Author: Sunayna Prasad
Genre: Middle Grade Fantasy
After months of living a normal life, thirteen-year-old Alyssa McCarthy faces magic again. Only this time, though, she is cursed with it, thanks to an old depressed skeleton named Errol. Alyssa’s time with her godfather, Alex, will never be the same again, as she can perform sorcery, but never control it.
From letting out enchantments at school to creating outdoor disasters, Alyssa is bound to face consequences. She can only get rid of her powers if she can boost her confidence levels and improve her bravery. But it’s not as easy as it sounds. She must measure those abilities with a special device called a skillometer. Will she be able to get rid of her unwanted wizardry?
Thirteen-year-old Alyssa McCarthy faces magic again, but this time, she’s cursed with it. She has magical abilities, but can never control them, which leads to sometimes hilarious and sometimes disastrous consequences.
I really liked Alyssa. Kids will love her and find it easy to relate to her. She’s very authentic, and her personality fits that of a thirteen-year-old. The book is very creative and fun, and I really enjoyed it!