16 Wickedly Good Witch Books

Are you a good witch, or a bad witch?

Magic - and those who seem able to practice it - has fascinated people since time immemorial. So it's no wonder that the literary canon on witchcraft is massive. Here is just a sampling of the witchy good reads you can find out there. Which stories cast a spell on you? We'd like to hear about them in the comments!

Wicked cover

5. Wicked

Gregory Maguire
When the Moon was Ours cover

8. When the Moon Was Ours

Anna-Marie McLemore
Witch Light cover

9. Witch Light

Susan Fletcher
Witch Wood by John Buchan

10. Witch Wood

John Buchan
Babayaga cover

12. Babayaga

Toby Barlow
Magicians cover

13. The Magicians

Lev Grossman
Practical Magic cover

14. Practical Magic

Alice Hoffman
Silma Hill cover

15. Silma Hill

Iain Maloney

List created by

Brianne Moore

Brianne is a website editor with Scottish Book Trust