Toil & Trouble: 16 Tales of Women & Witchcraft

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Toil & Trouble: 16 Tales of Women & Witchcraft

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October 2018

ISBN: 9781335016270

Glinda the Good Witch. Elphaba the Wicked Witch. Willow. Sabrina. Gemma Doyle. The Mayfair Witches. Ursula the Sea Witch. Morgan le Fey. The three weird sisters from Macbeth. History tells us women accused of witchcraft were often outsiders: educated, independent, unmarried, unwilling to fall in line with traditional societal expectations. Bold. Powerful. Rebellious.

From good witches to bad witches, to witches who are a bit of both, this is an anthology of diverse witchy tales from a collection of diverse, feminist authors. The collective strength of women working together --magically or mundanely--has long frightened society, to the point that women 's rights are challenged, legislated against, and denied all over the world. TOIL & TROUBLE delves deep into the truly diverse mythology of witchcraft from many cultures and feminist points-of-view, to create modern and unique tales of witchery that have yet to be explored.

Brief author biographies.

 
  • ISBN: 9781335016270
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Harlequin/Harlequin Teen
    Page Count: 304
    Trim Size: 8 1/2" x 5 1/2"
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 5.5, Points: 16
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 6.3, Points: 24
    Lexile: Level: HL800L
    Genre: Fic
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