Witchy Halloween

 

Malice
Malice
By Walter, Heather
2021-04 - Del Rey Books
9781984818652 Check Our Catalog

 

A princess isn't supposed to fall for an evil sorceress. But in this "bewitching and fascinating" (Tamora Pierce) retelling of "Sleeping Beauty," true love is more than a simple fairy tale.

"Walter's spellbinding debut is for all the queer girls and women who've been told to keep their gifts hidden and for those yearning to defy gravity."--O: The Oprah Magazine …More
 

Strange Practice
Strange Practice
By Shaw, Vivian
2017-07 - Orbit
9780316434607 Check Our Catalog

1st book in Dr. Greta Helsing series

The first book in a delightfully witty fantasy series in which Dr. Greta Helsing, doctor to the undead, must defend London from both supernatural ailments and a bloodthirsty cult

Greta Helsing inherited her family's highly specialized and highly peculiar medical practice. In her consulting rooms, Dr. Helsing treats the undead for a host of ills: vocal strain in banshees, arthritis in …More
 

The Conjurer
The Conjurer
By Smith, Luanne G.
2021-01 - 47north
9781542019606 Check Our Catalog

 

 

A beguiling novel of revenge, deliverance, and a powerful sisterhood of magic by the Washington Post bestselling author of The Vine Witch and The Glamourist.

Sidra didn't murder her husband. Yet even a jinni can't wish away a wrongful imprisonment. Determined to prove her innocence, she returns to her adopted home--a French village renowned for its perfume …More
 

Creatures of Charm and Hunger
Creatures of Charm and Hunger
By Tanzer, Molly
2020-04 - Mariner Books
9780358065210 Check Our Catalog

 

"A compelling, fun, and thought-provoking story of magical adventure, coming of age, sacrifice, and family, with secrets that add a lingering darkness to the entire tale."--Booklist

Two young witches, once inseparable, are set at odds by secrets and wildly dangerous magic.

In the waning days of World War II, with Allied victory all but certain, desperate Nazi …More
 

The Ruthless Lady's Guide to Wizardry
The Ruthless Lady's Guide to Wizardry
By Waggoner, C. M.
2021-01 - Ace Books
9781984805867 Check Our Catalog

 

Sparks fly in this enchanting fantasy novel from the author of Unnatural Magic when a down-and-out fire witch and a young gentlewoman join forces against a deadly conspiracy.

Dellaria Wells, petty con artist, occasional thief, and partly educated fire witch, is behind on her rent in the city of Leiscourt--again. Then she sees the "wanted" sign, …More
 

The Witches of New York
The Witches of New York
By McKay, Ami
2017-07 - Harper Perennial
9780062359926 Check Our Catalog

 

 

Buzzfeed Best Gift Book of the Year

"A dark, atmospheric, and feminist story of three women in New York City's Gilded Age, each determined to thrive in a society hell-bent on keeping them down, and using their coven to do so. --Buzzfeed

INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER

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The Witch of Painted Sorrows
The Witch of Painted Sorrows
By Rose, M. J.
2015-03 - Atria Books
9781476778068 Check Our Catalog

1st book in Daughters of La Lune series

Indie Next Pick

Library Reads Pick

People Magazine Pick

Boston Globe Pick of the Week

Possession. Power. Passion. New York Times bestselling novelist M.J. Rose creates her most provocative spellbinder to date in this gothic novel set against the lavish backdrop of Belle poque Paris.

Called an "elegant tale of rare depth and beauty, as …More
 

Circe
Circe
By Miller, Madeline
2018-04 - Little Brown and Company
9780316556347 Check Our Catalog

 

Awards:
Alex Awards (2019)

A bold and subversive retelling of the goddess's story, this #1 New York Times bestseller is both epic and intimate in its scope, recasting the most infamous female figure from the Odyssey as a hero in her own right (Alexandra Alter, The New York Times).

