Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson is yet another novel I received from a book box that is currently signed and sitting on my shelf waiting to be read. I’m honestly so ashamed to say that I didn’t even know what this book was about before I started this post. My knowledge was solely limited to the fact that I absolutely adored the cover. Well, now that I’ve delved a little deeper I can say without question that this story sounds so amazing.

Shame on me for not having picked it up sooner.
sorcery of thorns

All sorcerers are evil. Elisabeth has known that as long as she has known anything. Raised as a foundling in one of Austermeer’s Great Libraries, Elisabeth has grown up among the tools of sorcery—magical grimoires that whisper on shelves and rattle beneath iron chains. If provoked, they transform into grotesque monsters of ink and leather. She hopes to become a warden, charged with protecting the kingdom from their power.

Then an act of sabotage releases the library’s most dangerous grimoire. Elisabeth’s desperate intervention implicates her in the crime, and she is torn from her home to face justice in the capital. With no one to turn to but her sworn enemy, the sorcerer Nathaniel Thorn, and his mysterious demonic servant, she finds herself entangled in a centuries-old conspiracy. Not only could the Great Libraries go up in flames, but the world along with them.

As her alliance with Nathaniel grows stronger, Elisabeth starts to question everything she’s been taught—about sorcerers, about the libraries she loves, even about herself. For Elisabeth has a power she has never guessed, and a future she could never have imagined.

What do you think so far of Sorcery of Thorns? Does this sound like a novel you’d be interested in reading? What do you think of the premise? Let me know all your thoughts in the comments! And if you’ve read this book already and wrote a review, feel free to drop a link!

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