The Nature of Witches

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5.6 X 8.4 X 1.5 inches | 1.14 pounds

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About the Author

Rachel Griffin is the New York Times bestselling author of The Nature of Witches and Wild is the Witch. When she isn't writing, you can find her wandering the Pacific Northwest, reading by the fire, or drinking copious amounts of coffee and tea. She lives in the Seattle area with her husband, dog, and growing collection of houseplants. Visit her online at or say hi on Instagram @TimesNewRachel.

"The Nature of Witches is unlike anything I've read before. With its wholly original take on witches, thought-provoking commentary on climate change, and a swoony romance I would die for, Griffin has crafted a magnificent debut that will have readers on the edge of their seats. To put it simply--I'm obsessed with this book" -- Adalyn Grace, NYT bestselling author of All the Stars and Teeth
"The Nature of Witches is a timely, thoughtful tale of the responsibilities we have to our planet and to one another. Griffin's well-developed world building and complex main character make for a read that will resonate deeply." -- Christine Lynn Herman, author of The Devouring Gray duology
"Readers will happily dive into Clara's magical realm." -- The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
"I could have stayed lost in the pages and magic of The Nature of Witches forever. Griffin's lush prose and evocative imagery adorns and compliments the thoughtfully designed world, and the well-drawn characters triumphantly carry the story from beginning to end. A stunning and timely debut" -- Isabel Ibañez, author of Woven in Moonlight and Written in Starlight
"Seasonal magic abounds in this addictively thought-provoking tale of love, loss and self-identity" -- Dawn Kurtagich, award-winning author of The Dead House
"In her debut, Griffin ties the story of a witch learning her strength to the raw power of nature and places it in a world decimated by climate change. It's new, different, and well worth a read. " -- Booklist
"A fascinating blend of climate fiction, fantasy, boarding school novel and romance... Exciting and immersive." -- BookPage
""Vibrant and magical, THE NATURE OF WITCHES is an achingly beautiful exploration of love and hope perfect for fans of Shea Ernshaw and Taylor Swift's Folklore. This book is a ray of sunshine." -- Rosiee Thor, author of Tarnished Are the Stars
"Fresh and original... This standalone novel ties fantastical elements, LGBTQIA themes, and climate change together into one neat package that will leave readers -satisfied" -- School Library Journal
"A refreshing take on witches...imaginative, romantic and inspiring." -- Shelf Awareness
"The Nature of Witches is a love letter to the earth. This lush, atmospheric book charmed me with its magic system, captured my heart with its swoony romance, and stole my breath with its gorgeous words. I want to wallpaper my home with Rachel Griffin's sentences" -- Rachel Lynn Solomon, author of Today Tonight Tomorrow
"Griffin's emotional forthrightness makes this narrative accessible to younger YA readers, who will relish the sweet, supportive relationships tenderly interlacing with nature's rhythms." -- Publishers Weekly
"The forces of nature and magic blend perfectly in this masterfully told story. I couldn't love this book more." -- Shea Ernshaw, New York TImes bestselling author of THE WICKED DEEP and WINTERWOOD