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Now, Conjurers

(2024)
(The first book in the Now, Conjurers series)
A novel by

 
 
“This sensational YA debut blends tense, terrifying horror with dark humour, queer romance and hugely original storytelling.” Guardian

November 1999, North Dana, Massachusetts. The body of Bastion Attia – high school quarterback, secret witch, and Nesbit Nuñez’s even-more-secret boyfriend – is discovered at the edge of Stepwood Cemetery. As Nesbit and his coven of queer misfits investigate Bastion’s death they discover local folktales of Mr. Nous, a terrifying wish-granting creature, one whose gifts come at a terrible price.The coven must do battle against an age-old evil before it strikes again …

Now, Conjurers is a wildly original, spinechilling YA debut about queer found family and a love that outlasts death.

‘This book is charm itself … smart, edgy, funny and heartfelt.’ – Tamsyn Muir – bestselling author of Gideon the Ninth

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Praise for this book

"I love it when I've no idea where a story is going to take me, and Now,Conjurers took me to some dark places, but I knew that I was in sure hands with Freddie's writing. This was an absolutely wild ride, full of scares and horror as well as love and friendship." - Sally Green

"This book is CHARM ITSELF. It's a high-octane high-camp horror funfair that is so smart and so edgy and funny and heartfelt and loving that I think teens who love it now will still pull it off the shelf when they are 40. Now, Conjurers is an evening with a movie from Blockbuster that's rated slightly too high for you to have legally rented it and the biggest, trashiest bag of popcorn, staying up until 3 AM with your friends and then having really savage nightmares afterwards for a week." - Tamsyn Muir

"An absolute 90s, technicolor, fever dream of a novel. Now, Conjurers takes readers on a ride that is, at once, tender and terrifying. I'd follow Nesbit and the North Coven anywhere." - Sasha Peyton Smith


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