Multcolib My Librarian Laural: Toil and trouble - a witchy list
Annotation:The underground population of creatures of dreams and nightmares--has lived beside humans for centuries, hiding their powers. But after a genetically engineered virus wipes out a large part of humanity, many of the Inderlanders reveal themselves, changing everything. Rachel Morgan, witch and bounty hunter is one of the best at apprehending supernatural lawbreakers throughout Cincinnati.
Annotation:Witch and Yale historian Diana Bishop discovers an enchanted manuscript, attracting the attention of 1,500-year-old vampire Matthew Clairmont. Bishop prefers intellect, but relies on magic when her discovery of the manuscript releases an assortment of undead who threaten her.
Annotation:High school freshman Jane believes that she would do anything to be popular until she is selected to be in the school's most exclusive clique and learns that popularity has a price.
Annotation:Conjure Wife Witchcraft. Norman Saylor considered it nothing but superstition, until he learned that his own wife was a practicing sorceress. Even still, he refuses to accept the truth that every woman knows... that in the secret occult warfare that governs our lives, witchcraft is a matter of life and death.
Annotation:The wry, comic romantic tale follows the Owens sisters as they struggle to use their hereditary gift for practical magic to overcome the obstacles in discovering true love. I think this is one of the best adaptations of a novel to film.
Annotation: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.
Annotation:When young Eleanor Amore finds herself pregnant, she returns home to her estranged family in the Bronx, called by "The Sight" they share now growing strong within her.
Annotation:Mute fledgling witch Morgana is married for her safety to a kind farmer in the mountains of Wales. When she is targeted by a dark force which is manipulating townspeople, she is compelled to harness her powers.
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 the divorcées with sudden access to all that is female, fecund, and mysterious.