In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe is a strange child -- …More
 

The Witch with No Name
The Witch with No Name
By Harrison, Kim
2014-09 - Voyager
9780061957956 Check Our Catalog

13th book in Rachel Morgan: The Hollows series

 

It's Rachel Morgan's ultimate adventure . . . and anything can happen in this final book in the New York Times bestselling Hollows series.

Rachel Morgan has come a long way from her early days as an inexperienced bounty hunter. She's faced vampires and werewolves, banshees, witches, and soul-eating demons. She's crossed worlds, channeled gods, and accepted her place as a …More
 

A Special Place for Women
A Special Place for Women
By Hankin, Laura
2021-05 - Berkley Books
9781984806260 Check Our Catalog

 

As seen on Good Morning America as a Summer Reads Pick

"One of the smartest, sharpest, and funniest books I've read in years... Some books are meant to be devoured--this one does the devouring."--Emily Henry, #1 New York Times bestselling author of People We Meet on Vacation

One of Summer 2021's Most Anticipated Novels

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The Witch's Heart
The Witch's Heart
By Gornichec, Genevieve
2021-02 - Ace Books
9780593099940 Check Our Catalog

 

When a banished witch falls in love with the legendary trickster Loki, she risks the wrath of the gods in this moving, subversive national bestselling debut novel that reimagines Norse mythology.

Angrboda's story begins where most witches' tales end: with a burning. A punishment from Odin for refusing to provide him with knowledge of the future, the fire leaves Angrboda injured …More
 

The Witch of Willow Hall
The Witch of Willow Hall
By Fox, Hester
2018-10 - Graydon House
9781525833014 Check Our Catalog

 

"Steeped in Gothic eeriness."--Nicola Cornick, USA Today bestselling author

In Salem, they burned. Now, they will rise.

New Oldbury, 1821

The house holds its breath, trying to outlast me...

Something has awakened in Willow Hall. Eighteen-year-old Lydia Montrose can feel it. But she has no idea what it is.

Rocked by rumor and scandal, Lydia, her parents, …More
 

The Obsidian Tower
The Obsidian Tower
By Caruso, Melissa
2020-06 - Orbit
9780316425094 Check Our Catalog

 

"Will thrill and delight any fantasy fan."―Tasha Suri, author of The Jasmine Throne

In this fresh epic fantasy bursting with intrigue and ambition, questioned loyalties, and broken magic, one woman will either save an entire continent or bring about its downfall.

"Guard the tower, ward the stone. Find your answers writ in bone. Keep your trust through wits or …More
 

The Diabolical Miss Hyde: An Electric Empire Novel
The Diabolical Miss Hyde: An Electric Empire Novel
By Carr, Viola
2015-02 - Harper Voyager
9780062363084 Check Our Catalog

1st book in Electric empire series

 

Forensic science, magic, mystery, and romance mix in this edgy steampunk fantasy--a retelling of the horror classic, in which Dr. Eliza Jekyll, daughter of the infamous Dr. Henry Jekyll--pursues a dangerous murderer in an alternate Victorian London.

In an electrified Victorian London, Dr. Eliza Jekyll is a crime scene investigator, hunting killers with newfangled technological gadgets. …More
 

The Little Shop of Found Things
The Little Shop of Found Things
By Brackston, Paula
- St. Martin's Press
9781250072436 Check Our Catalog

1st book in null

 

New York Times bestselling author of The Witch's Daughter Paula Brackston returns to her trademark blend of magic and romance guaranteed to enchant in The Little Shop of Found Things, the first book in a new continuing series.

An antique shop haunted by a ghost.

A silver treasure with an injustice in its story.

