"This affable coming-of-age fantasy... add[s] a touch of magic to familiar human comedy." — Publishers Weekly
A coming-of-age urban fantasy set in a world full of animal familiars, enchanted plants, and spell-casting that explores the mundane horrors of breakups, job searches, and post-graduate existential angst.
Life after college isn’t turning out exactly as Rory and Angela had planned. Rory, recently dumped at the gate of her flight to Australia, needs to find a new life path ASAP. What do you do with a B.A. in Communications and a minor in Southeast Asian Spellcraft? Maybe her cute new housemate Guy is the answer she’s looking for (spoiler alert: he isn’t).
Meanwhile, Angela is buckling under the pressure of a high-stakes internship in a cutting-edge cryptopharmocology lab run by Rory’s controlling mother, who doesn’t know Rory is still in town… and Angela hates keeping secrets.
An Embarrassment of Witches is the story of two childhood friends learning how to be adults—and hoping their friendship can survive the change. -- a 208-page, full-color softcover graphic novel with 3” French Flaps, 6.25” x 8.5”
Praise for the authors:
“Sophie Goldstein’s artwork looks very simple, but it’s the kind of simplicity that’s complexity boiled down to a potent concentrate.” — The New York Times
“Strong and complex.” — The AV Club
“Perfectly paced; the subtleties within demand re-reading.” — Publishers Weekly
“The apocalyptic climax of the strip manages to combine the character work, the mythological work and the snarky modern take on same together into a beautifully satisfying and cohesive package.” — HighLow
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