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This Witch for Hire
  • Author : Kim Harrison
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 707
  • ISBN : 0739463802
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Cincinnati (Ohio)
  • Two stories featuring bounty hunter-cum-witch Rachel Morgan.

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    Witch for Hire
  • Author : Ted Naifeh
  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN : 9781647000578
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  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • When a series of high school pranks get out of hand, teen witch Faye Faulkner is the only one who can solve the case in this spooky YA graphic novel Faye Faulker isn’t popular, and that’s just fine by her. She spends her lunches at the Loser Table with the other social rejects, aka her best friends, and brushes off the uninspired taunts from the cool kids. But when lonely freshman Cody finds her way to Faye’s corner of the cafeteria, it sets off a peculiar chain of events . . . To Cody’s surprise, these kids aren’t so bad; an overdramatic theater nerd, a handicapable girl in a wheelchair, an overweight boy, and Faye, who comes to school every day dressed like a witch. But it’s no costume, Fay really is a witch! While high school can be hell for many reasons, this year the ante has been raised when a series of pranks swiftly go from mischievous to downright dangerous. From the lowliest debate team nerds to the prom queen, no one is safe, not even the teachers! When things start to really get out of hand, Cody owns up to Faye: in a moment of desperation, she signed up for an online challenge that promises to grant popularity to those who follow the website’s twisted demands. Now Faye is faced with a choice: Reveal her witchy nature to Cody and help her or stand aside and keep her secret identity safe. Despite her misgivings, Faye takes on the case, but will her powers be strong enough to solve this mystery? And will people ever stop asking her if she puts newts’ eyes in her homemade baked goods? Witch for Hire is a gothic whodunnit about resilience, magic, and the power of friendship.

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    The Good, the Bad, and the Undead
  • Author : Kim Harrison
  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN : 9780061744518
  • Reader Reviews : 60
  • Genre : Fiction
  • The second novel in the addictive bestselling supernatural series begun with Dead Witch Walking. To save herself and her vampire roommate, former bounty hunter Rachel Morgan must confront six feet of sheer supernatural seduction—the vampire master—and dark secrets she’s hidden even from herself.

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    A Witch's Path
  • Author : N. E. Conneely
  • Publisher : N. E. Conneely
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : N.a
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • After a near death experience, Michelle has vowed to do her job, magical assistance for the police, and leave the heroics to someone else. Besides, life should be settling down for her since the trolls have been captured and the sorceress was neutralized. Unfortunately, the power behind the sorceress wants her dead, Elron starts acting funny, a magical creature wreaks havoc on a town, and there’s trouble with the werewolves. As if that wasn’t enough, the clans have started to notice her power and she has more reasons than ever to fear the clans. Things go from bad to worse when Michelle’s best friend is abducted, and she must decide between her friend and her vow to stay out of dangerous situations.

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    Dead Witch Walking
  • Author : Kim Harrison
  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Pages : 428
  • ISBN : 9780061742095
  • Reader Reviews : 144
  • Genre : Fiction
  • The first book in #1 New York Times bestselling author Kim Harrison's Hollows series! All the creatures of the night gather in "the Hollows" of Cincinnati, to hide, to prowl, to party . . . and to feed. 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. A bounty hunter and a witch with serious sex appeal and an attitude, she'll bring 'em back alive, dead . . . or undead.

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    Witch for Hire
  • Author : Shyla Colt
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Pages : 244
  • ISBN : 1979573743
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  • Genre : Books
  • Young, terrified, and bound to a vampire, Louella Eschete fled the bayou and swore off magic. Years later, she's returned to the tiny town of Cypress, Louisiana to take her rightful place as head of her magical family, whether she likes it or not. In order to keep the tentative peace formed between the various races of powerful beings who rule side by side, she must face her own demons. Mainly one, Cristobal Cortez. Now a master vampire, and lord of the seven cities surrounding New Orleans, her former lover has moved up in the world. Their relationship gets way more complicated when his court is framed for a rash of murders they didn't commit. Forced to play her role as his bond mate, and launch an investigation into the darkness threatening to overturn truces, she may be in over her head.

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    Witches for Hire
  • Author : Sam Argent
  • Publisher : DSP Publications LLC
  • Pages : 314
  • ISBN : 1635333512
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  • Genre : Magicians
  • Recovering drug addict and witch Jeremy Ragsdale's lies are about to bite him in the ass. He must save a famous magician without his colleagues realizing his past deeds are responsible for the attacks.