An adventure to the …More
 

The Last Unicorn the Lost Version
The Last Unicorn the Lost Version
By Beagle, Peter S.
2018-11 - Tachyon Publications
9781616963088 Check Our Catalog

 

Special Commemorative Edition celebrating the 50th Anniversary of The Last Unicorn

Peter S. Beagle first imagined his beloved heroine when he was twenty-three, half a decade before she sprang into the world. Now the Last Unicorn's fantastical origins are recaptured in this lovely commemorative hardcover. Here you will discover the eighty-five page genesis of Beagle's masterpiece, …More
 

The Witches' Tree: An Agatha Raisin Mystery
The Witches' Tree: An Agatha Raisin Mystery
By Beaton, M. C.
- Minotaur Books
9781250057464 Check Our Catalog

28th book in Agatha Raisin series

 

The Witches' Tree continues the tradition in M. C. Beaton's beloved Agatha Raisin mystery series--now a hit show on Acorn TV and public television.

Cotswolds inhabitants are used to inclement weather, but the night sky is especially foggy as Rory and Molly Devere, the new vicar and his wife, drive slowly home from a dinner party in their village of Sumpton Harcourt. They strain to …More
 

The Fifth Petal
The Fifth Petal
By Barry, Brunonia
- Crown Publishing Group (NY)
9781101905609 Check Our Catalog

2nd book in Lace reader series

Could a witch hunt happen again in Salem?

For readers of Deborah Harkness's A Discovery of WitchesNew York Times bestselling author of The Lace Reader Brunonia Barry returns to Salem with this spellbinding new thriller, a complex brew of suspense, seduction and murder.

When a teenage boy dies suspiciously on Halloween night, Salem's chief of police, John …More
 

Otherworld Nights: An Anthology
Otherworld Nights: An Anthology
By Armstrong, Kelley
2014-10 - Plume Books
9780452298347 Check Our Catalog

 

Rare and never-before-published short stories featuring fan favorites from the #1 New York Times bestselling Otherworld series

It's been more than ten years since Kelley Armstrong began the Otherworld series and drew legions of fans to a realm roamed by witches, werewolves, necromancers, vampires, and half-demons. Many of the novels have become bestselling favorites, but …More
 

Tiny Nightmares
Tiny Nightmares
By Michel, Lincoln
Editor Nieto, Nadxieli
2020-10 - Catapult
9781948226622 Check Our Catalog

 

]A collection of horror-inspired flash fiction, featuring over 40 new stories from literary, horror, and emerging writers--edited by Lincoln Michel and Nadxieli Nieto, the twisted minds behind Tiny Crimes: Very Short Tales of Mystery and Murder.

In this playful, inventive collection, leading literary and horror writers spin chilling tales in only a few pages. Each slim, …More
 

One More Year
One More Year
By Hanselmann, Simon
2017-06 - Fantagraphics Books
9781606999974 Check Our Catalog

 

The characters are imbued with far more pathos and depth than seems plausible given the stock comic premise -- drugged-out, slacker roommates. One More Year continues to give substance to the characters and personalities of its protagonists in ways that never fail to surprise, delight, and horrify. …More
 

Wytches, Volume 1
Wytches, Volume 1
By Snyder, Scott
2015-07 - Image Comics
9781632153807 Check Our Catalog

 

"It's fabulous. A triumph." -Stephen King

"Dark and brutal... Wytches are like nothing horror fans have ever seen" -USA Today

Everything you thought you knew about witches is wrong. They are much darker, and they are much more horrifying. Wytches takes the mythology of witches to a far creepier, bone-chilling place than readers have dared venture before. …More
 

The Deadly Hours
The Deadly Hours
By Kearsley, Susanna
Author Harris, C. S.
Author Huber, Anna Lee
2020-09 - Poisoned Pen Press
9781492664444 Check Our Catalog

 

 

Charming... Four interconnected visits to a world of danger, wit, beauty and genuine romance. Treat yourself!--ANNE PERRY, internationally bestselling author

A stellar line-up of historical mystery novelists weaves the tale of a priceless and cursed gold watch as it passes through time wreaking havoc from one owner to another. As the hours and years pass, the …More
 

Royal Witches: Witchcraft and the Nobility in Fifteenth-Century England
Royal Witches: Witchcraft and the Nobility in Fifteenth-Century England
By Hollman, Gemma
2020-09 - Pegasus Books
9781643133324 Check Our Catalog

 

The stories of four royal women, their lives intertwined by family and bound by persecution, unravel the history of witchcraft in fifteenth-century England.

