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The Witches
Roald Dahl - Aug 16, 2007 (first published in 1983)
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This is not a fairy-tale. This is about real witches. Real witches don't ride around on broomsticks. They don't even wear black cloaks and hats. They are vile, cunning, detestable creatures who disguise themselves as nice, ordinary ladies. So how can you tell when you're face to face with one? Well, if you don't know yet you'd better find out quick...
The Witching Hour
Anne Rice - Mar 22, 1993 (first published in 1990)
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From the author of the extraordinary Vampire Chronicles comes a huge, hypnotic novel of witchcraft and the occult through four centuries.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 to incest, to murder and to philoso...
Practical Magic
Alice Hoffman - Aug 05, 2003 (first published in 1995)
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The Owens sisters confront the challenges of life and love in this bewitching novel from New York Times bestselling author Alice Hoffman.For more than two hundred years, the Owens women have been blamed for everything that has gone wrong in their Massachusetts town. Gillian and Sally have endured that fate as well: as children, the sisters were for...
Beautiful Creatures
Kami Garcia - Sep 14, 2010
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Lena Duchannes is unlike anyone the small Southern town of Gatlin has ever seen, and she's struggling to conceal her power, and a curse that has haunted her family for generations. But even within the overgrown gardens, murky swamps and crumbling graveyards of the forgotten South, a secret cannot stay hidden forever.Ethan Wate, who has been countin...
The Hangman's Daughter
Oliver Pötzsch - Aug 02, 2011 (first published in 2008)
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Magdalena, the clever and headstrong daughter of Bavarian hangman Jakob Kuisl, lives with her father outside the village walls and is destined to be married off to another hangman’s son—except that the town physician’s son is hopelessly in love with her. And her father’s wisdom and empathy are as unusual as his despised profession. It is 1659, the ...
The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane
Katherine Howe - Apr 06, 2010 (first published in 2009)
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A crime lost to time. A secret buried deep. One book unlocks an unimaginable truth.Salem, Massachusetts, 1681. Fear and suspicion lead a small town to unspeakable acts.Marblehead, Massachusetts, 1991. A young woman is about to discover that she is tied to Salem in ways she never imagined.(back cover)...
The Witchfinder's Sister
A Novel
Beth Underdown - Apr 25, 2017
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The number of women my brother Matthew killed, so far as I can reckon it, is one hundred and six......
The Witch's Trinity
A Novel
Erika Mailman - Oct 07, 2008 (first published in 2007)
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“A gripping, well-told story of faith and truth.”—Khaled Hosseini, bestselling author of The Kite Runner“A disturbingly effective historical novel.”—Boston Globe“Beautifully written, nary a word out of place, and with a few moments that throw you beyond—the way good books do ... deeply satisfying.”—San Francisco ChronicleSan Francisco Chronicle Not...
Wicked
The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West (Wicked Years)
Gregory Maguire - Sep 25, 2007 (first published in 1995)
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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?Gregory Maguire creates a fantasy world so rich and vivid that we will never l...
Good Omens
The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch (Cover may vary)
Neil Gaiman - Nov 28, 2006 (first published in 1990)
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Armageddon only happens once, you know. They dont let you go around again until you get it right.People have been predicting the end of the world almost from its very beginning, so its only natural to be sceptical when a new date is set for Judgement Day. But what if, for once, the predictions are right, and the apocalypse really is due to arrive n...
The Bear and the Nightingale
A Novel (Winternight Trilogy)
Katherine Arden - Jun 27, 2017
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At the edge of the Russian wilderness, winter lasts most of the year and the snowdrifts grow taller than houses. But Vasilisa doesn't mind—she spends the winter nights huddled around the embers of a fire with her beloved siblings, listening to her nurse's fairy tales. Above all, she loves the chilling story of Frost, the blue-eyed winter demon, who...
Zora Neale Hurston's Mules and Men by Christopher Hubert
Uprooted by Naomi Novik
Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor
The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare
I, Tituba, Black Witch of Salem CARAF Books by Maryse Condé
When the Moon Was Ours by Anna-Marie McLemore
The Witches of New York by Ami McKay
Witch Child by Celia Rees
The Heretic's Daughter by Kathleen Kent
Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Córdova
The Bone Witch by Rin Chupeco
The Witch's Daughter by Paula Brackston
White is for Witching by Helen Oyeyemi
The Crucible by Arthur Miller
Witches of East End by Melissa de la Cruz
The Witches of Eastwick by John Updike