The Witch's Tears (Sequel to the Witch's Kiss)

Paperback edition released 26/01/2017

by Katharine Corr, Elizabeth Corr

Part of the The Witch's Kiss Trilogy Series

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LoveReading Expert Review of The Witch's Tears (Sequel to the Witch's Kiss)

February 2017 NewGen Book of the Month.

In a nutshell: spell-binding drama of teenage witch faced with life-or-death choices |   Readers who loved authors Katherine and Elizabeth Corr’s supernatural romance The Witch's Kiss will fall upon the sequel. Teenage witch Merry is still struggling with her strict gran’s witchcraft tutorials, and still doesn’t feel an accepted member of the coven. She’s missing Jack too, the boy she saw die at the end of the previous adventure, and is worried about her brother Leo, who is hiding the deep grief he is feeling for his friend, Dan, also now dead. When a handsome young stranger Ronan moves in to their neighbourhood, both Merry and Leo are intrigued, but should they – can they – trust a wizard? The drama is high, the mix of the occult world with ordinary 21st century teenage life deliciously done, and Merry remains a funny, lively, captivating heroine. Fans will once again sink under the Corr sisters’ spell!

If you like this, you’ll also enjoy Ruth Warburton’s The Winter Trilogy and L. A. Weatherly’s Angel Trilogy.

~ Andrea Reece

Andrea Reece

The Witch's Tears (Sequel to the Witch's Kiss) Synopsis

Can true love's kiss break your heart...? The spellbinding sequel to THE WITCH'S KISS by authors and sisters, Katharine and Elizabeth Corr. It's not easy being a teenage witch. Just ask Merry. She's drowning in textbooks and rules set by the coven, drowning in heartbreak after the loss of Jack. But Merry is not the only one whose fairy tale is over. Big brother Leo is falling apart and everything Merry does seems to push him further to the brink. And everything that happens to Leo makes her ache for revenge. So, when strangers offering friendship show them a different path, they'd be mad not to take it...Some rules were made to be broken, right? The darkly magical sequel to THE WITCH'S KISS burns wickedly bright.

About This Edition

ISBN: 9780008182991
Publication date: 26th January 2017
Author: Katharine Corr, Elizabeth Corr
Publisher: HarperCollins Children's Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 416 pages
Primary Genre Children's & YA Fiction
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The Witch's Tears (Sequel to the Witch's Kiss) Reader Reviews

Some of our older Lovereading4kids Reader Review Panel were lucky enough to read and review the first in this sequence, The Witch's Kiss. You can read their full reviews by clicking here.

  • Francesca Hughes, age 14 - 'This book is compelling, intriguing and magical. If you like the Trial by Fire series, books involving magic or historical fiction, you'll love this!'
  • Edel Waugh - 'the story kept me interested throughout especially as there is a good build up of tension and a sense of urgency. Loved it!'
  • Phoebe Allan, age 16 - 'A modern day tale of families, love and friendship with a seriously magical twist in which a wicked past causes Merry to tumble into a a dark, dangerous and thrilling adventure...A  brilliant book that I was sad to finish!'
  • Megan Abbott, age 17 - 'A perfect mix of fantasy, mystery and romance. This has been one of the best fantasy books I have ever read as it hooks you in from the first chapter.'
  • Felicity Kerswell, age 13 - 'I was hooked by the first words and could not put it down. I loved it!  I would completely recommend this book to my friends. It’s a must read!'
  • Grace Spear, age 14 - 'I loved this book because it was really gripping.  Merry is struggling with an old family curse that could be life or death.  Its a great love story and enjoyable.'
  • Katie Miller, age 14 - 'Good if you like this genre.'
  • Humaira, age 18 - 'Overall a great story, perfect for fans of alternated fairy tales and fantasy!'
  • Jenna Timmis, age 13 - 'This book will physically turn its pages by itself...The question is, do u really believe in magic?'
  • Amy Laws - 'I really enjoyed this book- one of the best fantasy novels I've read in a long time.'
  • Amelie Chatham, age 13 - 'The Witch's Kiss is a great story for fans of fantasy books and cursed romances.'
  • Jodi Coffman, age 14 - 'A unique story and a fantastic read. I couldn't put it down!'
  • Clíona, age 18 - 'A little hard to get in to but definitely worth it in the end.'
  • Destiny, age 14 - 'This novel was spellbinding, dark, mysterious and very spooky.'

Katharine Corr, Elizabeth Corr Press Reviews

Praise for The Witch's Kiss:

“An amazing story…probably one of the greatest fantasy books I have encountered in my lifetime” – Cody Benson,

“This is a stunning fantasy-romance…Katharine and Elizabeth Corr’s new series is one to watch out for.” – Yomna,

“A truly spectacular love story” – D.J., Goodreads

“Absolutely fantastic read. I loved everything” – Sue Wallace, Amazon

“[H]ighly entertaining and heart racing…Read it and never look back” – Amazon customer

“[An] empowering fairytale of family bonds, magic and romance” –  Amazon customer

“[C]ompelling, intriguing and magical” – Frannyhaha, Goodreads

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About Katharine Corr, Elizabeth Corr

Elizabeth and Katharine Corr have been writing since they were children. They keep in touch any way they can, discussing their work via phone, text and skype, and have been known to finish each other's sentences - and not just when they are writing!

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