“Possibly the finest writer of our time.” —Elizabeth Wein, New York Times bestselling author of Code Name Verity From award-winning author Hilary McKay comes a beautiful, enchanting story about a girl adjusting to her new family and their new house—which just might be magical. When Abi’s father marries Max and Louis’s mom, their families start over together. Abi suddenly finds herself the middle child, expected to share far too much—especially with grubby little Louis. Then they move into an eerie, ivy-covered house, big enough for all of them. But for the children, strange things start to happen in that house. Abi reads alone, and finds herself tumbling so deep into books, they almost seem real. Louis summons comfort from outdoors, and a startling guest arrives—is it a cat or something else? Max loses his best friend…and falls in love. Meanwhile, Louis’s secret visitor is becoming much too real. Now Abi, Max, and Louis must uncover the secrets of their new home—for there can be danger in even the most beautiful magic. From award-winning author Hilary McKay comes a story that is at once enchanting and thrilling—if you don’t get lost in it first.
With their father missing in action in Vietnam, Holly and her siblings end up in a time warp as they race to free their town from a witch’s curse When Holly, Judy, and Crockett Wade are sent to live with their grandparents after their father is declared MIA in Vietnam, Holly fears she’ll never fit in at school. The small town of Dimsdale, Massachusetts, is nothing like Boston. Even worse, Grandma and Grandpa Wade live in an overgrown house next to the town dump, a place without electricity or running water! None of the dishes match, and Holly’s grandparents are always bringing back other people’s odds and ends. But an old, smelly pillow embroidered with broken circles leads to strange dreams—and a maze in the junkyard! At first, when Holly and her brother and sister walk through an opening in the maze, they don’t realize they’ve entered another time. But they’re back in colonial New England, where they meet a healer named Tamar—and suddenly Holly is caught in the crossfire between dueling witches. Forced to keep their time-traveling a secret, the three siblings race to save Tamar and their town. Lavender-Green Magic is the 5th book in the Magic Sequence, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order.
EXPANDED 2nd Edition!! Chlorophyll-rich green leafy vegetables are vital ingredients in any healthy diet, and are the keys to vibrant health in the long run. In this sequel to the popular recipe book, Raw Foods for Busy People, author and chef Jordan Maerin shows you how to easily and conveniently include more greens in your daily diet. Now, you can enjoy fresh green smoothies, soups, salads, marinades, energy bars and much more, without sacrificing flavor and variety.
How does an amulet differ from a talisman? What is a thoughtform? How is energy manipulated? What are the real types of magic? Revealing information she learned in family training, Ann Moura provides detailed instruction in the forms of magic, the methods and techniques involved, and how ethics are vital to successful practice.