As I’ve said before I love enchanting books. Books that are eerie and magical, meaningful and uplifting. Books that are filled with spirit, and make you want to read them like poetry. I have read plenty, but there are so many out there. I have a list of books of this nature piling up.
Here is my wishlist of enchanting reads:
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High in the Transylvanian woods, at the castle Piscul Draculi, live five daughters and their doting father. It’s an idyllic life for Jena, the second eldest, who spends her time exploring the mysterious forest with her constant companion, a most unusual frog. But best by far is the castle’s hidden portal, known only to the sisters. Every Full Moon, they alone can pass through it into the enchanted world of the Other Kingdom.
Rated 4.5 on amazon.com
As one of the most consistently exciting writers to emerge in the last twenty-five years, Orson Scott Card has been honored with numerous awards, immersing readers in dazzling worlds only he could create. Now, in Enchantment, Card works his magic as never before, transforming the timeless story of Sleeping Beauty into an original fantasy brimming with romance and adventure.
Rated 4.3 on amazon.com
In a garden surrounded by a tall fence, tucked away behind a small, quiet house in an even smaller town, is an apple tree that is rumored to bear a very special sort of fruit. In this luminous debut novel, Sarah Addison Allen tells the story of that enchanted tree, and the extraordinary people who tend it… The Waverleys have always been a curious family, endowed with peculiar gifts.
Rated 4.4 on amazon.com
Book Bean: Enchanted Apple Chai
Get your cauldron out, heat; cider, cinnamon sticks, allspice, ginger, cloves, orange slices, and lemon slices to boiling over high heat. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer about 30 minutes. Add black tea (in bags or floating steeper) and simmer 15 more minutes. Best served hot and with or without a dash of cream.
Have you read any of these books?
What whimsical delights are on your wishlist, or do you recommend?