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The Witches

b This is not a fairy tale This is about i real i witches b br br Grandmamma loves to tell about witches Real witches are the most dangerous of all living creatures on earth There s nothing they hate so much as children and they work all kinds of terrifying spells to get rid of them Her grandson listens closely to Grandmamma s stories but nothing can prepare him for the day he comes face to face with The Grand High Witch herself


The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (Chronicles of Narnia, #1)

i They open a door and enter a world i br br NARNIA the land beyond the wardrobe the secret country known only to Peter Susan Edmund and Lucy the place where the adventure begins br br Lucy is the first to find the secret of the wardrobe in the professor s mysterious old house At first no one believes her when she tells of her adventures in the land of Narnia But soon Edmund and then Peter and Susan discover the Magic and meet Aslan the Great Lion for themselves In the blink of an eye their lives are changed forever


Witch & Wizard (Witch & Wizard, #1)

The world is changing the government has seized control of every aspect of society and now kids are disappearing For year old Wisty and her older brother Whit life turns upside down when they are torn from their parents one night and slammed into a secret prison for no reason they can comprehend The New Order as it is known is clearly trying to suppress Life Liberty and the Pursuit of Being a Normal Teenager But while trapped in this totalitarian nightmare Wisty and Whit discover they have incredible powers they d never dreamed of Can this newly minted witch and wizard master their skills in time to save themselves their parents and maybe the world


A Discovery of Witches (All Souls Trilogy, #1)

b A richly inventive novel about a centuries old vampire a spellbound witch and the mysterious manuscript that draws them together b br br Deep in the stacks of Oxford s Bodleian Library young scholar Diana Bishop unwittingly calls up a bewitched alchemical manuscript in the course of her research Descended from an old and distinguished line of witches Diana wants nothing to do with sorcery so after a furtive glance and a few notes she banishes the book to the stacks but her discovery sets a fantastical underworld stirring and a horde of daemons witches and vampires soon descends upon the library Diana has stumbled upon a coveted treasure lost for centuries and she s the only creature who can break its spell


The Witch's Daughter (The Witch's Daughter, #1)

i My name is Elizabeth Anne Hawksmith and my age is three hundred and eighty four years Each new settlement asks for a new journal and so this Book of Shadows begins i br br In the spring of the Witchfinder of Wessex finds himself a true Witch As Bess Hawksmith watches her mother swing from the Hanging Tree she knows that only one man can save her from the same fate at the hands of the panicked mob the Warlock Gideon Masters and his Book of Shadows Secluded at his cottage in the woods Gideon instructs Bess in the Craft awakening formidable powers she didn t know she had and making her immortal She couldn t have foreseen that even now centuries later he would be hunting her across time determined to claim payment for saving her life br br In present day England Elizabeth has built a quiet life for herself tending her garden and selling herbs and oils at the local farmers market But her solitude abruptly ends when a teenage girl called Tegan starts hanging around Against her better judgment Elizabeth begins teaching Tegan the ways of the Hedge Witch in the process awakening memories and demons long thought forgotten br br Part historical romance part modern fantasy i The Witch s Daughter i is a fresh compelling take on the magical yet dangerous world of Witches Readers will long remember the fiercely independent heroine who survives plagues wars and the heartbreak that comes with immortality to remain true to herself and protect the prot g she comes to love


The Witch of Blackbird Pond

Orphaned Kit Tyler knows as she gazes for the first time at the cold bleak shores of Connecticut Colony that her new home will never be like the shimmering Caribbean island she left behind In her relatives stern Puritan community she feels like a tropical bird that has flown to the wrong part of the world a bird that is now caged and lonely The only place where Kit feels completely free is in the meadows where she enjoys the company of the old Quaker woman known as the Witch of Blackbird Pond and on occasion her young sailor friend Nat But when Kit s friendship with the witch is discovered Kit is faced with suspicion fear and anger She herself is accused of witchcraft


Once a Witch (Witch, #1)

i Your daughter will be one of the most powerful we have ever seen in this family She will be a beacon for us all i br br Tamsin Greene comes from a long line of witches and on the day she was born her grandmother proclaimed she would be one of the most Talented among them br br But Tamsin s magic never showed up br br Now seventeen years later she spends most of her time at boarding school in Manhattan where she can at least pretend to be normal But during the summers she s forced to return home and work at her family s bookstore magic shop br br One night a handsome young professor from New York University arrives in the shop and mistakes Tamsin for her extremely Talented older sister For once it s Tamsin who s being looked at with awe and admiration and before she can stop herself she agrees to find a family heirloom for him that was lost more than a century ago But the search and the stranger prove to be more sinister than they first appeared ultimately sending Tamsin on a treasure hunt through time that will unlock the secret of her true identity unearth the past sins of her family and unleash a power so strong and so vengeful that it could destroy them all br br In a spellbinding display of storytelling Carolyn MacCullough interweaves witchcraft romance and time travel in a fantasy that will exhilarate enthrall and thoroughly enchant


Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West (The Wicked Years, #1)

When Dorothy triumphed over the Wicked Witch of the West in L Frank Baum s classic tale we heard only her side of the story But what about her arch nemesis the mysterious Witch Where did she come from How did she become so wicked And what is the true nature of evil br br Gregory Maguire creates a fantasy world so rich and vivid that we will never look at Oz the same way again i Wicked i is about a land where animals talk and strive to be treated like first class citizens Munchkinlanders seek the comfort of middle class stability and the Tin Man becomes a victim of domestic violence And then there is the little green skinned girl named Elphaba who will grow up to become the infamous Wicked Witch of the West a smart prickly and misunderstood creature who challenges all our preconceived notions about the nature of good and evil br br An astonishingly rich re creation of the land of Oz this book retells the story of Elphaba the Wicked Witch of the West who wasn t so wicked after all Taking readers past the yellow brick road and into a phantasmagoric world rich with imagination and allegory Gregory Maguire just might change the reputation of one of the most sinister characters in literature


The Witch Of Portobello

How do we find the courage to always be true to ourselves even if we are unsure of whom we are br br That is the central question of international bestselling author Paulo Coelho s profound new work i The Witch of Portobello i It is the story of a mysterious woman named Athena told by the many who knew her well or hardly at all


Witches Abroad (Discworld, #12; Witches #3)

Be careful what you wish for br br Once upon a time there was a fairy godmother named Desiderata who had a good heart a wise head and poor planning skills which unforunately left the Princess Emberella in the care of her em other em not quite so good and wise godmother when DEATH came for Desiderata So now it s up to Magrat Garlick Granny Weatherwax and Nanny Ogg to hop on broomsticks and make for far distant Genua to ensure the servant girl em doesn t em marry the Prince br br But the road to Genua is bumpy and along the way the trio of witches encounters the occasional vampire werewolf and falling house well this is a em fairy tale em after all The trouble really begins once these reluctant foster godmothers arrive in Genua and must outwit their power hungry counterpart who ll stop at nothing to achieve a proper happy ending even if it means destroying a kingdom


Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch

i An alternative cover for this ISBN can be found a href https www goodreads com book show good omens rel nofollow here a i br br According to i The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter i i Witch i the world s only i completely i accurate book of prophecies written in before she exploded the world will end on a Saturday Next Saturday in fact Just before dinner br br So the armies of Good and Evil are amassing Atlantis is rising frogs are falling tempers are flaring Everything appears to be going according to Divine Plan Except a somewhat fussy angel and a fast living demon both of whom have lived amongst Earth s mortals since The Beginning and have grown rather fond of the lifestyle are not actually looking forward to the coming Rapture br br And someone seems to have misplaced the Antichrist


The Bone Witch (The Bone Witch, #1)

i The beast raged it punctured the air with its spite But the girl was fiercer i br br Tea is different from the other witches in her family Her gift for necromancy makes her a bone witch who are feared and ostracized in the kingdom For theirs is a powerful elemental magic that can reach beyond the boundaries of the living and of the human br br Great power comes at a price forcing Tea to leave her homeland to train under the guidance of an older wiser bone witch There Tea puts all of her energy into becoming an asha learning to control her elemental magic and those beasts who will submit by no other force And Tea must be strong stronger than she even believes possible Because war is brewing in the eight kingdoms war that will threaten the sovereignty of her homeland and threaten the very survival of those she loves


The Witch Hunter (The Witch Hunter, #1)

b The magic and suspense of i Graceling i meet the political intrigue and unrest of i Game of Thrones i in this riveting fantasy debut b br br i Your greatest enemy isn t what you fight but what you fear i br br Elizabeth Grey is one of the king s best witch hunters devoted to rooting out witchcraft and doling out justice But when she s accused of being a witch herself Elizabeth is arrested and sentenced to burn at the stake br br Salvation comes from a man she thought was her enemy Nicholas Perevil the most powerful and dangerous wizard in the kingdom offers her a deal he will save her from execution if she can break the deadly curse that s been laid upon him br br But Nicholas and his followers know nothing of Elizabeth s witch hunting past if they find out the stake will be the least of her worries And as she s thrust into the magical world of witches ghosts pirates and one all too handsome healer Elizabeth is forced to redefine her ideas of right and wrong of friends and enemies and of love and hate br br Virginia Boecker weaves a riveting tale of magic betrayal and sacrifice in this unforgettable fantasy debut


Dead Witch Walking (The Hollows, #1)

All the creatures of the night gather in the Hollows of Cincinnati to hide to prowl to party and to feed br br Vampires rule the darkness in a predator eat predator world rife with dangers beyond imagining and it s Rachel Morgan s job to keep that world civilized br br A bounty hunter and witch with serious sex appeal and an attitude she ll bring em back alive dead or undead


The Iron Witch (The Iron Witch, #1)

