THE BOOK OF SPELLS

THE BOOK OF SPELLS

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Even at the tender age of sixteen, Elizabeth Williams was the rare girl who knew her mind. She knew she preferred summer to all other seasons.

She knew she couldn't stand the pink-and-yellow floral wallpaper the decorator had chosen for her room. She knew that she would much rather

spend time with her blustery, good-natured father than her ever-critical, humorless mother-though the company of either was difficult to come by.

And she knew, without a shadow of a doubt, that going away to the Billings School for Girls was going to be the best thing that ever happened to

her.A s she sat in the cushioned seat of her bay window overlooking sun-streaked Beacon Hill, she folded her dog-eared copy of The Jungle in her

lap, making sure to keep her finger inside to hold her place. She placed her feet, new buckled shoes and all, up on the pink cushions and pressed

her temple against the warm glass with a wistful sigh. It was September 1915, and Boston was experiencing an Indian summ...