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    Witch for Hire
  • Author : N. E. Conneely
  • Publisher : N. E. Conneely
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : N.a
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • Most witches don’t work for police departments, but Michelle isn’t your average witch. She’s clanless, looking for a warlock who isn’t offended by her lack of family connections, and in danger of losing her job if she can’t find the eight escaped trolls before they start eating the local residents. Trolls, angry police, and misbehaving spells are the least of her problems. Statues attacking homeowners might be problematic for your average witch, but to Michelle it’s another day at the office. Her real concern is the wizard suddenly interested in dating her and an old elf set on pestering her. When her happy family is rocked by a long kept secret her stable life falls apart faster than she can pick up the pieces. And she still hasn’t found those trolls. Witch for Hire is a fun, humorous, urban fantasy novel featuring a strong female main character who's a sassy ass-kicking witch with an elf love interest. This modern witch stars in a coming of age story in a magical realism world. Readers of contemporary fiction, contemporary fantasy, supernatural mystery, women private investigators, supernatural sleuths, women detectives, dragons and mythical creatures, and action and adventure will love this story.

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    Witch for Hire
  • Author : Molly Fitz
  • Publisher : Whiskered Mysteries
  • Pages : 204
  • ISBN : 9781644511039
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • My name is Tawny Bigford. I’m 35, single, and I love hot showers. Seriously, all I wanted was a hot shower to start my day off right, but when I went to confront my landlady about the broken plumbing, I wound up talking to her corpse instead Now everyone thinks I’m to blame for her murder—not the best way to make an impression on the new neighbors, let me tell you. But how can I prove I’m innocent when I know practically nothing about the woman I supposedly killed? Especially not the fact that she was the official Beech Grove Town Witch. Her former boss—a snarky black cat named Mr. Fluffikins—says I have to fill her vacated role until the real killer can be caught and brought to justice. So, whether I like it or not, I’ve just been recruited to the Paranormal Temp Agency. Now I need to solve my landlady’s murder, figure out how to wield my newly granted powers, and maybe even find a way to fit in around here. Yup. All in a day’s work for this novice witch.

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    A Fistful of Charms with a Bonus Excerpt
  • Author : Kim Harrison
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Pages : 703
  • ISBN : 9780062262820
  • Reader Reviews : 61
  • Genre : Fiction
  • For a limited time and a special price, catch up with Rachel Morgan in Kim Harrison's bestselling Hollows series, plus receive a sneak peek at the next book in the series, Ever After! In A Fistful of Charms, the evil night things that prowl Cincinnati despise witch and bounty hunter Rachel Morgan. Her new reputation for the dark arts is turning human and undead heads alike with the intent to possess, bed, and kill her—not necessarily in that order. Now a mortal lover who abandoned Rachel has returned, haunted by his secret past. And there are those who covet what Nick possesses—savage beasts willing to destroy the Hollows and everyone in it if necessary. Forced to keep a low profile or eternally suffer the wrath of a vengeful demon, Rachel must nevertheless act quickly. For the pack is gathering for the first time in millennia to ravage and to rule. And suddenly more than Rachel's soul is at stake.

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    Grave Mistake
  • Author : Christine Pope
  • Publisher : Dark Valentine Press
  • Pages : 237
  • ISBN : N.a
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • When you pull up stakes, make sure you don’t get stabbed in the back. Self-taught in the arcane arts, hedgewitch Selena Marx is comfortable doing divination for West Los Angeles’ anxiety-ridden housewives, lawyers, and aspiring actresses. Her biggest challenge? Avoiding Lucien Dumond, leader of the Greater Los Angeles Necromancers’ Guild, who views her as fresh meat to add to his harem of slavishly devoted groupies. Selena’s not interested in the slimy, celebrity-schmoozing sorcerer, but nobody turns Lucien down without consequences. When he threatens to fit her with magical cement shoes and drop her off the Santa Monica Pier, Selena’s Tarot cards point her to Globe, Arizona, for a new home, a new shop, and a cursed pet cat. Just as she’s settling in and meeting the locals — including Calvin Standingbear, hunky chief of the San Ramon Apache tribal police — Lucien tracks her down…and promptly disappears. When his body turns up on tribal lands, it’s up to Calvin to investigate. Starting with Selena. And when one of Lucien’s acolytes is killed, traces of dark magic and cryptic warnings from the spirits send Selena and Calvin in a race against time — before a too-close-for-comfort evil cuts her own life short. KEYWORDS: witch, warlock, wizard, sorcerer, psychic, medium, telepath, cop hero, sheriff, detective, police, tarot, crystal ball, wicca, small town romance, small town mystery, cat mystery, magic spell, curse, fish out of water, opposites attract, cozy mystery, cozy cat mystery, cozy witch mystery, free book, free first in series, free mystery, free cozy mystery, free paranormal romance, free paranormal cozy

