If You Love WandaVision, Here Are Four Witchy YA Books That Will Cast a Spell on You

If you’re anything like us, you can’t get enough of WandaVision. We’ve consulted our book of charms and spells and summoned up a bewitching assortment of paranormal stories for your reading pleasure: a Gothic dark academia tale, a book featuring a desperate girl dabbling in the dark arts, a story starring a coven of babysitters with paranormal powers, and a novel that’s Mean Girls meets the Salem Witch Trials. Don’t wait to delve into these four YA books featuring witches and witchcraft!

Bad Witch Burning

Bad Witch Burning

By Jessica Lewis

Katrell uses her psychic abilities to help clients communicate with deceased loved ones. It’s also the way she earns enough money to keep her family from falling into poverty. One day Katrell realizes she can re-animate the dead, a discovery that means more money, but also much more danger. Faced with a choice between dabbling in the dark arts and falling further into debt, Katrell feels she has no choice. Bad Witch Burning tackles toxic family relationships and moral dilemmas, and also celebrates the power of friendship and Black girl magic.

For Better or Cursed

For Better or Cursed

By Kate M. Williams

In this second installment in the Babysitters Coven series, Esme and her friend Cassandra learn more about what means to be Sitters, teens with paranormal powers that help keep evil at bay and protect the innocent. With a big Sitter conference to plan, Esme is a bit concerned that Cassandra seems to be suffering the effects of a curse. This hilarious supernatural series is brimming with snark and ’90s nostalgia.

How to Hang a Witch

How to Hang a Witch

By Adriana Mather

When Sam and her stepmother move from New York City to Salem, Massachusetts, Sam learns that she’s related to Cotton Mather, a minister who was involved in the Salem Witch Trials. Can she ever get along with the Descendants, a group of classmates whose ancestors were put on trial in Salem and who also might be practicing witches? How to Hang a Witch has a witchy atmosphere and plenty of surprising twists and turns!

A Lesson in Vengeance

A Lesson in Vengeance

By Victoria Lee

Set at a haunted boarding school, A Lesson in Vengeance is a dark academia novel with a romantic, Gothic feel. When Felicity Morrow returns to the Dalloway School a year after the tragic death of her girlfriend, she’s just hoping to finish her senior thesis and graduate. But Ellis Haley, a new student at the school, is researching a group of five Dalloway students who died under mysterious circumstances. All were reputed to be witches, and all died in Felicity’s dorm. Will Ellis and her research help Felicity process her grief, or will they push her over the edge?

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