The Babysitters Coven, Volume 1
Random House Children's Books, 17 sept. 2019 - 368 pages
Adventures in Babysitting meets Buffy the Vampire Slayer in this funny, action-packed novel about a coven of witchy babysitters who realize their calling to protect the innocent and save the world from an onslaught of evil.
Seventeen-year-old Esme Pearl has a babysitters club. She knows it's kinda lame, but what else is she supposed to do? Get a job? Gross. Besides, Esme likes babysitting, and she's good at it.
And lately Esme needs all the cash she can get, because it seems like destruction follows her wherever she goes. Let's just say she owes some people a new tree.
Enter Cassandra Heaven. She's Instagram-model hot, dresses like she found her clothes in a dumpster, and has a rebellious streak as gnarly as the cafeteria cooking. So why is Cassandra willing to do anything, even take on a potty-training two-year-old, to join Esme's babysitters club?
The answer lies in a mysterious note Cassandra's mother left her: "Find the babysitters. Love, Mom."
Turns out, Esme and Cassandra have more in common than they think, and they're about to discover what being a babysitter really means: a heroic lineage of superpowers, magic rituals, and saving the innocent from seriously terrifying evil. And all before the parents get home.
"The Baby-Sitters Club...but spooky."--Cosmopolitan
"A high-energy series starter that's plenty of fun."--Booklist
"Combines everything you love."--Man Repeller
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LibraryThing ReviewAvis d'utilisateur - unsquare - LibraryThing
Full disclosure: I received a free review copy of this book from NetGalley. I wanted to like The Babysitters Coven. It has a fantastic, eye-catching cover with an illustration of a badass girl facing ... Consulter l'avis complet
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This book started an interesting setup for a series, but felt incomplete. The characters were fun, but we didn't get to know them so well that it was entirely engaging. Consulter l'avis complet