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Grade 7 Up—Jean Honeychurch is so unlucky that even her family calls her Jinx. To escape an unpleasant situation with a boy who refuses to let her end their relationship, Jinx moves from Iowa to Manhattan to live with her aunt and her family in their swanky Upper East Side townhouse. It's no surprise that the klutzy, small-town 16-year-old doesn't fit in with über-chic cousin Tory and her friends, and she definitely doesn't share their fondness for drugs and alcohol. Tory, who has been practicing witchcraft for some time, soon realizes that Jinx also has the gift and invites her cousin to join her coven. But Jinx knows the dangers of playing with magic and refuses. Tory sees Jinx's snub as a threat and plots against her. Though she wants to leave magic behind, Jinx must learn to harness the mysterious powers that are her birthright before Tory does too much damage. Cabot creates believable conflict and avoids being too fantastical, as Tory's mental instability is more dangerous than her Wiccan powers. In the vein of Avalon High (2006) and "The Mediator" series (both HarperCollins), the author delivers her signature blend of romance and wit, successfully combining upper-crust chick-lit and a tad of the supernatural into an entertaining potion that is sure to please her fans and draw in new readers.—Emily Anne Valente, New York Public Library
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Cabot has written another fast-paced teen pleaser, this time about a teenager with supernatural powers and her cousin who craves them. Since the day she was born, bad luck seems to have followed Jinx Honeychurch. Even after her parents send her to live with her aunt, uncle, and cousins in New York City, Jinx seems plagued by bad luck. Then Jinx's cousin Tory reminds her that their great-great-great-great-grandmother, a witch who was burned at the stake, had special talents that have been passed on to one granddaughter in each generation. Jinx, a preacher's daughter, has no intention of competing with Tory for that honor, until she discovers Tory's sinister plans. With a cauldron full of jealousy, cute boys, ample cash, and a typical high-school setting, this story has plenty of popular appeal. This isn't great literature, but it is great fun. Bradburn, Frances --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.See all Editorial Reviews
Really think this one would make a fantastic movie. The characters are so real and the twist wasn't revealed until mist if the way throughPublished 3 months ago by Martha Aiken
It was alright. I was truly excited to see Meg Cabot reach out and do more supernatural stuff that was more along the lines of her Mediator series instead of the overly cutesie... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Katie Hennessey
Whenever I feel down or in a slump, I read this book. Jinx is certifiable brain candy and is always good to read again and again and againPublished 4 months ago by MC Davis
It didn't take me long to get into Jinx. It was a light, easy read and my curiosity was high in wanting to know why Jinx had to move across country to live with her Aunt's family. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Paranormal Sisters
This is a cute book about a girl, her mean cousin, a boy and some magic. It is a very fast read and for middle grade and younger teens. Read morePublished 8 months ago by I M Strong
I choose this rating because Meg Cabots book is amazing. It is intense, shocking, romantic, and one of the best books I've ever read. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Robyn