Freak That s what her classmates call seventeen year old Donna Underwood When she was seven a horrific fey attack killed her father and drove her mother mad Donna s own nearly fatal injuries from the assault were fixed by magic the iron tattoos branding her hands and arms The child of alchemists Donna feels cursed by the magical heritage that destroyed her parents and any chance she had for a normal life The only thing that keeps her sane and grounded is her relationship with her best friend Navin Sharma p When the darkest outcasts of Faerie the vicious wood elves abduct Navin Donna finally has to accept her role in the centuries old war between the humans and the fey Assisted by Xan a gorgeous half fey dropout with secrets of his own Donna races to save her friend even if it means betraying everything her parents and the alchemist community fought to the death to protect p


The Near Witch (The Near Witch, #1)

i The Near Witch is only an old story told to frighten children i br i i br i If the wind calls at night you must not listen The wind is lonely and always looking for company i br i i br i And there are no strangers in the town of Near i br br These are the truths that Lexi has heard all her life br br But when an actual stranger a boy who seems to fade like smoke appears outside her home on the moor at night she knows that at least one of these sayings is no longer true br br The next night the children of Near start disappearing from their beds and the mysterious boy falls under suspicion Still he insists on helping Lexi search for them Something tells her she can trust him br br As the hunt for the children intensifies so does Lexi s need to know about the witch that just might be more than a bedtime story about the wind that seems to speak through the walls at night and about the history of this nameless boy br br Part fairy tale part love story Victoria Schwab s debut novel is entirely original yet achingly familiar a song you heard long ago a whisper carried by the wind and a dream you won t soon forget


Witch Child (Witch Child, #1)

Enter the world of young Mary Newbury a world where simply being different can cost a person her life Hidden until now in the pages of her diary Mary s startling story begins in the year her beloved grandmother is hanged in the public square as a witch Mary narrowly escapes a similar fate only to face intolerance and new danger among the Puritans in the New World How long can she hide her true identity Will she ever find a place where her healing powers will not be feared br Just two weeks after publication Celia Rees s WITCH CHILD spirited its way onto the Book Sense Children s Only list as one of the Top books that independent booksellers like to handsell Within a month this riveting book sold out its first two hardcover printings Now Candlewick Press is pleased to announce the publication of WITCH CHILD in paperback


A Modern Witch (A Modern Witch, #1)

Can you live years without discovering you re a witch Lauren is downtown Chicago s youngest elite realtor She s also a witch She must be the fetching spell for Witches Chat isn t supposed to make mistakes So says the woman who coded the spell at least The tall dark and handsome guy sent to assess her is a witch too and no that doesn t end the way you might think What he finds in Lauren will change lives mess with a perfectly good career and require lots of ice cream therapy


Akata Witch (Akata Witch, #1)

i Akata Witch i transports the reader to a magical place where nothing is quite as it seems Born in New York but living in Aba Nigeria twelve year old Sunny is understandably a little lost She is albino and thus incredibly sensitive to the sun All Sunny wants to do is be able to play football and get through another day of school without being bullied But once she befriends Orlu and Chichi Sunny is plunged in to the world of the Leopard People where your worst defect becomes your greatest asset Together Sunny Orlu Chichi and Sasha form the youngest ever Oha Coven Their mission is to track down Black Hat Otokoto the man responsible for kidnapping and maiming children Will Sunny be able to overcome the killer with powers stronger than her own or will the future she saw in the flames become reality


The Witches: Salem, 1692

b Pulitzer Prize winner Stacy Schiff author of the bestseller i Cleopatra i provides an electrifying fresh view of the Salem witch trials b br br The panic began early in over an exceptionally raw Massachusetts winter when a minister s niece began to writhe and roar It spread quickly confounding the most educated men and prominent politicians in the colony Neighbors accused neighbors husbands accused wives parents and children one another It ended less than a year later but not before nineteen men and women had been hanged and an elderly man crushed to death br br Speaking loudly and emphatically adolescent girls stood at the center of the crisis Along with suffrage and Prohibition the Salem witch trials represent one of the few moments when women played the central role in American history Drawing masterfully on the archives Stacy Schiff introduces us to the strains on a Puritan adolescent s life and to the authorities whose delicate agendas were at risk She illuminates the demands of a rigorous faith the vulnerability of settlements adrift from the mother country perched at a politically tumultuous time on the edge of what a visitor termed a remote rocky barren bushy wild woody wilderness br br With devastating clarity the textures and tensions of colonial life emerge hidden patterns subtly startlingly detach themselves from the darkness Schiff brings early American anxieties to the fore to align them brilliantly with our own In an era of religious provocations crowdsourcing and invisible enemies this enthralling story makes more sense than ever br br i The Witches i is Schiff s riveting account of a seminal episode a primal American mystery unveiled in crackling detail and lyrical prose by one of our most acclaimed historians


Son of a Witch (The Wicked Years, #2)

