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The Ex Hex
The Ex Hex: A Novel | Erin Sterling
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New York Times bestselling author Rachel Hawkins, writing as Erin Sterling, casts a spell with a spine-tingling romance full of wishes, witches, and hexes gone wrong. Nine years ago, Vivienne Jones nursed her broken heart like any young witch would: vodka, weepy music, bubble bathsand a curse on the horrible boyfriend. Sure, Vivi knows she shouldnt use her magic this way, but with only an orchard hayride scented candle on hand, she isnt worried it will cause him anything more than a bad hair day or two. That is until Rhys Penhallow, descendent of the towns ancestors, breaker of hearts, and annoyingly just as gorgeous as he always was, returns to Graves Glen, Georgia. What should be a quick trip to recharge the towns ley lines and make an appearance at the annual fall festival turns disastrously wrong. With one calamity after another striking Rhys, Vivi realizes her silly little Ex Hex may not have been so harmless after all. Suddenly, Graves Glen is under attack from murderous wind-up toys, a pissed off ghost, and a talking cat with some interesting things to say. Vivi and Rhys have to ignore their off the charts chemistry to work together to save the town and find a way to break the break-up curse before its too late.
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CherMoreBooks
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I loved this book! The vibe is small town obsessed with Halloween and I am living for it! Some wonderfully spooky elements but overall, a charming romance. It would‘ve been a 5 star read had it had a touch more depth. It‘s light and fluffy. Definitely a feel-good read. #mystery #halloween #witches #romance

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booksandsympathy
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It's been a while since I read through a book this quickly. This was seriously such a fun book. At one point I laughed so hard, I scared one of my cats. 🤣 I'm looking forward to the next book.

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booksandsympathy
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Started this book last night. Enjoying it so far.

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lirahlu
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I loved this read. I was laughing out loud in parts and am so glad I picked up this cozy witchy romance. Thoroughly enjoyed every chapter.

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lirahlu
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Workout audio book. So far super fun.

LitStephanie I got a real kick out of this one. 😁 1mo
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JoyBlue
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Mehso-so

Two romances (both witchy) read in one month is highly unusual for me. Read my full review here: https://debbybrauer.org/#the-ex-hex

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HeyT
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#BookReport
Managed to finish something this week despite working twelve days in a row and probably working like 60 hours in five of those. Also still have plugging away at my book club pick.

#WeeklyForecast
Goal is to finish Daughter of the Forest and a chunk of Watership Down. Fingers crossed that now it‘s slower at work I‘ll actually be able to do it.

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HeyT
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Cute and light which was just what I needed after a tough week. Definite fall vibes but I miss fall and am dreading summer so it was a nice escape.

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LitStephanie
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This book is adorable. Witches exist in this book, and a girl curses her ex, not realizing it will actually work and curse her whole town, too. Now she has to partner with said ex to try and save the town from disaster. Very cute, Halloween themed romantic comedy.

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AlizaApp
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A charming romance novel about witches. Vivi realizes she may have accidentally cursed her ex when he returns to town 9 years later and they have to work together to save the small Georgia town that is her home and his family namesake.

IuliaC I absolutely love the nail color! 2mo
AlizaApp @IuliaC thank you! 💅 2mo
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Marialou
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Kind of like Gilmore Girls meets Practical Magic!

Huge fun with a great ‘sister‘ relationship (technically cousins), a fantastic and very cool aunt, a cat with attitude and curses!

Easy reading romcom

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Mommamanzi
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Amazing AMAZING package, thank you!! And ooooh you have no idea how bad I wanted The Ex Hex!!! I pushed my coffee for this month aside to have this coffee, cannot wait to try it in the morning. My 7 year old literally faught me over the pen (she won the battle but I will win the war!) and note there are eggs missing already (I hid them WAY up high, winning the war and all). Thank you!!!! #coffeebeanbookclub

BookwormAHN Your welcome 😺 2mo
BethM That pen is the definition of fabulous! I enjoyed The Ex Hex! 2mo
Ahw06 The Ex Hex Is so good!! Also of course Pie took the pen! It‘s fabulous!! 🌈 2mo
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Panpan

Fell asleep before I could upload this pic of girls‘ night.

This book is as sweet as candy corn and twice as corny. A peppy Halloween read for sure — but the thrilling bits feel rushed to fit in the romantic ones. #romance #bookofthemonth #halloween #

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Book 47

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BethM
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This was a fun, flirty, magical rom com. Not a ton of substance but very enjoyable.

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MsRadioSilence
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This book was really just meh. It seemed to be a lot of buildup for little reward, which was a bit disappointing. I loved the author‘s voice, and the character interactions, and I hope Sterling writes more for Grave‘s Glen.

