"Witch City" Books

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A Break with Charity: A Story About the Salem Witch Trials by Ann Rinaldi
While waiting for a church meeting in 1706, Susanna English, daughter of a wealthy Salem merchant, recalls the malice, fear, and accusations of witchcraft that tore her village apart in 1692.
Beyond the Burning Time by Kathryn Lasky
When young Betty Parris contracts a mysterious ailment that spreads to other girls in her Puritan village of Salem, Betty and her family must confront the deadly superstitions that will change their lives.
Bleed by Laurie Faria Stolarz
A collection of interconnected short stories chronicling one day in the life of ten teenagers.
Blue is for Nightmares (The Blue is for Nightmres Collection) by Laurie Faria Stolarz
Sixteen-year-old hereditary witch Stacey Brown has nightmares of her roommate being murdered and hopes that her magick will be enough to protect Drea--unlike the last person whose death Stacey dreamed.
Silver is for Secrets (The Blue is for Nightmares Collection) by Laurie Faria Stolarz
During a summer vacation at the beach with friends, eighteen-year-old hereditary witch Stacey has more nightmares which involve Clara, a new girl with a talent for causing trouble.
Red is for Remembrance (The Blue is for Nightmares Collection) by Laurie Faria Stolarz
After Jacob's disappearance, Stacey tries to move on with her life, and meets fourteen-year-old Portia, struggling with her own nightmares that foretell murder--the girls find the boy in Portia's dreams living in a cult-like community with a dark side, where another member bears a remarkable resemblance to someone Stacey used to know.
White is for Magic (The Blue is for Nightmares Collection) by Laurie Faria Stolarz
Sixteen-year-old hereditary witch Stacey Brown is having nightmares that predict death again, but this time the murderous stalker is after her.
Book of Shadows (Sweep Series, Book 1) by Cate Teirnan
Life is uneventful for sixteen-year-old Morgan Rowlands in her upstate New York town, until her best friend Bree drags her to a Wiccan circle led by newcomer Cal Blaire, and Morgan begins to experience things she never had before.
The Coven (Sweep Series, Book 2) by Cate Teirnan
Life is uneventful for sixteen-year-old Morgan Rowlands in her upstate New York town, until her best friend Bree drags her to a Wiccan circle led by newcomer Cal Blaire, and Morgan begins to experience things she never had before.
Blood Witch (Sweep Series, Book 3) by Cate Teirnan
As she begins to learn more about magick and the powers she has inherited, Morgan Rowland finds herself falling in love with Cal Blaine and discovers that she is at the center of a power struggle in a world she hardly knew existed.
Dark Magick (Sweep Series, Book 4) by Cate Teirnan
When Morgan, a hereditary witch, finds herself in possession of her mother's ritual tools, she feels increasing pressure from her boyfriend and possible soul mate, Cal, who leads Morgan to use her powers in ways she thinks is wrong.
Awakening (Sweep Series, Book 5) by Cate Teirnan
Betrayed by Cal and his mother's Woodbane legacy of darkness and narrowly rescued by Bree and Robbie from the fire in which Cal entrapped her, Megan finds herself strangely drawn to Hunter, the Council-sent seeker and Cal's half-brother.
Spellbound (Sweep Series, Book 6) by Cate Teirnan
After her betrayal by her ex-boyfriend and his mother, Selene, Morgan wonders if she will ever know herself and her heritage as a blood witch, prepares for a ritual to enhance her magical powers, and worries that Selene will return.
The Calling (Sweep Series, Book 7) by Cate Teirnan
Morgan has finally discovered her heritage and is in love with Hunter, half-brother of the man who betrayed her, but now, following a powerful dream, she, Hunter, and their friends are headed to New York to face a danger she never expected
Changeling (Sweep Series, Book 8) by Cate Teirnan
Morgan, a seventeen-year-old blood witch, learns disturbing secrets about her birth parents, making it difficult for her to carry out the task she is given by the witches' council, while she hides her powers from her adoptive parents.
Strife (Sweep Series, Book 9) by Cate Teirnan
Morgan desperately searches for strength as her parents get angry with her for neglecting her schoolwork to pursue her magical studies, and as her coven-mates are persecuted for their beliefs.
Seeker (Sweep Series, Book 10) by Cate Teirnan
Hunter Niall, a Seeker for the witches' council, travels to Canada to find his parents, only to find disheartening changes, while Morgan copes with her newly discovered powers as a blood witch with a disquieting heritage.
A Chalice of Wind by Cate Tiernan (Balefire 1)
Separated since birth, seventeen-year-old twins Thais and Clio unexpectedly meet in New Orleans where they seem to be pursued by a coven of witches who want to harness the twins' magickal powers for its own ends.
A Circle of Ashes (Balefire 2) by Cate Tiernan
Fiery Clio is less than thrilled to have to share the spotlight with her newfound twin, seventeen-year-old Thais Allard, but the two must learn to combine their powers in order to complete a rite that will transform their lives and Balefire forever.
A Feather of Stone (Balefire 3) by Cate Tiernan
As the Treize is drawn together, seventeen-year-old twins Clio and Thais face further attempts on their lives, ongoing confusion over Richard and Luc, and the coven's pressure to participate in a long-planned and potentially deadly magickal rite.
Deadly Little Secret by Laurie Faria Stolarz
When someone starts stalking high school junior Camelia, everyone at school assumes that it is Ben, who is new at school and rumored to have killed his previous girlfriend, but Camelia is nevertheless inexplicably drawn to him.
