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Title: The Magnolia League
Author: Katie Crouch
Release Date: May 3, 2011
the death of her free-spirited mother, sixteen-year-old Alex Lee must
leave her home in northern California to live with her wealthy
grandmother in Savannah, Georgia. By birth, Alex is a rightful, if
unwilling, member of the Magnolia League, Savannah's long-standing
debutante society. She quickly discovers that the Magnolias have made a
pact with a legendary hoodoo family, the Buzzards. The Magnolias enjoy
youth, beauty and power. But at what price?
As in her popular
adult novels, Crouch's poignant and humorous voice shines in this
seductively atmospheric story about girls growing up in a magical
I just heard about this book yesterday (Tuesday) and there's something about it that just sparked something in my brain and made me go, 'holy crap, this book looks awesome, I so want it.' Which doesn't happen a lot. Well, it happened when I first read about Mandy Hubbard's Ripple, and all of Lili St. Crow's Strange Angels books, and Andrea Cremer's Nightshade and Wolfsbane. Okay, so it happens a little. ;) It just sounds so weird and interesting.