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A “charming, uplifting, and utterly enchanting” (Lana Harper) debut novel about three clairvoyant sisters who face an unexpected twist of Fate at the bottom of their own delicate porcelain cups.

Ever since the untimely death of their parents, Anne, Beatrix, and Violet Quigley have made a business of threading together the stories that rest in the swirls of ginger, cloves, and cardamon that lie at the bottom of their customers’ cups. Their days at the teashop are filled with talk of butterflies and good fortune intertwined with the sound of cinnamon shortbread being snapped by laced fingers.

That is, until the Council of Witches comes calling with news that the city Diviner has lost her powers, and the sisters suddenly find themselves being pulled in different directions. As Anne’s magic begins to develop beyond that of her sisters’, Beatrix’s writing attracts the attention of a publisher, and Violet is enchanted by the song of the circus—and perhaps a mischievous trapeze artist threatening to sweep her off her feet—it seems a family curse that threatens to separate the sisters is taking effect.

With dwindling time to rewrite their future and help three other witches challenge their own destinies, the Quigleys set out to bargain with Fate. But in focusing so closely on saving each other, will they lose sight of themselves?

About The Author

Photograph by Stacy Sivinski

Stacy Sivinski was raised in the Appalachian mountains of Virginia and now is a writing and literature professor in the Midwest. She holds a PhD in English from the University of Notre Dame with a specialty in sensory studies and nineteenth-century women’s writing. In her fiction, Stacy focuses on themes of sisterhood, self-discovery, and magic. The Crescent Moon Tearoom is her debut novel.

 

Product Details

  • Publisher: Atria Books (October 1, 2024)
  • Length: 336 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781668058404

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Raves and Reviews

"With a dash of fate and a sprinkle of fortune-telling, Stacy Sivinski has given readers an impossibly endearing tale about three tea-reading witches lured their separate ways. Steeped in magic and sisterhood, The Crescent Moon Tearoom will enchant and delight readers with its whimsical charm. Like brewing a favorite tea in a treasured mug, there's something uniquely inviting about this book. It's sure to be a reader favorite!"—Sarah Penner, New York Times bestselling author of The Lost Apothecary

"Charming, uplifting, and utterly enchanting. The Quigley sisters—what's more magical than witchy triplets?—and their lovely, cozy stories will steal your heart."—Lana Harper, New York Times bestselling author of the Witches of Thistle Grove series

"Stacy Sivinski's The Crescent Moon Tearoom is a decadent tale that wraps you up in its enchanting world like a warm embrace. The magic system is flawlessly executed and the characters are so real that you long to share a cup of tea with them. An exquisitely crafted story about the threads of fate that bind us even when it seems they're pushing us apart and how, as we grow into ourselves, we also grow into our power. I may not be a fortune teller, but I don't need to be able to decipher tea leaves to know that readers will fall deeply in love with this charming novel and all the emotions that come with it."—Breanne Randall, New York Times bestselling author of The Unfortunate Side Effects of Heartbreak and Magic

"Make your appointment for The Crescent Moon Tea Room. It's warm and cozy as a cup of tea on a chilly evening. You won't regret meeting the magical Quigley Sisters."—Meg Shaffer, USA Today bestselling author of The Wishing Game

"The Crescent Moon Tearoom is a truly lovely book—beautifully written and infused with lushly warm, delicious imagery that makes reading it a wonderfully cozy experience. Your tastebuds—along with your imagination—will delight at so many of the descriptions! The three Quigley sisters are each lovable in their own way and the magic of their world is fascinating, weaving through the story like a dream. This is the sort of book you'll want to tuck yourself into, and are sure to return to whenever in need of some literary comfort."—India Holton, international bestselling author of The Ornithologist's Field Guide to Love

“In this enchanting tale of sisterhood, the Quigleys will have you believing in magic as they navigate the delicate balance between destiny and self-discovery. The Crescent Moon Tearoom is a captivating story that brews a spellbinding blend of fate, love, and the power of family. Stacy Sivinski has created three sisters whose wisdom and kindness will be remembered long after the last page is turned. Please serve with a warm cup of your favorite tea.”—Susan Wiggs, bestselling author of The Lost and Found Bookshop

“Prepare to fall in love with the singular Quigley sisters in this heart-warming tale whose every page will make you feel as though you’re basking in the glow of a cozy fire. As lovely and surprising as life itself, The Crescent Moon Tearoom will delight and entertain even as it challenges you to reflect on where sisterhood ends and selfhood begins."—Bianca Marais, international bestselling author of The Witches of Moonshyne Manor

“Charming, heartwarming and enchanting, Stacy Sivinski’s The Crescent Moon Tearoomis a delight! Themes of sisterhood, agency, and fate are brewed together with witchy hijinks and plenty of coziness, all of which creates a captivating read. I loved spending time with the Quigley sisters—this book has me under its spell.” —Karma Brown, bestselling author of What Wild Women Do

"The Crescent Moon Tearoom is a wonderfully imaginative and bewitching novel about the bonds of sisterhood and the unpredictability of fate. If you’ve ever peeked into a teacup, hoping to see your future, you’ll enjoy Stacy Sivinski’s whimsical story about a family of witches seeking to find their true paths against mysterious odds. This novel shows readers through spellbinding prose and charming characters that we can rely on the power of memories and love to bring us home."—Celestine Martin, author of Witchful Thinking

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