The fascinators / Andrew Eliopulos.
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|Moorhead Public Library||Y ELI (Text)||33500013336219||Main||Checked out||08/08/2022|
- ISBN: 0062888048
- ISBN: 9780062888044
- Physical Description: 311 pages ; 22 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York, NY : HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 
"San doesn't know where he'd be without James and Delia. Living in a small town where magic is frowned upon, he needs their friendship--and their time together in their school's magic club--to see him through to graduation. But as soon as senior year starts, little cracks in their group begin to show. Sam may or may not be in love with James, who may or may not have a crush on a girl from his church. Delia wants to get into a hyper-competitive magic college, which makes casting spells with her friends look increasingly like a waste of time. And James reveals that he got mixed up with some sketchy magickers over the summer, putting a target on all their backs. Never mind the cute new guy who wants to join their club--Sam hardly has time left to think about him. With so many fault lines threatening to derail his hopes for the year, Sam is forced to face the fact that the very love of magic that brought his group together is now tearing them apart--and there are some problems that no amount of magic can fix."--Provided by publisher.
- Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2020 March #2
Openly gay senior Sam is secretly in love with his best friend, James, who is, presumably, straight. Both boys are magickers, who, along with their friend Delia, are the only members of their high school's magic club they call the Fascinators. But then Denver, the new boy in school, joins them and immediately crushes on Sam. Drunk one night, James runs afoul of a group of dark magickers ironically calling themselves True Light and winds up under a curse. Although the curse is dispelled, Sam and James find their lives changing and too soon they drift apart. Meanwhile, Delia, desperate to enhance her magic, joins True Light with disastrous results that leave James dying in a hospital bed and Sam as the only one who can save him. Although its pace can be a bit slow and presumes too much knowledge on the reader's part, Eliopulos' first novel is otherwise well plotted and boasts appealing characters. Despite some frustrating loose ends, fans of what might be called magic-magical realism will find this a compelling read. Grades 9-12. Copyright 2020 Booklist Reviews.
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