Witchtown by Cory Putman OakesWitchtown by Cory Putman Oakes


byCory Putman Oakes

Hardcover | July 18, 2017

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Enter the gates of Witchtown to find a mischievous coming-of-age story for fans of Alice Hoffman's Practical Magic and the Danielle Paige's Dorothy Must Die series.

When sixteen-year-old Macie O'Sullivan and her masterfully manipulative mother Aubra arrive at the gates of Witchtown-the most famous and mysterious witch-only haven in the world-they have one goal in mind: to rob it for all it's worth. But that plan derails when Macie and Aubra start to dig deeper into Witchtown's history and uncover that there is more to the quirky haven than meets the eye.
Exploring the haven by herself, Macie finds that secrets are worth more than money in Witchtown.
Secrets have their own power.
Sometime around sixth grade, Cory Putman Oakes had to face the sad truth that being a heroine in a Madeleine L'Engle book was not a valid career choice. Since then, she graduated from UCLA and Cornell Law School, worked as an associate at a big law firm, and taught at Texas State University. She finally decided that writing books was t...
Title:WitchtownFormat:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 1.12 inPublished:July 18, 2017Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0544765575

ISBN - 13:9780544765573


Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not the Best This book was pretty lacklustre. Normally, give me a book involving magic and witches and I’d be all in, but Witchtown just didn’t do it for me. The plot was so predictable, I knew the “surprise” from the beginning and when it was eventually figured out by the boring characters, I was just relieved that it meant the book was nearly over. There was a lot of potential with this storyline but it just didn’t come out in the actual story. #plumreview
Date published: 2018-08-21

Editorial Reviews

The quaint setting, interesting characters, and convoluted plot will keep readers interested until the very end. A great selection for a teen book discussion, this book will find a wide audience in most libraries." - VOYA ". . . an enjoyable coming-of-age tale sure to be a hit with readers who like their romance or mystery with a hint of the paranormal." - Booklist "This uncomplicated, romantic story will charm reluctant readers who want a little magic but not all the tedious rituals." - Kirkus " The story is an appealing combination of the paranormal and romance genres, sure to please older "Harry Potter" fans. " -School Library Journal - "A deeply felt, spooky-romantic story that intrigues, surprises and, ultimately, celebrates the magic within." -Cynthia Leitich Smith, New York Times bestselling author of the Tantalize and Feral series "Magical, inventive, and fast-paced, Witchtown will put a spell on you!" -Jessica Taylor, author of Wandering Wild "