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The Witch Born to Ignite


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The Witch Born to Ignite by Milne is a magical young adult fantasy filled with an anticipation that will leave readers wishing for more.

Stories of witches have been as old as time. In Greek Mythology, there were witches who would decide the fate of others, would lure men to their death, and more. What has always been feared is the mystery that lay behind the concept of a witch. Do they have magical powers? Are they good? Are they evil? Do they see the future? Do they worship the dark lord? There is such a huge dark mass of mystery that surrounds witches, but simply put…the witch abides by laws of nature and sees the world with a different perspective, much like others who believe in another religion. Being a witch doesn’t make them good or evil, but rather the choices that they make determine their worth to the world. Milne portrays the beginning of a journey down a dark path for the main character and her family. This first installment will have young readers hooked right away.

Eva and her immediate family have moved to a new town, away from other family members. From what is at first unclear, Eva slowly begins to understand just how vital their separation from the family back home is. Especially once she finds out more about this new mayor and his ludicrous laws about banning witchcraft and the sort. Her twin brother Elijah fits right in…and falls for a girl from school who happens to also be a twin. Unfortunately, Eva doesn’t have that luxury. Still trying to find herself, Eva knows that something is missing. When she finds an old and dusty book from the cellar, it calls to her in ways that she cannot explain. One peek and her life will change forever, she just knows it. What she doesn’t expect is for it to cause her to change in ways beyond recognition that even her own family doesn’t know who she is and fears for her future. What will become of Eva once she knows the truth about why it is so dangerous to be herself?


Milne has an appealing story, filled with creativity, originality and fascinating characters. This story follows what you typically know about witches, but there is a little spin to the antagonist side that readers will find enjoyable. The characters are likable, but not as well developed as desired; there are some aspects of the characters that are completely unclear as to the motive behind their actions. This story does have some spelling and grammatical errors, but not enough to hinder enjoyment of the novel. If you are a reader of young adult fantasy, you may be interested in this first installment. Since this is the first installment in the Inferno Series, the reader is able to jump right on in.

An electronic copy of this book was provided to Turning Another Page by Reedsy Discovery and in no way affects the honesty of this review. We provide a four-star rating to The Witch Born to Ignite by Tanya Milne.

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About the author

Tanya writes children's books, young adult fantasy and women’s fiction. Her books have been described as gripping, lyrical and emotive, with a generous pinch of romance. At their heart, Tanya’s books are about finding courage, strength and love to overcome adversity. view profile

Published on July 31, 2019

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70000 words

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

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