy It was dark enough that I would hesitate to classify it as young adult It is about a group of close friends and magic.It reminded me of that 1996 film, The Craft, which, as you will recall, is about a group of angst y high school friends who find out that they re witches and have to deal with all of the issues that go along with that There s drama, danger and magic oh my For such a large cast of characters, Strandberg does an amazing job The Circl

  2. says:

    Do you like reading novels that keeps you up into the wee hours of night If you do then make sure to read The Circle, it is a true page turner The Circle is a young adult fantasy that pulls off something that very few fantasy novels manages to do, it manages to somehow be a kind of a contemporary novel at the same time.Sky high expectations In the Nordic countries The Circle has been receiving so much praise that I was actually scared to read it My expectations where sky high and needless to Do you like re

  3. says:

    This novel kept what it promised, and in the world of youth fiction, that is a quality in itself It was a fantasy adventure with magic and witches It was a coming of age story with a school at its centre.It was a recognisable to Swedish students as a familiar cultural and social setting, with all the typical problems of a Swedish smalltown.It had well crafted and diverse characters.It was full of suspense.Minoo and her friends are, along with Harry and Katniss, the kind of book characters that This novel kept wh

  4. says:

    4.5 StarsThis book was truly a surprise to me The beginning seemed to make things very simple and basic BUT THEN THINGS GET CRAZY.We have a ragtag group of teenagers in a small town called Engelsfors in Sweden and this gritty and poignant novel is a YA urban witch fantasy with a serious punch It deals with topics like drugs, sex, inappropriate adult child relationships, absent parents, bullying and the list could really go on.I adored this story and how the themes of friendship intertwined wit 4.5 StarsThis book was t

  5. says:

    Eh, it s alright Wodehouse This was a mixed bag, so let s be nice start with the things I liked Sorry, but caffeine is failing me today This will be a bullet review Grittiness I appreciated that these teenagers swore like normal people I also liked though perhaps it s the wrong word P that they were open about drug use sex It felt realistic Elemental magic The Book of Patterns its magical process was quite interesting, though both were continually pushed aside in favor of Eh, it s alright Wodehouse This was a mixed bag, so

  6. says:

    This book is like a bad afternoon special.I really wanted to like this book I d been looking for a witchy read lately and I thought this might do the trick, sadly it was not to be Note to self Never, EVER trust a blurb from now on You see the blurb to this book makes it sound like some epic, saving the world supernatural story On the back, it s compared to Buffy, The Secret Circle and even The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo How is it then, that this is NOTHING like any of those GWTDT especi This book is like a bad afternoon special.

  7. says:

    Real Rating 4.5 starsI have been sitting here and staring at my computer for exactly 47 minutes trying to figure out how to start this review so since I can not think of anything, this is what I shall give youIt took me a while to actually pick up the book and read it, but I did and I am very glad I did And it is not because I have anything against Swedish authors I love Sweden It s just that most of the time, whenever a book this size is published, it often gets patches of booorrriinngg and Real Rating 4.5 starsI have been sitting her

  8. says:

    I don t usually read YA, partly because I m OA myself and partly because I find the often simplified language anddisturbingly simplified characters to be distracting I did, however, take this on since my wife asked me to she wanted another opinion about it, since she has her students adding it to their reading list I was partly pleasantly surprised there are quite a few plot turns and character traits that you probably wouldn t expect but partly my prejudice showed far too true I don t usually read YA, partly because I m OA myself and partly

  9. says:

    Where do I even beginning talking about this book Do I start with the amazing characters Or maybe the intriguing plot Or maybe the insane need to knowit creates I carried this book with me the entire day and I read it faster than I ve read a book in I can t even remember how long.After the apparent and graphic suicide of young Elias in the school bathrooms, six girls come to realise that there isto this world than it seems Deemed the Chosen Ones , these girls learn of a pr Where do I even beginning talking about this book Do I start with the amazi

  10. says:

    i actually really wanna read this there were like 10 copies of all 3 books each in hardcover WITH matching covers and they were so cheap i wish i bought it now

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