Read my full review at: https://www.rainyreader.com/single-post/the-ex-hex

#romance #witches

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Ahw06
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This book was a quick read filled with magic, love and some steamy scenes. If you enjoy rom-com like reads, you‘ll definitely enjoy this one! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
#catsoflitsy

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KCBee32
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This one is best read in a spooky mood and with a fun open mind. If you like a little witchy mystery and heavy petting, you‘ll adore this book. Was it a little silly? Of course, but was it a lot of fun? Absolutely. I‘ve heard it may have a second book around characters already introduced and I can‘t wait.

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BookishGirl06
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Mehso-so

My second #bookspin pic. This was pretty fun to read but I still feel in the middle about my enjoyment of it personally. I just finished it today which was 250 pages in one afternoon, so it is pretty fast paced (at least for me).

TheAromaofBooks I enjoyed this one as a one-off read, but it wasn't one I see myself rereading. 3mo
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Ddzmini
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Enjoyable and fast read loved it

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Ddzmini
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Starting this reading challenge with the above tagged book 🤨📖

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eri.reads
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⭐⭐⭐⭐ Very cute romance that I thoroughly enjoyed.! I wish I'd been able to get to this last Halloween, but better late than never. 🤗

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BookishGirl06
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My current read which is also a #bookspin pic. I wish I‘d read this during Halloween but never got to it

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Nalbuque
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This was a bit lukewarm. Had so much potential and some bits were ok, but generally… it was kinda cheesy and while I don‘t wanna judge anyone, the main characters feelings just didn‘t make sense to me, they were inexplicably all over the place. I prob overhyped it bc it had been on my library hold for a long time. At least it was short and easy, so no harm done 🤷🏽‍♀️

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MallenNC
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A little out of season but this is my snow day reading! It‘s been cold here so other than a quick outside walk around to see the snow and clean off my car, I‘ve been inside. No complaints from my cat. #catsoflitsy

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SolaRaynor
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...“The kind of day that made one want to take up painting or maybe develop some kind of poetry habit.“ --Erin Sterling “The Ex Hex“

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nichollinlove
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Imagine a Christmas Hallmark movie but with Halloween. It definitely had more 🌶 than I expected but I'm not complaining. I only wish the end had a little more story, it seemed rushed and missing some of the conflict that the rest of the story carried.

I wish I had read this is in the fall but 🤷🏼‍♀️ library holds come in when they come in.

⭐⭐⭐⭐

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TheLibrarian
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Mehso-so

Romance isn‘t my most favorite genre but this sounded like fun and good break between all the horror books for the month of October.

It was cute but the pacing seemed a little off to me and there wasn‘t much substance. The ending felt super rushed compared to the rest of the book too. Overall just a so-so.

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Gnora
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December 2021 #bookreport and last one of the year! :)

Favorite: Yours Cruelly, Elvira by Cassandra Peterson
Least Favorite: n/a

#bookreport #2021 #librarybooks #BOTM #romance #graphics #audio #libby

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Lizpixie
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Bk21 of December & #WinterGames2021 & Bk1 of #NewYearSpecial #20in4 #readathon is done. A cute little romcom with some witchy woman thrown in, I was surprised how much I enjoyed it. Reminds me a lot of Jenny Colgan with a touch of magic. Hope there‘s a bk2! #AVeryMerryBingo #TisTheReadson #AVeryMerryReadathon #WinterCosy #WrapItUpReadathon #DecembersBookBingo #StandaloneDecember #FairyTaleathonBingo #SeasonsOfReading #MistletoeManiacs #1,816pts👇

Andrew65 Phenomenal time 👏👏👏❤️ 5mo
TheSpineView Way to go! 5mo
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TheAromaofBooks This was one that as I was reading it I kept thinking “I really shouldn't be enjoying this because it's doing all these things that usually annoy me“... but for some reason it was just so fun that I just totally rolled with it! 5mo
Lizpixie @TheAromaofBooks have you read any of Colgan‘s books? If you liked this you‘ll probably like hers👍 5mo
TheAromaofBooks I actually don't think I have, although I have seen her name around. Do you have a favorite? 5mo
Lizpixie @TheAromaofBooks I loved her Bookshop On The Corner & her Beach Street Bakery series. 5mo
TheAromaofBooks oooo thank you! 5mo
Jadams1776 🎉🎄🥳 5mo
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Lizpixie
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Kicking off my #NewYearSpecial #20in4 #readathon a bit late for me by I may just go by EST instead like most of you guys. My goals are:
📚Read 3 books
⏱Read for 30hrs
🎧Read different formats
🎉End 2021 with a bang not a whimper!🤞

Starting with The Ex Hex to lighten up the mood hopefully. Here‘s to an end to a pretty dreadful year & to the start of a better one🎉❤️🎉❤️🎉❤️

