A Little Night Magic by Lucy March

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In New York Times bestselling author Lucy March's new novel, Olivia Kiskey needs a change. She’s been working at the same Nodaway Falls, New York, waffle house since she was a teenager; not a lot of upward mobility there. She’s been in love with Tobias, the cook, for the last four years; he’s never made a move. Every Saturday night, she gathers with her three best friends—Peach, Millie, and Stacy—and drinks the same margaritas while listening to the same old stories. Intent on shaking things up, she puts her house on the market, buys a one-way ticket to Europe, and announces her plans to her friends . . . but then she meets Davina Granville, a strange and mystical Southern woman who shows Olivia that there is more to her life than she ever dreamed. As Liv’s latent magical powers come to the surface, she discovers that having an interesting life is maybe not all it’s cracked up to be. The dark side of someone else’s magic is taking over good people in town, and changing them into vessels of malevolence. Unwilling to cede her home to darkness, she battles the demons of her familial past and her magical present, with those she loves at her side . . . and in the cross fire. Can the most important things in life—friendship, love, magic, and waffles—get her through the worst that the universe can throw at her?


About Lucy March

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Lucy March lives in southern Ohio with her husband, two daughters, two cats, five dogs, and one best friend.
Published January 31, 2012 by St. Martin's Griffin. 320 pages
Genres: Romance, Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Action & Adventure. Fiction
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Long before Olivia became a waitress at Crazy Cousin Betty’s Waffle House, known around town as CCB’s, she was convinced that the small restaurant’s lone square of sparkly blue linoleum was magical.

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Does she side with the people that she's known her entire life even if they can't help her with her new magical talents or does she side with the others who are bringing the new and unknown to Liv and her town?

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When Liv’s long-suppressed magic awakens, she finds herself able to do things she’s never been able to do before, like “turn household objects into woodland creatures, household pets and everyday vermin.” Not the most sexy of tricks but that doesn’t prevent her from becoming stuck in a battle for...

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Ultimately, however, A Little Night Magic is a chocolate-cake-for breakfast kind of book: quirky and tasty and fun, but you’re going to want something more substantial come lunchtime.

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Leiah Cooper 16 Aug 2015

“Be Careful what you wish for . . .”

Olivia Kiskey should have remembered that. I mean really – she should have learned that particular lesson when standing on the magic linoleum square by booth...

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Leiah Cooper 16 Aug 2015

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