Liir hid in the shadows of the castle after Dorothy did in the Witch Left for dead in a gully the teen is shattered in spirit and body But silent novice Candle tends him at the Cloister of Saint Glinda and wills him back to life with her music br br What dark force left Liir in this condition Is he really Elphaba s son He has her broom and her cape but what of her powers Can he find his supposed half sister Nor last seen in the forbidding prison Southstairs Can he fulfill the last wishes of a dying princess In an Oz under new and dangerous management can Liir keep his head down long enough to grow up


The Worst Witch (Worst Witch, #1)

Mildred Hubble is a trainee witch at Miss Cackle s Academy and she s making an awful mess of it She s always getting her spells wrong and she can t even ride a broomstick without crashing it Will she ever make a real witch


Witch Song (Witch Song, #1)

Brusenna is the last br br All the other witches have been captured their songs stolen and twisted from harmony and growth into chaos and death She alone must stand against an evil much older and darker than anything she could ever imagine an evil every witch before her has failed to vanquish br br Brusenna must be the first


Equal Rites (Discworld, #3; Witches #1)

On Discworld a dying wizard tries to pass on his powers to an eighth son of an eighth son who is just at that moment being born The fact that the son is actually a daughter is discovered just a little too late The town witch insists on turning the baby into a perfectly normal witch thus mending the magical damage of the wizard s mistake But now the young girl will be forced to penetrate the inner sanctum of the Unseen University and attempt to save the world with one well placed kick in some enchanted shins Reissue


Always a Witch (Witch, #2)

The adventures of Tam and Gabriel continue with more time travel Talents spy work and of course the evil Knights br br Since the gripping conclusion of Once A Witch Tamsin Greene has been haunted by her grandmother s prophecy that she will soon be forced to make a crucial decision one so terrible that it could harm her family forever When she discovers that her enemy Alistair Knight went back in time to Victorian era New York in order to destroy her family Tamsin is forced to follow him into the past Stranded all alone in the nineteenth century Tamsin soon finds herself disguised as a lady s maid in the terrifying mansion of the evil Knight family avoiding the watchful eye of the vicious matron La Spider and fending off the advances of Liam Knight As time runs out both families square off in a thrilling display of magic And to her horror Tamsin finally understands the nature of her fateful choice


The Witching Hour (Lives of the Mayfair Witches, #1)

On the veranda of a great New Orleans house now faded a mute and fragile woman sits rocking And the witching hour begins br br Demonstrating once again her gift for spellbinding storytelling and the creation of legend Anne Rice makes real for us a great dynasty of witches a family given to poetry and incest to murder and philosophy a family that over the ages is itself haunted by a powerful dangerous and seductive being br br A hypnotic novel of witchcraft and the occult across four centuries by the spellbinding bestselling author of i The Vampire Chronicles i


Lasher (Lives of the Mayfair Witches, #2)

At the centre of Anne Rice s brilliant novel the beautiful Rowan Mayfair queen of the coven must flee from the darkly brutal yet irresistible demon known as Lasher With a dreamlike power this wickedly seductive entity draws us through twilight paths telling a chillingly hypnotic story of spiritual aspirations and passion


The Winter Witch

b Fledgling witch Morgana must defend her love her home and her life in this enthralling tale perfect for fans of i Discovery of Witches i b br br In her small early nineteenth century Welsh town there is no one quite like Morgana who has not spoken since she was a young girl Her silence is a mystery as well as her magic Concerned for her safety her mother is anxious to see her married and Cai Jenkins a widower from the far hills seems the best choice br br After her wedding Morgana is heartbroken at leaving her mother and wary of this man whom she does not know and who will take her away to begin a new life But she soon falls in love with Cai s farm and the wild mountains that surround it Cai works to understand the beautiful half tamed creature he has chosen for a bride and slowly he begins to win Morgana s affections It s not long however before her strangeness begins to be remarked upon in her new village A dark force is at work there a person who will stop at nothing to turn the townspeople against Morgana Forced to defend her home her man and herself Morgana must learn to harness her power or she will lose everything


The Gift (Witch & Wizard, #2)

When Whit amp Wisty were imprisoned by the wicked forces of the totalitarian regime known as the New Order they were barely able to escape with their lives Now part of a hidden community of teens like themselves Whit and Wisty have established themselves as leaders of the Resistance willing to sacrifice anything to save kids kidnapped and brutally imprisoned by the New Order But the One has other plans in store for them He needs Wisty for she is The One Who Has the Gift While trying to figure out what that means Whit and Wisty s suspenseful adventures through Overworld and Shadowland lead to a jaw dropping climax and conclusion the highly anticipated fulfillment of the heart pounding opening prologue of book one The Execution of the Allgoods


Taltos (Lives of the Mayfair Witches, #3)

In a swirling universe filled with death and life corruption and innocence this mesmerizing novel takes us on a wondrous journey back through the centuries to a civilization half human of wholly mysterious origin at odds with mortality and immortality justice and guilt It is an enchanted hypnotic world that could only come from the imagination of Anne Rice