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    Julia Vanishes
  • Author : Catherine Egan
  • Publisher : Knopf Books for Young Readers
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN : 9780553524864
  • Reader Reviews : 4
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • "An exciting novel with magic and serial killers.... One of the hottest books coming out."—Hypable.com Fans of Marie Lu, Leigh Bardugo, and Kristin Cashore will be captivated by this stunning first book in a must-have new fantasy trilogy about a spy who can vanish at will and who discovers that monsters, mystery, and magic are also lurking—just out of sight. Julia has the unusual ability to be . . . unseen. Not invisible, exactly. Just beyond most people's senses. It's a dangerous trait in a city that has banned all forms of magic and drowns witches in public Cleansings. But it's a useful trait for a thief and a spy. And Julia has learned—crime pays. She's being paid very well indeed to infiltrate the grand house of Mrs. Och and report back on the odd characters who live there and the suspicious dealings that take place behind locked doors. But what Julia discovers shakes her to the core. She certainly never imagined that the traitor in the house would turn out to be . . . her. Murder, thievery, witchcraft, betrayal--Catherine Egan builds a dangerous world where her fierce and flawed heroine finds that even a girl who can vanish can't walk away from her own worst deeds.

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    Household Demons: A Witchy Paranormal Cozy Mystery
  • Author : Christine Pope
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 312
  • ISBN : 1946435430
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • Never get into a bidding war with a demon. Winning could be murder. One phone call from her mother, and Selena Marx's relatively quiet summer ends with the clang of alarm bells in her head. Mom and her husband are coming to Globe...and not just to meet Selena's boyfriend of two months, Calvin Standingbear. They've also dipped a toe into the local real estate market. By buying the most haunted Victorian mansion in town. Sight unseen. Resigned that there's no talking them out of their vacation rental dreams, Selena checks the place out for herself. Oddly, she senses nothing. But there's no mistaking the unholy racket of bangs, wails, and evil laughter blasting through the walls. Something is infesting this house, and it's not your garden-variety ghost. This time, her arsenal of moon water, coffin nails, and rock salt isn't going to cut it. Selena needs backup, but when it arrives, the house strikes back - hard and deadly. Now her parents are murder suspects. If Selena can't find the true culprit, she could be the haunted mansion's next victim.

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    Maggie for Hire
  • Author : Kate Danley
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Pub
  • Pages : 286
  • ISBN : 1463762542
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • When monsters appear on Earth, Maggie MacKay is on the job. No one is better at hauling the creepy crawlies back where they belong. No one, that is, except Maggie's dad, who vanished in the middle of an assignment. Now, an elf named Killian has shown up with a gig. Seems Maggie's uncle teamed up with the forces of dark to turn Earth into a vampire convenience store, serving bottomless refills on humans. Ah, family... The only hope for survival lies in tracking down two magical artifacts and a secret that disappeared with Maggie's dad. WARNING: This book contains cussing, brawling, and unladylike behavior. Proceed with caution.

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    The Sandman Presents
  • Author : Bill Willingham,Shawn McManus
  • Publisher : Titan Books (UK)
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN : 1845761944
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  • Genre : Fantasy comic books, strips, etc
  • From the pages of Neil Gaiman's smash-hit, acclaimed series The Sandman comes the woman who put the bitch into witchcraft! Thessaly - also known as the Thessalian - the world's oldest, most powerful witch and a former lover of the Dream King himself, last seen in Sandman: A Game of You, is back in a new adventure! When Thessaly becomes the unwitting partner in a monster-killing business with her ghostly one-time nemesis, Fetch, she will need all her many years of magical skill to keep herself from ending up just like him! Written by twisted genius Bill Willingham (Fables), with art by Shawn McManus (Sandman), this tale will bewitch you - just pray that Thessaly doesn't!

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    Rune Service
  • Author : J. Garner
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Pages : 260
  • ISBN : 1543136699
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  • Genre : Books
  • A prince in danger, an epic quest, and a cup of coffee, all at your local Easy-E-Mart! Follow the misadventures of four-foot tall convenience store clerk Mary Stone and her luxurious beard as she finds out that life is even stranger than it already was when a literal Elf stumbles into the Easy-E-Mart after midnight. Within an hour, Mary finds out that magic is real, dragons are real, and she is a Dwarf instead of a short, bearded lady. Oh, also that her new friend is on the run from thugs, a wererabbit bounty hunter, and a reptilian businessman. It might have been safe if she'd just stayed in the store that night!

