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Enjoyed A Discovery of Witches? We’ve scoured the web for book blogs and looked at all of their recommendations for books that are similar to A Discovery of Witches. Here are 28 books that you may like if you liked A Discovery of Witches.

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Practical Magic
Alice Hoffman - 2003-08-05 (first published in 1995)
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Discover a world of magic and sisterhood in this enchanting novel. For over two centuries, the Owens women have been blamed for everything wrong in their Massachusetts town. Gillian and Sally, two sisters, have been shunned and taunted. But when they try to escape, fate brings them back together through the bonds of sisterhood and a touch of magic. This captivating tale, written by bestselling author Alice Hoffman, explores the challenges of love, life, and the power of sisterhood.
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Beautiful Creatures
Caster Chronicles Series
Kami Garcia - 2009-12-01
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Discover a Southern gothic tale of family curses, hidden powers, and a love that defies all odds. When Lena Duchannes moves to Gatlin, Ethan Wate is inexplicably drawn to her despite her mysterious background. As they uncover the secrets of her family's curse, they realize that their connection runs deeper than they ever imagined. A beautifully crafted story that will leave you spellbound until the very end.
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The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West (Wicked Years)
Gregory Maguire - 2000-01-01 (first published in 1995)
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Explore the origins of the mysterious Wicked Witch of the West in this rich and vivid fantasy world created by Gregory Maguire. The book delves into the true nature of evil and challenges preconceived notions about good and evil. Set in a land where animals talk and Munchkinlanders seek middle-class stability, follow the life of the smart, prickly and misunderstood green-skinned girl named Elphaba, who grows up to become the infamous Wicked Witch. Gregory Maguire's astonishingly rich creation is an allegorical masterpiece that just might change the sinister reputation of one of literature's most notorious characters.
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The Witching Hour
Anne Rice - 2004-11-04 (first published in 1990)
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This mesmerizing novel spans four centuries, chronicling the lives of a family of witches whose legacy is marked by poetry, incest, and murder. From seventeenth-century Scotland to Amsterdam and Civil War New Orleans, the Mayfair family's dark power is almost destroyed on the coffee plantations of Port au Prince. But when brilliant neurosurgeon Rowan Mayfair finds a drowned man with special powers off the coast of California, their intertwined destinies set off a series of events that unravel the family's shocking history. This spellbinding tale is a haunting exploration of love, loss, and the eternal struggle between good and evil.
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The Hangman's Daughter
Oliver Pötzsch - 2010-12-07 (first published in 2008)
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Set in 1659 Bavaria, The Hangman's Daughter tells the story of Magdalena, the daughter of a despised hangman, and the town's suspicion of the local midwife as a witch. Magdalena joins her father and a local boy to find the true killer and clear the midwife's name. Against the backdrop of beliefs in the devil and witchcraft, the hangman and his daughter face a terrifying enemy. The novel takes readers back to a time when autopsies were blasphemous, and the devil was as real as anything.
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The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane
Katherine Howe - 2009-05-22
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Discover the dark secrets of Salem, Massachusetts, both past and present, as a young woman uncovers her connection to the infamous witch trials. With a mysterious book as her guide, she must uncover the truth behind a crime that has been hidden for centuries.
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The Witchfinder's Sister
A Novel
Beth Underdown - 2017-04-25
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Set in 1645, The Witchfinder's Sister follows Alice Hopkins as she returns to her hometown after her husband's death. However, Alice soon discovers that her brother, Matthew, has changed and is rumored to be involved in witchcraft. As Alice is pulled into Matthew's dark obsession, she must confront the choice of whether to support her brother or stand against him.
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The Witch's Trinity
A Novel
Erika Mailman - 2007-09-25
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In a German town in 1507, famine and fear of witches grip the community. A friar arrives with a book on witchcraft and promises to identify and burn the guilty woman, restoring bounty to the town. Güde Müller, an elderly woman with frightening visions, fears being the accused. “A disturbingly effective historical novel” that explores themes of faith, truth, and persecution.
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The Witches
Roald Dahl - 1997-01-01 (first published in 1981)
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Meet the real witches - not the ones who ride on broomsticks or wear black cloaks and hats, but the vile, cunning, and detestable creatures disguised as nice, ordinary ladies. In this unforgettable tale, find out how to spot a witch before it's too late, for nothing scares them more than children. Brace yourself as they wield their terrifying powers to get rid of them.
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The Bear and the Nightingale
A Novel (Winternight Trilogy)
The Winternight Trilogy Series
Katherine Arden - 2017-01-10
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Journey to the edge of the Russian wilderness where winter never seems to end and mystical spirits roam free. Follow Vasilisa, a young girl who's forbidden from honoring the spirits of her house and yard after her mother's passing. As crops begin to fail and tragedy strikes her village, Vasilisa must use her hidden gifts to protect her family from a sinister threat that's straight out of her nurse's eerie fairy tales.
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