Category: Young Adult Fiction
Nestled in the woods of Windhaven, Blackwood Manor waits to unleash a dark and deadly legacy…
Description: When Autumn Blackwood shows up at Windhaven Academy for the Witching Stick Orientation, she hopes to find out what dormant powers she could possibly possess to have been accepted to the elite supernatural school. Instead, the academy is in chaos as everyone frantically hunts for two missing girls.
But as school begins with Autumn no closer to figuring out her powers, strange occurrences start to follow her everywhere. Even at home, Blackwood Manor keeps many secrets, and Autumn can’t escape its haunting past.
New friends urge her to learn more about her family’s history in order to unlock her powers and make sense of what’s happening at Blackwood Manor, but Autumn’s not so sure. Once an accident brings Autumn face-to-face with death, however, she realizes her gifts are tied to a legacy that can either save or doom them all…
Author: Carissa Andrews is an internationally bestselling author from central Minnesota who writes a combination of science fiction, and paranormal & urban fantasy. She keeps sane by chilling with her husband and five kids, playing with art in its various forms, and seeking out life’s mysteries.
Carissa’s Local Library: Kitchigami Regional Library System
Winners will be announced at the 2021 Minnesota Library Association Annual Conference.