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    Perpetual Potion
  • Author : Christine Pope
  • Publisher : Dark Valentine Press
  • Pages : 245
  • ISBN : N.a
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • The cards never lie…and this time, the truth is deadly. Four months into being a not-so-platonic couple, Selena Marx and Calvin Standingbear are getting into the spirit of Halloween in Globe, Arizona, complete with elaborate costumes. Selena’s even agreed — a bit hesitantly — to do a limited number of Tarot readings for her best friend Josie’s blowout Halloween bash. The party is going spookily well…until Selena’s reading for high school principal Danny Ortega. The cards don’t hold back about his less-than-savory dalliances, predicting that karma won’t be kind. In fact, karma strikes back before the party’s even over — as Danny drops dead. When Danny’s ghost asks Selena to uncover who killed him, she has no choice but to dig through his rather checkered romantic past for clues. All while taking the next step in her and Calvin’s relationship — meeting his parents. And if that’s not enough to make Selena want to dive head-first into a bowl full of Halloween chocolate, discovering the heartbreaking truth behind Danny’s death might be the final blow…. KEYWORDS: witch, warlock, wizard, sorcerer, psychic, medium, telepath, cop hero, sheriff, detective, police, tarot, crystal ball, wicca, small town romance, small town mystery, cat mystery, magic spell, curse, fish out of water, opposites attract, cozy mystery, cozy cat mystery, cozy witch mystery

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    Outlawed
  • Author : Anna North
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Pages : 274
  • ISBN : 9781635575439
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • A REESE'S BOOK CLUB PICK * INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * BELLETRIST BOOK CLUB PICK * INDIE NEXT SELECTION * LIBRARY READS SELECTION * AMAZON EDITORS' CHOICE * WASHINGTON POST BEST OF THE YEAR The "terrifying, wise, tender, and thrilling" (R.O. Kwon) adventure story of a fugitive girl, a mysterious gang of robbers, and their dangerous mission to transform the Wild West. In the year of our Lord 1894, I became an outlaw. The day of her wedding, 17 year old Ada's life looks good; she loves her husband, and she loves working as an apprentice to her mother, a respected midwife. But after a year of marriage and no pregnancy, in a town where barren women are routinely hanged as witches, her survival depends on leaving behind everything she knows. She joins up with the notorious Hole in the Wall Gang, a band of outlaws led by a preacher-turned-robber known to all as the Kid. Charismatic, grandiose, and mercurial, the Kid is determined to create a safe haven for outcast women. But to make this dream a reality, the Gang hatches a treacherous plan that may get them all killed. And Ada must decide whether she's willing to risk her life for the possibility of a new kind of future for them all. Featuring an irresistibly no-nonsense, courageous, and determined heroine, Outlawed dusts off the myth of the old West and reignites the glimmering promise of the frontier with an entirely new set of feminist stakes. Anna North has crafted a pulse-racing, page-turning saga about the search for hope in the wake of death, and for truth in a climate of small-mindedness and fear.

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    Every Which Way But Dead
  • Author : Kim Harrison
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Pages : 512
  • ISBN : 9780061741838
  • Reader Reviews : 52
  • Genre : Fiction
  • In Every Which Way But Dead, witch and former bounty hunter Rachel Morgan's managed to escape her corrupt company, survive living with a vampire, start her own runner service, and face down a vampire master. But her vampire roommate Ivy is off the wagon, her human boyfriend Nick is out of town indefinitely and doesn't sound like he's coming back while the far-too-seductive vampire Kisten is looking way too tempting, and there's a turf war erupting in Cincinnati's underworld. And there's a greater evil still. To put the vampire master behind bars and save her family, Rachel made a desperate bargain and now there's hell to pay--literally. For if Rachel cannot stop him, the archdemon Algaliarept will pull her into the sorcerous ever-after to forfeit her soul as his slave. Forever.

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    The Okay Witch
  • Author : Emma Steinkellner
  • Publisher : Aladdin
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN : 9781534431454
  • Reader Reviews : 11
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • A School Library Journal Best Graphic Novel of 2019 A YALSA 2020 Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers A YALSA 2020 Great Graphic Novel for Teens Sabrina the Teenage Witch meets Roller Girl in this hilarious, one-of-a-kind graphic novel about a half-witch who has just discovered the truth about herself, her family, and her town and is doing her best to survive middle school now that she knows everything! Magic is harder than it looks. Thirteen-year-old Moth Hush loves all things witchy. But she’s about to discover that witches aren’t just the stuff of movies, books, and spooky stories. When some eighth-grade bullies try to ruin her Halloween, something really strange happens. It turns out that Founder’s Bluff, Massachusetts, has a centuries-old history of witch drama. And, surprise: Moth’s family is at the center of it all! When Moth’s new powers show up, things get totally out-of-control. She meets a talking cat, falls into an enchanted diary, and unlocks a hidden witch world. Secrets surface from generations past as Moth unravels the complicated legacy at the heart of her town, her family, and herself. In this spellbinding graphic novel debut, Emma Steinkellner spins a story packed with humor and heart about the weird and wonderful adventures of a witch-in-progress.