The Witches

b This is not a fairy tale This is about i real i witches b br br Grandmamma loves to tell about witches Real witches are the most dangerous of all living creatures on earth There s nothing they hate so much as children and they work all kinds of terrifying spells to get rid of them Her grandson listens closely to Grandmamma s stories but nothing can prepare him for the day he comes face to face with The Grand High Witch herself


The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (Chronicles of Narnia, #1)

i They open a door and enter a world i br br NARNIA the land beyond the wardrobe the secret country known only to Peter Susan Edmund and Lucy the place where the adventure begins br br Lucy is the first to find the secret of the wardrobe in the professor s mysterious old house At first no one believes her when she tells of her adventures in the land of Narnia But soon Edmund and then Peter and Susan discover the Magic and meet Aslan the Great Lion for themselves In the blink of an eye their lives are changed forever


Witch & Wizard (Witch & Wizard, #1)

The world is changing the government has seized control of every aspect of society and now kids are disappearing For year old Wisty and her older brother Whit life turns upside down when they are torn from their parents one night and slammed into a secret prison for no reason they can comprehend The New Order as it is known is clearly trying to suppress Life Liberty and the Pursuit of Being a Normal Teenager But while trapped in this totalitarian nightmare Wisty and Whit discover they have incredible powers they d never dreamed of Can this newly minted witch and wizard master their skills in time to save themselves their parents and maybe the world


A Discovery of Witches (All Souls Trilogy, #1)

b A richly inventive novel about a centuries old vampire a spellbound witch and the mysterious manuscript that draws them together b br br Deep in the stacks of Oxford s Bodleian Library young scholar Diana Bishop unwittingly calls up a bewitched alchemical manuscript in the course of her research Descended from an old and distinguished line of witches Diana wants nothing to do with sorcery so after a furtive glance and a few notes she banishes the book to the stacks but her discovery sets a fantastical underworld stirring and a horde of daemons witches and vampires soon descends upon the library Diana has stumbled upon a coveted treasure lost for centuries and she s the only creature who can break its spell


The Witch's Daughter (The Witch's Daughter, #1)

i My name is Elizabeth Anne Hawksmith and my age is three hundred and eighty four years Each new settlement asks for a new journal and so this Book of Shadows begins i br br In the spring of the Witchfinder of Wessex finds himself a true Witch As Bess Hawksmith watches her mother swing from the Hanging Tree she knows that only one man can save her from the same fate at the hands of the panicked mob the Warlock Gideon Masters and his Book of Shadows Secluded at his cottage in the woods Gideon instructs Bess in the Craft awakening formidable powers she didn t know she had and making her immortal She couldn t have foreseen that even now centuries later he would be hunting her across time determined to claim payment for saving her life br br In present day England Elizabeth has built a quiet life for herself tending her garden and selling herbs and oils at the local farmers market But her solitude abruptly ends when a teenage girl called Tegan starts hanging around Against her better judgment Elizabeth begins teaching Tegan the ways of the Hedge Witch in the process awakening memories and demons long thought forgotten br br Part historical romance part modern fantasy i The Witch s Daughter i is a fresh compelling take on the magical yet dangerous world of Witches Readers will long remember the fiercely independent heroine who survives plagues wars and the heartbreak that comes with immortality to remain true to herself and protect the prot g she comes to love


The Witch of Blackbird Pond

Orphaned Kit Tyler knows as she gazes for the first time at the cold bleak shores of Connecticut Colony that her new home will never be like the shimmering Caribbean island she left behind In her relatives stern Puritan community she feels like a tropical bird that has flown to the wrong part of the world a bird that is now caged and lonely The only place where Kit feels completely free is in the meadows where she enjoys the company of the old Quaker woman known as the Witch of Blackbird Pond and on occasion her young sailor friend Nat But when Kit s friendship with the witch is discovered Kit is faced with suspicion fear and anger She herself is accused of witchcraft


Once a Witch (Witch, #1)

i Your daughter will be one of the most powerful we have ever seen in this family She will be a beacon for us all i br br Tamsin Greene comes from a long line of witches and on the day she was born her grandmother proclaimed she would be one of the most Talented among them br br But Tamsin s magic never showed up br br Now seventeen years later she spends most of her time at boarding school in Manhattan where she can at least pretend to be normal But during the summers she s forced to return home and work at her family s bookstore magic shop br br One night a handsome young professor from New York University arrives in the shop and mistakes Tamsin for her extremely Talented older sister For once it s Tamsin who s being looked at with awe and admiration and before she can stop herself she agrees to find a family heirloom for him that was lost more than a century ago But the search and the stranger prove to be more sinister than they first appeared ultimately sending Tamsin on a treasure hunt through time that will unlock the secret of her true identity unearth the past sins of her family and unleash a power so strong and so vengeful that it could destroy them all br br In a spellbinding display of storytelling Carolyn MacCullough interweaves witchcraft romance and time travel in a fantasy that will exhilarate enthrall and thoroughly enchant


Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West (The Wicked Years, #1)

When Dorothy triumphed over the Wicked Witch of the West in L Frank Baum s classic tale we heard only her side of the story But what about her arch nemesis the mysterious Witch Where did she come from How did she become so wicked And what is the true nature of evil br br Gregory Maguire creates a fantasy world so rich and vivid that we will never look at Oz the same way again i Wicked i is about a land where animals talk and strive to be treated like first class citizens Munchkinlanders seek the comfort of middle class stability and the Tin Man becomes a victim of domestic violence And then there is the little green skinned girl named Elphaba who will grow up to become the infamous Wicked Witch of the West a smart prickly and misunderstood creature who challenges all our preconceived notions about the nature of good and evil br br An astonishingly rich re creation of the land of Oz this book retells the story of Elphaba the Wicked Witch of the West who wasn t so wicked after all Taking readers past the yellow brick road and into a phantasmagoric world rich with imagination and allegory Gregory Maguire just might change the reputation of one of the most sinister characters in literature


The Witch Of Portobello

How do we find the courage to always be true to ourselves even if we are unsure of whom we are br br That is the central question of international bestselling author Paulo Coelho s profound new work i The Witch of Portobello i It is the story of a mysterious woman named Athena told by the many who knew her well or hardly at all


Witches Abroad (Discworld, #12; Witches #3)

Be careful what you wish for br br Once upon a time there was a fairy godmother named Desiderata who had a good heart a wise head and poor planning skills which unforunately left the Princess Emberella in the care of her em other em not quite so good and wise godmother when DEATH came for Desiderata So now it s up to Magrat Garlick Granny Weatherwax and Nanny Ogg to hop on broomsticks and make for far distant Genua to ensure the servant girl em doesn t em marry the Prince br br But the road to Genua is bumpy and along the way the trio of witches encounters the occasional vampire werewolf and falling house well this is a em fairy tale em after all The trouble really begins once these reluctant foster godmothers arrive in Genua and must outwit their power hungry counterpart who ll stop at nothing to achieve a proper happy ending even if it means destroying a kingdom


Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch

i An alternative cover for this ISBN can be found a href https www goodreads com book show good omens rel nofollow here a i br br According to i The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter i i Witch i the world s only i completely i accurate book of prophecies written in before she exploded the world will end on a Saturday Next Saturday in fact Just before dinner br br So the armies of Good and Evil are amassing Atlantis is rising frogs are falling tempers are flaring Everything appears to be going according to Divine Plan Except a somewhat fussy angel and a fast living demon both of whom have lived amongst Earth s mortals since The Beginning and have grown rather fond of the lifestyle are not actually looking forward to the coming Rapture br br And someone seems to have misplaced the Antichrist


The Bone Witch (The Bone Witch, #1)

i The beast raged it punctured the air with its spite But the girl was fiercer i br br Tea is different from the other witches in her family Her gift for necromancy makes her a bone witch who are feared and ostracized in the kingdom For theirs is a powerful elemental magic that can reach beyond the boundaries of the living and of the human br br Great power comes at a price forcing Tea to leave her homeland to train under the guidance of an older wiser bone witch There Tea puts all of her energy into becoming an asha learning to control her elemental magic and those beasts who will submit by no other force And Tea must be strong stronger than she even believes possible Because war is brewing in the eight kingdoms war that will threaten the sovereignty of her homeland and threaten the very survival of those she loves


The Witch Hunter (The Witch Hunter, #1)

b The magic and suspense of i Graceling i meet the political intrigue and unrest of i Game of Thrones i in this riveting fantasy debut b br br i Your greatest enemy isn t what you fight but what you fear i br br Elizabeth Grey is one of the king s best witch hunters devoted to rooting out witchcraft and doling out justice But when she s accused of being a witch herself Elizabeth is arrested and sentenced to burn at the stake br br Salvation comes from a man she thought was her enemy Nicholas Perevil the most powerful and dangerous wizard in the kingdom offers her a deal he will save her from execution if she can break the deadly curse that s been laid upon him br br But Nicholas and his followers know nothing of Elizabeth s witch hunting past if they find out the stake will be the least of her worries And as she s thrust into the magical world of witches ghosts pirates and one all too handsome healer Elizabeth is forced to redefine her ideas of right and wrong of friends and enemies and of love and hate br br Virginia Boecker weaves a riveting tale of magic betrayal and sacrifice in this unforgettable fantasy debut


Dead Witch Walking (The Hollows, #1)

All the creatures of the night gather in the Hollows of Cincinnati to hide to prowl to party and to feed br br Vampires rule the darkness in a predator eat predator world rife with dangers beyond imagining and it s Rachel Morgan s job to keep that world civilized br br A bounty hunter and witch with serious sex appeal and an attitude she ll bring em back alive dead or undead


The Iron Witch (The Iron Witch, #1)

