St. Paul's Book Group begins a new session on Tuesday, October 12, at 3.30pm. This session's book is The Once and Future Witches by Alix E. Harris
In 1893, there's no such thing as witches. There used to be, in the wild, dark days before the burnings began, but now witching is nothing but tidy charms and nursery rhymes. If the modern woman wants any measure of power, she must find it at the ballot box.
But when the Eastwood sisters--James Juniper, Agnes Amaranth, and Beatrice Belladonna--join the suffragists of New Salem, they begin to pursue the forgotten words and ways that might turn the women's movement into the witch's movement. Stalked by shadows and sickness, hunted by forces who will not suffer a witch to vote-and perhaps not even to live-the sisters will need to delve into the oldest magics, draw new alliances, and heal the bond between them if they want to survive.
There's no such thing as witches. But there will be.
The new session will go through November 2
October 12th Part One, The Wayward Sisters, Chapters 1-12
October 19th Part Two, Hand in Hand, Chapters 13-26
October 26th Part Three, Burned and Bound, Chapters 27-35
November 2nd Part Four & Five, What is Lost and What is Found,
Chapters 36-45 plus Epilogue
If you have any questions contact Deacon Cathy Kline.