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    Where Demons Dare
  • Author : Kim Harrison
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Pages : 15
  • ISBN : 9780007247806
  • Reader Reviews : 56
  • Genre : Cincinnati (Ohio)
  • Having barely escaped bying skewered by the criminal vampire overlord of Cinncinati, Rachel now has even bigger problems to contend with. She soon finds herself with not one but three hellions on her tail; and one of them is even crazier and more dangerous than all the weres and vampires on the planet.

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    Half-Witch
  • Author : John Schoffstall
  • Publisher : Small Beer Press
  • Pages : 300
  • ISBN : 9781618731418
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • NPR Best Books of the Year In the world in which Lizbet Lenz lives, the sun still goes around the earth, God speaks directly to his worshippers, goblins haunt every cellar and witches lurk in the forests. Disaster strikes when Lizbet's father Gerhard, a charming scoundrel, is thrown into a dungeon by the tyrant Hengest Wolftrow. To free him, Lizbet must cross the Montagnes du Monde, globe-girdling mountains that reach to the sky, a journey no one has ever survived, and retrieve a mysterious book. Lizbet is desperate, and the only one who can help her is the unpleasant and sarcastic witch girl Strix. As the two girls journey through the mountains and into the lands of wonder beyond, on the run from goblins, powerful witches, and human criminals, Lizbet discovers, to her horror, that Strix's magic is turning Lizbet into a witch, too. Meanwhile, a revolution in Heaven is brewing.

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    Season of the Witch
  • Author : David Talbot
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 463
  • ISBN : 9781439108246
  • Reader Reviews : 6
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Traces the story of San Francisco in the latter half of the twentieth century, covering topics ranging from the civil rights movement and pop culture to the 49ers and famous crime cases.

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    Social Medium
  • Author : Christine Pope
  • Publisher : Dark Valentine Press
  • Pages : 232
  • ISBN : N.a
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • There’s no mean girl like an internet mean girl. Especially when she’s a witch. Selena hasn’t been in Globe, Arizona, very long, but she's quickly learned to be wary when her friend Josie gets a bright idea — like insisting she join the growing legion of internet witches. While being an Instagram star sounds like a good way to promote her metaphysical shop, Selena can’t ignore the feeling she’s about to get some pretty crappy juju dropped on her head. It isn’t as if she doesn’t have time to produce content — or even date, since it appears tribal police chief Calvin Standingbear has ghosted her. Too bad the perfectly nice rancher who offers his place for a live-streamed solstice bonfire ritual doesn’t strike a single spark. But when the dark side of social media rears its ugly head, Selena’s going to need all the friends she can get, including the secretive police chief. Because social media rivalries can be murder — and Selena could be targeted as a suspect…or the next victim. KEYWORDS: witch, warlock, wizard, sorcerer, psychic, medium, telepath, cop hero, sheriff, detective, police, tarot, crystal ball, wicca, small town romance, small town mystery, cat mystery, magic spell, curse, fish out of water, opposites attract, cozy mystery, cozy cat mystery, cozy witch mystery

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    Vampire Fire
  • Author : J. R. Rain
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Pages : 282
  • ISBN : 1535284404
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  • Genre : Books
  • Ten years ago, federal agent Samantha Moon was the perfect wife and mother, a typical soccer mom with a minivan and suburban home. Then the unthinkable happens, an attack that changes her life forever. And forever is a very long time for a vampire. Now in VAMPIRE FIRE, private investigator Samantha Moon's new client asks her to find a dead guy-a dead guy she knew. It doesn't take Sam very long to figure out that something wicked this way comes-very, very wicked-but there's no way she can walk away from this case... However, Sam's client doesn't want the guy's body-he wants his soul. And if Sam fails, then two others will die. Now Sam must track down the spirit of a dead man who's hiding from his destiny and hand him over. She doesn't even know who else is at risk, but she has to choose whether to protect the soul of a dead man or protect others whose lives are at stake. Worst of all, she's forced to work for someone who may just be evil incarnate. When tragedy strikes, Sam has only until sunset to save a life. As Sam races to find the victim before it's too late, it will take all she has in her to beat the devil at his own game... VAMPIRE FIRE (Vampire for Hire #12) is J.R. Rain's first exciting novel in The Devil's Triangle, a paranormal thriller trilogy within the Vampire for Hire series in which Samantha Moon must risk everything to battle the greatest evil the world has ever known.

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    Wizard for Hire
  • Author : Obert Skye
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN : 1629726133
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Books
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    Enter the Witch
  • Author : Andris Bear
  • Publisher : Andris Bear
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : N.a
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • A laugh-out-loud cozy paranormal romance Evangeline Winther has just landed her dream job as a librarian in Whisper Grove, NC. The fact that she also discovered she’s the lost heir to a centuries-old coven of witches is not so dreamy. When her gifts make themselves known, Evangeline realizes her picturesque town isn’t what it seems. There are secrets buried here, but even the deepest secrets have a way of rising—especially when she can hear them whispering. Her only hope for solving the mystery of the voices are a hot mechanic and an ornery cat. And she doesn’t even like one of them.

