The Unfortunate Side Effects of Heartbreak and Magic: A Novel

Written by:
Breanne Randall
Narrated by:
Laura Horowitz

Unabridged Audiobook

Release Date
October 2023
12 hours 26 minutes
For fans of Practical Magic and Gilmore Girls, The Unfortunate Side Effects of Heartbreak and Magic is a debut novel that explores the shields we build around our hearts to retain our own magic.

Sadie Revelare has always believed that the curse of four heartbreaks that accompanies her magic would be worth the price. But when her grandmother is diagnosed with cancer with only weeks to live, and her first heartbreak, Jake McNealy, returns to town after a decade, her carefully structured life begins to unravel.

With the news of their grandmother’s impending death, Sadie’s estranged twin brother Seth returns to town, bringing with him deeply buried family secrets that threaten to tear Sadie’s world apart. Their grandmother has been the backbone of the family for generations, and with her death, Sadie isn’t sure she’ll have the strength to keep the family, and her magic, together.

As feelings for Jake begin to rekindle, and her grandmother growing sicker by the day, Sadie faces the last of her heartbreaks, and she has to decide: is love more important than magic?

Listeners who love the magic of The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake and the sense of community found in The Very Secret Society of Irregular Witches will enjoy this warm, witchy novel.
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Brittney W.

I would not recommend this book. I feel like there was some name dropping to pull interest, but the main character is toxic and immature, and the love story is like a teenager wrote it. Maybe that's the crowd it's meant for, I'm not sure. I appreciate some of the storyline line, but this is poorly organized and a bit overdramatic without the effective buildup.

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Ash D.

I absolutely loved this book!!

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Jessica MAZICH

it was a cute story but not great

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