Waiting on Wednesday: Spellbinding by Maya Gold

Spell Binding Cover

From Goodreads.com:

There’s more than one way to be powerful . . .

It is during a routine school project that Abby Silva–sixteen and nearly friendless–makes a startling discovery: She is descended from women who were accused of witchcraft back in 1600s Salem. And when Abby visits nearby Salem, strange, inexplicable events start to unfold. Objects move when she wills them to. Candles burst into sudden flame. And an ancient spellbook somehow winds up in her possession. Trying to harness her newfound power, Abby concocts a love potion to win over her longtime crush–and exact revenge upon his cruel, bullying girlfriend. But old magic is not to be trifled with. Soon, Abby is thrust headlong into a world of hexes, secrets, and danger. And then there’s Rem Anders, the beautiful, mysterious Salem boy who seems to know more about Abby than he first lets on.

A reckoning is coming, and Abby will have to make sense of her history–and her heart–before she can face the powerful truth.

Release Date: April 1st, 2013 (Scholastic Point)

Why am I looking forward to Spellbinding?

I usually enjoy anything that has to do with the Salem Witch Trials even in a modern day setting. This one sounds like it will be filled with plenty of witchy goodness!

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So, what are you waiting for this week?
Let me know in the comments!

“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.

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Allison is 27 years old. She is always looking for new books, good music, quality/epic adventures, and a normal sleep schedule. She currently works with the elderly.


  1. I had not realized that this referenced the Salem Witch Trials-that does make me more interested in this book.

  2. This has been on my wishlist, and now it isn’t really that far off from being out. Can’t wait. Great choice.

    Jenea @ Books Live Forever’s WoW

  3. I love books with witches in them! It sounds like this is going to be a good read indeed 🙂

  4. I love books about witches and this one sounds fantastic. Thanks for bringing it to my attention!

    MY WOW