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    Apprentice Needed
  • Author : Obert Skye
  • Publisher : Shadow Mountain
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN : 1629725293
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  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • In book one of the series, Ozzy saw the classified ad in his local paper for a "Wizard for Hire" and discovered there was a wizard right in Portland, Oregon. Ozzy was relieved when the wizard, Rin, agreed to help him find his kidnapped scientist parents, though the search was a wild series of close calls the closer they got to the truth. And although Rin had plenty of wise sayings, Ozzy doubted that Rin was an actual wizard. Now, on one dark and windy night, Ozzy steps out of bed, jumps out his window, and walks straight into the ocean. It's as if someone is controlling Ozzy's mind. He's saved by Sigi--Rin's daughter--and Clark, a mechanical robot bird. More than ever, Ozzy could really use the services of Rin, the Wizard for Hire. When a mysterious package arrives in the mail containing a plane ticket and a thumb drive, Ozzy is certain it's from Rin. But when Ozzy, Sigi, and Clark arrive in New York, Rin isn't there. Instead they are met by the man who was the money behind the mind-controlling "discipline serum" created by Ozzy's parents. Ozzy was the final test case and is now the key to discovering the serum's secret. He is a very valuable boy. Once again, he's on the run. As fate would have it, Rin appears just in time. But Rin's goal is more than a rescue mission. He needs an apprentice to cement his status and notoriety in the magical realm of Quarfelt--assuming the place even exists. As Rin's apprentice, Ozzy must complete five tasks to receive the Gift of Wonder. Ozzy is willing to help, but is now really the best time to enter a contest for wizards when something is controlling his mind? Especially when someone is out to destroy the people he loves? In an exciting and magical ending, Ozzy receives information that turns his world upside down, and Rin pulls off his greatest magic trick before disappearing with Clark into the dark water off the coast of Otter Rock. Apprentice Needed is about living to your full potential. It is about the bond between a wizard, his daughter, his new apprentice, and their companion robot bird. It is about finding wonder, accepting heartache, and living with all the possibilities both may bring. It is a story filled with humor and excitement that can shows us the magic in everyday things.

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    Magic Lessons
  • Author : Alice Hoffman
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN : 9781982108854
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • In the 1600s, Maria was abandoned in a snowy field in rural England as a baby. Under the care of Hannah Owens, who recognizes that Maria has a gift, she learns about the 'Unnamed Arts.' When Maria is abandoned by the man who has declared his love for her, she follows him to Salem, Massachusetts. She invokes a curse that will haunt her family for generations. And she learns the lesson that she will carry with her for the rest of her life: Love is the only thing that matters.

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    Eva Evergreen, Semi-Magical Witch
  • Author : Julie Abe
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN : 9780316493864
  • Reader Reviews : 5
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • A young witch must pass a coming-of-age quest or risk losing her magic forever in this enchanting fantasy -- perfect for fans of Kiki's Delivery Service and Aru Shah and the End of Time. Sometimes all you need is a pinch of magic... Eva Evergreen is determined to earn the rank of Novice Witch before her thirteenth birthday. If she doesn't, she'll lose her magic forever. For most young witches and wizards, it's a simple enough test: One: Help your town, do good all around. Two: Live there for one moon, don't leave too soon. Three: Fly home by broomstick, the easiest of tricks. The only problem? Eva only has a pinch of magic. She summons heads of cabbage instead of flowers and gets a sunburn instead of calling down rain. And to add insult to injury, whenever she overuses her magic, she falls asleep. When she lands in the tranquil coastal town of Auteri, the residents expect a powerful witch, not a semi-magical girl. So Eva comes up with a plan: set up a magical repair shop to aid Auteri and prove she's worthy. She may have more blood than magic, but her "semi-magical fixes" repair the lives of the townspeople in ways they never could have imagined. Only, Eva's bit of magic may not be enough when the biggest magical storm in history threatens the town she's grown to love. Eva must conjure up all of the magic, bravery, and cleverness she can muster or Auteri and her dreams of becoming a witch will wash away with the storm.

