Toil & Trouble: 15 Tales of Women & Witchcraft (Original)

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Price
$18.99  $17.66
Publisher
Harlequin Teen
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Pages
416
Dimensions
5.8 X 8.3 X 1.4 inches | 1.05 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781335016270

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About the Author
TESS SHARPE (she/her) is the author of books for children, teens and adults, including Far From You and The Girls I've Been. She lives in the backwoods with a pack of dogs and a cabal of slightly feral forest cats.

Brandy Colbert is the critically acclaimed author of several novels, whose Pointe won the 2014 Cybils Award for young adult fiction and was named a best book of 2014 by Publishers Weekly, BookRiot, and more. Her Little & Lion was a Junior Library Guild and a Book of the Month Club selection. She was chosen as a Publishers Weekly Flying Start author for spring 2014. She was born and raised in Springfield, Missouri, and earned a bachelors degree in journalism from Missouri State University. She works as a copy editor for magazines and books.

Jessica Spotswood is also the editor of the feminist historical anthologies A Tyranny of Petticoats and The Radical Element. She is the author of the Cahill Witch Chronicles and the contemporary novels Wild Swans and The Last Summer of the Garrett Girls. Tess Sharpe is the author of the young adult mystery Far From You and the feminist thriller for adults Barbed Wire Heart. She lives in the backwoods with a pack of dogs and a cabal of slightly feral forest cats.
Zoraida Córdova is the acclaimed author of more than a dozen novels and short stories, including the Brooklyn Brujas series, Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge: A Crash of Fate, and The Inheritance of Orquídea Divina. In addition to writing novels, she serves on the board of We Need Diverse Books, and is the coeditor of the bestselling anthology Vampires Never Get Old, as well as the cohost of the writing podcast Deadline City. She writes romance novels as Zoey Castile. Zoraida was born in Guayaquil, Ecuador, and calls New York City home. When she's not working, she's roaming the world in search of magical stories. For more information, visit her at ZoraidaCordova.com.
Nova Ren Suma is the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling The Walls Around Us, which was an Edgar Award finalist. She also wrote Imaginary Girls and 17 & Gone and is co-creator of FORESHADOW: A Serial YA Anthology. She has an MFA in fiction from Columbia University and teaches writing at Vermont College of Fine Arts and the University of Pennsylvania. Originally from the Hudson Valley, she spent most of her adult life in New York City and now lives in Philadelphia.
Kate Hart has worked as a teacher and grantwriter and currently builds treehouses. She is a blogger for YA Highway and hosts the Badass Ladies You Should Know series online. After the Fall is her first novel. She lives in northwest Arkansas.

Emery Lord is the author of Open Road Summer, The Start of Me and You, and When We Collided. She lives in a pink row house in Cincinnati, with a husband, two rescue dogs, and a closet full of impractical shoes.
www.emerylord.com
Twitter: @emerylord

Anna-Marie McLemore was born in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains and taught by their family to hear la llorona in the Santa Ana winds. They are the author of The Weight of Feathers, a 2016 William C. Morris YA Debut Award Finalist; 2017 Stonewall Honor Book When the Moon Was Ours, which was longlisted for the National Book Award in Young People's Literature; Wild Beauty, a Kirkus, School Library Journal, and Booklist best book of 2017; Blanca & Roja, a New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice; Dark and Deepest Red, a Winter 2020 Indie Next List title; and The Mirror Season, which was longlisted for the National Book Award in Young People's Literature.

Tehlor Kay Mejia is the author of the critically acclaimed young adult fantasy novel We Set the Dark on Fire as well as its sequel, We Unleash the Merciless Storm; Miss Meteor (co-written with National Book Award nominee Anna-Marie McLemore); and her middle grade debut, Paola Santiago and the River of Tears.

Her debut novel received six starred reviews and was chosen as an Indie Next Pick and a Junior Library Guild selection, as well as being an IndieBound bestseller in the Pacific Northwest region. It has been featured in Seventeen, Cosmopolitan, and O The Oprah Magazine and named a best book of 2019 by Kirkus and School Library Journal.

Tehlor lives in Oregon with her daughter, two very small dogs, and several rescued houseplants.

Robin Talley is the author of the highly acclaimed Lies We Tell Ourselves, which was a New York Times bestseller, as well as What We Left Behind, As I Descended, and Our Own Private Universe. Robin lives in Washington, DC, with her wife and their daughter. You can find her on the web at RobinTalley.com or on Twitter, @robin_talley.

Brenna Yovanoff is the New York Times bestselling author of five young adult novels. She holds an MFA in Fiction from Colorado State University. She currently lives in Denver with her husband.
Andrea Cremer is the internationally bestselling author of the Nightshade series and Invisibility, which she co-wrote with David Levithan. Originally from Minnesota, Andrea taught early modern history, but it took a broken foot to prompt her to finally write her first novel. When she's not writing, Andrea tries to master difficult yoga poses and hunts for new music to provide the soundtracks to her novels. She now lives in California.
Elizabeth has been working with SEN pupils in primary and secondary settings since graduating from the University ofSussex with an English Language BA in 2014. She has spent many an hour helping SEN pupils in English Literature lessons asa teaching assistant, and figured out along the way that simple, engaging visual retellings of stories across the GSCE Englishcurriculum prove effective in helping the pupils to understand what they are reading. Currently she works as Deputy SENCoat an Outstanding-graded London school, where she also delivers speech and language interventions, and always tries tomake learning as visual and engaging as possible.
Lindsay Smith lives in the South Island of New Zealand where he spends much of his time in the outdoors following his passion of fly fishing and hunting.
Shveta Thakrar is a part-time nagini and full-time believer in magic. Her work has appeared in a number of magazines and anthologies, including Enchanted Living, Uncanny magazine, A Thousand Beginnings and Endings, and Toil & Trouble. Her debut young adult fantasy novel, Star Daughter, was a finalist for the 2021 Andre Norton Nebula Award, and her second and third novels, The Dream Runners and Divining the Leaves, take place in the same universe. Her adult fantasy novella, Into the Moon Garden, is available as an original audiobook from Audible. When not spinning stories about spider silk and shadows, magic and marauders, and courageous girls illuminated by dancing rainbow flames, Shveta crafts, devours books, daydreams, travels, bakes, and occasionally even plays her harp.
Reviews
"The tone of the stories range from breezy to devastating, the settings from historical to dystopian, the genres from romance to revenge fantasy....the collective impact is undeniably resounding." -Booklist (starred review)

"At the heart of each [story] is a girl (or girls) learning to discover her power...The collective impact is undeniably resounding, and the particularly strong back half will leave readers more than a little bewitched themselves." -Booklist (starred review)

"[A] provocative, eclectic collection." -Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"This collection brings together short, witchy stories from fifteen brilliant YA authors...It's a whole lot of magical fun, and a definite must-read for all the witches in your life." -Bustle