An instant New York Times Bestseller! Disney's The Owl House meets Nevermoor, in a brilliant new adventure from Claribel A. Ortega!
Every year, in the magical town of Ravenskill, Witchlings who participate in the Black Moon Ceremony are placed into covens and come into their powers as full-fledged witches.
And twelve-year-old Seven Salazar can't wait to be placed in the most powerful coven with her best friend! But on the night of the ceremony, in front of the entire town, Seven isn't placed in one of the five covens. She's a Spare!
Spare covens have fewer witches, are less powerful, and are looked down on by everyone. Even worse, when Seven and the other two Spares perform the magic circle to seal their coven and cement themselves as sisters, it doesn't work! They're stuck as Witchlings―and will lose their magic.
Seven invokes her only option: the impossible task. The three Spares will be assigned an impossible task: If they work together and succeed at it, their coven will be sealed and they'll gain their full powers. If they fail... Well, the last coven to make the attempt ended up being turned into toads. Forever.
But maybe friendship can be the most powerful magic of all…
With action-packed adventure, a coven of quirky witchlings, Claribel A. Ortega's signature humor, and girl-power vibes, you won't be able to put down this middle-grade Latine witch story, perfect for fans of Amari and the Night Brothers or Harry Potter.
WITCHLINGS: BOOK 1
Content warning for: grief/death of a sibling, child abuse, poverty and hunger.
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WITCHLINGS: BOOK 2
The Golden Frog Games
The much-anticipated sequel to the instant New York Times bestseller and #1 Indie bestseller!
Every four years, the Twelve Towns gather for a legendary magical tournament--the Golden Frog Games.
With Ravenskill hosting this year's games, all eyes are on Seven Salazar, Valley Pepperhorn and Thorn Laroux: the most famous Spares in the Twelve Towns. Thorn is ready to compete as a fashion champion, but when a forbidden hex is used to turn her fellow champions to stone, suspicion lands on the Witchlings.
As the Witchlings attempt to unravel the mystery of the stonifications, future Uncle Seven is harboring a dangerous secret: While she's supposed to be able to communicate with animals, the voices she hears most clearly belong to monstruos, and one spine-chilling voice is the loudest of all.
Can Seven fix her broken magic and find out who is stonifying the champions . . . before Thorn becomes the next victim?
WITCHLINGS: BOOK 3
House of Elephants
From New York Times bestselling and award-winning author Claribel A. Ortega: The third book in the spellbinding Witchlings series!
It's been months since the end of the Golden Frog Games, and a cure for the hex that turned young witches to stone still hasn't been found. Seven and Thorn want nothing more than to find a way to heal their friends, but everything they try ends in failure.
When the Black Moon Ceremony arrives earlier than expected, Seven and Thorn take it as a chance to welcome any new Spares into their coven. But rather than welcoming a few Spares like they thought, all the witchlings in the ceremony are chosen to enter the Spare coven!
The new Spares are met with anger from the Hill Society. They create more unfair laws that ban Spares from using magic and being equals in Twelve Towns society! On top of all that, Spares start disappearing. And no one seems to care.
As Seven and Thorn struggle to find a cure for the stone hex and to stop the Twelve Town's unfair treatment of Spares once and for all, they discover a piece of hidden history that will change everything-if they can get anyone to listen to them.
Una aventura que confirma que la amistad es la magia más poderosa
Cada año, las jóvenes witchlings participan en la ceremonia de la Luna Negra, donde son destinadas a diferentes casas, y consiguen tener plenos poderes como brujas. Siete Salazar ha trabajado muy duro para que la seleccionen en la Casa del Jacinto. Pero nada sale según lo planeado… Es más, ¡no la seleccionan en ninguna casa y pasa a ser una bruja de repuesto! Ella, junto a Valle y Espina, está atrapada como witchling y perderá sus habilidades mágicas para siempre. Siete invoca su única opción: la tarea imposible. Si trabajan juntas y la superan, conseguirán sus poderes al completo. Si fallan… Bueno, los últimos que no la pudieron completar acabaron convertidos en sapos. Para siempre.
Esta primera entrega de la serie Witchlings ha sido un éxito en Estados Unidos: durante semanas en las listas de los más vendidos de The New York Times y de la Asociación Estadounidense de Libreros. Además, es uno de los mejores libros del año según Goodreads y favorito de los libreros en Barnes & Noble.
"A gorgeous tale of determination and magic”
“Energetic and intelligent; invites readers to question their assumptions and the status quo”
"Magic, friendship, and downright funny―Witchlings has all the ingredients
for an enchanting read."
New York Times bestselling author
of the Tristan Strong series
"Inventive. Magical. Enchanting. An absolutely charming tale with its heart rooted in the friendships we make and keep."
bestselling author of The Storm Runner series
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