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Magic passed down through generations. An island where strange things happen. One summer that will become legend.

Practical Magic meets Nova Ren Suma’s Imaginary Girls and Laura Ruby’s Bone Gap in this lush, atmospheric novel by acclaimed author Katrina Leno.

Georgina Fernweh waits impatiently for the tingle of magic in her fingers—magic that has touched every woman in her family. But with her eighteenth birthday looming at the end of this summer, Georgina fears her gift will never come.

Over the course of her last summer on the island—a summer of storms, falling in love, and the mystery behind one rare three-hundred-year-old bird—Georgina will learn the truth about magic, in all its many forms.

Praise for Katrina Leno:

“Leno’s writing is flawless. Readers of all ages will find themselves swept away.” —VOYA

“Charming and sophisticated.” —Kirkus

“Crackles with wit, humor, and enormous love.”—Booklist (starred review)

“Introduces a fierce new presence.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review)

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Critical Praise

★ “Sophisticated and complex. A necessary novel that is, at the same time, so enjoyable to read that teens will have to fight the urge to crawl into the pages.” —School Library Journal (starred review)

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780062493620
  • ISBN 10: 0062493620
  • Imprint: HarperTeen
  • On Sale: 06/05/2018
  • Pages: 272
  • List Price: 21.99 CAD
  • BISAC1: YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Fantasy / Contemporary
  • BISAC2: YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Romance / Contemporary
  • BISAC3: YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / Death & Dying

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