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Housewitch, A Novel, by Katie Schickel Giveaway {US | Ends 03/28}

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Giveaway: Housewitch, A Novel, by Katie Schickel


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Housewitch: A Novel Paperback – February 17, 2015 by Katie Schickel {Aff link}

Former Journalist Spins Magical Tale Full of Heart in New Women’s Fiction Debut

Praise for HOUSEWITCH:

“Positively enchanted me from the first page to the last.”

Meg Mitchell Moore, author of So Far Away

“A magical, beautifully entertaining debut.”

Suzanne Palmieri, author of The Witch of Belladonna Bay

Housewitch takes us deep inside the dark arts of 21st century motherhood and sparkles with unexpected magic.”

Amber Dermont, New York Times bestselling author of The Starboard Sea

Former foster child, now a stay-at-home mom of three, Allison Darling desperately wants to fit in with the latte drinking, hundred-dollar-yoga-pants wearing moms that run her charming seaside town, Monrovia. Constantly feeling like an outsider, Allison dreams of more for her children.

When Allison’s estranged mother passes away, her previously dormant special talents emerge. Soon she is reunited with the family that abandoned her and learns of their heartbreaking legacy.

At the same time, the Glamour Girls, a soap-selling company run by the most popular women in Monrovia, recruits Allison to join them. They have a monopoly on everything in town, from bake sales to businesses deals. But once you’re a Glamour Girl, there’s no going back.

Suddenly caught between the rag-tag, hippie relatives she once so desperately wanted and the rich, charismatic Glamour Girls—Allison is unsure where she fits in. Could she come to trust the strange outcast family that abandoned her, or really hang with the most powerful, glamorous women in town?

For Allison, it’s like high school all over again, except this time, the mean girls have more than killer manicures and the nobodies aren’t sulking in the band hall. They’re adults. They’ve got husbands, children, and livelihoods on the line. And they also happen to be witches.

Allison’s decision to lend her powerful magical talents to either group will change Monrovia—and Allison—forever.


KATIE SCHICKEL graduated from Georgetown University with a degree in English. A former newspaper reporter, Schickel’s writing career and passion for scuba diving has taken her to Pensacola and Key West, FL, as well as throughout the Caribbean, Central America and the Pacific. She has been a freelancer for several scuba magazines, including Scuba Times Magazine and Outside Magazine. Schickel lives in Massachusetts where she spends her time writing and with family. When she’s not doing that, Schickel also surfs the chilly waters of New England, even in the winter. HOUSEWITCH is her first novel.

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Forge Books, an imprint of Tom Doherty Associates, LLC, is a New York-based publisher of hardcover and softcover books, founded in 1993 and committed (although not limited) to thrillers, mysteries, historical fiction and general fiction. Forge includes books by bestselling and critically acclaimed authors such as Douglas Preston, Eric Lustbader, W. Bruce Cameron and Ralph Peters. Tom Doherty Associates, LLC, is also the home of award-winning Tor Books, which annually publishes what is arguably the largest and most diverse line of science fiction and fantasy ever produced by a single English-language publisher.

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lisa March 22, 2015 - 12:51 pm
This sounds like it could be interesting. It sounds like it may be geared towards teenaged readers.
lindamanns March 22, 2015 - 1:00 pm
I really want to read this. It sounds so exciting. Thank you so much for sharing this

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