Until the mass hysteria of the seventeenth century, accusations of witchcraft in England were rare. However, four royal women, related in family and in court ties--Joan of Navarre, Eleanor Cobham, Jacquetta of Luxembourg and …More
 

National Geographic Guide to the World's Supernatural Places: More Than 250 Spine-Chilling Destinations Around the Globe
National Geographic Guide to the World's Supernatural Places: More Than 250 Spine-Chilling Destinations Around the Globe
By Bartlett, Sarah
2014-09 - National Geographic Society
9781426213809 Check Our Catalog

 

Witches and demons, ghosts and vampires, aliens and voodoo spirits? from spooky to chilling to downright weird, signs of the supernatural have terrified -- and fascinated -- people for centuries. Dare to discover some of the world's most puzzling enigmas in this remarkable book, which reveals a dazzling array of haunted castles, forbidden hideaways and otherwise eerie landmarks. Packed with rich …More
 

Chicago Haunts 3: Locked Up Stories from an October City
Chicago Haunts 3: Locked Up Stories from an October City
By Bielski, Ursula
2009-08 - Thunder Bay Press Michigan
9781933272153 Check Our Catalog

 

Ursula Bielski continues her collection of ghastly ghosts in this third volume of Chicago Haunts. …More
 

Toil & Trouble: A Memoir
Toil & Trouble: A Memoir
By Burroughs, Augusten
2019-10 - St. Martin's Press
9781250019950 Check Our Catalog

 

 

From the number one New York Times bestselling author comes another stunning memoir that is tender, touching...and just a little spooky.

Here's a partial list of things I don't believe in: God. The Devil. Heaven. Hell. Bigfoot. Ancient Aliens. Past lives. Life after death. Vampires. Zombies. Reiki. Homeopathy. Rolfing. Reflexology. Note that 'witches' and 'witchcraft' are …More
 

Field Guide to Illinois Hauntings
Field Guide to Illinois Hauntings
By Graczyk, Jim
Author Boonstra, Donna
2002-09 - Whitechapel Productions
9781892523266 Check Our Catalog

 

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The Weiser Field Guide to Witches: From Hexes to Hermione Granger, from Salem to the Land of Oz
The Weiser Field Guide to Witches: From Hexes to Hermione Granger, from Salem to the Land of Oz
By Illes, Judika
2010-10 - Weiser Books
9781578634798 Check Our Catalog

 

Witches peek from greeting cards and advertisements, and they dig twisted roots from the ground. Witches dance beneath the stars and lurk around cauldrons. Witches heal, witches scare, witches creep, and witches teach! A compendium of witches through the ages, from earliest prehistory to some of the most significant modern practitioners, The Weiser Field Guide to Witches explores who and what is a …More
 

The Study of Witchcraft: A Guidebook to Advanced Wicca
The Study of Witchcraft: A Guidebook to Advanced Wicca
By Lipp, Deborah
Foreword by Bonewits, Isaac
2007-10 - Weiser Books
9781578634095 Check Our Catalog

 

A veritable master's degree in Wicca in book form. …More
 

Spooky & Bright: 101 Halloween Ideas
Spooky & Bright: 101 Halloween Ideas
By The Editors of Country Living
2013-09 - Hearst Books
9781618370761 Check Our Catalog

 

When October arrives, thoughts turn to Halloween and all things scary. To make your holiday marvelously macabre, Country Living has a collection of 125 creepily cool ways to create meaningful memories for family and friends. With ghoulish delight, Spooky & Bright revels in Halloween's magic and mystery with to-die-for pumpkin displays, blood-chilling haunted houses, sinfully sweet …More
 

