SONG OF THE CRIMSON FLOWER, by Julie C. Dao, Philomel, PenguinTeen

From the acclaimed author of Forest of a Thousand Lanterns comes a fantastical new tale of darkness and love, in which magical bonds are stronger than blood. Will love break the spell? After cruelly rejecting Bao, the poor physician's apprentice who loves her, Lan, a wealthy nobleman's daughter, regrets her actions. So when she finds … Continue reading SONG OF THE CRIMSON FLOWER, by Julie C. Dao, Philomel, PenguinTeen

THE NEAR WITCH, #1, by V.E. Schwab, Titan Books

The Near Witch is only an old story told to frighten children. If the wind calls at night, you must not listen. The wind is lonely, and always looking for company. And there are no strangers in the town of Near. These are the truths that Lexi has heard all her life. But when an … Continue reading THE NEAR WITCH, #1, by V.E. Schwab, Titan Books

HALLOWDENE, THE TRUTH WILL COME OUT, by George Mann, Titan Books

  Book Two: Former London journalist Elspeth Reeves is trying to carve a new life for herself in the sleepy Oxfordshire countryside until she's sent to cover the excavation of a notorious local witch's grave. Three hundred years ago, her name mixed up with murder and black magic, Agnes Levett was hanged and then buried … Continue reading HALLOWDENE, THE TRUTH WILL COME OUT, by George Mann, Titan Books

GRIM LOVELIES, by Megan Shepherd, HMH TEEN (Houghton, Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers)

Seventeen-year-old Anouk envies the human world, where people known as Pretties lavish themselves in fast cars, high fashion, and have the freedom to fall in love. But Anouk can never have those things, because she is not really human. Enchanted from animal to human girl and forbidden to venture beyond her familiar Parisian prison, Anouk … Continue reading GRIM LOVELIES, by Megan Shepherd, HMH TEEN (Houghton, Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers)

WITCHMARK, by C.L. Polk, Tor Publishing

C. L. Polk arrives on the scene with Witchmark, a stunning, addictive fantasy that combines intrigue, magic, betrayal, and romance. In an original world reminiscent of Edwardian England in the shadow of a World War, cabals of noble families use their unique magical gifts to control the fates of nations, while one young man seeks … Continue reading WITCHMARK, by C.L. Polk, Tor Publishing

THE PRICE GUIDE TO THE OCCULT, by Leslye Walton, Candlewick Press

From the author of The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender comes a haunting maelstrom of magic and murder in the lush, moody Pacific Northwest. When Rona Blackburn landed on Anathema Island more than a century ago, her otherworldly skills might have benefited friendlier neighbors. Guilt and fear instead led the island’s original eight … Continue reading THE PRICE GUIDE TO THE OCCULT, by Leslye Walton, Candlewick Press

THE HEART FORGER, by Rin Chupeco, Sourcebooks

In The Bone Witch, Tea mastered resurrection―now she's after revenge... No one knows death like Tea. A bone witch who can resurrect the dead, she has the power to take life...and return it. And she is done with her self-imposed exile. Her heart is set on vengeance, and she now possesses all she needs to … Continue reading THE HEART FORGER, by Rin Chupeco, Sourcebooks