There’s still time if you haven’t yet started Katherine Arden’s lush and fantastical series that is wrapping up with an excellent conclusion in her latest novel, The Winter of the Witch. Go ahead; we’ll wait.
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Machiavellian, magical, gender-fluid characters in an old-world-Italian setting? In the words of poet/philosopher Al Green, HERE I AM, BABY. COME AND TAKE ME.
Although Hocus Pocus and the All-New Sequel released back in July, it’s a perfect(ly nostalgic) Halloween read.
April Genevieve Tucholke’s latest, The Boneless Mercies, is an atmospheric female-led reimagining of classic warrior epics.
An all-star lineup of authors contribute 15 witchy short stories for an enchanting anthology.
One rare bird, two witchy sisters, and a magical island full of quirky birdwatchers will capture your heart in Katrina Leno's newest novel.
The main character of Sara Wolf’s Bring Me Their Hearts is after a prince’s heart—literally.
This Tristan & Isolde retelling will appeal to actual young adults more than the young-at-heart (what?! Gasp!).
Leslye Walton returns with an eerie, atmospheric look at the relationship between an abusive mother and her daughter.
Indulge in a seasonal fave, with this cheesy and yet, terrifying, ‘90’s classic.
Witchy twins and a coastal European town are the shining stars of this darkly magical debut from Lana Popovic.
The stories in Leigh Bardugo’s The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic are both familiar and fresh.
The promising plot of Laurie Forest’s The Black Witch is overwhelmed by the book’s problematic themes.
For this Brooklyn bruja, with great power comes great desire to get rid of said powers... and then travel to an alternate dimension after doing causes a huge clusterfuzz.
Empire of Storms, the fifth book in Sarah J. Maas’ Throne of Glass series, finds our heroes making deals and calling in favors with the hopes of overcoming evil.
The rebel forces in Queen of Shadows, the fourth book in Sarah J. Maas’ Throne of Glass series, make some serious progress—and some unfortunate discoveries.
Celaena Sardothian returns to her ancestral roots in Heir of Fire, the third book in Sarah J. Maas’ Throne of Glass series.
Crown of Midnight, the second novel in Sarah J. Maas’ Throne of Glass series, offers some major revelations.
The princess in C.J. Redwine’s The Shadow Queen needs no prince to save her, thank you very much.
The Casquette Girls is a delicious Southern Gothic vampire story that will make you want to catch the next flight to New Orleans.
Firewalker, book 2 in Josephine Angelini’s Worldwalker trilogy, is burning it up!
Kendall Kulper takes us back to the world of the Roe witches in Drift & Dagger.
Naomi Novik’s Uprooted is a new fairy tale that feels ancient in the best of ways.
The revolution rages on in Danielle Paige’s The Wicked Will Rise.
Cat Hellisen's Beastkeeper is a lovely and melancholic middle-grade retelling of Beauty and the Beast.
Spend an hour and a half watching Jeremy Renner wearing tight leather and wielding a ranged weapon? Don’t mind if I do.
Check out Trial by Fire, by Josephine Angelini, in which we discover which witch is really which.
Kendall Kulper's Salt & Storm is an atmospheric book seething with magical realism and Victorian mores.
The Cahill sisters go on one last treacherous magical adventure in Jessica Spotswood’s Sisters’ Fate.
Mandy C. spends time with the "family-oriented retelling" that launched a thousand Merthur shippers.
Katherine Howe's Conversion blends current high school drama with centuries-old drama in this new book.
Jennie throws it way back to 1992, with the original The Secret Circle series.
Dark canals, lurking assassins, magical orphans and their familiars: Falcon in the Glass is a proper pea-souper!
In Danielle Paige’s new novel, Dorothy Must Die, Ms. Gale is looking awful green.
Need a sweet, cute movie that goes a bit off the rails at the end? Mandy C. thinks The Last Keepers will be for you.
A review of Jessica Spotswood's Star Cursed, a book with quite a cliffhanger.
There's not enough magic wine in all of the kingdoms to make incest ok.
Because what '90s nostalgia book tour is complete without, like, some totally heinous covers?
The monthly flow is scarier than usual in this special Halloween edition.
Supernatural short stories for a shivery Samhain.
A review of Glass Heart by Amy Garvey, which is like the Willow-addicted-to-magic storyline in Buffy, without the awesomeness of Willow.
A review of Shadow of Night, the second in Deborah Harkness's All Souls' Trilogy (not-actually-spoilery spoiler alert: there is hardly a library to be seen, but you'll get to meet Shakespeare).
A review of A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness, a book about vampires and witches that borders on pornographic when it comes to libraries (and we don't mean sex in the stacks).
A Recap of The Secret Circle 1×22: Family, the
season series! finale, in which we all start to wonder if perhaps we too were fathered by John Blackwell.
A recap of The Secret Circle 1x21: Prom, where our witch circle goes to prom and discovers the history behind why they all have teen parents.
A recap of The Secret Circle 1x20, in which a character that no one missed suddenly reappears!
A recap of The Secret Circle 1x19: Crystal, in which a lot of crap happens that no one cares about.
A recap of The Secret Circle 1x18 Sacrifice.
A recap of The Secret Circle 1x17 Curse.
A recap of The Secret Circle 1x16: Lucky.
A recap of The Secret Circle 1x15: Return.
A recap of The Secret Circle 1x14: Valentine.
Forever Young Adult presents: A review of Born Wicked by Jessica Spotswood
A recap of The Secret Circle 1x13: Medallion.
Forever Young Adult presents: a review of The Changeover by Margaret Mahy
A recap of The Secret Circle 1x12: Witness.
A recap of The Secret Circle 1x11: Fire/Ice.
A recap of The Secret Circle 1x10: Darkness.
Forever Young Adult Presents: A review of The Secret Sisterhood of Heartbreakers by Lynn Weingarten
A recap of The Secret Circle 1x9: Balcoin.
The Secret Circle goes to a conveniently secluded and ghostly not-a-cabin cabin. Tame Truth or Dare ensues.
A Highly Scientific Film Analysis of Hocus Pocus!
Erin reviews Jackson Pearce's Sweetly, a contemporary reimagining of Hansel and Gretel.
Could it BE? Is The Secret Circle finally turning a corner?! Or is Erin just feeling residual enthusiasm for the addition of guys from 10 Things?
A recap of The Secret Circle 1x6: Wake.
Erin has a moral dilemma involving Patrick Swayze. Oh, and The Secret Circle happened again.
Posh recaps this week's episode of The Secret Circle by recalling movies that would be a much better use of her time. AND WITH WINE. ALWAYS THE WINE.
Erin recaps a time defying and tediously long episode of The Secret Circle, finding a potential crime-fighting duo that'd be a much better use of CW airtime.
It's Posh's turn to recap The Secret Circle. So naturally, the only person that doesn't make her mouth-vomit isn't long for this world.
It's the very first recap of
The CW's latest attempt to capitatlize on the supernatural teens phenomenon The Secret Circle! And Erin already kind of regrets it!
After reading Kelley Armstrong's Spellbound, Jenny's still addicted to the Otherworld series.
Jenny might as well face it, she's addicted to Waking the Witch by Kelley Armstrong.
A book review of Chime by Franny Billingsley, a lovely little book about a wicked girl.
Posh would def. use magic for personal gain in Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins.
Jenny reviews Witch & Wizard by James Patterson and Gabrielle Charbonnet, an engaging story in which a pair of siblings discover their magical powers.