Freak That s what her classmates call seventeen year old Donna Underwood When she was seven a horrific fey attack killed her father and drove her mother mad Donna s own nearly fatal injuries from the assault were fixed by magic the iron tattoos branding her hands and arms The child of alchemists Donna feels cursed by the magical heritage that destroyed her parents and any chance she had for a normal life The only thing that keeps her sane and grounded is her relationship with her best friend Navin Sharma p When the darkest outcasts of Faerie the vicious wood elves abduct Navin Donna finally has to accept her role in the centuries old war between the humans and the fey Assisted by Xan a gorgeous half fey dropout with secrets of his own Donna races to save her friend even if it means betraying everything her parents and the alchemist community fought to the death to protect p


The Near Witch (The Near Witch, #1)

i The Near Witch is only an old story told to frighten children i br i i br i If the wind calls at night you must not listen The wind is lonely and always looking for company i br i i br i And there are no strangers in the town of Near i br br These are the truths that Lexi has heard all her life br br But when an actual stranger a boy who seems to fade like smoke appears outside her home on the moor at night she knows that at least one of these sayings is no longer true br br The next night the children of Near start disappearing from their beds and the mysterious boy falls under suspicion Still he insists on helping Lexi search for them Something tells her she can trust him br br As the hunt for the children intensifies so does Lexi s need to know about the witch that just might be more than a bedtime story about the wind that seems to speak through the walls at night and about the history of this nameless boy br br Part fairy tale part love story Victoria Schwab s debut novel is entirely original yet achingly familiar a song you heard long ago a whisper carried by the wind and a dream you won t soon forget


Witch Child (Witch Child, #1)

Enter the world of young Mary Newbury a world where simply being different can cost a person her life Hidden until now in the pages of her diary Mary s startling story begins in the year her beloved grandmother is hanged in the public square as a witch Mary narrowly escapes a similar fate only to face intolerance and new danger among the Puritans in the New World How long can she hide her true identity Will she ever find a place where her healing powers will not be feared br Just two weeks after publication Celia Rees s WITCH CHILD spirited its way onto the Book Sense Children s Only list as one of the Top books that independent booksellers like to handsell Within a month this riveting book sold out its first two hardcover printings Now Candlewick Press is pleased to announce the publication of WITCH CHILD in paperback


A Modern Witch (A Modern Witch, #1)

Can you live years without discovering you re a witch Lauren is downtown Chicago s youngest elite realtor She s also a witch She must be the fetching spell for Witches Chat isn t supposed to make mistakes So says the woman who coded the spell at least The tall dark and handsome guy sent to assess her is a witch too and no that doesn t end the way you might think What he finds in Lauren will change lives mess with a perfectly good career and require lots of ice cream therapy


Akata Witch (Akata Witch, #1)

i Akata Witch i transports the reader to a magical place where nothing is quite as it seems Born in New York but living in Aba Nigeria twelve year old Sunny is understandably a little lost She is albino and thus incredibly sensitive to the sun All Sunny wants to do is be able to play football and get through another day of school without being bullied But once she befriends Orlu and Chichi Sunny is plunged in to the world of the Leopard People where your worst defect becomes your greatest asset Together Sunny Orlu Chichi and Sasha form the youngest ever Oha Coven Their mission is to track down Black Hat Otokoto the man responsible for kidnapping and maiming children Will Sunny be able to overcome the killer with powers stronger than her own or will the future she saw in the flames become reality


The Witches: Salem, 1692

b Pulitzer Prize winner Stacy Schiff author of the bestseller i Cleopatra i provides an electrifying fresh view of the Salem witch trials b br br The panic began early in over an exceptionally raw Massachusetts winter when a minister s niece began to writhe and roar It spread quickly confounding the most educated men and prominent politicians in the colony Neighbors accused neighbors husbands accused wives parents and children one another It ended less than a year later but not before nineteen men and women had been hanged and an elderly man crushed to death br br Speaking loudly and emphatically adolescent girls stood at the center of the crisis Along with suffrage and Prohibition the Salem witch trials represent one of the few moments when women played the central role in American history Drawing masterfully on the archives Stacy Schiff introduces us to the strains on a Puritan adolescent s life and to the authorities whose delicate agendas were at risk She illuminates the demands of a rigorous faith the vulnerability of settlements adrift from the mother country perched at a politically tumultuous time on the edge of what a visitor termed a remote rocky barren bushy wild woody wilderness br br With devastating clarity the textures and tensions of colonial life emerge hidden patterns subtly startlingly detach themselves from the darkness Schiff brings early American anxieties to the fore to align them brilliantly with our own In an era of religious provocations crowdsourcing and invisible enemies this enthralling story makes more sense than ever br br i The Witches i is Schiff s riveting account of a seminal episode a primal American mystery unveiled in crackling detail and lyrical prose by one of our most acclaimed historians


Son of a Witch (The Wicked Years, #2)

