A Discovey of Witches

The ivory tower blushes bright red in Deborah Harkness's addictively readable debut novel, in which daemons, witches, and vampires ancient and modern descend upon Oxford's Bodleian Library when a bewitched alchemical manuscript is discovered. Smart, vivid fun.

April 24: "[The HST] lifted a curtain from our view of the universe, changing it so profoundly that no human can look at the stars in the same way..."

Kenneth Calhoun (Black Moon) and Lysley Tenorio (Monstress) of the Discover Great New Writers program on B-movies, heritage, and finales.