Miss Ellicott's School for the Magically Minded

Miss Ellicott's School for the Magically Minded

Chantel would much rather focus on her magic than on curtsying, which is why she often finds herself in trouble at Miss Ellicott’s School for Magical Maidens. But when Miss Ellicott mysteriously disappears along with all the other sorceresses in the city, Chantel’s behavior becomes the least of her problems.Without any magic protecting the city, it is up to Chantel and her...

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Title:Miss Ellicott's School for the Magically Minded
Author:Sage Blackwood
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ISBN:0062402633
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:368 pages

Miss Ellicott's School for the Magically Minded Reviews

  • Tirzah
    Jun 25, 2016
    I really enjoyed the Jinx trilogy by Sage Blackwood; in fact the first title is on my favorites bookshelf. For some reason, Miss Ellicott did not appeal to me as much or captivate my interest the way Jinx did. Maybe I was just not running on full thrusters this past week, but I had a hard time follo...
  • Brandy Painter
    Feb 19, 2017
    Originally posted here at Random Musings of a Bibliophile.Miss Ellicott's for the Magically Minded by Sage Blackwood is one of my most anticipated 2017 releases. Blackwood's previous trilogy beginning with Jinx is one of my favorites so I wanted to read this new book as soon as I could. I was immedi...
  • Meg
    Mar 09, 2017
    *ARC provided for review by HarperCollins Publishers, thank you very much!*Considering that the title, summary, and beautiful cover art had me very excited to receive and review this ARC, I can say that I am unfortunately and devastatingly disappointed in this book.It had potential; the premise of t...
  • Online Eccentric Librarian
    Nov 27, 2016
    More reviews (and no fluff) on the blog http://surrealtalvi.wordpress.com/ Sage Blackwood is definitely an author at the top of her game as she gives us yet another intriguing children's fantasy, this time a stand alone. And although middle grade is likely the target audience, the themes and nuance...
  • Munro's Kids
    Jan 05, 2017
    I didn't think I was going to like this one as much as I did, but after the first 50 pages I totally bought into it. This book is a lot of fun, with some very clever turns of phrase and one-liners in it. What really impressed me is how it also tackles timely and important issues that most intermedia...
  • Zoe
    Mar 30, 2017
    Miss Ellicott's School for the Magically Minded by Sage Blackwood is a beautiful novel full of dragons, spells, and little girls who speak their mind.In the novel, dragon-riding heroine Chantel never ceases to amaze me. Although she speaks her mind, Chantel is a great role model. She overcomes obsta...
  • Dyan
    Feb 12, 2017
    I got this book through Edelweiss in exchange for an honest reviewThis book isn't bad at all, but after 60 pages of pushing myself to read on, I have decided to DNF it.I really liked the premise of the book, but I just find myself uninterested and not really wanting to read on.Maybe this is better f...
  • Kathy Martin
    Feb 14, 2017
    Chantel is a thirteen-year-old orphan in the walled city of Lightning Pass. She was chosen to be a pupil at a school for Magical Maidens. Miss Ellicott is the sorceress who runs the school. Along with spells, the maidens are taught to be shamefast and biddable and to always conduct themselves with d...
  • Sarah
    Mar 20, 2017
    Not what I was expecting, but I found it quite charming in the end. A great story for those in need of strong female protagonists. Thanks to the publisher for a digital advance reader's copy, provided via Edelweiss....
  • Sarah W
    Apr 18, 2017
    I really enjoyed Chantel, the spirited main character in this fantasy story. When the headmistress from her school goes missing and a series of other disappearances occur around the city, Chantel is determined to get answers. She is not going to stay out of the way as she is told....