I, Tituba, Black Witch of Salem by Maryse Conde
Offered here for the first time in English is I, Tituba Black Witch of Salem, by Guadeloupean writer Maryse Conde. This wild and entertaining novel, winner of the 1986 Grand Prix Litteraire de la Femme, expands on the true story of the West Indian slave Tituba, who was accused of witchcraft in Salem, Massachusetts, arrested in 1692, and forgotten in jail until the general amnesty for witches two years later.
Incantation by Alice Hoffman
During the Spanish Inquisition, sixteen-year-old Estrella, brought up a Catholic, discovers her family's true Jewish identity, and when their secret is betrayed by Estrella's best friend, the consequences are tragic.
In the Days of the Salem Witchcraft Trials by Marilynne K. Roach
Discusses the Salem witchcraft trials and the social conditions that made such trials possible, including Puritan law, local politics, religious beliefs, and attitudes toward the supernatural.
Little Witch Goes to School by Deborah Hautzig
Little Witch goes to school for the first time and takes her classmates on a broomstick ride.
My Side of the Story: Salem Witch Trials by Patricia Hermes
Told from two different perspectives, this powerful novel, set against the backdrop of the Salem Witch Trials, follows Elizabeth Putnam, who is accused of witchcraft, and her best friend George, who must choose between the beliefs of his community and what he knows to be true.
Not Just a Witch by Eva Ibbotson
Determined to be more than just an ordinary witch, Heckie, whose speciality is changing people into animals, settles in a small town determined to use her powers for good purposes.
One Witch by Laura Leuck
A witch goes around to her fiendish friends--from two cats to ten werewolves--to gather the ingredients to make gruesome stew for her party.
Project 17 by Laurie Faria Stolarz
When six high school students sneak into an abandoned mental institution to make a film about their night there, they do not expect the inexplicable and terrifying events that keep occuring within the crumbling, maze-like building, causing them to question themselves and, ultimately, to make different choices about the course of their lives.When six high school students sneak into an abandoned mental institution to make a film about their night there, they do not expect the inexplicable and terrifying events that occur within the crumbling, maze-like building.
The Salem Witch Trials by Michael Martin (Graphic Novel)
Massachusetts, was overrun with fear, as accusations of witchcraft were rampant. Presented as a graphic novel, this book for younger readers sensitively explains these events in Puritan New England.
Salem Witch Trials: An Unsolved Mystery from History by Jane Yolen
In the fourth book of their Unsolved Mystery from History series, the mother-and-daughter duo tackle Puritan New England's biggest mystery: the Salem Witch Trials of 1692.
The Salem Witch Trials: Let Freedom Ring by Tracey Boraas
Follows the beginnings of the witchcraft hysteria that led to the Salem witch trials and describes the impact of these trials on the people and community. Graphic format makes it easy to read for youngsters.
Scooby-Doo and the Witch's Ghost
Scooby and the Gang befriend a mystery writer who invites them to meet a ghost scarier than any books!
The Flying Witch
Relates how a turnip farmer's daughter outwits the fearsome witch Baba Yaga.
The Little Green Witch by Barbara Barbieri McGrath
The little green witch's three friends are too lazy to help her tend the pumpkin seeds she has planted, but when they all want to eat the pumpkin pie that she makes, the witch exacts her revenge.
Sisters of Misery by Megan Kelley Hall
When the Sisters of Misery, a secret clique of the most popular, powerful girls in school, unleash their wrath on her beautiful cousin Cordelia, fifteen-year-old Maddie Crane, desperate to fit in, must choose between Cordelia and the allure of this elite club.
The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare
A young girl from Barbados visits her Puritan relatives in Connecticut only to become the object of a seventeenth-century witch hunt.
The Witchcraft of Salem Village by Shirley Jackson
An account of the Salem witchcraft trials in 1692 and their religious and historical backgrounds.
Whispering to Witches by Anna Dale
On his way to spend Christmas at his mother's house in Canterbury, England, Joe meets a young witch named Twiggy and becomes part of a mystery involving a missing page from an ancient book of magic.
Witch Ball by Linda Joy Singleton
While being stalked by a mysterious Witch Ball, Sabine must also contend with her growing attraction to the young handyman Dominic, her grandmother's increasing forgetfulness, and mysterious predictions that seem to come true.
Witch Child (Witch Child Series) by Celia Rees
In 1659, fourteen-year-old Mary Newbury keeps a journal of her voyage from England to the New World and her experiences living as a witch in a community of Puritans near Salem, Massachusetts.
Sorceress (Witch Child Series) by Celia Rees
Eighteen-year-old Agnes, a Mohawk Indian who is descended from a line of shamanic healers, uses her own newly-discovered powers to uncover the story of her ancestor, a seventeenth-century New England English healer who fled charges of witchcraft to make her life with the local Indians.Eighteen-year-old Agnes, a Mohawk Indian who is descended from a line of shamanic healers, uncovers the story of her ancestor, a seventeenth-century healer who fled charges of witchcraft to make her life with the Indians.
Witch Circle by Debbie Federici
In this final chapter of the L.O.S.T. trilogy, Bren and Jazz have a final showdown with Nire in hopes of reuniting the worlds of witches and men, then share a rite during Midsummer's Eve revelry to honor their own union.
Witch Week by Diana Wynne Jones
When an anonymous note claims someone in the class is a witch, everyone is eager to prove it is someone else, and Chrestomancy arrives just in time to prevent disaster.
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