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Well Witched - Frances Hardinge
Well Witched
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Ryan and his friends don't think twice about stealing some money from a wishing well. After all, who's really going to miss a few tarnished coins? The well witch does. And she demands payback: Now Ryan, Josh, and Chelle must serve her . . . and the wishes that lie rotting at the bottom of her... show more
Ryan and his friends don't think twice about stealing some money from a wishing well. After all, who's really going to miss a few tarnished coins? The well witch does. And she demands payback: Now Ryan, Josh, and Chelle must serve her . . . and the wishes that lie rotting at the bottom of her well. Each takes on powers they didn't ask for and don't want. Ryan grows strange bumps—are they eyes?—between his knuckles; Chelle starts speaking the secrets of strangers, no matter how awful and bloody; and Josh can suddenly—inexplicably—grant even the darkest of wishes, the kind of wishes that should never come true. Darkly witty, wholly unexpected, and exquisitely sinister, Frances Hardinge's Well Witched is one well-cast tale that readers didn't know they were wishing for.
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Format: hardcover
ASIN: B0046LUD42
Publisher: HarperCollins
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
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5.0 Well Witched
I had great expectations for this book, because everything I'd read about it told me I'd love it. Fortunately, I wasn't disappointed. It's well written, thrilling, scary and absolutely fascinating. I suppose I was just a little surprised at how 'serious' and dark it was, considering that it's for ki...
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