Balefire is a fantasy novel series by Cate Tiernan, the author of the Sweep (aka Wicca) series. In the American Library Association picked A Chalice of. Cate Tiernan’s series Sweep was all I would read (yes, just over and over) in the 8th grade. I was totally addicted. In high school I “nostalgically” went to that. Cate Tiernan Long-lost twin witches and hidden magical powers make for a gripping The Balefire coven has tried and failed to replicate the original rite that .

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Thais soon learns that she and her twin come from a family of witches and that she possesses astonishing powers.

Balefire (novel series)

Sep 30, Katerina rated it really liked it. I really enjoyed getting more of their personal feelings that way. It is the story of two twin 17 year old sisters, one named Thais Allard, raised in Connecticut, and the other one, Clio Martin, raised in New Orleans.

I mean, a lot!

Balefire (novel series) – Wikipedia

This book was told in many, many different characters points of view. Book 1 will only have book 1 spoilers, book 2 will have both 2 and 1 spoilers, and so on.

Retrieved from ” https: And at the end of the fourth book, when everything comes together…it was completely satisfying and nothing was left hanging. I feel that there definitely should have been another book to tie up all the loose ends.

Leave us with a little hook! It’s also about the darker sinister things that we refuse to see within ourselves.


She was a master at describing the thousand tiny moments that make up a woman’s day; how the seemingly small and inconsequential thing can suddenly take on a huge emotional importance. I love the Sweep Series by Cate Tiernan, and so, I thought, hey, I might love this book as well, seeing as how it’s by the catr author. They are actually considered caring guys by this author, really? It just feels like things are too unresolved.

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I wouldn’t have minded re-reading the hunger games for the 6th time. I reread this book series every year and love it! You don’t know if Daedalus really did kill the father. I never thought it would end like this.

Nope I don’t care for luc, I don’t care for the way the girls act bc of him. Richard, you made out with your great etc. If you read it and enjoy it, be sure to let me know.

I wasn’t a huge fan of how her character was deteriorating throughout the series, but after a snide and pretty horrible comment made by her character, that was it, I wasn’t interested in her actions, anything that happened to her, how she felt; it genuinely reached a point where I didn’t want to read any of the chapters from her perspective. I encourage you to pick up a copy of the Balefire series. I have several favorite writers.

Another major problem I had was how slow the plot seemed to be going which is why it took ages to finish readingthreading along at a snail pace. It felt quick, rushed and unexciting, and it didn’t tiernwn me sad that I’d finished the series.


Okay, reading it there were interesting moments but it’s the balefore book, meant to sum everything into a perfect conclusion and it doesn’t do it!

It is interesting and fast paced with surprises along the way. You mean, it all comes down to choices?

It baoefire full of surprises Return to Book Page. All of the books come together and create this awesome ending, and I can assure you it’s worth reading the lot just for that. Jun 21, Lilian rated it it was amazing. But in terms of satisfaction at the end, I didn’t really have any. But when I decided to order the Balefire series, some older young adult fiction by the same author, as a one-book-reprint, I had already tierann my expectations by a chunky notch.

One of my favorite series!

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From the previous three books, he was only bossy and powerful. But what in the holy hell is up with the ending? Why couldn’t she just pick one? Nov 04, Sandra added it Shelves: The system of magic in this series is so organic to the world and very believable. Tiernan out-did herself, which is a true triumph.

I was left re-reading several passages, feeling a headache coming on, just trying to decipher some of them.