Andrew65 Good luck 😊👍 5mo
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lunaxvalley
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My New Year goal is to try and read more! And The Ex Hex was the perfect start to that! (Okay, I understand it's not the end of the year yet...but we're counting this one)

This short but sweet rom-com had me hooked, I'm a sucker for Witchy themes too, so an absolute bonus! Although, I definitely wasn't expecting so much...spice 😅

All in all, a great read! ✨

#theexhex #romcom #reading #books #witches #romance

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Bakingbookworm
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2 STARS - this was a big miss for me. I liked the Hallowe'en vibe and magical locale, but the story lacked substance and failed to deliver on its premise with a predictable ho-hum romance (even with the spicy Hail Mary), not enough humour or magic. It didn't live up to its hype.

Review: https://bit.ly/TheExHexReview

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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
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Thank you so much Sam for this awesome notepad 🐈‍⬛ and for this book 📚 🖤 I can‘t wait to read it!! You are the sweetest 💞 thank you for your friendship ❤️ love you 🤗

Merry Christmas 🎁🎄

#LitsyLove

magyklyXdelish Love you! I hope you and your family have an awesome holiday. 5mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @magyklyXdelish same to you sweetie ❤️❤️ 5mo
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dainarmb
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Mehso-so

270 points from the #WGWordSearch for #TeamGameSleighers in the #WinterGames2021!

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veebib
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"Never mix witchcraft and vodka"

Gissy Nice photo, it totally goes with book plot! 👌 5mo
veebib @Gissy thank you 💕 1w
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Kimberlone
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This was a fun, witchy romance. I enjoyed the contemporary take on witchcraft/magic, it did actually feel unique. The romance had plenty of spice, but I think I would have been more invested in their second-chance plot if there had been a prologue or something showing them falling in love the first time at 19, rather than just being told about it. I will definitely check out future entries, as it seems like this is going to be a series.

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BethM
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For those of you who don‘t know- the two times that everyone with a criminal record looses their sh** are summer and Christmas 😂

Thank you so much my overly generous friend @Avanders for this box of joy. For the above mentioned reason and so many others 🥰 I can‘t wait to read these and try the goodies! I‘ve never had marzipan!

👇

BethM Today was also day two of work secret Santa and it will never cease to amaze me that my friends here know me better than coworkers of 7.5 years 😆 #litsyrocks 5mo
AmyG How lovely. Marzipan is 🙌🏻 5mo
JenReadsAlot Tis the season! I cannot wait until this week is over. 5mo
Avanders You‘re so welcome!! ♥️♥️ I hope you like the marzipan… it‘s one of my favorite things! 🤤😁 5mo
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dainarmb
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StayCurious lovely 5mo
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dainarmb
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MADE A SPLASH IN WEEK TWO FOR #TeamGameSleighers. My total point count so far is 6609 POINTS @StayCurious !

#WinterGames2021

My first day of my new job is tomorrow so I won't have as much time to read, but wish me luck 🙏🏽😭

ChasingOm Good luck!! 5mo
dainarmb @ChasingOm thank you!! 💓 5mo
StayCurious Great work! Good luck in your new position! 5mo
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dainarmb
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I'm #currentlyreading multiple books and partaking in festive beverages for #TeamGameSleighers #WinterGames2021

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Scochrane26
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Finally got this one from the library & loved it! I may end up buying it because I would reread it—maybe during the Halloween season. Only thing that bugged me was toward the end—the fact that they live in different locations is not an insurmountable problem. But, romance books often rely on lack of communication. Lots of witchy fun though. #mistletoemaniacs @Clwojick 16pts #wintergames

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Cazxxx
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This was a very quick read which was just ok for me. It was fun but the main problem I had was the romance between the two main characters, it just wasn‘t believable at all. They dated for 3 months 9 years ago, neither have been in touch but both say they couldn‘t forget each other? Hmm I‘m not buying it. The book was fun and lighthearted but a bit overhyped

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Sydneypaige
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Whimsical, magical, funny, and a bit sexy. Just enough cliche tension and denial for a romance novel and set against magic & Halloween. A delight to read!

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Bookgoil
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I‘m sure I missed some books as I read 41 last month but here‘s most of them! My favorites last month were The Ex Hex and Little Thieves on audio and for graphic novels The Legend of Auntie Po, Borders and Juliet Takes a Breath!

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Sharpeipup
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Using the early morning quiet to get Christmas cards done while I listen to a Halloween book 😂🤣🤷🏻‍♀️

mabell Pretty cards! 5mo
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mars.beautiful
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#FirstLineFridays #BookishBingo
Prompt: leftover from October TBR

ShyBookOwl Great image! 🎃 6mo
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