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Five Witchy Books

Since Halloween is fast approaching… :)

The Witches by Roald Dahl – My favorite Roald Dahl book ever (which is saying a lot) features some very creepy and nasty witches. Beware of women with gloves and itchy heads!

Witchery Hill by Welwyn Wilton Katz – A spooky page-turner by a Canadian author, in which a girl’s stepmother is truly wicked, though of course all of the grown-ups refuse to see it.

The Magic Circle by Donna Jo Napoli – Hansel and Gretel from the witch’s point of view. A look into her theoretical past makes her surprisingly sympathetic — and her end shockingly tragic.

Bras & Broomsticks by Sarah Mlynowski – One of the most fun witch books you’ll ever read, about a teen attempting to take advantage of her younger sister’s witchy heritage (which has passed the older sister by).

The Changeover by Margaret Mahy – A boy witch! Whom Laura must turn to, and awaken powers of her own with, in order to save her little brother. An intense and eerie story.

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Originally published at Megan Crewe - another world, not quite ours. You can comment here or there.



( 4 comments — Leave a comment )
Oct. 23rd, 2009 11:35 am (UTC)
I love The Changeover! I don't remember where I found my copy but I've never seen another until now.
Oct. 24th, 2009 03:09 pm (UTC)
It's a great book. One of those I loved as a teen and was relieved to find it held up when I read it again as an adult!
Oct. 23rd, 2009 02:29 pm (UTC)

The Witches is also my favorite RD book!!! and I've had The Changeover on my to-read list for ages. This list is awesome. :D
Oct. 24th, 2009 03:10 pm (UTC)
The Witches is possibly my favorite children's book ever (definitely in the top five). Check out The Changeover when you get a chance!
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My Books

Earth & Sky
(Earth & Sky #1, science fiction YA)
Skyscape/Razorbill Canada, 2014

The Clouded Sky
(Earth & Sky #2, science fiction YA)
Skyscape/Razorbill Canada, 2015

A Sky Unbroken
(Earth & Sky #3, science fiction YA)
Skyscape/Razorbill Canada, 2015

The Way We Fall
(Fallen World #1, apocalyptic YA)
Disney-Hyperion, 2012

The Lives We Lost
(Fallen World #2, apocalyptic YA)
Disney-Hyperion, 2013

The Worlds We Make
(Fallen World #3, apocalyptic YA)
Disney-Hyperion, 2014

Those Who Lived: Fallen World Stories
(Fallen World #3.5, apocalyptic YA)
self pubbed, 2014

Give Up the Ghost
(paranormal YA)
Henry Holt, 2009

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