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The Once and Future Witches

(2020)
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In the late 1800s, three sisters use witchcraft to change the course of history in Alix E. Harrow's powerful novel of magic and the suffragette movement.

Named One of the Best Books of the Year by NPR Books • Barnes and Noble • BookPage

In 1893, there's no such thing as witches. There used to be, in the wild, dark days before the burnings began, but now witching is nothing but tidy charms and nursery rhymes. If the modern woman wants any measure of power, she must find it at the ballot box.

But when the Eastwood sisters―James Juniper, Agnes Amaranth, and Beatrice Belladonna―join the suffragists of New Salem, they begin to pursue the forgotten words and ways that might turn the women's movement into the witch's movement. Stalked by shadows and sickness, hunted by forces who will not suffer a witch to vote―and perhaps not even to live―the sisters will need to delve into the oldest magics, draw new alliances, and heal the bond between them if they want to survive.

There's no such thing as witches. But there will be.

An homage to the indomitable power and persistence of women, The Once and Future Witches reimagines stories of revolution, motherhood, and women's suffrage—the lost ways are calling.

Praise for The Once and Future Witches:

"A gorgeous and thrilling paean to the ferocious power of women. The characters live, bleed, and roar. I adore them, and long for witchcraft to awaken in all of us. Harrow makes it feel possible, and even likely."―Laini Taylor, New York Times bestselling author

"A glorious escape into a world where witchcraft has dwindled to a memory of women's magic, and three wild, sundered sisters hold the key to bring it back...A tale that will sweep you away."―Yangsze Choo, New York Times bestselling author 

"This book is an amazing bit of spellcraft and resistance so needed in our times, and a reminder that secret words and ways can never be truly and properly lost, as long as there are tongues to speak them and ears to listen."―P. Djèlí Clark, author The Black God's Drum

For more from Alix E. Harrow, check out The Ten Thousand Doors of January.

Genre: Fantasy

Praise for this book

"A gorgeous, aching love letter to stories, storytellers and the doors they lead us through...absolutely enchanting." - Christina Henry

"Harrow has created a gorgeous world of magic that is at once familiar and startlingly new. With lush writing and a sense of wonder, The Ten Thousand Doors of January examines power, progress, and identity. It is an adventure in the best and grandest sense." - Erika Swyler


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October 2020 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Once and Future Witches: The spellbinding must-read novel
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ISBN: 0-356-51247-9 / 978-0-356-51247-1 (UK edition)
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October 2021 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Once and Future Witches: The spellbinding must-read novel
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October 2020 : Australia Audio edition
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October 2020 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Once and Future Witches
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October 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Once and Future Witches
Author(s): Alix E Harrow
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Title: The Once and Future Witches
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October 2020 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Once and Future Witches
Author(s): Alix E Harrow
ISBN: 1-5491-6184-9 / 978-1-5491-6184-1 (USA edition)
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Title: The Once and Future Witches Lib/E
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Title: The Once and Future Witches: The spellbinding must-read novel
Author(s): Alix E Harrow
Publisher: Orbit
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