Welcome to spooky season! No matter if you’re spending it concocting witchy brews or hunting for ghosts, Harlequin has books (and a bonus cocktail) to suit every Halloween mood: Nightingale (On Sale Now; Harlequin Teen) June is different. June is hysterical. June is in danger. The Witch of Willow Hall (On Sale Now; Graydon House) Strange power, fierce love, and a past that refuses to stay buried. Toil & (read more…)
No matter where you stand on the recent Charmed reboot, we guarantee that we have many a diverse tale here to please every witchy fan–and the reviews agree. Toil & Trouble: 15 Tales of Women and Witchcraft [Harlequin TEEN], edited by Tess Sharpe and Jessica Spotswood, just racked up its third starred review, this time from Publishers Weekly. Read the complete review, here! “[A] provocative, eclectic collection.”–PW, starred review “This powerful (read more…)
We were delighted to find that Flickerwix has produced a beautiful collection of candles inspired by Laurie Forest’s The Black Witch Chronicles. From the woodsy essence of the Ulrich Twins to the cedarwood scent of dodgy Lukas Grey, there’s a fragrance here for every BWC fan. (Personal favorite–no surprise that the Yvan candle is infused with a delightfully spicy scent.) Check out Flickerwix’s full collection here!
Milicent Patrick was one of Disney’s first female animators (if not THE first female animator) and created one of the world’s best known classic movie monsters, only for her work to be credited to—and essentially eradicated by—a man. The Lady from the Black Lagoon [Hanover Square Press, March 2019] is Mallory O’Meara’s enthralling true-detective story chronicling her mission to uncover Patrick’s history and restore her to her rightful place in (read more…)
Back to school means our favorite thing – more books! HERE IT IS! THE TITLE LIBRARIANS HAVE ALREADY FALLEN FOR ON GALLEYCHAT*: Even If I Fall: “Abigail Johnson deftly weaves together emotional and romantic turmoil into an unforgettable read about loss, dreams, and redemption.” —Jeff Zentner, William C. Morris award-winning author of The Serpent King (Inkyard Press; Jan. 8) *GalleyChat is an opportunity to talk with fellow librarians about recent galleys (every first Tuesday (read more…)