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    Hour of the Witch
  • Author : Chris Bohjalian
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Pages : 497
  • ISBN : 9780525432692
  • Reader Reviews : 22
  • Genre : Fiction
  • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the acclaimed author of The Flight Attendant: “Historical fiction at its best…. The book is a thriller in structure, and a real page-turner, the ending both unexpected and satisfying” (Diana Gabaldon, bestselling author of the Outlander series, The Washington Post). A young Puritan woman—faithful, resourceful, but afraid of the demons that dog her soul—plots her escape from a violent marriage in this riveting and propulsive novel of historical suspense. Boston, 1662. Mary Deerfield is twenty-four-years-old. Her skin is porcelain, her eyes delft blue, and in England she might have had many suitors. But here in the New World, amid this community of saints, Mary is the second wife of Thomas Deerfield, a man as cruel as he is powerful. When Thomas, prone to drunken rage, drives a three-tined fork into the back of Mary's hand, she resolves that she must divorce him to save her life. But in a world where every neighbor is watching for signs of the devil, a woman like Mary—a woman who harbors secret desires and finds it difficult to tolerate the brazen hypocrisy of so many men in the colony—soon becomes herself the object of suspicion and rumor. When tainted objects are discovered buried in Mary's garden, when a boy she has treated with herbs and simples dies, and when their servant girl runs screaming in fright from her home, Mary must fight to not only escape her marriage, but also the gallows. A twisting, tightly plotted novel of historical suspense from one of our greatest storytellers, Hour of the Witch is a timely and terrifying story of socially sanctioned brutality and the original American witch hunt.

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    Wandering Monsters
  • Author : Christine Pope
  • Publisher : Dark Valentine Press
  • Pages : 245
  • ISBN : N.a
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • To save her wedding date, Selena must prove her fiancé’s innocence…and find a murderer. Wedding bells are ringing soon for Selena Marx and Calvin Standingbear, so with her plate already overloaded, a reality-show film crew tumbling into Globe, Arizona, barely registers on her radar, psychic or otherwise. The only thing Selena wishes she had is an extra hand to keep the show’s aggressively flirty host, Dillon James, at arm’s length. Her bestie, Josie Woodrow, is over the full moon, sure that Monster Hunt will put sleepy little Globe on the map. But the show’s search for the legendary Mogollon Monster — this region’s version of Bigfoot — isn’t what makes headlines. No, it’s the blood-spattered crime scene, starring Dillon James’ very dead body. The fact that something with huge claws ripped out his throat. And a strand of flimsy evidence that points a DNA finger squarely at Calvin. Selena leaves no Tarot card unturned in her desperation to save her fiancé — and her wedding date. But all her cards and her pendulum can tell her is that the real murderer is close enough to breathe down her neck…and this monster won’t hesitate to kill again.

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    The Girl Who Drank the Moon (Winner of the 2017 Newbery Medal)
  • Author : Kelly Barnhill
  • Publisher : Algonquin Young Readers
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN : 9781616206567
  • Reader Reviews : 64
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Winner of the 2017 Newbery Medal The New York Times Bestseller An Entertainment Weekly Best Middle Grade Book of 2016 A New York Public Library Best Book of 2016 A Chicago Public Library Best Book of 2016 An Amazon Top 20 Best Book of 2016 A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2016 A School Library Journal Best Book of 2016 Named to KirkusReviews’ Best Books of 2016 2017 Booklist Youth Editors’ Choice Every year, the people of the Protectorate leave a baby as an offering to the witch who lives in the forest. They hope this sacrifice will keep her from terrorizing their town. But the witch in the Forest, Xan, is kind. She shares her home with a wise Swamp Monster and a Perfectly Tiny Dragon. Xan rescues the children and delivers them to welcoming families on the other side of the forest, nourishing the babies with starlight on the journey. One year, Xan accidentally feeds a baby moonlight instead of starlight, filling the ordinary child with extraordinary magic. Xan decides she must raise this girl, whom she calls Luna, as her own. As Luna’s thirteenth birthday approaches, her magic begins to emerge--with dangerous consequences. Meanwhile, a young man from the Protectorate is determined to free his people by killing the witch. Deadly birds with uncertain intentions flock nearby. A volcano, quiet for centuries, rumbles just beneath the earth’s surface. And the woman with the Tiger’s heart is on the prowl . . . The Newbery Medal winner from the author of the highly acclaimed novel The Witch’s Boy.

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    Leila, the Perfect Witch
  • Author : Flavia Z. Drago
  • Publisher : Candlewick Press
  • Pages : 39
  • ISBN : 9781536226867
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • In this charming picture book from the author-illustrator of Gustavo, The Shy Ghost, a witch who is spellbindingly good at everything discovers that baking is no piece of cake. Leila Wayward is a little witch who excels at everything she does. She’s the fastest flier, the most cunning conjuror, and the most superb shape-shifter. She has won trophies for potions, herbology, and alchemy—and now she dreams of winning the Magnificent Witchy Cake-off! As the youngest in a long line of masters of the Dark Arts of Patisserie, Leila wants her entry to be perfect. But even with the most bewitching of recipes, she realizes a terrible truth: she’s a disaster in the kitchen. Luckily, Leila has three magical sisters who are happy to share their culinary secrets with her. What’s more, Leila discovers that baking with them is fun! Win or lose, she has already tasted the sweetest thing of all: acceptance—with a pinch of nightshade and a bit of mandrake. Filled with expressive and fancifully offbeat illustrations, Flavia Z. Drago’s enchanting story of trying your hardest despite your imperfections is sure to delight little witches and novice bakers alike.

