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Publisher's Summary

Never underestimate the power of a determined witch.

Letum Wood is a forest of fog and deadfall, home to the quietly famous Miss Mabel's School for Girls, a place where young witches learn the art of magic.

Sixteen-year-old Bianca Monroe has inherited a deadly curse. Determined to break free before it kills her, she enrolls in the respected school to confront the cunning witch who cast the curse: Miss Mabel.

Bianca finds herself faced with dark magic she didn't expect, with lessons more dangerous than she could have ever imagined. Will Bianca have the courage to save herself from the curse, or will Miss Mabel's sinister plan be too powerful?

Miss Mabel's School for Girls is the first novel in The Network Series, an exciting new fantasy collection. A gripping tale about the struggle to survive, it will take you to a new place and time, one you'll never want to leave.

©2014 Katie Cross (P)2014 Katie Cross

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Spellbinding

The narrator was superb! She voiced the book perfectly and met my high expectations easily. I recommend this audiobook highly!

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Fantastic, Bewitching YA

Harry Potter meets Facts of Life ❤ This was a fantastic listen; story and narration!

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good story but Annoying audio quality

I really enjoyed listening to this story but the auto quality was subpar. every time the reader would speak you could hear a audio tape in the background so you can hear background noises which I found on distracting from the storyline

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Quite a fascinating read!

Tittle: Miss Mable's School for Girls
Format: Audiobook
Author: Katie Cross
Narrated by: Becca Ballenger
Shelf: Fantasy, Magic, Young-Adult, Witches

Miss Mable's School for Girls is the first book of the Network series written by author Katie Cross. I listened to an audiobook of this narrated by Becca Ballenger.

I dont really do witches or for that fact anything paranormal. The last book I read in this genre was probably Twilight in 2010. But omg.😱 This was good.😍 The writing was very simple yet interesting. The novel revealed it's secret quite consistently and keeped me hooked through out story. It's like, Katie Cross opened a whole new genre for me.❤ And I mean it.💕

Pros:  1.  Well written.📝
2. Plus it is very well woven and compact.📑
3. It is an interesting read. Keeps you hooked throughout.🔎
4. There is magic.❇

Cons:  1. There certainly could have been more action. More magic. 😔❇
2. The supporting characters seemed pretty useless. No one except Mable had any important role to play. It would have been so much better if Lida or Camile had important roles to play. Or maybe Celia or Scarlet for the fact.😒🙇

And yes, the narration was wonderful. I must say Becca Ballenger is a brilliant voice actress.😊

The next book in this series is Antebullum Awakening. Can't wait to find out what happens next and hoping to get more of the magic and the thrill.😎

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Magic School + Curse + Looming War

This was a delightful start to a magical series. It follows in some well known magical footsteps reminiscent of Harry Potter, but differences that clearly make it unique. Magic school for girls, a curse and a looming war add to the plot and the only thing that kept me (personally) from loving it was the ability to see where the story was heading before we got there. Nonetheless, will definitely keep the series on my radar and have already picked up the prequel.

The narrator brought this story home for me and made it come alive. Will love hearing Becca's voice in future additions.

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Loved this story. Katie is a fantastic author.

Definitely need to get more of her works. She kept me interested through the whole story. Great character development.

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  • Trina H
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There is definitely a villain

There is a good person the lead character and a villain. The rest of the characters support these two. The characters are all well developed. Reminds a bit of Harry Potter books. Sad ending and can’t wait to read the next book. A long book worth the money for an audio.