Curses, Inc. and Other Stories (Paperback)

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A spell that gets you land, money, long golden hair, or a date to the prom can’t be a curse, can it? A curse just gets you dead. Or does it?. . . In these ten stunning short stories, boys and girls learn firsthand just what magic spells, enchantments, and curses really can do. “Give this one to readers who are ready for some sophisticated tales of the supernatural.” —Booklist

About the Author

Vivian Vande Velde has written many books for teen and middle grade readers, including Heir Apparent, User Unfriendly, All Hallow's Eve: 13 Stories, Three Good Deeds, Now You See It ..., and the Edgar Award–winning Never Trust a Dead Man. She lives in Rochester, New York. Visit her website at

Praise For…

[set star] "Features confident storytelling and suprise endings."--School Library Journal.
"This collection of ten witchy tales has something to appeal to everyone . . . The tone . . . varies from funny to haunting, rueful to gothic . . . [For] readers who are ready for some sophisticated tales of the supernatural."--The Bulletin

Product Details
ISBN: 9780152061074
ISBN-10: 015206107X
Publisher: Clarion Books
Publication Date: September 1st, 2007
Pages: 240
Language: English