Well Witched

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 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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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 390 pages
  • 139.7 x 209.55 x 31.75mm | 467.2g
  • United States
  • English
  • 0060880384
  • 9780060880385

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Deliciously shiver-inducing Fans of dark fantasies such as Neil Gaiman s Coraline will find this tale irresistible. --School Library Journal (starred review)
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1,673 ratings
3.73 out of 5 stars
5 24% (408)
4 38% (628)
3 28% (465)
2 8% (126)
1 3% (46)
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