Extreme Halloween: The Ultimate Guide to Making Halloween Scary Again
Extreme Halloween: The Ultimate Guide to Making Halloween Scary Again
By Nardone, Tom
2009-09 - Perigee Books
9780399535253 Check Our Catalog

 

From the bestselling author of "Extreme Pumpkins" come all new diabolical ideas to revive the grisly true spirit of Halloween. For any fan of Halloween, this extreme celebration will spook, inspire, and help freak out the neighbors. …More
 

The Pagan Mysteries of Halloween
The Pagan Mysteries of Halloween
By Markale, Jean
2001-08 - Inner Traditions International
9780892819003 Check Our Catalog

 

One of humanity's most enduring myths is that the dead, on certain nights of the year, can leave the Other World and move freely about the land of the living. Every year, on October 31, children of the world re-enact a sacred ceremony whose roots extend to the dawn of time. Author Jean Markale meticulously examines the rituals and ceremonies of ancient festivities on this holiday and shows how …More
 

Witches of America
Witches of America
By Mar, Alex
- Sarah Crichton Books
9780374291372 Check Our Catalog

 

 

"Witches are gathering."

When most people hear the word "witches," they think of horror films and Halloween, but to the nearly one million Americans who practice Paganism today, witchcraft is a nature-worshipping, polytheistic, and very real religion. So Alex Mar discovers when she sets out to film a documentary and finds herself drawn deep into the world of present-day …More
 

Creating Your Vintage Hallowe'en: The Folklore, Traditions, and Some Crafty Makes
Creating Your Vintage Hallowe'en: The Folklore, Traditions, and Some Crafty Makes
By Paull, Marion
2014-08 - Cico
9781782491439 Check Our Catalog

 

Full of spooky artworks, ephemera, vintage-inspired makes, rhymes, and stories, Creating your Vintage Hallowe'en celebrates the folklore and traditions surrounding this delightfully unique holiday.

Read how folk used to celebrate with dressing up, fortune-telling games, parties, and much pleasurable spookiness, and recreate your own vintage Hallowe'en with old-fashioned projects, including a …More
 

Best of Halloween Tricks & Treats, Second Edition
Best of Halloween Tricks & Treats, Second Edition
By Better Homes & Gardens
2013-07 - Better Homes and Gardens Books
9781118435175 Check Our Catalog

 

Cool ideas for a personalizing any Halloween party

From spooky to whimsical and everything in between, this all-new edition of Best of Halloween Tricks & Treats is a treasure-trove of neat ideas and helpful how-tos for adding a personal touch to Halloween parties and celebrations. You'll get instructions for throwing Halloween parties that are festive for the whole family and learn …More
 

All You Frightfully Fun Halloween Handbook
All You Frightfully Fun Halloween Handbook
By Editors of All You
2013-08 - Oxmoor House
9780848739867 Check Our Catalog

 

From adorable pumpkin families and classic jack-o-lanterns to down-right scary giant spiders (eek ), the All You Frightfully Fun Halloween Handbook packs in more cute and creepy crafts for tabletops, porches and yards than you'llhave room to display. Kids and adults alike will marvel at the ingenious storybook costumes, like Charlotte the Spider and Curious George, and shiver at …More
 

Matthew Mead's Halloween Spooktacular
Matthew Mead's Halloween Spooktacular
By Mead, Matthew
2013-08 - Oxmoor House
9780848734558 Check Our Catalog

 

Frightfully simple ideas for creepy decorations, terrifying sweets and unique costumes will thrill trick-or-treaters of all ages. Holiday style pro Matthew Mead offers endlessly inventive haunted home makeovers, quick-and-easy ways to reinvent store-bought cookies and candy, awesome themed parties, and more to make, eat, and enjoy in the weeks before, and throughout all hallows' eve. …More