The Secret Circle Series Analysis

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The Secret Circle series is a paranormal romance series of novel by LJ Smith. Lisa Jane Smith who writes professionally as LJ Smith is a world renowned author of young adult fiction. One of her best known series it The Vampire Diaries that went on to become a popular and highly successful TV series by the same name. Smith’s novels in the Night World and Vampire Diaries series have been award winning titles and several time New York bestsellers over the years. Prior to becoming a full time author, Smith was an elementary teacher until 1989 when she quit to fulfill her lifelong dreams. She had always wanted to be a young adult author right from when she was young. By the time she was in high she had started working on The Night of Solstice and …show more content…
The Circle is a coven of eleven teenage witches who unleash dark forces on their town by accident. It is not only the paranormal that Cassie has to worry about as she is soon in a love triangle that threatens to unravel the sisterhood of the Circle. The series was originally intended to be a trilogy when it was first published in 1992 but later got omnibuses in 2008 and was revived with more titles since 2012. LJ only wrote the trilogy as she left Alloy Entertainment which then commissioned Aubrey Clark that wrote the final three titles in the series in 2012 and 2013. When we are first introduced to Cassie Blake she has just moved to Salem with her mother, where she soon learns that she is a witch. She eventually gets admitted into a coven of witches where the teenage witches leaner about the old ways of witching and it is not long before they discover that magic attracts dark forces and comes with a price. The series was opted for a TV series in 2010 by CW the same channel that had aired the Vampire Diaries. The series had Vampire Diaries executive producer and co-creator Kevin Williamson in the team that launched the series in 2011. The CW cancelled the series in 2012 leading to fan outrage, petitions and campaigns asking the network to reinstate it. Some fans went as far as asking the network to release the series as home video or sell it to another network. …show more content…
Cassie has just joined one of the most popular cliques in town and now finds her new power and strength more addictive than anything she had ever experienced. Two members of her new coven are consumed by the desire to exploit the power of the coven and Cassie caught in the cross fire turns to Adam the boyfriend to one of them only to find herself in a love triangle. Unable to help herself she uses magic to capture the heart of the man she had come to love and in doing so she has upset a delicate balance of power. She has unleashed a dark force that no one in the coven had ever experienced or anticipated. Unfortunately, one person has a very good idea of just who is responsible for the unleashing of the dark fury. Faye is blackmailing Cassie with outing her secret if she does not become her personal errand girl. Things only get worse for Cassie and the Circle when Faye somehow gets herself elected the leader of the

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