Liir hid in the shadows of the castle after Dorothy did in the Witch Left for dead in a gully the teen is shattered in spirit and body But silent novice Candle tends him at the Cloister of Saint Glinda and wills him back to life with her music br br What dark force left Liir in this condition Is he really Elphaba s son He has her broom and her cape but what of her powers Can he find his supposed half sister Nor last seen in the forbidding prison Southstairs Can he fulfill the last wishes of a dying princess In an Oz under new and dangerous management can Liir keep his head down long enough to grow up


The Worst Witch (Worst Witch, #1)

Mildred Hubble is a trainee witch at Miss Cackle s Academy and she s making an awful mess of it She s always getting her spells wrong and she can t even ride a broomstick without crashing it Will she ever make a real witch


Witch Song (Witch Song, #1)

Brusenna is the last br br All the other witches have been captured their songs stolen and twisted from harmony and growth into chaos and death She alone must stand against an evil much older and darker than anything she could ever imagine an evil every witch before her has failed to vanquish br br Brusenna must be the first


Equal Rites (Discworld, #3; Witches #1)

On Discworld a dying wizard tries to pass on his powers to an eighth son of an eighth son who is just at that moment being born The fact that the son is actually a daughter is discovered just a little too late The town witch insists on turning the baby into a perfectly normal witch thus mending the magical damage of the wizard s mistake But now the young girl will be forced to penetrate the inner sanctum of the Unseen University and attempt to save the world with one well placed kick in some enchanted shins Reissue


Always a Witch (Witch, #2)

The adventures of Tam and Gabriel continue with more time travel Talents spy work and of course the evil Knights br br Since the gripping conclusion of Once A Witch Tamsin Greene has been haunted by her grandmother s prophecy that she will soon be forced to make a crucial decision one so terrible that it could harm her family forever When she discovers that her enemy Alistair Knight went back in time to Victorian era New York in order to destroy her family Tamsin is forced to follow him into the past Stranded all alone in the nineteenth century Tamsin soon finds herself disguised as a lady s maid in the terrifying mansion of the evil Knight family avoiding the watchful eye of the vicious matron La Spider and fending off the advances of Liam Knight As time runs out both families square off in a thrilling display of magic And to her horror Tamsin finally understands the nature of her fateful choice


The Witching Hour (Lives of the Mayfair Witches, #1)

On the veranda of a great New Orleans house now faded a mute and fragile woman sits rocking And the witching hour begins br br Demonstrating once again her gift for spellbinding storytelling and the creation of legend Anne Rice makes real for us a great dynasty of witches a family given to poetry and incest to murder and philosophy a family that over the ages is itself haunted by a powerful dangerous and seductive being br br A hypnotic novel of witchcraft and the occult across four centuries by the spellbinding bestselling author of i The Vampire Chronicles i


Lasher (Lives of the Mayfair Witches, #2)

At the centre of Anne Rice s brilliant novel the beautiful Rowan Mayfair queen of the coven must flee from the darkly brutal yet irresistible demon known as Lasher With a dreamlike power this wickedly seductive entity draws us through twilight paths telling a chillingly hypnotic story of spiritual aspirations and passion


The Winter Witch

b Fledgling witch Morgana must defend her love her home and her life in this enthralling tale perfect for fans of i Discovery of Witches i b br br In her small early nineteenth century Welsh town there is no one quite like Morgana who has not spoken since she was a young girl Her silence is a mystery as well as her magic Concerned for her safety her mother is anxious to see her married and Cai Jenkins a widower from the far hills seems the best choice br br After her wedding Morgana is heartbroken at leaving her mother and wary of this man whom she does not know and who will take her away to begin a new life But she soon falls in love with Cai s farm and the wild mountains that surround it Cai works to understand the beautiful half tamed creature he has chosen for a bride and slowly he begins to win Morgana s affections It s not long however before her strangeness begins to be remarked upon in her new village A dark force is at work there a person who will stop at nothing to turn the townspeople against Morgana Forced to defend her home her man and herself Morgana must learn to harness her power or she will lose everything


The Gift (Witch & Wizard, #2)

When Whit amp Wisty were imprisoned by the wicked forces of the totalitarian regime known as the New Order they were barely able to escape with their lives Now part of a hidden community of teens like themselves Whit and Wisty have established themselves as leaders of the Resistance willing to sacrifice anything to save kids kidnapped and brutally imprisoned by the New Order But the One has other plans in store for them He needs Wisty for she is The One Who Has the Gift While trying to figure out what that means Whit and Wisty s suspenseful adventures through Overworld and Shadowland lead to a jaw dropping climax and conclusion the highly anticipated fulfillment of the heart pounding opening prologue of book one The Execution of the Allgoods


Taltos (Lives of the Mayfair Witches, #3)

In a swirling universe filled with death and life corruption and innocence this mesmerizing novel takes us on a wondrous journey back through the centuries to a civilization half human of wholly mysterious origin at odds with mortality and immortality justice and guilt It is an enchanted hypnotic world that could only come from the imagination of Anne Rice