Remedial Magic (A Course in Magic #1) (Paperback)

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Remedial Magic (A Course in Magic #1) (Paperback)


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This is book number 1 in the A Course in Magic series.

“No one builds worlds like Melissa Marr.” ―Charlaine Harris, New York Times bestselling author on Graveminder

The Magicians meets One Last Stop in this brand-new fantasy romance Remedial Magic, about an unassuming librarian who 1) has fallen in love with a powerful witch; 2) has discovered that she is a witch; and 3) must attend magical community college to learn how to save her new world from complete destruction by New York Times bestselling author Melissa Marr!

Ellie loves working in her local library in the small town of Ligonier. She loves baking scones and investigating the mysterious and captivating in her spare time. And there is nothing more mysterious and captivating than the intriguingly beautiful, too properly dressed woman sipping tea in her library who has appeared as if out of nowhere. The pull between them is undeniable, and Ellie is not sure that she wants to resist.

Prospero, a powerful witch from the magical land of Crenshaw, is often accused of being… ruthless in her goals and ambitions. But she is driven to save her dying homeland, and a prophecy tells her that Ellie is the key. Unbeknownst to Ellie, her powers have not yet awakened. But all of that is about to change.

Melissa Marr writes fiction for adults, teens, and children. Her books have been translated into 28 languages and been bestsellers in the US (NY Times, LA Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal) as well as overseas. Wicked Lovely, her debut novel, was an instant New York Times bestseller and evolved into an internationally bestselling multi-book series with a myriad of accolades. Remedial Magic is the first of two books in a witchy lesbian fantasy-romance series. If she's not writing, you can find her in a kayak or on a trail with her wife.
Product Details ISBN: 9781250884138
ISBN-10: 1250884136
Publisher: Bramble
Publication Date: February 20th, 2024
Pages: 336
Language: English
Series: A Course in Magic

Praise for Remedial Magic:

"A fairy tale with very sharp thorns."--Booklist

"Remedial Magic is an excellent series starter that combines the aesthetics of a classic fish-out-of-water story with the sensibilities of a book for and about adults."--Bookpage

Praise for Graveminder:
“Plan ahead to read this one, because you won’t be able to put it down! Haunting, captivating, brilliant!” —Library Journal (starred review)

“Marr serves up a quirky dark fantasy fashioned around themes of fate, free will—and zombies. . . . Well-drawn characters and their dramatic interactions keep the tale loose and lively.” —Publishers Weekly

“Marr does a great job with the mythology of her new world, her prose is as seamless as ever, and if the events described above weren't enough, she slips in a half-dozen or so other subplots that only enrich the main storyline that much more.” —The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction

“Melissa Marr has the rare talent of making deeply weird things seem perfectly normal, and making perfectly normal things seem deeply weird.” —io9

“No one builds worlds like Melissa Marr.” —Charlaine Harris, New York Times bestselling author of the Sookie Stackhouse series

“If anyone can put the goth in Southern Gothic, it’s Melissa Marr.” —NPR