CRRL Picks: Boil, Boil, Toil and Trouble

Dead Witch Walking
Dead Witch Walking By Harrison, Kim Book - 2004

Annotation:Rachel Morgan is a runner with the Inderland Runner Services, apprehending law--breakers throughout Cincinnati. She's also a witch.

A Discovery of Witches
A Discovery of Witches By Harkness, Deborah E. Book - 2011 FICTION Har Available in some locations Holds: 2 on 14 copies

Annotation:Witch and Yale historian Diana Bishop discovers an enchanted manuscript, attracting the attention of 1,500-year-old vampire Matthew Clairmont.

Garden Spells
Garden Spells By Allen, Sarah Addison Book - 2007 FICTION All Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 7 copies

Annotation:In a garden surrounded by a tall fence, tucked away behind a small, quiet house in an even smaller town, is an apple tree that is rumored to bear a very special sort of fruit.

Good Omens
Good Omens The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch By Gaiman, Neil Book - 2007 FICTION Gai Available in some locations

Annotation:A comic masterpiece in which the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse ride motorcycles, the hound of the devil chases sticks, and the end of the world is subject to Murphy's Law.

A Great and Terrible Beauty
A Great and Terrible Beauty By Bray, Libba Book - 2004 FICTION Bra Available in some locations

Annotation:After the suspicious death of her mother in 1895, sixteen-year-old Gemma returns to England, after many years in India, to attend a finishing school where she becomes aware of her magical powers and ability to see into the spirit world.

The Lace Reader
The Lace Reader A Novel By Barry, Brunonia Book - 2008 FICTION Bar Available in some locations

Annotation:A young woman descended from a long line of mind readers and fortune tellers has returned to her hometown of Salem, Massachusetts, for rest and relaxation.

The Night Circus
The Night Circus A Novel By Morgenstern, Erin Book - 2011 FICTION Mor Available in some locations Holds: 9 on 11 copies

Annotation:Waging a fierce competition for which they have trained since childhood, circus magicians Celia and Marco unexpectedly fall in love with each other and share a fantastical romance that manifests in fateful ways.

The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane
The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane A Novel By Howe, Katherine Book - 2009 FICTION How Available in some locations

Annotation:While readying her grandmother's abandoned home for sale, Connie Goodwin discovers an ancient key in a seventeenth-century Bible with a scrap of parchment bearing the name Deliverance Dane

Practical Magic
Practical Magic By Hoffman, Alice Book - 2003 All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Sorcery is the legacy of Gillian and Sally Owens, a legacy they both try to escape until they realize their magic is a gift, not an affliction.

Stitches in Time
Stitches in Time By Michaels, Barbara Book - 1995 FICTION Mic Available in some locations

Annotation:When an antique bridal quilt appears under mysterious circumstances at the vintage clothing shop where Rachel Grant works, she is fascinated. She has never been able to resist handmade textiles from the past, for she believes that through the ages, women wove protective magic into their fabrics in order to mark the important events of their lives.

Wicked Appetite
Wicked Appetite By Evanovich, Janet Book - 2010 FICTION Eva Available in some locations

Annotation:Life in Marblehead has had a pleasant predictability, until Diesel arrives. Rumor has it that a collection of priceless ancient relics representing the Seven Deadly Sins have made their way to Boston's North Shore.

Witch Way To Murder
Witch Way To Murder By Damsgaard, Shirley Paperback - 2005 Available in some locations

Annotation:Thirtysomething Ophelia Jensen wants to live a quiet life as a small town librarian. She's created a comfortable existence with her kooky, colorful grandmother Abby, and if it were up to her, they could live out their days----along with Ophelia's dog Lady and cat Queenie----in peace and quiet.

The Witches of Eastwick
The Witches of Eastwick By Updike, John Book - 1984 FICTION Upd Available in some locations

Annotation:Toward the end of the Vietnam era, in a snug little Rhode Island seacoast town, wonderful powers have descended upon Alexandra, Jane, and Sukie, bewitching divorcées with sudden access to all that is female, fecund, and mysterious.

The Witching Hour
The Witching Hour By Rice, Anne Book - 1990 FICTION Ric Available in some locations

Annotation:On the veranda of a great New Orleans house, now faded, a mute and fragile woman sits rocking - and The Witching Hour begins.

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