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    Escape to Witch City
  • Author : E. Latimer
  • Publisher : Tundra Books
  • Pages : 313
  • ISBN : 9781101919330
  • Reader Reviews : 4
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • In a world ruled by fear of witches, some secrets are deadly. A thrilling new fantasy adventure set in historical London for fans of V.E. Schwab's City of Ghosts and Serafina and the Black Cloak. Emmaline Black has a secret. She can hear the rhythm of heartbeats. Not just her own, but others' too. It's a rhythm she's learned to control, and that can only mean one thing . . . Emma's a witch. In a world where a sentence of witchcraft comes with dire consequences and all children who have reached the age of thirteen are tested to ensure they have no witch blood, Emma must attempt to stamp out her power before her own test comes. But the more she researches, the more she begins to suspect that her radically anti-witch aunt and mother are hiding something -- the truth about their sister, her Aunt Lenore, who disappeared under mysterious circumstances years ago. The day of the test comes, and Emma's results not only pair her up with strange new friends, but set her on a course to challenge everything she's ever been taught about magic, and reveal long-buried family secrets. It seems witches may not have been so easy to banish after all. Secret cities, untapped powers, missing family members -- Emma is about to discover a whole new world.

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    The Sandman Presents
  • Author : Bill Willingham
  • Publisher : Vertigo
  • Pages : 215
  • ISBN : 1401201008
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
  • A modern myth of fantasy and imagination, THE SANDMAN PRESENTS: TALLER TALES chronicles the adventures of the curious inhabitants of the dimension known as the Dreaming. An alternate subconscious reality in which dreams occur, the Dreaming is a land of fantastical creatures that script and act in the theatrical productions that are humans' sleeping fantasies. A highly inventive and witty book, this volume features entertaining tales about a few of these individuals, including the former lover of the King of Dreams, the delusional being responsible for capturing escaped dreams, and the cast and crew that produce our nightmares and dreams. SUGGESTED FOR MATURE READERS.

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    Twelfth
  • Author : Janet Key
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Pages : 305
  • ISBN : 9780316669344
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Better Nate Than Ever meets The Parker Inheritance in this heartwarming mystery about finding your people and accepting others as they are. Twelve-year-old Maren is sure theater camp isn’t for her. Theater camp is for loud, confident, artsy people: people like her older sister, Hadley—the last person Maren wants to think about—and her cinema-obsessed, nonbinary bunkmate, Theo. But when a prank goes wrong, Maren gets drawn into the hunt for a diamond ring that, legend has it, is linked to the camp’s namesake, Charlotte “Charlie” Goodman, a promising director in Blacklist Era Hollywood. When Maren connects the clues to Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, she and her new friends are off searching through lighting booths, orchestra pits and costume storages, discovering the trail and dodging camp counselors. But they’re not the only ones searching for the ring, and with the growing threat of camp closing forever, they're almost out of time.

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    Magic Required
  • Author : Obert Skye
  • Publisher : Shadow Mountain
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN : 1629727334
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • When Ozzy's scientist parents are kidnapped, he responds to a classified ad in the local newspaper and hires a "wizard" named Rin who claims that his magic is real, but Ozzy isn't convinced. In the final book of the Wizard for Hire trilogy, Ozzy and his friend (and Rin's daughter), Sigi, are in danger. They are still being hunted by Ray, the power-mad villain who will stop at nothing to find the formula to the mind-controlling discipline serum--one that Ozzy's parents created and injected into him. Knowing the dangers that lie ahead, Rin introduces Ozzy to four more friends who also claim magical, wizard-like abilities. Again, Ozzy has no reason to believe that magic exists or that Rin's eccentric friends can help. With the injection of the mind-controlling serum, Ozzy is learning to control the minds of animals as well as people. His new powers make him wonder if magic is necessary. Rin says believing is key to seeing the magic all around us, but Ozzy isn't so sure anymore. Rin, Ozzy, and Sigi must act quickly, as the minds and free will of all mankind are in danger of being controlled by whoever controls the serum. The wild ride plays out in a nonstop, nail-biting battle at a popular fantasy convention. In this series finale, Ozzy will find out if his kidnapped parents are still alive, and he'll discover that real friends are like magic: they make the impossible, possible.

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    The Hidden Witch
  • Author : N.a
  • Publisher : Graphix
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN : 1338253751
  • Reader Reviews : 8
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • From the creator of the acclaimed graphic novel The Witch Boy comes a new adventure set in the world of magic and shapeshifting -- and ordinary kids just trying to make friends.